Progress & Need

  • 193,974Donors
  • Raised$3.7billion
  • Goal$4.25billion

The Campaign for Carolina seeks to raise an unprecedented $4.25 billion by Dec. 31, 2022, to move the University forward and make a difference in more people's lives. See below for how we are tracking against our goals.

  • 24%
    of Alumni Have Given
  • 41%
    of Giving from Non-Alumni
  • 648
    Number of Gifts

 

Leading the Way For All Kind

Because of your investment in the Campaign for Carolina, Carolina can continue fulfilling its mission as a great, global public research university. Tar Heels are making a difference around the state, nation and world — and they’re doing it with your help. See below for a few highlighted stories of support and for our current challenge campaigns.

Supporting Possibilities At Carolina

Nicci and Martin Gafinowitz
Environment

Preserving a natural treasure

A gift from Nicci and Martin Gafinowitz will support scientists as they study one of the world’s most unique — and fragile — ecosystems.

Anita Brown-Graham poses outside on UNC-Chapel Hill's campus.
Community

Preparing the Workforce for Economic Recovery

The ncIMPACT Initiative is partnering with myFutureNC to better align North Carolina's education system with the needs of the economy.

Carolina students conducting an experiment.
Student Support

Supporting the Next Generation of Leaders

Gift to Carolina program that supports students pursuing careers in STEM.

    Join Fellow Tar Heels In Making An Impact: Current Challenge Campaigns

    Research

    Accelerating COVID-19 Research

    A new fund will provide immediate support to Carolina’s COVID-19 research teams.

    Student Support

    Red, White and Carolina Blue Challenge

    If we can send our fellow citizens to war on our behalf, the least we can do is help them send their loved ones to college.

    Student Support

    Blue Sky Scholars

    “We want to recruit more of these promising, middle-income students and set them up to succeed while at Carolina and well beyond graduation."

      Campaign Funding Priorities