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Morehouse, Morehouse, Morehouse: 2019’s Million Dollar Donations To HBCUs Dominated By The Tigers Of The AUC

“As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.” –Andrew Carnegie 2019 proved to be a stellar year for HBCUs and million dollar donations. Since HBCU Money began tracking these donors, … Continue reading

2016’s Million Dollar Donations Come Roaring Back For PWIs, But For HBCUs Not So Much

After a timid 2015 where colleges and universities only saw 482 donations and pledges over $1 million, this was the first time since 2012 that less than 500 such donations had been made, donors came roaring back in 2016 with … Continue reading

It Was Nice While It Lasted: 2021 Million Dollar HBCU Donations Drop By 73 Percent

The results of philanthropy are beyond calculation, but they are calculated. – William A. Foster, IV After 2020 gave us unprecedented major giving to HBCUs, the fairy dust wore off just as quickly come 2021. Had this year been not … Continue reading

The Million Dollar Gift Club: 2018’s Seven Figure Donations To HBCUs Led By Spelman College

An uptick overall, but more importantly a bounce back for HBCUs is how 2018 would be described in the land of the big philanthropy. The Center for Philanthropy reported 497 gifts of $1 million or more to all colleges and … Continue reading

The Love Is GONE: 2022’s HBCU Million Dollar Gifts

We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope. – Martin Luther King, Jr. Arguably, there are not enough donations in 2022 to even warrant an analysis but we are going to give it a try. The acute analysis … Continue reading