North Carolina Central University (NCCU) has impressively exceeded its $7.2 million goal for the 2016-17 annual giving campaign.
On Wednesday, February 10th retired UPS senior executive Calvin E. Tyler Jr. and his wife, Tina, nationally known philanthropists, announced a $5-million gift to Morgan State University for an endowed scholarship fund established in their name at MSU. The fund provides need-based scholarships that cover full tuition for select Morgan students who reside in Baltimore […]
An alumni family has gifted $600,000 to Tuskegee University, primarily to bring two historic buildings back online as living-learning facilities for Tuskegee students. The family wishes to remain anonymous, and has made the gift in the hopes of inspiring all Tuskegee alumni, friends and constituents to join them in supporting Tuskegee’s ongoing transformation. $500,000 of […]
The Grambling State University community closed its first I’m a G 10 for $10 Challenge with a successful donation of $55,000 to the university, breaking the campaign’s goal of raising $50,000. More than 600 alumni donated to the campaign, and nearly 50 percent were first-time donors to the university. “By all measures, Grambling’s 10 for […]
South Carolina State University sophomore Keith Gillard, known as KG the Artist, is helping raise money for his HBCU through music. KG, a dean’s list student studying mass communications wrote the original song “#HBCU” as an anthem for SCSU, and Historically Black Colleges Universities as a whole. The anthem features the SCSU’s Marching 101 Band […]
What was behind the Gallup survey that revealed black HBCU alumni’s satisfaction with their alma maters versus black alumni of other institutions? We also get tips and insight about how alumni associations can raise money effectively for their alma maters. FUNDRAISING TIPS FOR ALUMNI ASSOCATIONS Many alumni associations want to do right by their alma […]
Jimmie Edwards, a 1970 graduate of Dillard University recently donated $1 million to his alma mater to establish an endowed scholarship for deserving students. This is one of the largest single contributions ever given by an alumnus and it establishes the largest endowed scholarship in Dillard’s history. “I received a full scholarship in 1966 and […]
HBCU Direct, LLC (HD), a marketing collective specializing in HBCU relations, and former NBA superstar Tracy “T-Mac” McGrady announced the launch of the HBCU Give 105 fundraising initiative with a mission to build awareness of HBCUs and increase overall enrollment. McGrady’s donation of $105,000.00 helped fund the proprietary software, developed by Give.mobi, required for donations […]