The Catholic University of America celebrated Founders Day on April 10, 2024, with an outpouring of support from its donor community Over 1,190 CatholicU community members contributed over $457,498 for the University, marking it as the most successful Founders Day Giving Challenge to date!.

The generosity displayed on this Founders Day underscores the unwavering commitment of the CatholicU community towards the institution's growth and development. With over 1,349 gifts received, this year's event witnessed the highest number of participants yet, reflecting the widespread engagement and dedication of alumni, students, parents, families, faculty, staff, and friends of the University.

Leading the charge were the members of the athletic community and the esteemed Class of 1982, whose remarkable contributions propelled them to the top of the leaderboard. Their exemplary support serves as a testament to the enduring spirit of giving that permeates the CatholicU community, inspiring others to follow suit.

The funds raised on Founders Day 2024 will play a crucial role in advancing the University's mission across various fronts. From providing scholarships to deserving students to fueling groundbreaking research initiatives, the contributions will empower CatholicU to continue its legacy of excellence and service to society.

While Founders Day 2024 has drawn to a close, the opportunity to support Catholic University and its mission remains. CatholicU community members are encouraged to join their fellow Cardinals in making a meaningful impact by contributing to the University program of their choice. Whether it's supporting a specific academic department, funding student scholarships, or investing in campus facilities, every gift helps shape the future of CatholicU and its students.
As Catholic University looks ahead to the future, the spirit of philanthropy remains at the heart of its mission, driving innovation, fostering growth, and empowering the next generation of leaders to make a difference in the world.

Published on: Friday, April 12, 2024

Tags: Founders Day, Founders Day Giving Challenge, Planned Giving