Grace College Completes ASPIRE Campaign
Grace College & Seminary President Bill Katip has announced that its ASPIRE Campaign has raised $38.5 million. The funds will support upkeep and expansion of the school’s programs, as well as athletic facilities including the college’s first-ever track and field complex.
Katip said that the campaign, which launched in March 2017, first aimed to raise $37 million and surpassed that goal much earlier than anticipated.
“This remarkable figure represents the generosity and sacrificial giving of 7,339 individuals. Not only did our friends give above and beyond what we had hoped, but they did so a full year ahead of expectation,” said Katip.
Since 2017, the college has launched several new, high-demand academic programs including agribusiness, mechanical engineering, digital marketing and worship arts, while making investments in other programs such as exercise science, chemistry and nursing through the ASPIRE campaign.
The campaign also supports improvements to other athletic facilities such as a new competition-level soccer stadium and a rebuilt softball diamond.