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The Paul Merage School of Business

Join The Paul Merage School of Business for Giving Day 2024! This Giving Day we are coming together for UCI to make a transformational impact on our campus and community. 

Today, gifts of all sizes will help us to unlock tremendous opportunities for students aspiring to become future leaders of industry. Whether you are inspired to invest in life-changing scholarships, immersive educational programming or critical research projects, your generosity will generate a talent pipeline capable of achieving remarkable feats.

We invite you to explore these core areas of impact to enhance our students’ experience:

  • Scholarships & Fellowships
  • The Dean’s Leadership Circle (DLC) Grant Initiative
  • Our Centers for Excellence

Click the buttons below to learn more, make a difference, and join us in this year’s Giving Day celebration!

Donor Map
Rank State Gifts
1 CA 54
2 TX 2
3 AZ 1
Last But Not Least!
Congratulations to Tse-Wen Chen, a current student, whose gift to Solar Car Engineering Student Group won the Last But Not Least Challenge! With your gift Tse-Wen, $1000 in bonus funds will be awarded to Solar Car Engineering, thanks to the generous support of UCI Foundation trustees Gary and Melanie Singer!
Center for Health Care Management & Policy Challenge
Help us unlock up to $30,000 in gifts from Center supporter, Alethea Caldwell! Every 10 gifts made to the Center for Health Care Management & Policy will secure $10,000 of the match – up to 30 gifts.
30 / 30 Gifts
Merage Global Leaders Dollar-for-Dollar Match
It takes only $3,000 to sponsor one student’s trip abroad through the Center for Global Leadership. This Giving Day, Kristen Monson ’82, MBA ’86 will match every $3,000 raised for CGL to double our students international learning opportunities! Support future global leaders by increasing the number of students who are able to experience the business world beyond the U.S.
$4,135 MATCHED
Merage DLC Grant Initiative CathWorks $20,000 Match
All gifts made in support of the DLC Grant Initiative on Giving Day will be matched dollar for dollar by DLC Executive Board Chair and CathWorks President & CEO Ramin Mousavi, up to the first $20,000.
$20,000 MATCHED
Parent Power Hour 25 gift Challenge
Power Hour? How about a power 15-minutes?! Congratulations to our UCI Parent and Family community for coming together in record time to unlock $10,000 in support for Campus Organizations and Volunteer Programs! Keep the momentum going and support some of our outstanding matches and challenges below!
25 / 25 Gifts
1965 Challenge
Congratulations to Hilary Lapks! Your gift to Men's Volleyball just unlocked $1,965 in bonus funds for the program!
1,965 / 1,965 Gifts
Early Bird Challenge
Congratulations to Darcy Wilson-Jones (LGBT Resource Center), Katy Young (School of the Arts/Dance), Charlton Lee (Social Sciences Student Awards) and Rick Emerling (UCI Retirees Association Scholarships), for winning our Early Bird Challenge! $500 in bonus funds will be added to each of these funds in your honor!
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