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By the Numbers | 2020-21

Scholarships Established


Endowed scholarships


New annual scholarships

Corporate Marching Gifts


Total matching gifts


Total matching gift dollars

Gift and Grant Uses

Percentage of total dollars contributed

  • 36.8%Research
  • 24.8%Academic Programs
  • 20.1%Student Aid
  • 11.1%Other
  • 4.5%Faculty Support
  • 2.8%Facilities


Total Gifts


Total Donors


Gifts of $100 or less

Siteman cancer center annual fund program


Total dollars


Total donors

Giving Clubs

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