Universities benefit from rise in philanthropy - Charity fundraising news - News - Civil Society: There is a growing culture of donating to universities, but there is still more to be done, according to a new report.
Review of Philanthropy in UK Higher Education Institutes looked at philanthropy in the UK over the last 10 years. It found that for the last five years the total amount and number of donors to universities has increased.
For the financial year 2006-2007 131 UK institutions reported they had raised a total of �513m from 132,000 donors. Five years later this had risen to 152 institutions reporting �693m from 204,000 donors.