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Most Donors Leaderboard
Help your favorite unit climb the Most Donors Leaderboard! The units with the most donors at the end of Giving Day will win extra bonus funds!
Rank Prize Unit Donors
1 $10,000 Pamplin College of Business 2,311
2 $9,000 Virginia Cooperative Extension 1,850
3 $8,000 College of Engineering 1,666
4 $7,000 Athletics 1,605
5 $6,000 College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences 1,562
6 $5,000 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences 904
7 $4,000 Student Affairs 885
8 $3,500 College of Science 853
9 $3,000 Corps of Cadets 560
10 $2,750 Local Alumni Chapter Scholarships 546
11 $2,500 College of Architecture and Urban Studies 427
12 $2,250 College of Natural Resources and Environment 410
13 $2,000 Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine 392
14 $1,750 Moss Arts Center and ICAT 229
15 $1,500 Inclusion and Diversity 209
16 $1,250 Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC 149
17 $1,100 Myers-Lawson School of Construction 139
18 $1,000 Graduate School 134
19 $900 University Libraries 131
20 $800 Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine 124
21 Virginia Tech Transportation Institute 87
22 Virginia Tech Rescue Squad 73
23 Innovation Campus 59
24 Women's Center 57
25 W.E. Skelton 4-H Center 48
26 Campus Beautification 37
27 Black Men Excellence Network 36
28 Alumni Scholarship Fund 35
29 National Security Institute 35
30 Radio IQ | WVTF Music 24
31 CPIF Sustainability 20
32 Staff/Faculty Dependent & Spouse Scholarship Fund 20
33 Honors College 20
34 Veteran Support 18
35 Global Education Office 17
36 Cultural and Community Centers 15
37 Institute for Society, Culture and Environment 14
38 Fralin Life Sciences Institute 8
39 Innovation Campus 7
40 Multicultural Academic Opportunities Program 7
41 Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology 6
42 Academic Advising 5
43 Hume Center 4
44 Summer and Winter Sessions 4
45 Institute for Critical Tech and Applied Science 2
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Amount Raised Leaderboard
Help your favorite unit climb the Amount Raised! The units with the most raised at the end of Giving Day will win extra bonus funds!
Rank Prize Unit Raised
1 $5,000 Pamplin College of Business $2,490,195.99
2 $4,000 College of Science $1,894,545.79
3 $3,000 Athletics $1,192,271.03
4 $1,750 College of Engineering $591,703.39
5 $1,500 College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences $442,318.23
6 $1,250 College of Natural Resources and Environment $232,563.57
7 $1,100 Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC $203,115.00
8 $1,000 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences $152,363.00
9 $900 Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine $134,800.00
10 $800 Student Affairs $133,679.84
11 College of Architecture and Urban Studies $130,341.99
12 Corps of Cadets $126,531.34
13 Virginia Cooperative Extension $113,959.00
14 Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine $101,556.33
15 Moss Arts Center and ICAT $75,620.00
16 Myers-Lawson School of Construction $49,280.00
17 Virginia Tech Annual Fund $38,359.06
18 Local Alumni Chapter Scholarships $31,529.41
19 Graduate School $26,610.00
20 Inclusion and Diversity $23,299.22
21 University Libraries $13,675.00
22 Alumni Scholarship Fund $5,775.00
23 Innovation Campus $5,625.00
24 Radio IQ | WVTF Music $5,295.00
25 Virginia Tech Transportation Institute $5,105.00
26 Women's Center $4,920.00
27 Virginia Tech Rescue Squad $4,766.90
28 Campus Beautification $2,100.00
29 Black Men Excellence Network $1,960.22
30 National Security Institute $1,905.00
31 CPIF Sustainability $1,785.00
32 Staff/Faculty Dependent & Spouse Scholarship Fund $1,770.00
33 Honors College $1,701.00
34 Institute for Society, Culture and Environment $925.00
35 Veteran Support $835.00
36 Global Education Office $550.00
37 Fralin Life Sciences Institute $425.00
38 Cultural and Community Centers $330.00
39 Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology $260.00
40 Academic Advising $210.00
41 Multicultural Academic Opportunities Program $180.00
42 Summer and Winter Sessions $80.00
43 Institute for Critical Tech and Applied Science $75.00
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Alumni Chapter Scholarship Leaderboard
The alumni chapter with the most donors to its scholarship fund are eligible to win bonus funds!
