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BIGGIVE , big impact! During our third annual online

This year’s theme was the Berkeley

fundraising blitz, donors like you raised

Effect: If a butterfly flapping its

more than twice the amount as last

wings in Brazil can cause a tornado in

year, resulting in the Biggest Give yet:

Texas, then surely the generous hearts,

$11.6 million from more than 9,000

good deeds, and innovative leaps of

gifts! This supports hundreds of campus

UC Berkeley could spark transformative

programs and student services and helps

change all over the world. Here’s how

our faculty and graduate students in the

Big Give demonstrated the Berkeley

lab and in the classroom.

Effect this year.

You supported 611 funds.

Alumni donors: 5,504 (52% of all donors) Non-alumni donors: 5,089 (48% of all donors) First-time donors: 2,081 (19.6% of all donors)

California donors: 8,351 (78.8% of all donors) Non-California donors: 1,937 (18.3% of all donors) International donors: 305 (2.9% of all donors)

Current student donors: 683 (6.4% of all donors) Current parent donors: 1,733 (16.4% of all donors) Faculty and staff donors: 926 (8.7% of all donors)

You are the Berkeley Effect. We’re so grateful for you. 18

The Promise of Berkeley

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Winter 2017

Promise of Berkeley Winter 2017  

Promise of Berkeley magazine winter 2017

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