Major Fundraising Initiative. Memorial University launched its largest fund-raising effort to date, The Opportunity Fund , in 1997.
The goal was to raise $50 million to increase student scholarships and fellowships, to improve student services facilities, and to support innovative teaching and research initiatives.
When the campaign ended in December 1999, close to $60 million had been pledged, including government matching funds.
Individuals and representatives of corporations and foundations
14 Oct Proposals due
21 Oct Campaign priorities refined
31 Oct Statement of Need finalized
1 Nov - 9 Dec Interviews conducted
23 Jan Final Report