Rank Prize Fund Designation Donors
1 $500 National Capital Region Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 211
2 $400 Tidewater Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 39
3 $300 Dallas-Fort Worth Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 37
4 $200 Palmetto Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 30
5 $100 Fauquier Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 28
6 San Antonio Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 23
7 Cincinnati Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 23
8 First State Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 19
9 Columbia Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 15
10 Denver Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 13
11 New England Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 11
12 Charlotte Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 11
13 Minnesota Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 10
14 Baltimore Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 9
15 Richmond Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 9
16 NC Triad Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 8
17 New York City Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 6
18 Philadelphia Chapter Scholarship Fund 5
19 Greater Alleghany Highlands Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 4
20 Atlanta Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 4
21 New River Valley Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 4
22 New Jersey Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 3
23 Fredericksburg Chapter Scholarship Fund 3
24 Pittsburgh Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 3
25 Triangle Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 2
26 Charleston Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 2
27 Annapolis Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 2
28 Central Florida Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 2
29 Williamsburg Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 2
30 Augusta/Massanutten Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 2
31 Eastern Shore Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 2
32 Orange County Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 1
33 Southeastern Michigan Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 1
34 Roanoke Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 1
35 San Diego Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 1
36 South Florida Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 1
37 Central Pennsylvania Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 1
38 Kanawha Valley 1
39 Jacksonville Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 1
40 Tideneck Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 1
41 Charlottesville Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 1
42 Austin Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 0
43 Central Virginia Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 0
44 Chattanooga Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 0
45 Chicago Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 0
46 Classic City Scholarship Fund 0
47 Coastal Carolina Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 0
48 Columbus Chapter Scholarship Fund 0
49 Commonwealth Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 0
50 Connecticut Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 0
51 Danville Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 0
52 Dayton Chapter Scholarship Fund 0
53 East Tennessee Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 0
54 Emporia/Roanoke Rapids Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 0
55 Franklin County-Smith Mountain Lake Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 0
56 Grand Strand/Myrtle Beach Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 0
57 Houston Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 0
58 Iowa Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 0
59 J. Thomas Carter Scholarship Fund 0
60 Kentuckiana Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 0
61 Knoxville Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 0
62 Los Angeles Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 0
63 Loudoun County Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 0
64 Middle Tennessee Chapter Scholarship Fund 0
65 New Orleans-Baton Rouge Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 0
66 North Alabama Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 0
67 Northeast Ohio Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 0
68 Outer Banks Scholarship Fund 0
69 Patrick Henry Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 0
70 Peanut Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 0
71 Peninsula Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 0
72 Phoenix Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 0
73 Piedmont Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 0
74 Pinehurst Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 0
75 Portland, OR Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 0
76 Prince William Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 0
77 Rockbridge Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 0
78 San Francisco Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 0
79 Seattle Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 0
80 Shenandoah Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 0
81 Southside Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 0
82 Southwest Virginia Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 0
83 Tampa Bay Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 0
84 The Villages Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 0
85 Tri-Cities Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 0
86 Western Maryland Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 0
87 Western North Carolina Scholarship Fund 0
88 Wythe/Bland Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund 0
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Beat Your Best COE Department Leaderboard
The top three departments can unlock bonus funds for their annual funds! The department with the largest percentage increase of first time donors wins an additional $5,000! Second and third place win $3,000 and $2,000, respectively.
Rank Prize Fund Designation % +/- Goal
1 $5,000 Engineering Education Department Annual Fund +178.57% 39
goal: 14
2 $3,000 Computer Science Department Annual Fund +101.90% 212
goal: 105
3 $2,000 Ware Lab Student Projects +81.25% 29
goal: 16
4 LDDI Land Development Design Initiative Fund +65.43% 134
goal: 81
5 Mining & Minerals Engineering Department Annual Fund +59.57% 75
goal: 47
6 Mechanical Engineering Department Annual Fund +47.32% 165
goal: 112
7 Civil & Environmental Engineering Department Annual Fund +25.71% 176
goal: 140
8 Biological Systems Engineering Department Annual Fund +20.00% 18
goal: 15
9 Aerospace & Ocean Engineering Department Annual Fund +18.26% 136
goal: 115
10 Biomedical Engineering & Mechanics Department Annual Fund +3.45% 30
goal: 29
11 Electrical & Computer Engineering Department Annual Fund +2.86% 180
goal: 175
12 Chemical Engineering Department Annual Fund 0.00% 73
goal: 73
13 Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering -1.16% 170
goal: 172
14 Materials Engineering Department Annual Fund -3.57% 27
goal: 28
15 College of Engineering Annual Fund -27.92% 191
goal: 265
16 Global Engineering Experiences -50.00% 4
goal: 8
17 CEED (Center for the Enhancement of Eng. Diversity) -50.91% 54
goal: 110
18 Myers-Lawson School of Construction Annual Fund -92.62% 9
goal: 122
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CALS Department Leaderboard
The departments with the highest number of donors are eligible to win bonus funds!
