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    Air Force Academy Receives Record $51.7M in 2022 Donations

    Air Force Academy Receives Record .7M in 2022 Donations

    Donors contributed a record $51.7 million to support  Academy initiatives in 2022.

    Over 7,500 graduates, parents, families, foundations and corporations contributed funds through the Air Force Academy Foundation, bolstering the total investment in the Defining Our Future campaign to $248.26 million.

    Defining Our Future campaigns for private funding to support and develop academy programs in academics, and athletics. The campaign is on track to surpass its $270 million fundraising goal, said Kelly Banet, senior vice president for development.

    “The campaign creates opportunities for graduates, parents and families, and supporters to help advance USAFA's excellence,” said Mark Hille, Class of 1997 and president of the Association of Graduates and the foundation. “It's a way graduates and friends can feel vitally connected to the mission — to know they are supporting USAFA cadets in developing into the leaders of character our Air Force and Space Force require.”

    The $51.7 million received in 2022 is going toward initiatives in areas including academics, warfighting training, athletics, character development and heritage.

    Over 2,600 donors contributed over $1.3 million on the 1Day1USAFA day of giving on Aug. 3. This first-ever giving day was a chance for supporters to make donations to the missions of USAFA, USAFA Preparatory School and the Air Force Academy Fund for community support and…

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