• The Leah Brock McCartney Project
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    The Leah Brock McCartney Project

    Inspired by a course taught by Dr. Jordan West, GW alumni Owen Manning and Naseem Haamid started the Leah Brock McCartney Project to create a mural on campus to honor the first Black woman believed to have graduated from GW.

    Learn more about the project

Emilie Joe Brandt, Class of 2022


"Thanks to philanthropy and donor generosity, I have the opportunity to study in the nation’s capital and be a part of a community that has become so special to me. Throughout my time on campus, I have been intentional about taking advantage of everything that GW has to offer to maximize my student experience."

Emilie Joe Brandt, Class of 2022

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Making a Difference

Chris Zuniga

Students Find Support Among GW Community During Pandemic

The GW Cares Student Assistance Fund helps students, like Chris Zuniga, CCAS ‘22, face unexpected financial hardships in the wake of COVID-19.

Read Zuniga's Story →

Sabrina Davis

Scholarships Help Students Pursue Their Passions

The Power & Promise Fund for Student Aid has helped alumna Sabrina Davis, CCAS BA ‘20, study race in politics and social justice.

Read Davis' Story →

LRSAC

GW Alumni and Parents Support Student Initiatives

The Luther Rice Society Advisory Council supports GW programs that enable students to thrive academically, professionally, and socially.

Read about the LRSAC’s gift →

Philanthropy Spotlight

Professor Michael King shown at a blackboard demonstrating organic chemistry to a class.

Endowment Bequest Builds on Professor Michael King’s Legacy of Impact at GW

Testamentary gifts from the King family will fund the chemistry department’s first endowed professorship and support GW Hillel.

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Gift of $2.7 Million Establishes a Master’s Program in Israel Education

The Marcus Foundation, through a partnership with The iCenter, builds on GW’s strengths in Jewish education and Judaic studies.
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Mount Vernon Seminary Alumna, Spouse Bequeath $1 Million to GW Women’s Leadership Program

GW preserves the legacy of Mount Vernon Seminary and College through an innovative first-year living and learning community on the Mount Vernon campus.