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!
Physical Sciences Earth System Science 20 Gift Challenge
Once we reach 20 gifts to any School of Physical Sciences fund, a generous gift of $1,500 from Alan Church for the Department of Earth System Science will be unlocked!
20 / 20 Gifts
Physical Sciences Chemistry 40 Gift Challenge
Once we reach 40 gifts to any School of Physical Sciences fund, a generous gift of $5,000 gift from Robert Bullock for the Department of Physics & Astronomy will be unlocked!
40 / 40 Gifts
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!
Physical Sciences Michael Thacher Match
Double your impact! Every gift made to the School of Physical Sciences will be matched, dollar-for-dollar, up to $2,500. Once $2,500 has been raised, Michael's gift will be allocated to the Physical Sciences Dean's Fund for Excellence.
$2,500 MATCHED
Physical Sciences Physics & Astronomy 30 Gift Challenge
Once we reach 30 gifts to any School of Physical Sciences fund, a generous gift of $2,000 gift from Catherine Li for the Department of Chemistry will be unlocked!
30 / 30 Gifts
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