$ 1,408,785 raised 3,051 gifts
Student Support has raised $ 326,047 from 657 gifts!

At UCI, we believe a world-class education should be accessible to all students —​ regardless of background or circumstance.

 

More than 70 percent of our students receive some form of financial aid, and UCI continues to be recognized by The New York Times as one of the top universities “doing the most for the American dream.”

 

On UCI Giving Day, you have the power to enrich the lives of some of the best and brightest students in the nation. Explore some of the areas below and make a gift that impacts our Anteaters.


$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
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$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
$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
$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
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$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
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
$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
2
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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
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
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
$2,500
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
$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
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