Campaign will benefit:
Campaign goal: $15 million by 2011
Achieved: $16.7 million!
The six-year, $15 million Doors to Success campaign-- the longest and largest in Fredonia's history--went public May 2, 2008,
with the dedication of the Carnahan-Jackson Center for Learning and Scholarship in
Reed Library. It concluded at the end of 2011 having gone over its goal by $1.7 million.
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The center signifies and honors the longstanding financial and volunteer support given
by the Carnahan-Jackson Foundation to the Fredonia community over the years, as well
as the personal philanthropy and leadership provided by its Board Chairman, David
H. Carnahan. The Carnahan-Jackson Foundation has provided the lead gift in each of
the last three capital campaigns (including the current one), dating back to 1995.
Its total gifts and pledges during this span now exceed $1.5 million.
The dollars generated during the campaign, entitled, "Doors to Success: the Campaign
for Fredonia," will be used primarily to fund scholarships, student educational enrichment,
academic program enhancement and cultural programming.