$ 1,408,786 raised 3,051 gifts


Events

Don't miss the chance to multiply your impact, thanks to gift matching opportunities from some of our most generous donors.

Past Events


$15,000
The Newkirk Overtime Challenge
Help Women’s Basketball unlock a generous $15,000 gift from the Newkirk Family if Athletics receives 400 gifts.
400 / 400 Gifts
Completed
$2,500
Men’s Soccer Challenge
Help Men’s Soccer unlock a generous $2,500 gift from Mark and Kathleen Santora after 75 gifts are received to UCI Athletics
75 / 75 Gifts
Completed
$2,500
Women’s Soccer Challenge
Help Women’s Soccer unlock a generous $2,500 gift from Mark and Kathleen Santora after 75 gifts are received to UCI Athletics
75 / 75 Gifts
Completed
$7,000
Men’s Basketball Challenge #1
Help Men’s Basketball unlock a generous $7,000 gift from a generous benefactor after 125 gifts are received to UCI Athletics
125 / 125 Gifts
Completed
$10,000
Men’s Basketball Challenge #2
Help Men’s Basketball unlock a generous $10,000 gift from a generous benefactor after 175 gifts are received to UCI Athletics
50 / 50 Gifts
Completed
$25,000
Men’s Basketball Challenge #3
Help Men’s Basketball unlock a generous $25,000 gift from a generous benefactor after 250 gifts are received to UCI Athletics
75 / 75 Gifts
Completed
$25,000
$25,000 for 25 Gifts Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) Challenge
Help UROP unlock a $25,000 gift from generous community members by contributing one of the first 25 gifts made towards UROP today!
25 / 25 Gifts
Completed
$10,000
Disability Services 20 Donor Unlocking Challenge
Help us unlock a generous $10,000 gift from Dr. Lorna Carlin by being one of the first 20 donors to support the Disability Services Center, and empower students to maximize their abilities to thrive in today’s global community.
20 / 20 Gifts
Completed
$20,000
School of Medicine 35 Donor Scholarship Challenge
Give today in support of School of Medicine scholarships and we will unlock a generous $20,000 gift from Dr. Lorna Carlin in support of the graduate program at the School of Medicine.
35 / 35 Gifts
Completed
$5,000
Men’s Volleyball Challenge
Help Men’s Volleyball unlock a generous $5,000 gift from a generous alum after 200 gifts are received to UCI Athletics.
225 / 225 Gifts
Completed
$150,000
Choi Family 50 Gifts for $150,000 Challenge
The first 50 gifts made to the ANTrepreneur Center on Giving Day will unlock the very generous gift of $150,000 from Carol & Eugene Choi!
50 / 50 Gifts
Completed
$50,000
Stem Cell Research Center Seed Grant Challenge
Help us rise to the challenge and unlock $50,000 from a generous benefactor by being one of the first 50 gifts!
50 / 50 Gifts
Completed
$1,500
SAGE Scholars 20 Donors Challenge
When we reach 10 gifts to SAGE, an anonymous donor will contribute $1000 to the SAGE Fund.  When we reach 20 gifts to SAGE, an additional contribution of $500 will be made! Remember it’s our 20 year anniversary. So 20 is our lucky number!
20 / 20 Gifts
Completed
$12,500
UCI MIND 100 Donors Challenge
Help UCI MIND unlock a generous $12,500 gift after 100 donors support Alzheimer's research today!
100 / 100 Gifts
Completed
$20,000
Art History $10,000 Challenge
Help us reach our goal of $10,000 in support of Art History students and unlock a generous gift from UCI alumnus Vince Steckler.
$1,395 / $10,000 Raised
Ended
$5,000
First Generation Student Success 50 Donors Challenge
We've reached 25 gifts, and now with your support, if we hit 50 gifts, we will unlock a generous $5,000 gift from Mark & Kathleen Santora!
25 / 25 Gifts
Completed
$2,500
Tom Nielsen 75 Gifts Challenge $2,500
When we hit 75 gifts we will unlock another $2,500 from Tom Nielsen for student scholarships. Help us rise to the challenge and make a gift to the Claire Trevor School of the Arts.
