With Latest $350 Million Gift to Johns Hopkins, Bloomberg Surpasses $1 Billion in Giving to Alma Mater

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

The gift includes $250 million in support of a $1 billion effort to facilitate cross-disciplinary work across the university. Mayor Bloomberg, who earned his Bachelor's degree in Engineering from Johns Hopkins in 1964, made his first donation, a gift of $5, in 1965.

Philanthropist and New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg has committed $350 million to The Johns Hopkins University, anchoring a major initiative aimed at bringing significant innovation to U.S. higher education. The total commitment – the largest ever to the university – lifts Bloomberg’s lifetime giving to Johns Hopkins beyond $1 billion...

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