Every gift can make the remarkable happen at UD and counts towards Delaware First: The Campaign for the University of Delaware. We are pleased to share our progress towards our goals to date, demonstrating the generosity of many individuals who have chosen to support the people, programs and passions at UD.



Raised as of 5/7/20

To date, donor support for the Campaign has created:



Undergraduate Scholarships


Fellowships & Graduate Funds


Professorships & Chair Funds


Program & Research Funds


Capital Projects

Financial Goal by Area Goal

Raised to Date

(as of 12/05/19)

Undergraduate Support $120.5 million $130,003,903
Faculty $82 million $69,567,587
Graduate & Professional Aid $49 million $38,312,393
Programs & Research $233.5 million $240,938,207
Buildings, Equipment & Renovations $235 million $164,187,265
Unrestricted $30 million $38,975,084


Financial Goal by Priority Goal

Raised to Date

(as of 12/05/19)

Athletics, non-facility $20 million $18,290,153
Athletics Facility, Phase I $35 million $35,240,439
Biden Institute $20 million $502,495
College of Agriculture and Natural Resources $40 million $53,180,218
College of Arts and Sciences $100 million $113,888,885
College of Earth, Ocean and Environment $20 million $28,874,437
College of Education and Human Development $25 million $28,930,511
College of Engineering $100 million $117,387,370
College of Health Sciences $25 million $28,265,692
Graduate Education $25 million $5,000,000
Innovation & Entrepreneurship $50 million $39,000,000
Lerner College of Business and Economics $70 million $56,071,725
University Wide $220 million $219,030,068


Financial contributions are not our only measure of success in this transformational Campaign. We strive to engage and reconnect with even more alumni, friends and parents to help us reach even greater excellence as a University community.


Engagement Goals Goal


(as of 11/27/19)

New Ambassadors 1,000 2,164
Delaware Diamonds Society Donors 5,500 4,208
Campaign Donors 100,000 91,020
New Carillon Circle Members 300 335

Campaign Progress

Current Campain Progress: $765,465,621 of $750,000,000

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

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