The Annual Giving campaign, “Forward Together,”?celebrates the individual reasons alumni give and recognizes the collective impact of giving. Through Annual Giving, alumni, parents and friends commit to realizing a transformational educational experience across generations.?
Princeton Athletics is pleased to announce the endowment of the head men’s soccer coaching position. The gift was made by an anonymous donor in honor of the leadership of Jim Barlow ’91, the program’s men’s head coach for the last quarter century, and in support of both the men’s and women’s soccer programs.
Mellody Hobson ’91 and the Hobson/Lucas Family Foundation have made the lead gift to establish a new residential college at Princeton University. Hobson College will be the first residential college at Princeton named for a Black woman and will be built on the site of First College, formerly known as Wilson College.
Kwanza Jones ’93 and José E. Feliciano ’94 have made a $20 million contribution to Princeton that is the largest gift to date by Black and Latino donors. Their gift highlights the promise of diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging for the larger University community and will support undergraduate expansion with the construction of two adjoining dormitories in one of the two new residential colleges.
For Chris Olofson ’92, a liberal arts education at Princeton University helped open the doors to opportunities he never could have imagined when he was growing up in suburban Kansas City, Missouri.?It’s the reason he wants to preserve and expand those opportunities for the next generation of Princeton students, and why he leapt at the opportunity to become the new chair of the Annual Giving Committee.
Princeton Athletics has received a generous gift from an anonymous alumnae donor to establish the “Princeton Women’s Lacrosse Head Coach Endowment.”?The gift is the first women’s head coach endowment at Princeton University. It celebrates the long tradition of excellence of Princeton’s women’s lacrosse and was made in recognition of the leadership of current women’s lacrosse head coach Chris Sailer.
In a new video, Princeton students from around the world express thanks to the thousands of members of the Princeton community who helped them continue their education through difficult times.
You have until June 30 to lock-in a higher charitable gift annuity rate. The?American Council on Gift Annuities, the national organization that sets gift annuity rates, has announced payout rates will decrease .3 to .5 percent as of July 1, 2020.?Charitable gift annuities are easy to set up and provide a guaranteed fixed payment to you (and your spouse/beneficiary) for life — regardless of market conditions.?
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act — known as the CARES Act — was signed into law March 27, 2020. It directs aid to individuals, states, hospitals, and businesses, and includes several provisions that directly impact charitable giving. Here’s a quick update:
On Feb. 26, a panel of alumni experts spoke to the Princeton community in New York City on how issues of global mobility affect marital rights and citizenship, inheritance, trusts and taxation, and charitable giving. The event was hosted by Ellen Kratzer ’84, and presented by the Office of Gift Planning.