Grambling State University Breaks Fundraising Goal during 1901 Day of Giving campaign

Grambling, La.- May 21, 2024 – Grambling State University continues to exceed expectations raising $516,362 for the 1901 Day of Giving with the help of alumni, faculty, staff, students, and friends. A 24% increase from the 2023 campaign, GSU received over 1,000 investors with an average gift of $580.

The investment areas for this year’s campaign were as follows: Academic Excellence, Access and Opportunity, GAP Fund, Presidential Priorities (included unrestricted gifts), Student Experience and Engagement, and Tiger Athletics.

“These funds will significantly enhance our ability to provide exceptional educational experiences, support groundbreaking research, and foster a vibrant campus experience.” said Grambling State University President Martin Lemelle, Jr. ” As we look to the future, this success sets a new standard for what we can accomplish together, and I am confident that our continued collective efforts will drive Grambling State University to even greater heights.”