Fundraising Illinois St. Univ. Meets Fundraising Goal Early By Associated Press & Brad Palmer • Jun 12, 2019 Illinois State University has exceeded a $150 million fundraising goal. The university announced Tuesday it's received more than $155 million in donations, hitting the goal for the Redbirds Rising campaign 13 months ahead of schedule. SIU Forever Campaign Reaches Goal By Brad Palmer • May 30, 2019 Brad Palmer, WSIU Radio Officials at SIU-Carbondale were all smiles Thursday as interim Chancellor John Dunn announced the university reached a fundraising goal. WSIU InFocus: Heartland People Care Campaign By Jennifer Fuller • Jan 20, 2017 WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with Aur Beck, who is heading up "Heartland People Care," a group aimed at leveraging local funds for non-profit organizations.