Break Through by the Numbers


Campaign Progress

Publicly launched in April 2016, Break Through: The Caltech Campaign is a $2 billion initiative that will secure Caltech’s future as a source of transformative discovery for the world.

Partners in Discovery

Donors to the Break Through campaign—like Caltech scientists and engineers—are dedicated to pursuing the unknowns, the what-ifs, and the never-been-done-befores.

Building Endowment

Gifts to endowment help ensure that Caltech can be fearless in attacking important problems and defining new fields of inquiry for generations to come.

Alumni Pay It Forward

Caltech’s graduates lead the way in almost every field imaginable. They are also deeply loyal to Caltech, evidenced in their support of the Break Through campaign.

Every Gift Makes a Difference

Every gift to Caltech, no matter the size, is a powerful investment in people who are seeking solutions to some of the most pressing challenges society faces today.

Thank you

Caltech brings together extraordinary faculty and students in an environment that encourages them to dream big. Your support helps them make those dreams reality—and shape a better future for us all.

The world needs Caltech. And Caltech thanks you.