Giving News

Whether through advancements in business and technology, breakthroughs in medicine and research, or by leading changes in law or social policy, gifts of every size help Georgetown have an even greater impact on the areas that matter most to the Georgetown community. By investing in scholarships and student life, faculty and academic support, capital improvement, and transformative opportunities, we drive the university's continued leadership and distinction in higher education. Read the latest news on university giving and how Georgetown's culture of philanthropy helps us to touch the world.

Jun 2013

Georgetown McDonough Announces New Faculty Chair

A new endowed faculty chair at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business will assist the school in its goal to retain the world’s best faculty by recognizing their contributions to the school and providing additional resources to support their work.

Scholarships
May 2013

Donor Profile: The McBride Family

Twenty-four members of the McBride family have attended Georgetown over more than nine decades. Giving back to their alma mater is a family tradition. Their legacy of philanthropy and service will...
Scholarships
May 2013

Donor Profile: The Kwan Family

During the Generations campaign, a transformation occurred at the historic Medical Dental Building. The space formerly occupied by two teaching classrooms became the state-of-the-art W. Proctor...
Transformative Opportunities
Paul and Chandler Tagliabue with Shiva Subbaraman
Oct 2011

Board Chair Endows Scholarships, Other Measures to Kick Off Campaign

October 26, 2011 - Former National Football League Commissioner Paul J. Tagliabue (C'62) and his wife, Chandler, have made a $5 million gift to Georgetown University, more than half of which will go...
Oct 2011

Mass Celebrates Support for Chapel Restoration

Cardinal Theodore McCarrick presided at a Mass of Thanksgiving at Georgetown Saturday in honor of the donors who contributed $6 million toward a much-needed restoration of the university’s Dahlgren Chapel.

Sep 2011

Tagliabue Initiative for LGBTQ Life

The Georgetown University LGBTQ Resource Center is happy to announce that Paul J. Tagliabue (C'62) and his wife, Chandler, have made a $5 million gift to the University, $1 million of which will establish the Tagliabue Initiative for LGBTQ Life: Fostering Formation and Transformation. This new...

Sep 2010

Georgetown Receives Largest-Ever Donation

The donation, which surpassed the previous largest gift of $75 million, given by Robert McDevitt (CAS ’40) in December 2008, is a gift from Virginia Toulmin, who died in June after managing her late husband’s charitable trust for over 40 years. Toulmin’s husband, Harry Toulmin, died in 1965,...

The Campaign for Georgetown and “The Power of Many” Break University Fundraising Records

Writing to the Georgetown undergraduate alumni community, Paul Tagliabue, Board of Directors Vice Chair, said: “It’s not often you get to make history, but this is such a moment.” Tagliabue was...