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Each and every year, donors like you permit CC to offer scholarships for promising students, attract and retain the best faculty for the Block Plan, and generate unique opportunities for students.

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CC Celebrates Generosity Day March 27

CC_GenDay_400x250The first day of Block 7 marks Generosity Day at Colorado College — denoting the time of year when tuition no longer covers the cost of a CC education. Celebrate outside of Worner Center and leave a thank you note explaining what you're most grateful for.

The split is approximately 70/30 with tuition and fees covering 70 percent and gifts from donors making up the 30 percent difference.

Generosity Day is a tradition that calls to attention the philanthropic gifts from generous donors that make a CC education possible. To celebrate, the entire campus community, including students, faculty, and staff, express their appreciation to those donors.

Without gifts from donors, tuition would be significantly higher. Generosity Day raises awareness about the tremendous positive impact that philanthropy has on the college.

CC Alumni Propel Fundraising Success

The college raises $42.2 million with the most alumni donors in eight years

Colorado College announced July 19 that $42.2 million in cash, pledges, and estate commitments were received during its 2016 fiscal year, which concluded on June 30. During the year 6,005 alumni gave to the college, the most since 2008. The total raised bests last year’s $37.1 million and 5,755 alumni. Read more.

CC's Priority Projects

In the college's strategic plan, The Colorado College Plan: Building on the Block, recommendations were made to provide additional support for maximizing the capability of the Block Plan and enhancing CC’s distinctive place of learning. From those recommendations, several priorities emerged, including the renovation of Tutt Library, increased investment in student scholarships, and the creation of Innovation at CC.

Library Renovation Garners $7 Million in Foundation Grants

Colorado College has received grants of $5 million from Inasmuch Foundation and $2 million from the Helen K. and Arthur E. Johnson Foundation to support the renovation and expansion of the college’s library.

The CC Endowment

The purpose of Colorado College's permanent endowment is to support students.

CC Receives $8.5 Million for Innovation

Colorado College has received an anonymous $8.5 million commitment that will provide support for the development of an innovation program, including funds for an innovation facility and a chaired professorship in innovation.

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Multiply your Impact through Matching Gifts

The impact of your gift to Colorado College may be doubled or tripled.

Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match most charitable contributions made by their employees. To find out if your company has a matching gift policy, visit our Matching Gifts page or contact your employer's human resource department.


Gift Address:
Colorado College
P.O. Box 1117
Colorado Springs, CO 80901

Mailing Address:
Colorado College
14 East Cache La Poudre Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Phone: (800) 782-6306
Fax: (719) 389-6260

Visiting Address:
Spencer Center
830 North Tejon St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903



Colorado College's 2015-16 Annual Report summarizes our endowment performance, highlights some of the moments that helped shape the year, and explains how we're inspired by originals. See our Annual Report website or download the PDF.


Read the Fall 2016 issue of The Block & Beyond, which celebrates how people at Colorado College are building on originality.