Capital Campaign

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 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

University Fundraising in FY2016

Capital Campaign Cover Color

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.

Graduate School of Design

With $92 Million Raised, GSD Campaign Focuses on Financial Aid, Facilities

​With a year and a half left in its historic capital campaign, the Graduate School of Design has raised $92 million out of its $110 million goal, though several key initiatives such as financial aid and building expansion lag behind.

Student Groups

Harvard Law's 'Path of Least Resistance'

Despite Harvard Law School’s public service programming, some say a combination of market forces and financial incentives makes seeking corporate law jobs after graduation the default path.

Harvard Medical School

New Medical School Dean Talks Improving Capital Campaign, Diversity

​Incoming Harvard Medical School Dean George Q. Daley ’82 listed improving diversity, supporting the University’s capital campaign, and re-energizing faculty among his principal priorities when he takes charge of the school next month.

Men's Basketball

NBA Star Jeremy Lin ’10 Donates $1 Million for Financial Aid, Basketball Arena

Brooklyn Nets point guard and alumnus Jeremy Lin ’10 will donate $1 million to Harvard to help fund undergraduate financial aid and ongoing renovations of Harvard’s basketball arena, the University announced Wednesday.

Harvard University President Drew G. Faust
Central Administration

Faust Pitches Global Impact In Berlin

University President Drew G. Faust commended Harvard’s global impact at an alumni event in Berlin Friday, the latest in a series of international trips she has made as part of the University’s ongoing capital campaign.

GSD Growth
Student Life

Graduate School of Design's Enrollment Soars Skyward

The School of Design, which operates on a leaner budget than many of Harvard schools, has long been one of Harvard’s smallest schools. Over the past 10 years, the Graduate School of Design’s enrollment has increased by 288 students.


Hutchins Funds $10 Million to Study Inequality Among Boston's Black Residents

The Hutchins Center for African and African American Research received $10 million for a new study of inequality experienced by African and African American residents in Boston’s poorer neighborhoods.