Fueling Innovation Campaign—We Did It! 

Six years, more than $250 million raised, and countless lives impacted.

On August 31, 2016 Illinois Tech officially closed Fueling Innovation: The Campaign for IIT. We did it! We exceeded our $250 million goal by raising $250,242,380 from more than 15,000 donors. Thank you to each and every one of you who helped make this campaign a success. 

By the Numbers

Dollars Raised

  • $250,242,380 • Total
  • $22,983,250 • Expendable Unrestricted
  • $48,677,561  Scholarships & Fellowships
  • $52,941,219  Total Capital Giving
  • $104,267,914  Endowment
  • $34,692,977  Ed Kaplan Family Institute for Innovation and Tech Entrepreneurship
  • $10,352,436  John T. Rettaliata Engineering Center
  • $5,016,867  Robert A. Pritzker Science Center 

Donors

  • 15,000+  Total Donors
  • 6,287  Scholarship Fund Donors
  • 6,858  New Donors
  • 11,489  Alumni & Student Donors

Other Priorities 

  • 15  Endowed Chairs Created 
  • 26  New Philip Danforth Armour Society Families Added
  • 11  New Fay Sawyier Society Members Added
  • 100+  New Frank W. Gunsaulus Society Members Added

Campaign progress

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