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Fri Aug 13, 2021, 11:41 PM

$90 million pledged to University of Alaska Fairbanks

A University of Alaska fundraiser that set the ambitious goal to raise $200 million by 2024 is outpacing expectations just six months after the public campaign launched.

The “For Alaska” philanthropic campaign has raised $160 million, with more than half of the pledged gifts designated for the Fairbanks university. A quiet phase of the campaign, which started five years ago, has been critical to the effort, university advancement officials said Thursday.

UAF donations have topped $90 million for scholarships, professorships, research assistance and academic support, among other areas, based on July 31 figures, the most recent data available.

Donors have the ability to choose which UA university — Fairbanks, Anchorage or Southeast — they will support, as well as the project or program.

Read more: https://www.newsminer.com/news/local_news/90-million-pledged-to-university-of-alaska-fairbanks/article_09b99830-fbd6-11eb-b993-2b0be22c641b.html
(Fairbanks Newsminer)

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