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Colgate was built on the generosity of our founders and has been sustained by an unwavering philanthropic tradition. Show your enthusiasm for Colgate’s past. Demonstrate your commitment to its future. Then, watch as your generosity powers our mission to be the first choice for students of promise and achievement — the finest undergraduate institution in the nation.

The Colgate Fund

The Colgate Fund is an expression of loyalty, made by alumni, parents, students, and friends. It allows the university to address its most pressing needs and respond to new opportunities, underwriting a multiplicity of excellence. Every gift of any size makes a difference.

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Bicentennial Landscape Project

Colgate's beauty is a point of distinction. Members of the Colgate community have a rare opportunity to help steward the university's landscape by purchasing and naming one of 200 Bicentennial trees to be planted on Colgate's upper campus in the months to come.

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Financial Aid

Colgate’s future as a leading American institution depends on its ability to attract and admit outstanding students — regardless of economic need. When it comes to expanding access for tomorrow's undergraduates, there is no time like the present.

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When Through Thy Valley: Colgate in 200 Images

This book celebrates the beauty and history of Colgate University's campus over 200 years through 200 images, both archival and contemporary. All profits from sales of this Bicentennial publication will support financial aid for Colgate students.

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