Capital Campaign

Fundraising

Capital Campaign Total Hits $8 Billion With Year to Go

With a year still remaining in its record-shattering capital campaign, Harvard has raised $8 billion in donations.

Gifts to Harvard as Percentage of Total Revenue
University

Gifts to Harvard as Percentage of Total Revenue

Falling Money
Capital Campaign

Falling Money

Falling Money
University Finances

After the Capital Campaign

Though Harvard's capital campaign is scheduled to end next year, some say the money will not—and cannot—stop pouring in.

Adams
FAS

Adams House Expected to Begin Renovations in June 2019

Adams construction is expected to overlap slightly with the two years of construction on Lowell House, which is set to begin in June and end in August 2019, according to FAS Dean Michael D. Smith.

Harvard Kennedy School

Kennedy School Raises $580 Million in Capital Campaign

Kennedy School Dean Douglas W. Elmendorf says the school will focus on funding student financial aid, an ongoing construction project set to finish next winter, and developing programs that engage with “digital technology and governance.”

University Finances

Court Orders Harvard to Provide Donor’s Financial Information

Charles C. Spackman ’94, a prominent Harvard donor, has been accused of defrauding investors while reaping a personal profit of approximately $100 million.

Massachusetts Hall
Harvard Business School

With Additional Target, Business School Charts Separate Fundraising Course

In an apparent deviation from the rest of Harvard's fundraising practices, the Business School announced last week that it will seek to raise an additional $300 million after having reached its $1 billion goal.

Mike Smith at Convocation
FAS

FAS Will Cut Grad Student Admissions by 4.4 Percent

The "drying up of some funds" has prompted Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences to reduce the number of admissions slots for graduate students this year.

University Fundraising in FY2016
Fundraising

University Fundraising in FY2016

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Fundraising

Harvard Raises $1.19 Billion in Fiscal Year 2016, Topping Stanford

Harvard raised $1.19 billion in fiscal year 2016, marking the University's largest fundraising haul in a single year.

Baker in Snow
Harvard Business School

Business School Passes $1 Billion Campaign, Raises Goal by $300 Million

The Harvard Business School has surpassed its $1 billion capital campaign goal over a year ahead of the campaign’s deadline, prompting a $300 million addition to the original campaign goal.

Central Administration

Harvard Shifts Capital Campaign Communications

​With a year and a half left in its historic capital campaign, Harvard’s alumni affairs and development team will grant The Crimson fewer interviews with a top fundraising official.

Dean Martha L. Minow
Harvard Law School

Law School Alumni Confident in Capital Campaign

Some Harvard Law School alumni and officials are confident that the school’s fundraising success will continue “unabated” after Law School Dean Martha L. Minow steps down at the end of the academic year.

Harvard Kennedy School

Kennedy School Campaign Reaches $570 Million, Surpasses Goal

The Harvard Kennedy School of Government has raised $570 million for its ongoing fundraising drive, surpassing its overall goal of $500 million, according to Dean Douglas W. Elmendorf.