UCI mentioned it raised over $223 million in its Sensible Future marketing campaign, marking the college’s second-highest fundraising yr so far.
The Sensible Future marketing campaign, in keeping with UCI officers, goals to advance the American dream for college students, remodel healthcare and wellness, speed up analysis and examine the human expertise.
“I’m terribly grateful to our donors for investing in UCI’s impactful analysis, instructing, affected person care and public service mission,” mentioned Brian Hervey, vice chancellor for college development and alumni relations and president of the UCI Basis. “The help we acquired will dramatically have an effect on our college students, college, employees and sufferers.”
The college this yr noticed a 38% enhance to $68 million in donations for campus enchancment and infrastructure help. Among the many growth-drivers is a $20 million donation towards a brand new well being heart from Joe Wen, founding father of multinational conglomerate Formosa Ltd.
Donors additionally elevated their investments in analysis about 40% to almost $55 million since final yr, UCI mentioned.
UCI’s highest-ever funding spherical was in 2017 when it raised $329 million.