Impact Report

July 1, 2017–June 30, 2018

Some people think fundraising is just dollars and cents. But what you, as a donor, have given to Bentley means so much more.

It's dollars and

A true blue sense of

1,169

Falcons made their first gift to Bentley

1,445

True Blue donors gave for their fifth (or more!) consecutive year

Sense of

$7.5M given to Bentley

 

$4.7M current use (including Annual Fund)

Other ($2,475)
Bentley Annual Fund ($2,389,375)
(including unrestricted gifts, the Parents Fund and gifts to athletics)
Current Use ($2,288,275)
(including program support and scholarships)
Endowment ($1,340,090)
Capital Priorities ($1,184,819)
Facilities ($285,134)

Of

$1.3M was added to the endowment, supporting faculty, scholarships, athletics and so much more for generations to come.

And

70% of students received financial aid

70%

It's a sense of

#2 Best Regional Universities-North, U.S. News and World Report, America’s Best Colleges 2018

#1 Highest First-Year Retention Rate (Regional Universities-North)

#1 Average Amount of Need-Based Aid Awarded (Regional Universities-North)

#4 College in the Nation for Internship Opportunities, The Princeton Review

#1 for Business, Management and Marketing, College Factual

Of

Our new arena was named the most environmentally sustainable in the nation.

Brenden Botelho ’20 is using his Statehouse internship to take on climate change.

Associate Professor of Sociology Miriam Boeri is tackling a suburban opioid crisis with support of the NIH.

It’s all happening because of Bentley — and because of

5,139 total donors

69%

Alumni

18%

Parents

7%

Students

3%

Friends

3%

Faculty & Staff

Thank you for your sense of

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