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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

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

Locked Out: HBCUs Only Receive 3 Of The 460 Donations Of $1 Million Plus To Colleges In 2017


If charity is any economic indicator, then wealthy donors have retrenched their nervousness about the economy as a whole. Two years ago, $1 million dollar plus donations to colleges and universities were under 500 such charitable gifts for the first … Continue reading

559 Donations To Colleges Over $1 Million in 2013 – Only 1 To An HBCU


Pictured above: Jesse F. Brown, the sole HBCU donor to give a donation of $1M or above in 2013. Courtesy of Morgan Magazine. By William A. Foster, IV The highest use of capital is not to make more money, but … Continue reading