It has been a banner year for UBC’s start an evolution campaign which is tracking ahead on both of its goals. alumni UBC reached – in fact exceeded – its alumni engagement goal for the campaign one year early with over 50,000 alumni involved annually in the life of the university in 2013. In the same year, $204 million was raised to support student learning, research excellence and community engagement, bringing the campaign total to $1.318 billion to date. For more information on the campaign and the alumni and donors who are helping to make a positive impact on the world go to startanevolution.ca.
50,212 alumni engaged with UBC
49.1% retention rate from previous year
6,661 got an A-Card for the first time
4,788 alumni added their voice to the organization by responding to surveys
16,263 alumni attended one of our events
As of March 31st, our campaign funds raised to date: $1.3 billion (88% towards campaign goal)
In 2013/14, 17,804 donors generously gave $204,227,839.
This year, 59% of our 17,804 donors were UBC Alumni.
Friends >>> Old & New
5,067 donors gave for the first time in 2013-14 and7,254 donors have supported UBC for 5 years or more
Community Groups: $28,985,203
These gifts have allowed UBC to make significant investments in:
Student Scholarships & Bursaries (Annual & Endowed): $18,901,978
Facilities, Equipment & Collections: $39,785,321
Academic Endowments and Programs: $71,871,103
Leaving a Legacy
UBC received a further $24.7 million in planned bequests this year