From our inspiring faculty to our amazing staff and dedicated retirees, UCI is home to a remarkable banquet of passionate people.


On UCI Giving Day, you have the choice to support one of the following funds and programs that could impact some of the proudest members of our Anteater family. So no matter how big or how small, your gift today will make a difference.


Explore the areas below to find the cause that is most meaningful to you.

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
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
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
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
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
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