Colby College exceeded its $370-million campaign goal June 30, raising a total of $375,886,268 million in the largest fundraising campaign in Maine’s history

“The success of this campaign shouldn’t be taken for granted,” said Robert E. Diamond Jr. ’73, chair of Colby’s Board of Trustees and president of Barclays Bank PLC. “Exceeding our ambitious $370-million goal, despite the worst global recession in generations during these last two years of the campaign, is a stunning achievement.”

We want to share with you some of the inspiring stories, the new initiatives, and the results with lasting impact that have come from this magnificent effort. We hope you will enjoy these brief Flash presentations and accept our heartfelt thanks for all that you have done and will do to support Colby.
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Giving Opportunities
Make a Colby Fund Gift
Colby Fund gifts provide budget relief and supports important items such as financial aid, academic programs, libraries, and campus beautification.

Endowment
Gifts to Colby's endowment are invested for long-term growth. A fixed percentage of endowment assets is spent annually.

Make a Colby Fund for Parents Gift
Gifts from parents and grandparents of current and former students directly support the education of all Colby students.

Facilities
The spectacular Mayflower Hill campus, long heralded as one of the nation's most beautiful college campuses, is in the midst of its most ambitious expansion since the move from downtown Waterville more than a half century ago.

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$375.9 Million
(101.59%)
as of June 30, 2010
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Donor Profiles
Jeanine Fenwick Starrett '50: Paying It Forward
Jeanine and Peter Starrett For Jeanine Starrett ’50, the opportunity to pay it forward to other students from Maine came with a piece of land and a sudden idea from her husband, Peter. “As a former scholarship and aid recipient at Colby, I had always wanted to give back,” said Jeanine, who established the Fenwick-Starrett Scholarship Fund in 1996.
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Gifts at Work
The Goldfarb Center
Lovejoy lecture The Goldfarb Center for Public Affairs and Civic Engagement facilitates collaborative teaching and research among faculty members and students from different disciplines.
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