Annual Giving

History and Statistics

Since its first campaign in 1940-41, Annual Giving has raised $1.46 billion for Princeton, and 89.4 percent of undergraduate alumni have participated at some time. See giving histories by:

Below are the top undergraduate classes in terms of dollars raised and participation (as of 2018-19).

Cumulative Dollars

TOP 10 CLASSES

Class
Total Dollars
1963 $45,884,944
1958 $36,847,376
1967 $34,860,345
1952 $34,069,118
1970 $30,832,139
1987 $30,584,851
1983 $29,033,178
1979 $28,761,147
1976 $28,525,854
1986 $27,052,896

TOP 3 CLASSES BY DECADE

  Class Total Dollars Class Total Dollars Class Total Dollars
1930s 1939 $13,201,215 1936 $9,885,899 1934 $7,732,723
1940s 1942 $16,510,639 1941 $15,691,244 1944 $14,038,878
1950s 1958 $36,847,376 1952 $34,069,118 1957 $20,975,913
1960s 1963 $45,884,944 1967 $34,860,345 1965 $26,840,655
1970s 1970 $30,832,139 1979 $28,761,147 1976 $28,525,854
1980s 1987 $30,584,851 1983 $29,033,178 1986 $27,052,896
1990s 1993 $20,029,798 1992 $19,816,764 1991 $15,269,566
2000s 2001 $4,040,099 2002 $3,924,701 2000 $3,903,208
2010s 2010 $1,273,028 2014 $940,396 2013 $869,133

Cumulative Participation

TOP 10 CLASSES 

Class
%
2010 73.8%
2007 71.5%
2012 69.7%
1952 69.0%
1942 68.5%
1951 68.4%
2002 67.9%
2008 67.9%
2013 67.9%
1963 67.5%

TOP 3 CLASSES BY DECADE

  Class % Class % Class %
1930s 1939 64.4% 1935 61.3% 1931 60.0%
1940s 1942 68.5% 1943 63.2% 1940 62.6%
1950s 1952 69.0% 1951 68.4% 1956 66.4%
1960s 1963 67.5% 1960 63.7% 1967 62.6%
1970s 1972 59.0% 1970 56.9% 1971 50.1%
1980s 1983 59.2% 1988 57.4% 1986 57.1%
1990s 1998 58.7% 1999 58.3% 1996 56.2%
2000s 2007 71.5% 2008 67.9% 2002 67.9%
2010s 2010 73.8% 2012 69.7% 2013 67.9%