VCU raises $125.8M in record-setting fundraising year

The Make It Real Campaign for VCU logo.

In total, 29,857 donors made gifts to VCU and VCU Health in fiscal year 2018. VCU received 11 gifts of $1 million or more.

Virginia Commonwealth University had its most successful fundraising year to date in fiscal year 2018, raising $125.8 million.

The university’s previous top year was 2012, when a $45 million bequest from the estate of Arthur and Margaret Glasgow lifted the tally to $120.7 million.

The record-setting year comes amid the largest fundraising effort in the university’s history. The Make It Real Campaign for VCU began with a quiet phase in July 2012 and launched publicly in September 2016. It counts all funds raised through June 30, 2020.

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