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FIU demonstrates what it means to be Worlds Ahead by taking on local and global challenges with serious investments in bold solutions. Our unique position geographically, culturally, and academically creates distinct advantages for FIU – empowering us to lead the way in student success and research, with incredible scale and reach. FIU’s local roots and commitment to community deepen our impact – transforming the lives of people and driving economic prosperity.

The Next Horizon breaks new ground as Florida International University’s first $750 million comprehensive campaign. The Next Horizon will showcase the trailblazing achievements of FIU while raising funds for future-forward initiatives. This campaign is a multiyear effort that entered its public phase on January 26, 2019. The Next Horizon campaign offers unprecedented opportunities and obligations to impact our community more deeply, and to lead more boldly in areas of teaching, research, entrepreneurship, and public policy.

What the Next Horizon campaign will fund:

FIU’s Next Horizon builds on the cutting-edge research, world-class programs, innovation, and 21st-century teaching that has made FIU a leading public research institution. The initiatives below represent our campaign objectives for funding the next wave of breakthrough achievements. 

FIU Points of Pride

  • R1

    RESEARCH 1 CARNEGIE CLASSIFICATION – VERY HIGH RESEARCH ACTIVITY

  • 56,000+

    STUDENTS

  • 201

    BACHELOR'S, MASTER'S AND DOCTORAL PROGRAMS

Why Giving Matters

President Rosenberg with a Student

"FIU has a deep impact on the lives of people as an anchor in our community and a driver of economic prosperity. The Next Horizon offers unprecedented opportunities and obligations to impact our community more deeply and to lead more boldly in areas of teaching, research, entrepreneurship, and public policy."
–Mark B. Rosenberg, FIU President 

 

Howard Lipman, CEO, FIU Foundation

"In partnership with our donors, we are shaping the future of FIU. We are creating a financial foundation that will propel us to the Next Horizon. I encourage you to explore this website and come to campus to meet the people impacted by the power of philanthropy. They are the heart of FIU – the students, faculty, staff, and community members who are daily enriched, inspired, and transformed by the generosity of your gifts."
–Howard Lipman, CEO, FIU Foundation 

 

Richard Brilliant, Chairperson,  FIU Foundation Board of Directors

"This is our FIU ― a formidable force in higher education and a force for the greater good. FIU knows well that with capacity comes an even greater responsibility to achieve the extraordinary for those FIU can help and serve. The university’s vision to do even more is what powers its Next Horizon campaign."
–Richard Brilliant, Chairperson,
FIU Foundation Board of Directors