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B-CU Launches $7.5 Million Fundraising Campaign

Bethune - Cookman university foundation shifting towards a new foundation. Established in 2018, Bethune-Cookman Foundation, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation developed to enhance the academic vision and priorities of B-CU through philanthropy. Bethune-Cookman Foundation, Inc. seeks to maximize the impact of contributions and has launched a multi-year fundraising campaign with the theme: Shifting Towards a New Foundation.

The goal of the campaign is to raise $7.5 million to strengthen the University endowment and close the financial gap for students by June 30, 2020. Your gifts will support University initiatives through student scholarships, faculty endowments, and capital projects.

Generous support from alumni and friends like you allows us to continue our excellent programs and offer transformative experiences to our students. We are pleased to count you among our friends at B-CU.

With your help we can:

  • Help to solve the pressing issues of our times
  • Launch innovative and creative problem solving
  • Promote transdisciplinary collaboration
  • Enhance the student experience
  • Amplify the work and research of our faculty


To give text LoveBCU to 41444

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About Bethune Cookman University:

Founded in 1904 by Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune, Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) today sustains her legacy of faith, scholarship, and service through its relationship with the United Methodist Church and its commitment to academic excellence and civic engagement.  B-CU offers 38 degrees on its main campus and online college. Located in Daytona Beach, B-CU is one of three private, historically black colleges in the state of Florida. The institution boasts a diverse and international faculty and student body of nearly 4,000.  For more information, visit

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