The incredible generosity of Wildcats around the world was on display December 1 during #CATSGiveBack, Northwestern's movement to engage in Giving Tuesday, a global day of philanthropy held every year on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving.infographic-updated-resized 2015 recap.jpg

In just 24 hours, more than 1,600 donors gave a total of $540,771 to Northwestern. Donors designated their gifts for 115 different funds, supporting everything from scholarships to study abroad programs and helping to ensure that today's students have the resources they need to pursue their goals.

The number of donors who made a gift during #CATSGiveBack this year represents a 129 percent increase over last year's effort, while the total dollars donated increased 70 percent.


For more details about the success of this year's #CATSGiveBack effort, check out the highlights below and the infographic at right.



#CATSGiveBack Highlights

  • More than 1,600 donors made a gift
  • Wildcats from 49 states and Washington D.C. + 13 countries participated
  • 2,850,000 #CATSGiveBack impressions on Instagram and Twitter
  • 115 funds supported through your gifts
  • Click on the infographic to the right for more!


#CatsGiveBack Digital Recap