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Raising $1.5 Billion

Light the World is the most ambitious fundraising campaign in the history of Jesuit, Catholic education—both in terms of its financial goal of $1.5 billion and the expansive impact that support will have on BC students and faculty and our wider world.

In many ways, your campaign gifts are investments in the Boston College experience.

Light the World will enable BC to expand its endowment for financial aid; to erect new classroom buildings and campus improvements; and to establish and nurture endeavors that advance integrated learning, such as the Institute for the Liberal Arts and the Center for Student Formation, among others.

Campaign donors empower the University to hire 100 new faculty members. They bolster research initiatives, especially those that seek interdisciplinary solutions to pressing societal needs. And they position BC to become the leader in Catholic higher education.

In achieving these aims, Light the World will help secure BC’s place among the nation’s leading academic institutions—and elevate the University’s commitment to the greater good.

Learn more about the campaign’s vital priorities.

Boston College Alumni and Friends