Campaign Progress

Making History: The Campaign for GW is helping fund the University priorities laid out in the Vision 2021 strategic plan, such as:

  • Increasing student financial aid
  • Enhancing academic programs
  • Further incorporating hands-on learning in to the student experience
  • Breaking new ground in research

Learn more about the campaign's progress below. And please consider making a gift to GW!

Donation Totals

  • GW Tempietto, By The Numbers feature

    $1 Billion

    We surpassed our $1 Billion goal!

    Thank you for all you do to support students, enhance academics, and break new ground.

  • Campaign Attainment by Pillar

    Donations by Vision Area

    59% Gifts to Enhance Academics

    18% Gifts to Break New Ground

    17% Gifts to Support Students

    6% Gifts Unrestricted

Donor Totals

  • Students Say Thank You to Our Donors

    65,925 Supporters

    We thank the 65,925 donors who have supported Making History: The Campaign for GW.

    Your generosity has opened doors for students, enhanced GW's academics, and allowed researchers to make new discoveries.

  • Alumni Weekend

    41,000+ Alumni Donors

    Have made gifts during the Making History Campaign.

    Thank you for answering our namesake's call.

Your Support Benefits GW Students

Demetria Clark and Moshe Pasternak and alumna Sally Nuamah, B.A. ’11, spoke at the Power & Promise Dinner.

More than 70% of Students Receive Financial Aid

More than 18,000 donors have given to support Power & Promise student aid during the Campaign.

Read more about the 2017 Power & Promise celebration
Knowledge in Action Career Internship Fund

More than 12,000 Internship Opportunities at GW

Funding for unpaid internships helps students get a head start on their careers.

Read more about internship fellowships
GW Clark Scholars 2017

Meet the Clark Engineering Scholars

Scholars are chosen each year from top performing SEAS freshman who show outstanding potential to excel as future leaders in the engineering profession.

Learn more about SEAS philanthropic priorities