IRVING, Texas (March 7, 2023) — After undergraduate alumni banded together late last year to unlock a $100,000 grant as part of the Forging Our Future initiative, alumni leaders are setting their sights on the next goal of reaching 1,900 unique donors by May 31, 2023, to unlock a second grant of $200,000.
“We were blessed to have a generous young alumni couple step forward last fall to incentivize others to support their alma mater,” said President Jonathan J. Sanford. “Some of our competitors have annual giving rates by alumni that approach 50%, and our goal is that UD alumni rally together as a community in support of the excellent education they had the benefit of receiving.”
The Forging Our Future initiative aims to increase alumni giving to 25% by 2025. Currently, approximately 16% of Constantin College alumni donate to UD each year.
“It’s important for all alumni to consider a gift of any amount, and for any purpose, since it directly benefits current students who rely on scholarship support to continue and complete their UD education,” said Daniel Milligan, BA ’91, who serves as a UD trustee and president of the National Alumni Board.
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