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: $215,963,569

Goal: $250,000,000

Campaign Timeline

September 2016

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

October 2016

Oct. 3
$1.4 million gift to unrestricted endowment

December 2016

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

January 2017

Jan. 20
Campaign passes $150 million mark

February 2017

Feb. 27
Judith L. Beumer Writing Center endowed

March 2017

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

May 2017

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

June 2017

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

August 2017

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

September 2017

Sept. 29
Innovation Hub at McMillan Hall dedicated

October 2017

Oct. 17
Major gift for faculty development.

November 2017

Nov. 15
Kapfer Endowed Faculty Award announced.

December 2017

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

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

January 2018

Jan. 30
Hilltop Gym renovation underway

February 2018

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

April 2018

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

May 2018

May 1
Conrad Scholars program created with $1.4 million gift

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

June 2018

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

August 2018

Aug. 1
Umbach Family Scholarship awarded to six students

September 2018

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