The Campaign for UB

Bold is Forever

Thanks to you, donors and friends, the Boldly Buffalo campaign has surpassed its bold one billion-dollar goal a year ahead of schedule.  Your generosity, your support, your enthusiasm and your excitement can be felt by every student in every corner of campus, in the labs, libraries, and playing fields where they learn and compete, and by the citizens of Western New York and beyond.

The Campaign Ends on June 30, 2024

While already the largest comprehensive campaign in SUNY history, bold alumni and friends are still investing critical dollars in support of student success, faculty research and community programs that better lives for neighbors and communities around the world.

By continuing to support Boldly Buffalo, your contributions will continue to change the university and enable its rise in national prominence. There is still time to invest. To be bold. To dream big. To reach even higher. Join more than 39,000 of your fellow alumni and friends and show your support of UB’s future today.

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Fuel the future

Since its launch, the Boldly Buffalo campaign has transformed the university and the many communities it serves. From expanding its role as a leader in interdisciplinary education; to amplifying diversity, equity and inclusion efforts; to supporting UB’s ambition to take its place among the Top 25 public research universities in the country; the Boldly Buffalo campaign powers UB’s ability lead the charge for our students, our faculty and our world.  

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Big Problems Need Bold Ideas

Boldly Buffalo: The Campaign for the University at Buffalo is the largest, most ambitious fundraising campaign in university history—a campaign that will transform UB in nearly every way imaginable. While we are immensely proud of what we have accomplished, we cannot—and will not—stand still. Learn how we’re addressing critical problems across society. Learn more about bold ideas at UB

  • Arts and Culture
    Art’s never been just about art. It’s about telling stories and capturing moments. Using creativity to break down barriers. There’s an urban renaissance happening in Western New York, and the University at Buffalo is driving the charge.
  • Helping People Live Healthier Lives
    At the University at Buffalo, we’re helping people live healthier lives. We have been for 175 years. And with your support we’re preparing health care professionals to go out and serve the world with a renewed focus, and it is paying off.
  • Protecting Our Planet
    We all know about climate change and its effects on our planet. UB’s new Department of Environment and Sustainability was created to find solutions, and together with other disciplines, they’re leading the charge for a more sustainable and safer planet.
  • Supporting Social Justice
    What does justice mean in today’s society? How do we ensure that diversity and inclusion are at the forefront of decision-making? At UB, we strive to address essential questions, instill core values in our students, and create more just communities here in Buffalo—and beyond.