McGill24 becomes most successful one-day university fundraiser in Canadian history

March 29, 2016

McGill University has announced that its recent McGill24 initiative is the most successful one-day fundraiser of its kind in Canadian university history. The school’s first-ever day of giving received nearly $800 K from over 1,600 donations, marking a rate of one donation for every 59 seconds within the 24-hour timeline. Donors reportedly gave to a number of initiatives across the university, including scholarships, entrepreneurship programs, research, and sustainability initiatives. Vice-Principal (University Advancement) Marc Weinstein called the initiative “an unparalleled opportunity to bring our global alumni community together in celebration of all that makes McGill special.” McGill