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.

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Stories of Philanthropy
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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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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2017 Alumni Awards
April 28, 2017

The 2017 Alumni Awards, held April 8, 2017, celebrated the extraordinary work and service of six of Catholic University’s most distinguished alumni.

The Alumni Achievement Award was bestowed on three alums — Vinny Sica, B.M.E. ’83; Ellen Schultz, B.A. ’92; and Fr. Dave

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Sherman Abrams
Biomedical Engineering, Thaddeus F. Aubry and Leon A. LeBuffe Scholarship
April 10, 2017

Sherman AbramsI am grateful for your investment in me through this scholarship. Not only does my scholarship contribute to my education in a financial way, but it is also extremely helpful for my continued success at Catholic University. The support is so meaningful to me and

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Katie Lally
Psychology Major, International Business Minor, Kast Family Scholarship
April 09, 2017

Katie LallyAt the start of my senior year, I was unable to register for classes because of a financial shortfall. The Kast Family Scholarship allowed me to come back to finish my degree at Catholic University. I am eternally grateful to the Kast family for this

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Rebecca Deucher
Columbus School of Law, The Charles and Louise O'Brien Scholarship
April 08, 2017

Rebecca DeucherReceiving the Charles and Louise O'Brien Scholarship played a definitive role in my decision to attend law school at Catholic University. Law school is both a meaningful personal challenge and a significant financial investment. Having this vote of confidence in my stewardship and work ethic

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Danila Tomassetti
Piano Performance, Marie F. Connor Scholarship
April 07, 2017

Danila TomassetiPutting my gratitude for the scholarship into words is nearly impossible. Quite simply, I would not have been able to leave Italy to study piano at The Catholic University of America without the scholarship I received.

I hold a Master of Music degree in piano

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