Our 8th Giving Day was a Resounding success! Thank you to all who made a gift during the day. If you missed your opportunity to give, you can still come together for uc irvine and give by clicking here!


Here's where you can find all of the opportunities to help your favorite schools and programs win extra funds and bragging rights — time-based contests, special matches and challenges, and competitive social media events. New opportunities will be added regularly, so check back often to see how you can further your impact of the programs and priorities most meaningful to you!

Past Events

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!
School of Education 60 Gifts for $100,000 Challenge
The 60th gift to the School of Education will unlock a generous $100,000 gift to support students pursuing careers in special education!
60 / 60 Gifts
School of Education Arntson Family Scholarship Challenge
Once we have surpassed $1,000 in gifts made to the School of Education, a $1,000 scholarship for students who had a career before pursuing a teaching credential we be unlocked!
$1,000 / $1,000 Raised
Young Alumni Power Hour
Over 70 young alumni made a gift during our Power Hour Challenge! Congratulations to the Young Alumni Council Scholarship Fund for winning the challenge with 28 individual donors! $1,000 in bonus funds will be added to the YAC Scholarship Fund!
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
School of Education Sonny and Martha Kothari 50 Gifts for $30,000 Challenge
The 50th gift to the UCI School of Education will unlock a generous $30,000 gift from Sonny and Martha Kothari to the Scholarships for Promising Teachers fund!
50 / 50 Gifts
School of Education Henry/Stone Elementary Mathematics Award Challenge
The 40th gift to the School of Education will unlock a generous $2,500 scholarship for aspiring Elementary School teachers with a passion for teaching mathematics.
40 / 40 Gifts
School of Education Staff and Faculty Community Scholarship Match
The first $700 raised for Scholarships for Promising Teachers will be matched dollar by the MAT + Credential Program staff and faculty.
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
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!