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A year to celebrate

Students on outward trip

UNC Kenan-Flagler is proud to report fiscal year 2019 brought Centennial celebrations and record giving. The support of the UNC Kenan-Flagler community of alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends resulted in the most significant fundraising year in our history.

  • Most donors in a fiscal year
    We made history this year and beat the all-time record number of donors thanks to the help of 7,394 alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends.
  • 20 new scholarships and fellowships
    UNC Kenan-Flagler supporters created 20 new scholarships and fellowships to fuel accessibility and attract the most talented prospective students.
  • The highest annual giving total in history
    Together, we crushed the previous record and raised an all-time high of $4.6 million in unrestricted gifts for the Fund at UNC Kenan-Flagler.
  • Best day ever
    Kenan-Flagler Day was a runaway success and the largest giving day in the history of the School. We raised $1.77 million from 1,656 donors and we generated more donors than any other school or unit on campus and accounted for more than a quarter of the University’s donor total.
  • Record-setting student and parent support
    UNC Kenan-Flagler students and parents believe in paying it forward with increased participation and gifts across degree programs, complemented by a 154% increase in parent giving.
  • Our “IPO”
    You invested in the School. Proceeds from the Centennial stock campaign will make a direct impact on our students.

Together we raised $68.3 million in cash and commitments, an astounding 40% growth over fiscal year 2018.

Your spirit of giving made fiscal year 2019 a success and your philanthropy remains essential to the School’s financial health as we prepare for the next 100 years of business education excellence and innovation.

We are so very grateful for your enormous generosity. Thank you for making fiscal year 2019 a year to celebrate.