Colgate was founded on the generosity of 13 men who gave 13 dollars and 13 prayers. Today, the University still thrives on the dedication of its loving ones.

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Over the past 200 years, Colgate has continued to ascend, thanks to the support of alumni, families, and friends. As the University pursues the bold ambitions of its Third-Century Plan, the worldwide Colgate community will 鈥 as always 鈥 play an essential role. Your gifts to Colgate enable the ascent of this great University and its students. As we seek to deliver greater affordability, equity, and inclusion, more resources mean more students of promise and achievement can access a Colgate education.

Campaign for the Third Century

The Campaign for the Third Century will help to usher in the largest and most significant transformation in the history of Colgate. Learn more about the steps we're taking to solidify the University's place as a national leader in higher education.




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Ways to Give

Online giving, memorials, corporate matching, endowments, and planned legacy gifts 鈥 learn about ways you can make a profound impact on P站视频 third century.

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Presidents鈥 Circle members gather at their annual dinner, held at the Bicentennial all-class reunion.

Leadership Giving Societies

James B. Colgate Society, Willow Society, the Presidents鈥 Circle, Parent Steering Committee, Alumnae Leadership Council, 1819 Circle, and Athletic Director's Circle.

Leadership Giving Societies

The Colgate Commitment

Impact Stories

Record Support for Colgate Commitment, Financial Aid During December鈥檚 Colgate Fund Challenge

From December 13 through December 31, the Colgate community contributed more than $4.5 million in gifts to the Colgate Fund, which supports the Colgate Commitment and other campus resources that advance the University鈥檚 Third-Century Plan. The successful challenge also contributed to a record-setting $5.61 million in Colgate Fund support for the Campaign for the Third Century, received in the first half of the fiscal year.