75 / 75 Gifts
Completed
$15,000
Men's Health Giving Challenge
Join us in the challenge! If $10,000 is received in support of Men’s Health, we will unlock an additional $15,000 donation from an anonymous donor.
$1,100 / $10,000 Raised
Ended
$20,000
School of Humanities 50 Donor Challenge
Be one of the first 50 gifts made to the School of Humanities and help us unlock a generous $20,000 gift from an anonymous donor.
50 / 50 Gifts
Completed
2
Match
Syage Family Physical Sciences Math CEO Match
All gifts made to Physical Sciences for Math CEO will be matched dollar for dollar by the Syage Charitable Fund, up to the first $5,000.
$2,120 MATCHED
Ended
2
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UCI Law Fund $1k Matching Gift
This year for Giving Day, UCI Law Professor Christopher Whytock has generously offered to match all gifts 1:1, up to $1,000! Taking advantage of this match will double your impact to the Law Fund! Every dollar makes a difference, and your gifts help UCI Law further its commitment to public service.
$1,000 MATCHED
Completed
$2,500
Cheryll & Richard Ruszat 50 Gifts Challenge $2,500
We've reached 25 gifts, and now with your support, if we hit 50 gifts, CTSA will unlock a generous $2,500 gift from Cheryll and Richard Ruszat. That’s another five scholarships for students at Claire Trevor School of the Arts.
50 / 50 Gifts
Completed
$250
Staff Assembly 50 Gifts Challenge
Make one of the first 50 gifts supporting the Mike Puritz Staff Assembly Career Enhancement Scholarship and help unlock a gift of $250 from the Staff Assembly Scholarship Committee Co-Chairs, Sandy Nga Lee and Lynette Mabutol.
45 / 50 Gifts
Ended
$1,000
Staff Assembly $2,500 Challenge
We reached $1,000! Now we need your help to meet the next challenge goal. If $2,500 is received in support of the Mike Puritz Staff Assembly Career Enhancement Scholarship, Diane Sagey, 2016-2018 Scholarship Co-Chair, will contribute $1,000!
$380 / $2,500 Raised
Ended
$25,000
UCI Diabetes Center Challenge
Help us meet the challenge of unlocking a generous $25,000 gift for the UCI Diabetes Center by being one of the first 30 gifts made today!
30 / 30 Gifts
Completed
$15,000
UCI Law Fund Challenge
Help us rise to the challenge and unlock $15,000 for the UCI Law Fund from a generous benefactor by being one of the first 25 gifts!
25 / 25 Gifts
Completed
$1,000
UCI Libraries 5 Gifts Special Collections Challenge
If we hit 5 gifts to Special Collections and Archives, we will unlock a $1,000 gift in support of the LGBT archives within the Special Collections and Archives!
5 / 5 Gifts
Completed
$5,000
UCI Libraries 15 Gifts Special Collections Challenge
We reached 5 gifts! Ten more gifts made to the Special Collections and Archives Fund on Giving Day will unlock a generous gift of $5,000 from Kathy & Julian Donahue in support of the Special Collections and Archives!
15 / 15 Gifts
Completed
$300
Staff Assembly $1,000 Challenge
Join us in the challenge! If $1,000 is received in support of the Mike Puritz Staff Assembly Career Enhancement Scholarship, Mike Puritz, Chuck Villanueva, Sandy Nga Lee and Lynette Mabutol will contribute a total of $300 to the Mike Puritz Staff Assembly Career Enhancement Scholarship!
$1,000 / $1,000 Raised
Completed
2
Match
UCI Parents for Student Success Match
Double the impact of your gift by joining members of the Parent Executive Board in supporting the Parent Campaign for Student Success. All gifts totaling up to $45,000 will be matched dollar for dollar, thanks to the generosity of our board members.
$3,315 MATCHED
Ended
$50,000
Gavin Herbert Eye Institute Research Challenge
Help us rise to the challenge and unlock $50,000 from a generous benefactor by being one of the first 50 gifts!
