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The campaign for Colorado College

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Originality Empowers

Opening Doors to CC

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Originality Transforms

Innovation at CC

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Originality Builds

Our Library Renovation

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Originality Creates

Fine Arts Center

Our Time is Now

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Through our campaign, we will raise $435 million to empower the independent-minded people who seek out our unique approach to higher education and give them the resources to think bigger and make meaningful contributions to our world.

$336.5 Million
Raised
$435 Million
Needed

Total Donors:
31,087

Alumni Participation:
40.6% (50% Goal)

As of 6/30/18

Campaign News

FAC Receives Significant Art Collections

FAC Receives Significant Art Collections (07/18/2018)

The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College announced the gift of two significant art collections and supporting endowments from Colorado Springs philanthropists, Kathy Loo and Jim Raughton, on July 10, 2018.

CC Changemakers Come to New York City

CC Changemakers Come to New York City (04/25/2018)

CC studio art major Quang Vu ’18 presented at “Changemakers Who are Enlivening the Arts,” on April 19 in New York City.

Changemakers Who Are Shaping Our World

Changemakers Who Are Shaping Our World (03/21/2018)

More than 150 attended the CC Across the Country event, "Changemakers Who are Shaping Our World" in San Francisco March 15.

What Lies Beneath

What Lies Beneath (03/12/2018)

CC Research Professor receives grant to sample groundwater in the Colorado Rockies.

Mellon Artist-in-Residence Embodies Originality

Mellon Artist-in-Residence Embodies Originality (03/12/2018)

Raven Chacon was the first Mellon Artist-in-Residence at the FAC.

"TiPing" Toward Excellence (03/12/2018)

A new teaching resource provides a succinct summary of leading research for CC faculty.

Breaking Down Barriers: Fine Arts Center Becomes More Affordable for Visitors

Breaking Down Barriers: Fine Arts Center Becomes More Affordable for Visitors (03/8/2018)

The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College (FAC) is offering reduced admission rates, expanded hours, and increased discounts to provide greater access for the Colorado Springs community.

CC Goes Across the Country

CC Goes Across the Country (03/5/2018)

From San Francisco to New York to Chicago to Denver, Colorado College is taking to the road to connect CC people across the country.

“A Radical Adventure”: CC Unveils the First Library Built for the Block Plan

“A Radical Adventure”: CC Unveils the First Library Built for the Block Plan (02/22/2018)

Renowned Irish author Colum McCann helped set the tone for the newly re-opened and renovated Charles L. Tutt Library and the beginning of the 2017-18 academic year.

Chica Chocolate Wins $25,000 in Big Idea Event

Chica Chocolate Wins $25,000 in Big Idea Event (02/8/2018)

Chica Chocolate, which took second place in Colorado College’s Big Idea competition last year, returned to take first place and $25,000 in prize money at CC’s sixth annual Big Idea competition, held Feb. 8 in the Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center.

Brain Injury Inspires Academic Focus

Brain Injury Inspires Academic Focus (01/31/2018)

As a high school freshman, Lili Uchida '19 had a snowboarding accident that caused a brain hemorrhage. Drawn to CC because of the flexibility of the Block Plan, Uchida found a home in the neuroscience department.

CC Ends 2017 With Notable Gifts

CC Ends 2017 With Notable Gifts (01/23/2018)

Colorado College completed 2017 with a number of gifts from individuals that are advancing Building on Originality: The Campaign for Colorado College, a comprehensive $435 million fundraising campaign that launched publicly in October. As of Dec. 20, the campaign had raised $313 million.

Colorado College 2016-17 Annual Report

Colorado College 2016-17 Annual Report (12/5/2017)

Read a report of the college’s most recently concluded fiscal year as well as feature stories and details about Building on Originality: The Campaign for Colorado College.

Lives Transformed: CC Scholarship Recipients Tell Their Stories

Lives Transformed: CC Scholarship Recipients Tell Their Stories (11/30/2017)

When donors invest in scholarships it’s an investment in the future for the individual recipients and for the college itself.

Seattle Alumni Connect with CC Students Over Block Break

Seattle Alumni Connect with CC Students Over Block Break (11/10/2017)

Colorado College students completed the Fall 2017 Tiger Trek in October with a tour of the Seattle area that featured successful alumni and highlighted potential career paths

CC Launches $435 Million Fundraising Campaign

CC Launches $435 Million Fundraising Campaign (10/17/2017)

Building on Originality: Campaign Focuses on Funds for Scholarships, Innovation, Library Renovation, Fine Arts Center

A Dialogue with President Tiefenthaler

A Dialogue with President Tiefenthaler (10/16/2017)

Colorado College President Jill Tiefenthaler called alumni and parents on Oct. 16 to answer questions about Building on Originality: The Campaign for Colorado College.

CC Builds on Strengths as Fundraising Increases

CC Builds on Strengths as Fundraising Increases (07/28/2017)

Colorado College received $44.7 million in gifts, pledges and estate commitments during its 2017 fiscal year, which concluded on June 30.

True Love Endures

True Love Endures (06/21/2017)

When Tom Hilb ’60 and Susan Gerard Hilb ’63 visited San Juan, Puerto Rico, in early 2017 they stumbled upon a book about an artist who is very familiar to them.