Your gift matters. Philanthropic support for The Catholic University of America mission makes an immediate and significant impact and fuels our forward progress. When you make a gift to our students and faculty, academic and service programs, and foundation and operations, you empower The Catholic University of America community to grow and strengthen our capacity to offer a world class education unlike any other.

Become a part of our forward progress by making your gift today.

Stories of Philanthropy
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Continuing The Ciocca Center for Principled Entrepreneurship
January 16, 2019
Thanks to the generosity of Arthur and Carlyse Ciocca, Catholic University will continue to provide valuable business instruction to students through The Ciocca Center for Principled Entrepreneurship at The Busch School of Business.
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Participate in the Future of Catholic University
December 18, 2018
Thanks to alumni, parents, and friends like you, exciting advances are happening at The Catholic University of America. Every day, our students and faculty benefit from the involvement of our community of alumni, parents, and friends in advancing key priorities across this institution.
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Giving Tuesday: Humbled by Your Generosity
December 05, 2018

Thank you for your generosity! On November 27, 2018, you set a new Giving Tuesday record for The Catholic University of America:

  • Donors: 352 — Second only to 2016's 355
  • Contributions $113,428 — A University record!

These numbers tell only part of your impact

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2018 Cardinal Athletics Giving Challenge
Final Rankings!
November 19, 2018
We thank everyone who participated in the Second Annual Cardinal Athletics Giving Challenge. Between September 1 and October 31, 2018, more than 500 alumni, parents, staff, students, and friends donated to varsity athletics teams, a 40 percent increase in participation!
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What a weekend! Thank you! #CardWknd18
October 25, 2018

Thank you for returning to campus to make Cardinal Weekend 2018 a huge success!

The tent party was packed, your smiles were contagious, and your Cardinal pride was fierce. We loved having you back on campus!

From Thursday night to Sunday evening, the entire weekend

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Alumnifire: Professional Networking for Cardinals
September 11, 2018
Join our online professional networking and mentoring tool for Cardinals. (In October 2021, we upgraded our system and rebranded it as Cardinal Connect.)
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A gift in honor of Rerum Novarum and online education
August 10, 2018
Building on the tradition of Rerum Novarum, Centesimus Annus, and Laudato Si, Catholic University is leading the way in the dissemination of Catholic social doctrine through online education, due in large part to the generosity and continued investment of University Trustee Richard Banziger, B.A. 1981, who has given $2 million towards the effort to date.
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Roy Littlefield Scholarship
Honoring the legacy of a Metro School pioneer
June 19, 2018

Honor the legacy of Roy Littlefield, M.A. 1977, Ph.D. 1980, and help afford one deserving student the opportunity to pursue a degree with the Metropolitan School of Professional Studies.

Since its founding, the Metro School has established a legacy of positioning alumni to

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Honor the legacies of Karen Laub-Novak and Michael Novak
June 08, 2018
Join The Novak Family Foundation in providing scholarships for students in the Department of Art or distinguished scholars in residence at the Busch School of Business. With your support, Catholic University can continue to attract and retain the top students.
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Cardinals Tribute Dinner 2018
Celebrating the generosity of the Catholic University community
June 08, 2018

The third annual Cardinals Tribute Dinner, held June 4, 2018, at the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, celebrated the remarkable generosity of the Catholic University community. More than 7,800 donors contributed gifts totaling nearly $63.7 million during the prior fiscal year – the best fundraising

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FY2018: The best philanthropic year yet for Catholic University
June 04, 2018

Thank you for igniting the future of The Catholic University of America! We are thrilled to report that Fiscal Year 2018 — which ended on April 30, 2018 — was the University's best fundraising year ever.

From multiple vantage points, you've made history:

FY2018: Best

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You exceeded our expectations for Founders Day
April 11, 2018

Founders Day 2018 (April 10, 2018) was the biggest single day of giving in the history of The Catholic University of America. We're still finalizing the official tally, but according to our initial estimate, 1,465 of you participated in the Founders Day Giving Challenge, raising

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Michael Novak honored at University’s new annual conference
March 05, 2018
On February 21, 2018, the Ciocca Center for Principled Entrepreneurship held its inaugural Novak Symposium. Sponsored by The Catholic University of America Busch School of Business and Economics, this annual conference promotes and discusses the issues of faith and economics espoused by Michael Novak.
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Celebrating scholarship donors and students
December 12, 2017

On Monday, December 11, 2017, Catholic University held the second annual scholarship dinner to celebrate and thank the donors who have given the precious gift of education and the students who have received that gift.

More than 200 donors, scholars, and friends attended the event

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$5 million gift from the Carmelite Province of the Most Pure Heart of Mary
November 06, 2017
The Carmelite Province of the Most Pure Heart of Mary has given The Catholic University of America School of Theology and Religious Studies (STRS) $5 million to establish an academic center that will conduct research and support the development of courses on the Carmelite charism of prayer and contemplation.
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Rolling Cards: A look back at #CardWknd17
October 30, 2017

You returned to campus from throughout the country and throughout the world to show your Cardinal pride. In all, 2,231 people attended the event. Suffice it to say: Cardinal Weekend 2017 was a huge success.

Thank you for joining us for Cardinal Weekend 2017! Thank

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125 Years of Psychology at Catholic University
October 24, 2017
On Saturday, October 14, 2017, The Catholic University of America Department of Psychology celebrated its 125th anniversary. In Caldwell Hall, faculty, staff, and alumni of the department gathered for a full day of activities, including three alumni panels, and a keynote address from the creator of the acclaimed children's television program Blue's Clues, Angela C. Santomero, B.A. 1990. 
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Murphy's Grill: Now Open!
September 27, 2017
After years of eager anticipation, Murphy's Grill is now open! On Monday, September 25, 2017, the grill officially opened its doors in the lower level of the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center.
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Cardinals Tribute Dinner 2017
Celebration of the tremendous impact of philanthropy
August 15, 2017

On June 5, 2017, the second annual Cardinals Tribute Dinner was held at the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center in celebration of the tremendous impact philanthropy has on the University.

Andrea Roane, Trustee Emeritus and WUSA 9 anchor, served as the evening’s master of

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