50 / 50 Gifts
Completed
2
Match
Shakespeare Center Dollar-for-Dollar Challenge
All gifts made in support of the Shakespeare Center on Giving Day will be matched dollar for dollar by the Center’s director, Prof. Julia Lupton, and Tom and Marilyn Sutton up to the first $6,000
$2,440 MATCHED
Ended
2
Match
Humanities Asian American Studies Dollar for Dollar Match
All gifts made in support of Asian American Studies on Giving Day will be matched dollar for dollar by UCI alumni Eileen Chun-Fruto and James Lam, up to the first $3,300.
$3,300 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Art History Dollar-for-Dollar Challenge
All gifts made in support of Art History on Giving Day will be matched dollar for dollar by a generous anonymous donation, up to the first $5,000.
$1,395 MATCHED
Ended
2
Match
Graduate Division Dissertation Fellowships Match
Help support dissertation fellowships! All gifts made to the Graduate Division on Giving Day will be matched dollar for dollar, up to the first $100,000
$900 MATCHED
Ended
2
Match
Engineering $100K Dollar for Dollar Match
Thanks to an anonymous donor, all gifts made to Engineering today will be matched dollar for dollar, up to $100,000.
$10,686 MATCHED
Ended
2
Match
CalTeach Director Match For Student Success
Our director, Doron Zinger, will match up to $500 in pledges. With this match, 100 donations of just $5 will raise $1000 to help CalTeach students!
$500 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Master of Arts in Teaching Dollar for Dollar Match
Donate today to the Undergraduate Scholarships and Graduate Fellowships Fund to support future teachers who embody the Master of Arts in Teaching program’s core commitments of equity, reflective practice, leadership and advocacy. The first $500 donated today will be matched by MAT leadership. This means $500 in donations from you equals $1,000 in support for deserving students.
$500 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Sutton Family Physical Sciences Match
Gifts made to any of the Physical Sciences Giving Day programs will be matched dollar for dollar by Marilyn & Tom Sutton, up to the first $5,000.
$5,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
ICS $25K Dollar for Dollar Match
Thanks to an anonymous donor, all gifts made to ICS today will be matched dollar for dollar, up to $25,000.
$6,852 MATCHED
Ended
2
Match
Max Chao/John Clarke Business Student Match
Merage School Professor Max Chao and John Clarke challenge Max’s current and former students to do something good today by making a gift on Giving Day and they will match all donations, up to $2,000.
$2,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Sheila and James J. Peterson Scholarship Match $5,000
Double your impact! Sheila and James J. Peterson will match every gift towards the Dean’s Scholarship Fund dollar for dollar, up to $5,000.
$5,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
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Filipino American Chamber of Commerce, Orange County (FACCOC) Match
Support The Center for Autism and double your impact with a match! In support of The Center for Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders, the Filipino American Chamber of Commerce, Orange County (FACCOC) has generously agreed to match all gifts to The Center dollar for dollar, up to $500.
$500 MATCHED
Completed
$1,000
Campuswide Honors 25 Gifts Challenge
Help Campuswide Honors unlock a $1,000 gift from David Cuccia & Sara Robinson by being one of the first 25 gifts made towards CHP today!
25 / 25 Gifts
Completed
$2,500
Campuswide Honors 50 Gifts Challenge
We've reached 25 gifts, and now with your support, if we hit 50 gifts, we will unlock a generous $2,500 gift from UCI Trustee, Gary Singer!
25 / 25 Gifts
Completed
$10,000
Campuswide Honors 100 Gifts Challenge
We've reached 50 gifts, and now with your support, if we hit 100 gifts, we will unlock a generous $10,000 gift from Michael and Kim Ong!
50 / 50 Gifts
Completed
$2,500
First Generation Student Success 25 Donors Challenge
Help support First Generation Student Success by being one of the first 25 gifts and unlock a $2,500 gift from anonymous donors.
25 / 25 Gifts
Completed
$350,000
UCI NICU 35 Donors Challenge
Be one of the first 35 gifts for UCI Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) to help them unlock a $350,000 gift from an anonymous donor.
