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Discover Dartmouth’s historic campaign

The Call to Lead is a bold invitation to Dartmouth’s global community to engage with the most pressing human concerns of our times. Through this $3 billion campaign, we will effect change and improve lives around the world by pursuing three key goals.

Advance our distinctive educational model

to become the unparalleled leader in liberal arts education

Pursue discoveries that benefit humanity

by investing in key areas for global impact

Prepare students for lives of leadership

to meet the world's great challenges with wisdom

73% to Goal
86,081 Participants

How Will You Answer the Call?

This is a campaign for everyone who loves Dartmouth—and believes in the power of future generations. Thousands of alumni, parents, and friends have supported Dartmouth through The Call to Lead. Join us by giving to the Dartmouth initiatives, schools, or institutes that mean the most to you. Now is our time to change the world!

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Choose Your Path

Today’s Dartmouth students and faculty want to make a difference right now in our complex, global, technology-driven society. Their work begins here in Hanover. You can join their efforts by investing in the part of the campaign that speaks to your own interests.

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Supporting All of Dartmouth

Dartmouth is the fusion of a renowned liberal arts college and a robust research university, with schools, departments, and disciplines working together to provide students with an unparalleled liberal arts experience. You can support the campaign by giving directly to one of Dartmouth’s schools, centers, institutes, or other divisions.

Becca Heller

"I Want My Time on Earth to Mean Something"

MacArthur Fellow Becca Heller has dedicated her life to helping others

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Young Alumni Expand Accessibility and Affordability

21st-century alumni donors proclaim their philanthropic leadership and add more than $1 million to Dartmouth’s financial aid endowment

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Dartmouth Honors Richard Reiss for Historic Library Investment

Baker’s great hall named in recognition of gift to reimagine Dartmouth’s libraries

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Transformative Gifts Drive the Campaign

Donors improve the lives of our students—and people across the globe

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