"HBCUs’ outlook would be far less precarious with a strong philanthropic footprint," writes Inside Philanthropy's Mike Scutari. "And yet, in 2019, the top seven predominantly or historically white colleges landed $2.94 billion in donations, versus just $43 million for the nation’s 100 or so HBCUs. How can we explain this disconnect?"
Mike Scutari, "'Things Will Only Get Tougher.' With HBCUs on the Brink, Will More Funders Step Up?," Inside Philanthropy, May 19, 2020.