Forever Valpo

The Campaign for Our Future builds on a Legacy, it embraces possibility, and with your support, it will shape the future — forever.

Campaign Progress0%

Raised to date: $249,520,753

Goal: $250,000,000

Campaign Timeline

February 2020

Feb. 29
    Forever Valpo reaches $247 million, largest Campaign in Valpo history

Feb. 4
$15 million commitment — largest gift ever for student scholarships

January 2020

Jan. 8
Bauer Field renovation receives two gifts totaling $550,000

December 2019

Dec. 3
Giving Tuesday is the G.O.A.T. and raises $106,915

September 2019

Sept. 30
Forever Valpo closes 3rd year at $215,127,458

Sept. 27
Beumer Environmental Engineering Lab dedicated

July 2019

July 18
$3 million committed for endowed chemistry faculty funds

April 2019

April 10
Day of Giving raises $728,502

March 2019

March. 10
Schloemer Family Endowed Fund supports student trips to Appalachia

February 2019

Feb. 1
Michael Gruszyk ’85 commits $1.3 million to School of Business

January 2019

Jan. 25
Forever Valpo passes $200 million

December 2018

Dec. 18
Valpo-Germany Study Abroad program receives $2 million

Dec. 12
Endowed Chair in French Language and Culture Funded

November 2018

Nov. 27
Giving Tuesday raises nearly $133,305

September 2018

Sept. 30
     Forever Valpo closes 2nd year at $190,744,020

Sept. 28
Kempf Court at Hilltop Gym dedicated

August 2018

Aug. 1
Umbach Family Scholarship awarded to six students

June 2018

June 28
$4.1 million Dee Herscher ’50, ’66 M.A. estate gift

May 2018

May 15
Hansen Study Abroad Scholarship supports 67 students in 1st year

May 1
Conrad Scholars program created with $1.4 million gift

April 2018

April 11
Day of Giving — Proud to be Valpo raises $714,799

February 2018

Feb. 18
Student Philanthropy Program funded with $2 million gift

January 2018

Jan. 30
Hilltop Gym renovation underway

December 2017

Dec. 31
Campaign ends 2017 at $167,922,758

Dec. 2
Dale F. Kempf Engineering Faculty Development Endowed Fund established

November 2017

Nov. 15
Kapfer Endowed Faculty Award announced.

October 2017

Oct. 17
Major gift for faculty development.

September 2017

Sept. 29
Innovation Hub at McMillan Hall dedicated

August 2017

Aug. 2
Scholarships for business and engineering students created with $500,000 gift

June 2017

June 19
Scholarship fund for female student- athletes established with $600,000 gift

May 2017

May 5
Day of Giving – Proud to be Valpo raises $723,007

March 2017

Mar. 31
Last Forever Valpo regional event in New York City

February 2017

Feb. 27
Judith L. Beumer Writing Center endowed

January 2017

Jan. 20
Campaign passes $150 million mark

December 2016

Dec. 31
Campaign ends 2016 at $147,219,620

October 2016

Oct. 3
$1.4 million gift to unrestricted endowment

September 2016

Sept. 23
Forever Valpo Kickoff Celebration
$135,628,640