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Special thanks to this year's supporters who donated $374 million.
Without each of you, the But for Ohio State Campaign would not be
more than halfway towards its goal of $2.5 billion.
None of it possible without you!

Placing Students First

The But for Ohio State Campaign seeks to attract the most promising students--and help them afford tuition. It promises a more robust academic program, better places for students to live and learn, and vibrant study abroad opportunities.

Ohio Scholarship Challenge

O.A.R. pays it forward, with a $50,000 gift to create a scholarship for a student from Youngstown, Ohio.

Emboldening the research agenda

Taking risks, testing bold hypotheses, rethinking traditional approaches. Ohio State researchers work across disciplines and team up with industry to solve problems. But for Ohio State allows for a wider range of opportunity--which means more major problems solved.

A gift to cure cancer

Thanks to the JEGS Foundation, which gave $10 million to cure cancer at Ohio State.

Elevating Faculty and the Academic Enterprise

Researchers work together to solve the world's most pressing problems--and in the process, they patent their discoveries, launching new companies that bring jobs to Ohio. But for Ohio State will help attract, honor, and retain veteran talent as well as rising stars.

Eminence in Engineering

Alumnus Monte Ahuja's $3.5 million gift creates an endowed dean's chair in the College of Engineering.

Driving High-Impact Innovation

New ideas at Ohio State have big outcomes. Medical procedures save lives and new technologies make them better. But for Ohio State supports the university's boldest
thinkers--those who will
truly make a difference.
The world presents challenging questions
and Ohio State provides
creative answers.

Creating Modern Learning Environments

Through But for Ohio State, the university will become the national model for innovative campus design. That means the right buildings, in the right proximity for teamwork.
An example: the Ohio Union, built with every audience and every activity in mind.

A Buckeye
family's gift

The Crane family's $13.5 million gift will create the country's most comprehensive sports medicine facility--and fund early childhood and foreign-language education initiatives.