Thanks to 65,000+ donors, GW has surpassed its $1 billion Making History Campaign goal more than a year ahead of schedule.
A billion dollars can do a lot of great, as you can see from the stories of students and faculty featured below.
The Making History Campaign will close on June 30, 2017.
Philanthropic support will continue to play a critical role in the success of GW students and faculty. We thank GW donors for their continued investment in our university’s future.
More than 70% of Students Receive Financial Aid
More than 18,000 donors have given to support Power & Promise student aid during the Campaign.
More than 12,000 Internship Opportunities at GW
Funding for unpaid internships helps students get a head start on their careers.
Milken Institute School of Public Health
The largest collective gift in GW history from the Milken Institute, Sumner M. Redstone Charitable Foundation, and the Milken Family Foundation transformed public health in the nation's capital.
Zhenuy Li, Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, with GW Students
Faculty and students across many disciplines come together through Science and Engineering Hall in order to pool their resources and solve some of the world's most challenging problems.
Breaking Ground in Autism Research
Kevin Pelphrey studies the intersection of gender and autism (explored in GW Magazine). As the Carbonell Family Professor in Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders, he will establish a "world-class collaborative hub for translational research" at GW.
We thank the more than 65,000 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.
41,000+ Alumni Donors
Have made gifts during the Making History Campaign.
Thank you for answering our namesake's call.
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Your gifts help to hire renowned faculty, build cutting-edge facilities, open doors for students, and expand programs and research.