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Your Impact

Thank you to our generous NYU community members who join together each year to sustain the excellence that is NYU.  Your gifts make it possible for students to afford the NYU experience, and for faculty to continue innovative research.  Read on to learn more about the impact donors like you have on the NYU experience.   


Why do you give back? Hear from our alumni who consistently make a difference in the lives of students.

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  • Last fiscal year, over 43,000 donors joined together and raised $33 million.
  • 84% of those gifts went to student support and academic research. 
  • Scholarship Aid is our #1 priority. The average scholarship amount awarded to freshmen is $37,000.
  • The Momentum Campaign is dedicated to raising $1 billion to generate scholarship support.
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  • Since its November 2016 launch, Rising Violets has funded 25 projects, resulting in $74,301 and 246 new donors.
  • 562 donors raised $66,658 on Giving Tuesday, the national day of philanthropy.
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