Grinnellians Continue to Invest in Students


A total of 7,806 donors made gifts to Grinnell College during the past fiscal year, an increase of 180 donors from the previous year. Gifts from alumni, students, faculty, staff, friends of the College, and parents of students and alumni combined to yield impressive participation and contribution totals. The number of alumni donors alone increased 7.6% from 4,979 to 5,358.


Total Gifts and Commitments: $17,907,839
July 1, 2020–June 30, 2021

  • Pioneer Fund: $7,262,781
  • Scholarships and Financial Aid: $5,336,814
  • Individually Advised Teaching and Learning: $2,958,690
  • Center for Careers, Life, and Service: $1,326,862
  • Institute for Global Engagement: $87,299
  • World-Class Facilities: $619,880
  • Yet to be Designated: $315,513


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