Kane golf outing at NEIU

Numbers add up for Kane Scholarship fundraiser

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

As Northeastern Illinois University prepares to tee off the 43rd annual Chuck Kane Scholarship Golf Event on Aug. 17, we take a look back at the impressive numbers the NEIU Foundation’s top fundraiser has accumulated over the years.

$363,199

That is the value of the Kane Scholarship endowment, and it’s growing every year!

$217,199

That’s how much the NEIU Foundation has raised for the Kane Scholarship since taking over the event in its 34th year.

$2,500

That’s how much an autographed Michael Jordan jersey sold for during the silent auction in 2013.

988

That’s how many golfers have participated in the event since the NEIU Foundation took over.

137

Kane Scholarship Recipients to date. In 2014, the NEIU Foundation awarded Kane Scholarships to 13 students totaling $7,200.

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The Kane Scholarship Fund provides scholarships to all of Northeastern’s colleges (Arts and Sciences, Education, Business and Management, and Graduate Studies and Research).

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Holes-in-one recorded, and by none other than Chuck Kane’s daughter Liz Kane in 1995.