Capital Campaign Watch: Cal Poly, Illinois State, U of Rhode Island

August 7, 2020

Starting Off:

  • University of Rhode Island has started a campaign to raise $250 million by 2024. Thus far $175 million has been raised. Student financial aid is a priority.

Finishing Up:

  • California Polytechnic University announced completion of a campaign that raised $832 million. The original goal of the campaign was $500 million in 2012, but it was raised to $700 million in 2019.
  • Illinois State University has raised $180.9 million in a campaign that started in 2017 with a goal of $150 million. Of the 56,143 supporters who participated in the campaign, 27,254 were first-time donors.


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