Georgetown launches Called to Be campaign

Georgetown this week launched Called to Be: The Campaign for Georgetown, a $3 billion ambition to advance our university’s mission and impact.

Since Georgetown’s founding, we have understood our responsibility to help meet the world’s most profound needs—and have committed to grow in a way that allows us to answer that calling. Today, our Georgetown community is called to take on challenges that are more complex than ever. To empower principled leaders and skilled problem-solvers. To strengthen the health and social fabric of communities worldwide.

Through this campaign, we are answering, focusing on four areas of great strength for Georgetown—and even greater opportunity.

Loyal FEED readers will see some familiar themes and programs among the 250+ giving opportunities tied to our campaign commitments. As always, students are at the core—reflecting our centuries-old Jesuit tradition of providing access to higher education, our ongoing dedication to building and supporting a thriving community, and our recognition that the exponential impact of a Georgetown education wouldn’t be possible without our exceptional students.


Ensuring our student community thrives

We want the world’s best students from all backgrounds to choose Georgetown and participate fully in their college experience. Our Jesuit tradition of cura personalis, care of the whole person, calls us to make that possible—by meeting each student’s needs, through scholarships and support across all dimensions of learning and formation.

Access & Excellence: Highlights from THE FEED

Shaping the future of teaching, research, and learning 

Our faculty, and their interactions with students, fuel the Georgetown learning experience and the creation of new knowledge. We must invest in these outstanding scholars and empower them to build on the university’s leadership in educational innovation.

Learning & Discovery: Highlights from THE FEED

Advancing the health and security of people and the planet 

Georgetown is home to an array of students, scholars, and practitioners working toward a healthier, more secure future for our communities and our common home. We are entering a new era of action, building on decades of momentum across our academic health and science center, global health programs, environmental initiatives, and more. 

Health & Environment: Highlights from THE FEED

Building a stronger, more ethical society 

With our prime location and our deep commitment to the common good, Georgetown is uniquely positioned to shape the nation’s systems, social fabric, civic engagement, and contributions to the world. We are committed to realizing our full potential as the premier source of dedicated public servants, ethical business leaders, and innovative legal and policy experts.

Society & Democracy: Highlights from THE FEED

Learn more

We look forward to sharing more stories from the campaign in future issues of the FEED and invite you to visit the Called to Be website to learn more about this defining moment for Georgetown University.

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