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
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