Celebrating an Historic Milestone!

Thanks to you, the University at Albany has completed the most ambitious and successful fundraising campaign in our history. This Is Our Time: The Campaign for UAlbany inspired more than 34,000 alumni and friends to contribute $162 million, surpassing the campaign’s $150 million goal. Your gifts secured UAlbany’s mission of providing a life-changing education to hardworking, ambitious students, and reinforced  our university as a force for positive change.    

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Your Impact on UAlbany

UAlbany donors provide a foundation of excellence for our students through critical scholarship support, innovative research opportunities, and entrepreneurial initiatives. Thanks to their generosity, the campaign rocketed past its $150 million goal, raising more than $162 million!

“Donors at every level, donors making their first-ever gifts to UAlbany, and donors stretching to make their largest-ever gifts, made this campaign. Its success is a big step in building the culture of philanthropy that UAlbany needs and deserves, and should make us all excited about the University’s future.”

- George R. Hearst III, campaign co-chair and president of the University at Albany Foundation

Celebration of Scholarships

You embraced our campaign’s No. 1 priority - providing a wealth of opportunities and experiences for UAlbany’s students - and established 175 new endowed scholarships. Meet just a few of the amazing UAlbany students who are achieving greatness with the help of scholarship support.

"Not only did you help me get my degree, you showed me that there are many good people in the world. I will forever be grateful for the help you provided. My family and I can’t say it enough, thank you for helping a UAlbany student."

- India MehtaRecipient of The Goldie Brenner Swartz '51 & Howard Swartz Scholarship

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Campaign Stories

Alumni, friends and partners were inspired to make meaningful differences in the lives of UAlbany's students and programs. Read about some of our generous donors who made the commitment to impact our students for generations to come. 

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