The Colgate Fund is an immediately spendable resource, addressing the University’s greatest challenges and opportunities.
A pillar of the Campaign for the Third Century, the Colgate Fund enables students from all backgrounds to access a Colgate education. It allows faculty to create transformative experiences. And, it empowers the University to pursue its ambitious Third-Century goals.
As the University moves forward with the Campaign for the Third Century, the Colgate Fund will continue in this longstanding role. Join the growing number of Colgate Fund supporters who are enabling bold and immediate progress in key areas.
The Colgate Commitment, which removes federal loans from qualifying student aid packages, ties tuition to income, and assists with costs of attendance.
Academic support — including faculty retention, recruitment, and start-up funds.
Innovative programs such as First@Colgate, which helps first-generation students succeed as they adapt to college life.
The Residential Commons system, which forms the backbone of student life on campus.
Total support for the Colgate Fund in fiscal year 2023
Students on and off campus that benefitted from the Colgate Fund
Alumni, families, and friends supported the Colgate Fund in fiscal year 2023
Investing in students of all backgrounds is what truly creates a liberal arts experience, as it results in diverse mindsets coming together in a single classroom to grow together.