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Our Impact

The ASU Foundation continues to set high-water marks

New Gifts and Commitments

New Gifts and Commitments

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Gift Receipts


In 2017, we cultivated more than
107,000
individual donors.

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These generous donors supported
2,042
different philanthropic
funds across ASU.

We recorded
308,982
individual transactions.

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Donors made a gift
to ASU every
102 sec

Our endowment grew to
$665M
making a one-year average
endowment return of
12.8%



Our total assets
grew to more than
$1B



We provided
$104M
to ASU programs, faculty, and students.

University Realty leased 100% of Skysong III, a state-of-the-art mixed-used facility.

While breaking ground on Skysong IV, an innovative office, retail, hotel, and residential development.

And moving forward with Mirabella at ASU, a twenty-story, university-based senior housing facility.

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Skysong Innovations generated more than $93M
in funding from investors for ASU startups.

The US patent office issued 84
patents to Skysong Innovations companies.

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Skysong Innovations generated 147
physical science invention disclosures
and 122
life science invention disclosures.