35 / 35 Gifts
Completed
$15,000
UCI School of Engineering 50 Donors Challenge
With the support of several members of the Samueli School of Engineering’s Dean’s Leadership Council, be one of the first 50 gifts for UCI Engineering to help unlock a gift of $15,000 for the Office of Access and Inclusion’s “Closing the Skills Gap” program.
50 / 50 Gifts
Completed
$2,000
Merage School “First 100 Gifts” Challenge
Diane Sagey, FEMBA ’99, will donate $2,000 after 100 gifts are made to the Paul Merage School of Business.
100 / 100 Gifts
Completed
$1,000
Merage 50 Alumni for $1,000 Challenge
Barbra Marangell, FEMBA '08 will donate $1,000 for the first 50 donations we receive from alumni.
50 / 50 Gifts
Completed
$5,000
Denise Patrick Legacy Unlocking Challenge
Maia Young, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs, will donate $2,500 for every 75 donations we receive, up to $5,000 to support a Student Award in honor of Denise Patrick.
150 / 150 Gifts
Completed
$2,500
Tom Nielsen First 25 Gifts Challenge $2,500
Help us rise to the challenge and unlock a $2,500 gift for student scholarships from Tom Nielsen by being one of the first 25 donors to the Claire Trevor School of the Arts.
25 / 25 Gifts
Completed
$1,000
Canterbury Foundation 30 Gifts Challenge
Help unlock a challenge gift of $1,000 from the Canterbury Foundation by being one of the first 30 donors to support the FRESH Basic Needs Hub!
30 / 30 Gifts
Completed
Leaderboard
Top Fundraising Alumni Chapters
Thank you to our top fundraising chapters for your continued support of UCI.
Rank Department Raised
1 Korean American Alumni Chapter $10,650.00
2 Black Alumni Chapter $3,191.00
3 Latino Alumni Chapter $1,515.00
4 Orange County Alumni Chapter $930.00
5 Engineering Alumni Society $305.00
6 Anteaters in Law $300.00
7 Iranian American Alumni Chapter $260.00
8 Anteater in the Arts - West $190.00
9 Los Angeles Alumni Chapter $182.00
10 Washington D.C. Alumni Chapter $180.00
11 Law Enforcement Officer Alumni Chapter $145.00
12 Planning Alumni Chapter $125.00
13 Chicago Alumni Chapter $100.00
14 Anteaters in Philanthropy $65.00
Ended
Leaderboard
Athletics – Most Dollars Raised
Which team can raise the most support for their program? Together We Zot!
Rank Department Raised
1 Women's Basketball $21,560.00
2 Men’s Water Polo $6,932.00
3 Men’s Golf $6,665.00
4 Men’s Volleyball $6,335.00
5 Men's Basketball $6,320.00
6 Women’s Water Polo $5,345.00
7 Women’s Soccer $3,397.00
8 Men's Soccer $3,364.99
9 Baseball $3,005.00
10 Men’s and Women’s Cross Country/Track & Field $1,480.00
11 Anteater Band & Spirit Squad $1,457.00
12 Women's Tennis $1,110.00
13 Women’s Golf $1,080.00
14 Women’s Volleyball $670.00
15 Men's Tennis $480.00
Ended
Leaderboard
Athletics – Most Gifts Received
Help your team win the Giving Day gifts competition! The team with the largest number of gifts will win bragging rights for the year! Together We Zot!
Rank Department Gifts
1 Men's Soccer 82
2 Women's Basketball 71
3 Women’s Soccer 63
4 Men’s Water Polo 62
5 Women’s Water Polo 53
6 Men’s Volleyball 50
7 Baseball 40
8 Men's Basketball 39
9 Anteater Band & Spirit Squad 22
10 Men’s and Women’s Cross Country/Track & Field 20
11 Men’s Golf 19
12 Women’s Golf 14
13 Women’s Volleyball 12
14 Women's Tennis 8
15 Men's Tennis 6
Ended