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The Centennial Campaign and UH Mānoa

Amount Raised: $205.8 million

Bequest Intentions: $43.0 million
These are lifetime gifts that donors have notified UHF that they have included in their estate plans. Many donors include the university in their estate plans without notifying UHF of their intentions.

Total Raised: $248.8 million

Number of Donors: More than 68,000

Alumni Participation: 18%
Nearly 1 in 5 alumni contributed to the 7-year Centennial Campaign.

Endowed Gifts: $57.6 million
Endowed gifts are invested. Income generated from these investments provide annual support in perpetuity.

Examples of the Campaign's Impact on UH Mānoa

Enhancing Academic Excellence: More than $96.7 million raised.

Funds for academic support, chairs and professorships, conferences, enrichment, faculty and staff support/awards, the library and special programs.

A few examples of the impact of giving to academic excellence:

  • 46 new professorship and department chair accounts
  • 6 new faculty and staff awards
  • 46 new faculty and staff support accounts

Strengthening Undergraduate Education: More than $53 million raised.

Funds for student aid and services programs, student awards, fellowships, student grants and student scholarships including 321 new student aid accounts.

These new accounts coupled with existing ones bring the total number of student aid accounts managed by UHF for UH Mānoa to 890.

Fulfilling UH Mānoa's Research Mission: More than $40.9 million raised.

SOEST, JABSOM and the College of Natural Sciences received the majority of these funds.

Capital Projects: More than $4.3 million raised.

Ching Field, currently under renovation on the lower campus, is an example of a capital project funded by the Campaign.

Athletics Programming: More than $9.4 million raised.

Other Program Support: More than $1.5 million raised.

Funds for alumni associations, non-academic divisions, public service & extension and publications.

For Our University, Our Hawai‘i, Our Future