University of South Florida hits fundraising record with more than $151 million in gifts

Philanthropic gifts from the University of South Florida community exceeded $151 million in fiscal year 2021-22, the highest amount in the institution’s nearly 70-year history.

Rhea Law

“Our university has a history of setting ambitious goals and surpassing expectations,” said USF President Rhea Law, in a statement. “I want to convey my deep gratitude to the thousands of USF donors who made this remarkable, record-setting achievement possible. It demonstrates how our community is investing in USF like never before, which will only help fuel our upward trajectory and lead to even greater impact on our students, faculty, region and beyond.”

The $151.8 million raised during the past year represents gifts from more than 34,000 donors, including more than 6,300 new donors who made their first gifts this year, the statement said.

“It is so gratifying to see the aspirations of our students being powered by the generosity of our community,” Law told TBBW. “These funds will provide scholarships and enhanced learning environments for our students – preparing them for their entrance into the workforce.”

You May Also Like
Success After Service: How Orgs Are Collaborating to Help Veterans Land Better Careers

What I love most about my work with Action Zone is that every day, I get to help veterans build successful and financially rewarding lives when they return to civilian

Read More
Johns Hopkins University
USF to receive $1 million gift from longtime faculty member and his wife

The University of South Florida has announced a $1 million estate gift that will provide scholarships to students in the College of Arts and Sciences. The gift comes from Steven

Read More
Straz Family Foundation gifts $2 million to Metropolitan Ministries

Catherine and Keebler Straz have made a $2 million donation to Metropolitan Ministries, which will provide critical support for families facing homelessness. The gift was facilitated through a collaboration with

Read More
New College of Florida named a best value college for 2024

The Princeton Review has recognized New College of Florida as one of America’s Best Value Colleges for 2024. New College of Florida ranked no. 20 among all public colleges, nationwide

Read More
Other Posts
USF and Florida Institute of Oceanography acquires a ‘Taurus’ for the sea

Researchers at University of South Florida and Florida Institute of Oceanography have acquired an operated vehicle, appropriately named Taurus, for deep sea exploration. Taurus can dive up to 2.5 miles

Read More
Real Estate Quarterly: An update on commercial real estate and office market

By Joanne LeBlanc, vice president at Colliers Office space is not dead. At least not in Tampa. In this market, companies continue to lease office spaces even if they are

Read More
Anthony Martino inducted as president of Hillsborough County Bar Association

Anthony Martino, at Older Lundy Koch & Martino, in Tampa, was sworn in as the new president of the Hillsborough County Bar Association. Martino is a civil litigator, with nearly

Read More
Trenam Law opens Sarasota office

Trenam Law opened a new office, in Sarasota, at 1515 Ringling Boulevard. Joining Trenam and the new office as a shareholder is Sarasota-native, Erin Christy. Shareholder Reid Buchanan will also

Read More