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Impact: By the Numbers
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Overall

For the fourth consecutive year, Duke has raised more than $500M. This momentum from alumni, parents and friends propels Duke and its mission to even higher heights

By University-Wide Purpose

$507MillionOverall Total
 
$12Million
Campus transformation
 
$23Million
Faculty Support
 
$126Million
Financial Aid, Scholarships & Fellowships
 
$201Million
Research
 
$107Million
Student Experience
 
$38Million
Other
duke health​​

$163M

Amount donated to Duke Health

Annual Fund

$40M

amount donated to annual fund

57,468

number of annual fund donors

By Area, Unit, School

  Cash
athletics $46M
divinity school $18M
duke health system $4M
the fuqua school of business $23M
the graduate school $2M
law school $18M
libraries $11M
   
nicholas school of the environment $10M
pratt school of engineering $35M
sanford school of public policy $12M
school of medicine $155M
school of nursing $4M
trinity college arts & sciences $78M
other $91M

By Location

duke health

38,410

DONORS WHO LIVE IN NC

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57

U.S. STATES AND TERRITORIES WHERE DONORS ARE FROM

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89

COUNTRIES WHERE DONORS ARE FROM

Endowments

As a financial asset, endowments are a perpetual well of support for all areas of the university — from financial aid to professorships to capital projects, and more. Endowments at Duke ensure the long-term stability and success of the institution.

175

NEW Endowments

72

NEW Programmatic, faculty support & research Endowments

 

Totals By Source

The world’s greatest university made possible by you. A snapshot of another exceptional year of giving.

$507 Million

Overall Total

29%

INDIVIDUALS

28%

INDIVIDUALLY INFLUENCED

19%

FOUNDATIONS

9%

CORPORATIONS

10%

THE DUKE ENDOWMENT

5%

OTHER GROUPS

57%

Total individual giving

43%

Total organization giving

Financial Aid

Our institutional commitment to admit students regardless of their ability to pay brings the best possible minds to Duke. 

$126M

Financial aid, scholarships & fellowships

83

New endowed scholarships & fellowships

Faculty Support

Strengthening and retaining our pool of top scholars and talented professors helps Duke make groundbreaking discoveries and meet the aspirations of every student.

20

PROFESSORSHIPS

Planned Gifts

By creating a legacy gift, donors have made a lasting impact through bequests, retirement accounts and other testamentary support to advance the university.

1,022

TOTAL PLANNED GIFTS

$188,386,877

TOTAL VALUE

Donors

We could not have done it without each and every one of you, the outrageously ambitious. Thank you for making more possible for the world and for Duke.

107,583

DONORS to Duke

42,297

Alumni Who contributed

12,363

Young alumni who contributed

9,592

Non-alumni parents who contributed

57,468

Annual fund donors