U of Colorado President Bruce Benson: Foundation On Pace To Break Fundraising Record

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Tuesday, April 24, 2012

The University of Colorado's private fundraising arm has raised $78 million so far this fiscal year, putting the school on pace to surpass fundraising records this year, CU President Bruce Benson told the Board of Regents this afternoon.

Last year, the CU Foundation raised $102.4 million before the fiscal year closed on June 30. Benson said there are some major donations in the pipeline.

"My guess is we will set another record this year for donations," he said.

CU last year received more than $213 million in total private support, with donations also being made directly to the campuses.

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