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Help Morehouse Navigate Financial Impacts of COVID-19

During #GivingTuesdayNow, we have an opportunity to demonstrate to the world that while we may be physically distant, we remain connected through generosity. #GivingTuesdayNow is a new global day of giving on May 5, 2020 as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19.

 

Like many other institutions, Morehouse College is navigating financial impacts due to the COVID-19 pandemic:
 

  • Current estimates put the immediate budgetary impact of COVID-19 at Morehouse College around $7 Million. The full extent of the pandemic's impact is yet to be seen, and we recognize that there will be many more challenges and uncharted territory ahead. 
     
  • Whether we are able to open for in-person instruction in the fall of 2020 or expand offerings online until it is safer for faculty, staff and students to return in 2021, enrollment is expected to decline. The economic impact of Covid-19 will mean fewer families — especially black and Hispanic ones at the lower end of the household income scale — will be able to afford college tuition.
     
  • Given the pandemic's widespread disruption, it is unclear how many students who are offered admission will enroll in the fall. This combined with an expected dip in the number of returning students and a decrease in the international student population, will almost certainly lead to further budget shortfalls.

 

Morehouse will brave these uncertain times and thrive for another 153 years—and more—with your help! We are driven by our mission and the belief that Morehouse College is needed in today's world even more than ever before.

 

The impact of this pandemic is felt by everyone. You may be concerned about the health of your friends and family, the toll this is taking on the local and global economy, or about what the future holds. Yet, even in times of crisis, we each have a deep reserve of generosity. Now more than ever before we need to come together for Morehouse College. 

 

 

Thank you Morehouse Community!
May 06, 2020

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We are inspired by the generosity and unity showcased by the Morehouse community, all across the globe! During this special #GivingTuesdayNow initiative, you truly demonstrated the importance of coming together with one purpose. Even as we are all experiencing this global pandemic, we each tapped into our deep reserve of generosity and proved that giving back is a healing force for good!

 

Over the next few days the Office of Institutional Advancement will be diligently processing every gift and calculating final totals. We are eager to share with you the success of your efforts. Stay tuned! 

Leaderboard
Who supports Morehouse?
We are so grateful to all of our donors!
How are you affiliated with Morehouse College?
Rank Answer Donors
1 Alumnus 1,201
2 Friend of the College 144
3 Parent of Former Student 39
4 Parent of Current Student 33
5 Faculty/Staff 30
6 Current Student 13
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Leaderboard
How's your class stacking up?
Check back throughout the campaign to see which class has the highest participation!
What is your class year? (Four digits, e.g. 1991)
Rank Answer Donors
1 1999 106
2 1998 89
3 1997 63
4 1988 45
5 1991 43
6 1996 39
7 1969 38
8 1992 32
9 1990 31
10 2018 29
11 1993 29
12 1995 28
13 1986 27
14 2004 26
15 2000 26
16 2006 25
17 2003 24
18 1989 22
19 2007 22
20 2008 21
21 2001 21
22 2002 21
23 1987 20
24 1994 19
25 1963 19
26 2019 18
27 2005 18
28 2009 17
29 1983 16
30 2017 16
31 2011 15
32 2014 15
33 2010 15
34 1971 14
35 1981 14
36 2012 13
37 2015 13
38 1974 13
39 1984 11
40 1975 11
41 1973 10
42 1982 10
43 2013 10
44 1985 9
45 1980 9
46 1978 9
47 2016 8
48 1979 8
49 1970 8
50 1966 7
51 1972 7
52 1976 7
53 1968 6
54 1967 4
55 1977 4
56 2020 4
57 2023 3
58 1957 2
59 1962 2
60 1959 1
61 1964 1
62 2022 1
63 2024 1
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Donor Heatmap
Rank State Donors
1 GA 422
2 CA 102
3 MD 99
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