Graduate School Advisory Board MeetingApril 2008 CU Foundation Briefing 07-08 Fundraising Actions Outreach Events Institute Fundraising Initiatives CU Capital Campaign
CU Graduate School, Centers & Institutes and Fundraising Pat Sullivan, Sr. Director of Development • CU Foundation Team Graduate School, Centers & Institutes, and Arts & Sciences Kevin Vasquez, Mary McGee, Pat Sullivan & Stephanie Wanek • 07-08 Fundraising – Actions to Date • People – Faculty and Student Support • Places – Existing and New Facilities • Programs – Education and Outreach
Fundraising Actions to Date 07- 08 Graduate School Gifts (to date) Goal: $500,000 Raised to Date: $527,602 Actions: • Major gift focus by CU and CU Foundation team • Call Center annual fundraising - mail and phone • Graduate School Dean’s Fund for Excellence
Increasing Student Fellowship Support CU Foundation Funds Distributed: • Graduate School Managed Funds: $ 110,000 • Department Managed Funds: $ 368,900 University Generated Funds • Graduate School Fellowships: $ 2,500,000 • Graduate Recruitment Funds: $ 200,000 • Student Travel: $ 25,000 • Chancellor’s Fellowship: $ 171,327 • GPTI/GRCW Awards $ 13,500 TOTAL 07- 08 SUPPORT: $ 3,388,727
National Outreach Events Kevin Vasquez, Associate Director • October 2007 Sausalito, California • March 2008 Washington, DC • Next Event: Denver Country Club
Event Follow Up • Sausalito: Approx. 20 attendees. Continue to cultivate major gift prospects through personal visits in Bay Area as well as visits to campus. • D.C.: Approx. 53 attendees. Currently identifying major gift prospects and will follow up with personal visits to qualify. • Denver: Need to solidify date and presentation.
INSTAAR, CIRES and Energy Initiative Kevin Vasquez, Associate Director Overview & Priorities • Significance of the new Geosciences (Environment and Energy) building to CU • San Juan Collaboratory • Timeline • Fundraising Goal, Strategy & Challenges Questions?
Geosciences (Environment and Energy) Building • Collaborative Partners • Goals • Cost • Timeline • Current fundraising actions
San Juan Collaboratory • Collaborative partners • Goals • Current fundraising actions
CU Institute for Behavioral Science (IBS) Mary McGee, Director of Development Institute Overview & Priorities • Significance the of New Building to IBS • Timeline • Fundraising Goal, Strategy & Challenges Questions?
Graduate School, Centers & Institutes and the CU Campaign Stein Sture Graduate School Fundraising Focus: • Endowed student fellowships: $12 million Centers & Institutes Fundraising Focus: • Endowed student fellowships: $6 million • Endowed professorships and faculty support: $25 million • Geosciences (Environment & Energy) building: $12 million • Institute for Behavioral Science building: $1.5 million
CU’s Capital Campaign – Supporting Flagship 2030 Pat Sullivan Proposed Timeline • Campus Campaign Plans and Budgets – 5/08 • Validation of Campus’ Fundraising Priorities – 7/08 • Campaign Summit – 12/08 • Public Announcement – Fall 2009
Making a Compelling Case for Graduate School Support • CU campus’ fundraising campaign materials in initial stages(Boulder, Denver & Colorado Springs campuses) • Major messages will: • Share the essential role of graduate education in serving Colorado and beyond • Show how quality facilities enhance our capabilities for delivering world-class education, research and service • Encourage new and existing donors to invest • Offer ways for donors to invest now - for the future • Success will require GSAC & community commitment
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