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.
As of March 1, Harvard Medical School had raised $531 million, achieving just over 70 percent of its goal of $750M. This marks an additional $64M in contributions since October, and includes donations from 8,900 people, according to a release from HMS.
After only two and a half years of its five year-long public fundraising drive, Harvard broke a higher education record. Here's a look at the campaign's biggest moments.
As administrators polish their remaining Harvard-wide fundraising priorities in a record-breaking $6.5 billion capital campaign, they have turned to Dunster House as a platform and venue for pitching the House renewal project, a priority that still needs fulfilling.
Though Harvard has surpassed its $6.5 billion public campaign goal, the Graduate School of Design is still $22 million away from reaching its individual benchmark.
Its goal reached and some of its largest gifts collected, the “One Harvard” campaign will now finish the more humble task of polishing off priorities and engaging rank and file donors.
Harvard has raised at least $6.5 billion in its capital campaign, breaking a higher education fundraising record after only two and half years of its five year-long public drive, according to two donors with direct knowledge of the campaign’s progress.
More than two years after Kenneth C. Griffin ’89’s record-breaking gift to Harvard in support of the College’s financial aid program, administrators said the gift has been impactful both for hundreds of undergraduates and potential donors.
The Semitic Museum is focusing its fundraising efforts on incorporating new technology into its exhibits to engage students in hands-on learning as part of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ portion of Harvard’s ongoing capital campaign.
Harvard Business School has raised $925 million for its capital campaign, nearing its final goal of $1 billion capital campaign, according to Dean Nitin Nohria.
In the midst of multiple upcoming renovations across campus, Harvard’s Memorial Church is slated to undergo renovations that will increase accessibility to the building, improve sustainability standards, and establish a new student space in the center of campus.