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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
Alumnus Gift Establishes Endowed Scholarship at NCSSS
February 13, 2019

In honor of the 100th anniversary of the National Catholic School of Social Service (NCSSS), John Mosby Russell, B.A. 1950, M.S.W. 1952, has made a gift that will fund graduate scholarships to the school in perpetuity.

Russell’s generous gift of $100,000 establishes the

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Scholarships
Did you know?
February 06, 2019

Sixteen million dollars would change your life, right? What would you do with it? Travel the world, pay off credit cards, or maybe buy a house?

At Catholic University, $16 million can — and does — change lives. Nearly 400 of them, to be more

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Msgr. Thomas Green’s legacy to the School of Canon Law
January 30, 2019

Learning was always important to Monsignor Thomas Green, 79, the Stephen Kuttner Distinguished Professor of Canon Law who specialized in penal law and in the law on particular churches, which focuses on how dioceses and local churches are organized and operate within the Church’s

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11 statues at Catholic University
Can you solve the mystery of #2?
January 30, 2019

You can’t deny the beauty of Catholic University’s 176-acre campus: Gothic architecture, cherry trees exploding with spring blossoms, and inviting green spaces. Over the years, benefactors to the University have donated more than 80 statues.

Whether they commemorate the University’s founding, reinforce the strength of

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Paying It Forward
Bill and Maryrose McInerney
January 23, 2019

Inspired by those who helped them, alumni couple pays it forward with scholarship gifts.

When they were students, both Bill and Maryrose McInerney, B.A., 1977 and 1978, respectively, benefitted from the generosity of donors. Now, they are returning the favor by helping other Cardinals.

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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.

We all

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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!

Students win!

This year, the

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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 Alumnifire, our new online professional networking and mentoring tool for Cardinals! More focused than other social and professional networks, Alumnifire allows Catholic University alumni and students to exchange industry expertise and career advice.

Let your fellow alumni and current students know if you

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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.

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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.

The Novak Family Foundation

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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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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

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