CapDev Releases Annual Donor List of Major Gifts of the Year

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Generosity is Priceless!

Times of crisis reveal philanthropy’s altruism – both its vulnerability and its humanity. Americans have once again stepped up to support nonprofits who help meet pressing community needs of all types.

The following is CapDev’s annual selection of some of the many thoughtful and distinguished pledges and gifts individuals from our region have made since our last card, a reminder that it is generous people like you who create and sustain philanthropy:

  • Anonymous: $1M to North Carolina Coastal Federation
  • Anonymous: $1.9M to NC Zoological Society
  • Tom Arthur: $5M to East Carolina University
  • Anthony Burgess: $1M to Operation Smile
  • William and Joanne Conway: $20M to University of Virginia; 13.83M to University of Maryland; $20M to Catholic University of America
  • William and Ellen Cranwell, and Robert and Susie Cranwell: $7M to Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • Matthew Cullinan and Anna Reilly: $1.7M to Winston-Salem State University
  • Joseph and Nancy DePippo: $1M to Elizabethtown College
  • Mary Ann Elliott: $6M to UNC Pembroke
  • Lawrence and Janice Goldrich: $15M to Eastern Virginia Medical School
  • William and Alice Goodwin: $250M to Break Through Cancer; $5M to Mary Baldwin University
  • Stan Greenspon: $1.5M to Queens College
  • David Hayworth: $1M to Qubein Children’s Museum
  • Gordon and Sarah Herring: $6.1M to Furman University
  • Darren and Terry Jackson: $31M to Marquette University
  • Michael Jordan: $2M to Feeding America; $10M to Novant Health Foundation
  • Leon and Sandra Levine: $11.5M to UNC Charlotte
  • Ken and Donna Lewis: $1.5M to Appalachian Regional Healthcare System
  • Mary McVay: $1M to Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • Megan Medica: $5M to Wake Forest University
  • Pavel Molchanov: $1.6M to Chatham House Foundation
  • Darla Moore: $5M to Francis Marion University
  • Robert A. Niblock: $2.5M to UNC Charlotte
  • Chris Petti: $1M to Appalachian Regional Healthcare System
  • Wilbur and Ann Powers: $60M to Clemson University
  • Rich and Marilyn Jacobs Preyer: $1M to UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Lola Reinsch: $5M to Virginia Hospital Center
  • Jerry Richardson: $150M to Wofford College
  • Mehul and Hema Sanghani: $10M to Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 
  • Bonnie and Jamie Schaefer, Marla Schaefer and Steve Weishoff: $3M to Appalachian Regional Health System
  • Yousry and Linda Sayed: $5M to UNC Wilmington
  • Harlan Stone: $2M to University of Arizona
  • Elizabeth Strickland: $1.3M to Crossnore School & Children’s Home
  • Randall and Elizabeth Williams, and William and Beth Williams III: $10M to Elon University

Current or past CapDev campaign clients are in italics

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