89,582,393 reasons to celebrate
Transforming Tomorrow, a five-year comprehensive campaign for Wartburg College, surpassed its goal of $75 million with a total of $89,582,393 raised. These commitments have helped to achieve the goals identified in Wartburg’s strategic plan. The greatest priority was to secure $40 million in current gifts and pledges, providing immediate resources for:
- Investing in People to ensure student access.
- Investing in Places to enhance student living and learning.
- Investing in Programs to enable student success.
The campaign also emphasized increased Annual Fund gifts to sustain operations of the college, as well as deferred (estate) gifts to provide for its future through a growing endowment. Current gifts made up 57 percent of donations received during the campaign, while 43 percent were deferred.