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.

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...