Lauren Pappas ’23 transferred to Cornell in fall 2021. In spring 2022, she received an email from the Senior Class Campaign (SCC) asking for volunteers for the coming year. Not knowing much about the SCC, she checked out the website. What she learned motivated her to step up. “I learned that annual fund donations go … Read the full story
The Cornell Women's Leadership Challenge aims to inspire 600 donors to give $1,000 or more to annual funds on Giving Day.
A gift from Mark DeAngelis ’91, MPA ’92 and Carmen Molinos ’94 will establish three endowed undergraduate scholarship funds intended to support first-generation students in the Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy, the College of Human Ecology, and the ILR School. Their gift will also establish an endowed graduate scholarship fund to support … Read the full story
More than 66,000 donors to Cornell gave a record-breaking $839 million in new gifts and commitments to the university in the 2020-2021 fiscal year. Gifts came in from almost 44,000 alumni and students, plus parents, staff, faculty, and friends, and supported over 2,300 separate areas of the university. Despite the challenges of the pandemic, the … Read the full story
Cornell will celebrate its seventh Giving Day on March 11, 2021. The 24-hour campaign will bring together Cornellians near and far to show their support for the university and enjoy competing in friendly challenges, a trivia night, and more. Last year’s Giving Day was one for the record books, bringing in $7,053,386 from 10,145 donors. … Read the full story
Alumni, parents, and friends gave to Cornell in significant amounts during fiscal year 2019, including surpassing an Annual Funds record set just 12 months earlier. The university received more than $550 million in new gifts and commitments in FY19, including $340 million raised for the Ithaca and Cornell Tech campuses and $210 million for Weill … Read the full story
Learn about the new tax law's effect on charitable giving.
“Small gifts add up to big impacts for Cornell,” said Chelsea Ghent, Cornell’s student phoning manager. But that’s not the only reason for alumni, parents, and friends to pick up the phone when students call. “The calls put students and alumni and others in touch with one another to share experiences, talk about events on … Read the full story