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Delaware First: The Campaign for the University of Delaware unites Blue Hens across the nation to accelerate UD’s mission of cultivating tomorrow’s leaders, creating solutions to grand challenges, inspiring innovations and transforming lives. We boldly seek to engage thousands of individuals to shape our future and raise $750 million for top priorities including The Biden Institute, Graduate Education, Athletics Facilities, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Colleges and Student & Faculty Support. Watch this video to learn more about the priorities.

As we stand at the intersection of opportunity and possibility, we hope you’ll join us in embracing this moment to reimagine the educational experience at UD and inspire new opportunities.

“This is our time to work collectively to deliver on game-changing ideas and make a difference in our world. I invite you to put Delaware First. In your heart and mind. In your words and actions. And in your philanthropic choices of how to make an impact.”

Dr. Dennis Assanis

Campaign Progress

Current Campain Progress: $566,912,419 of $750,000,000

Overall Goal


Thank you to those who follow their passion and support UD’s students, faculty, campus and initiatives, laying the foundation for the Campaign.

Every donor and every gift makes a difference for the University and helps us achieve our ambitious goal.


Raised as of 11/10/17

Every gift and every interaction makes an impact. Be part of this transformational journey!

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