Donations to uWaterloo top $53 million

December 2, 2009

According to a new report from the University of Waterloo, donations to the institution in 2008-09 totalled $53.3 million. Of that total, $26.1 million went to chairs and professorships, $9.5 million to research, and $5.1 million to scholarships. Two-thirds of donors (12,281) are classed as alumni, 528 as corporations and government, and 1,053 as faculty, staff, and retirees. Another 4,045 donors are parents and students, although that figure does not include all individual student voluntary contributions. The report notes there were 2,564 first-time donors in 2008-09. uWaterloo Daily Bulletin | Read the report