University receives gift from ExxonMobil Foundation

Author: Shannon Roddel


The University of Notre Dame has received a $187,125 gift from the ExxonMobil Foundation as a three-to-one match of annual donations made by 80 company employees and retirees who are alumni and friends of the University.

The gift will support a variety of University scholarships and funds as designated by the original donors.

Supporting education initiatives is of the highest priority to ExxonMobil and our employees,said foundation chairman Kenneth P. Cohen.This commitment is demonstrated through our matching gift program, which provides funds to educational institutions for improvements and the advancement of learning opportunities.We commend our employees for their generous contributions and their support of higher education.

The ExxonMobil Foundation is the charitable giving arm of ExxonMobil Corporation.The foundation’s Educational Matching Gift Program, initiated in 1962, has provided more than $301 million to higher education in theUnited States.

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