Capital Campaign

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Harvard Kennedy School

Bloomberg Gives $32 Million for Mayoral Leadership Program

As many as 300 mayors and 400 aides are expected to participate over the course of the four-year program.

Harvard Medical School
Harvard Medical School

Harvard Medical School Receives $20 Million Gift for Global Health Research

The gift will endow a professorship in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine and provide funding—specifically for junior faculty and fellows—in fields including HIV and Ebola research.

FAS

FAS Development Head To Leave

O’Neil A.S. Outar, senior associate dean and director of development for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, will leave his post early next month amid Harvard’s record-breaking capital campaign.

Financial Aid

First-Generation Alumnus Donates $25 Million to Harvard for Financial Aid, Hockey Program

Barakett’s donation endows Harvard’s new “start up” grants—$2,000 stipends that the College will provide starting next fall for students from low-income backgrounds in addition to their existing financial aid package.

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Radcliffe Institute

Radcliffe Raises $55 Million in Capital Campaign

The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study has raised $55 million towards its $70 million capital campaign fundraising goal, placing the institute at nearly 80 percent of its target.

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Radcliffe Institute

Federal Reserve Chair Yellen Awarded Radcliffe Medal

Federal reserve chair Janet L. Yellen received a Radcliffe Medal at the annual Radcliffe Day ceremony Friday, applauded by Dean of the Radcliffe Institute of Advanced Studies Lizabeth Cohen​ for her “lifetime of visionary and principled service.”

Harvard's gifts from donors
Endowment

Harvard's gifts from donors

Harvard's donations include minerals, stamps, art, Dumbarton Oaks, and the Arnold Arboretum.

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Commencement

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Piles of Money
Capital Campaign

Piles of Money

Home of the Provost
Capital Campaign

Harvard's Other Houses

Amidst Harvard’s record-setting $6.5 billion capital campaign, the University tries to raise hundreds of millions of dollars every year. Sometimes, though, raising money means making a sale.

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Faculty

Academic Ambassadors

Many faculty members say they play an integral role in Faust’s trips, even before she leaves Cambridge.

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University Finances

One Harvard, Inc.

As Harvard seeks to raise money for its ongoing fundraising drive, it regularly seeks out a bevy of alumni and individuals to support the school. In some cases, though, Harvard will turn to another source of funds: corporations.

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Capital Campaign

$6.5 Billion. Now What?

With about two years left in its drive, Harvard’s fundraising officials are now focusing their energies on raising money for still-unfilled “buckets” of need. But that’s easier said than done.

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University Finances

Record $35.5 Million Donation to GSE funds Early Childhood Initiative

​In a record donation to the Harvard Graduate School of Education, The Saul Zaentz Charitable Foundation gifted $35.5 million to establish an early childhood education initiative, bringing the school’s campaign to 93 percent of its total goal.

House Life

FAS Shifts Strategy for Pitching House Renewal

As Harvard cruises past its $6.5 billion capital campaign goal, Faculty of Arts and Sciences administrators have rethought how they pitch House renewal, one of the campaign's top priorities, to donors and alumni.