Rank Prize Fund Designation Donors
1 $2,500 Food Science & Technology Department Annual Fund 112
2 $2,000 Agricultural Technology Program Annual Fund 96
3 $1,500 Hahn Horticulture Garden Annual Fund 89
4 Human Nutrition, Foods & Exercise Annual Fund 77
5 Animal & Poultry Sciences Annual Fund 72
6 Agricultural, Leadership & Community Education Department Annual Fund 71
7 Dairy Science Department Annual Fund 67
8 Entomology Department Annual Fund 55
9 Agricultural & Applied Economics Department Annual Fund 46
10 Biochemistry Department Annual Fund 45
11 School of Plant and Environmental Sciences Annual Fund 41
12 Biological Systems Engineering Department Annual Fund 16
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The Dean's Participation Challenge
The dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences will donate $1,000 to the department, school, or program in the college with the greatest number of donors on Giving Day; $750 to the unit with the second greatest number; and $500 to the unit in third place.
Rank Prize Fund Designation Donors
1 $1,000 Marching Virginians Annual Fund 401
2 $750 School of Communication Annual Fund 164
3 $500 Child Development Center for Learning and Research Annual Fund 156
4 English Department Annual Fund 155
5 School of Education Annual Fund 137
6 Adult Day Services 80
7 Political Science Department Annual Fund 46
8 History Department Annual Fund 34
9 Apparel, Housing, & Resource Management Department Annual Fund 32
10 Religion & Culture Department Annual Fund 28
11 Music Department Annual Fund 25
12 Human Development and Family Science Annual Fund 22
13 Sociology Department Annual Fund 21
14 Science, Technology, and Society Department Annual Fund 17
15 Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures Annual Fund 16
16 The Kellogg Center for Philosophy, Politics and Economics 15
17 Property Management Annual Fund 14
18 School of Performing Arts Annual Fund 14
19 Center for Refugee, Migrant, and Displacement Studies Annual Fund 13
20 Theatre Arts Department Annual Fund 13
21 Center for Humanities Annual Fund 12
22 Alliance for Social, Political, Ethical, and Cultural Thought (ASPECT) 11
23 Philosophy Department Annual Fund 10
24 Center for Gerontology Annual Fund 10
25 Family Therapy Center 9
26 CLAHS Study Abroad 6
27 CLAHS Internship Fund 5
28 CLAHS Research Fund 4
29 Virginia Center for Civil War Studies 4
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CNRE Dean's Challenge
The department with the most donors wins $500 in bonus funds!
Rank Prize Fund Designation Donors
1 $500 Department of Fish & Wildlife Conservation Annual Fund 55
2 Department of Forest Resources & Environmental Conservation Annual Fund 51
3 Department of Geography Annual Fund 32
4 Department of Sustainable Biomaterials Annual Fund 22
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Student Organization Challenge
The top ten student organizations with the most donors on Giving Day will win bonus funds!
Rank Prize Student Organization Donors
1 $1,500 Rocketry at VT 219
2 $1,250 Wesley Foundation at VT 194
3 $1,000 German Club Alumni Account 98
4 $900 Polo Club at Virginia Tech 81
5 $800 The Big Event 68
6 $700 Pi Sigma Epsilon 48
7 $600 Hokie Ambassadors 26
8 $500 Phi Tau Sigma 20
9 $400 Council of International Student Organizations 13
10 $250 Alpha Kappa Alpha 12
11 Homecoming Board 5
12 Delta Sigma Pi 5
13 Pi Kappa Alpha House Fund 3
14 Kappa Kappa Gamma 3
15 Relay for Life 3
16 Engineers without Borders 3
17 Gamma Phi Beta 3
18 Virginia Tech Union 2
19 Mixed Emotions A Cappella 1
20 Service without Borders 1
21 Caribbean Student Organization 0
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Club Sports Challenge
The top ten sports clubs with the most donors on Giving Day will win bonus funds!
Rank Prize Fund Designation Donors
1 $1,500 Running Club 180
2 $1,250 VT Men's Volleyball Club 124
3 $1,000 Men's Rugby Club 112
4 $900 VT Women's Basketball Club 96
5 $800 Women's Rugby Club 91
6 $700 VT Women's Volleyball Club 81
7 $600 Ice Hockey Club 80
8 $500 Baseball Club 76
9 $400 Club Tennis 75
10 $250 Competitive Cheer 69
11 Equestrian Club 60
12 Women's Lacrosse Club 34
13 Golf Club 11
14 VT Club Field Hockey 8
15 VT Women's Water Polo Club 5
16 Cycling Club 4
17 Women's Softball Club 3
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4-H Centers Leaderboard
The top three 4-H Centers with the most donors will win bonus funds!
Rank Prize Fund Designation Donors
1 $3,000 Holiday Lake 4-H Center 262
2 $2,500 W.E. Skelton 4-H Center 167
3 $1,750 Jamestown 4-H Center 155
4 Southwest Virginia 4-H Center 135
5 Northern Virginia 4-H Center 132
6 Airfield 4-H Center 23
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You +2
All registered ambassadors who make a gift through their link and have two other make a gift through their link will be thanked with a VT branded scarf, ear buds, and a sticker!
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$7,500
Academy of Data Science Challenge
Once 50 donors have made a gift to the Academy of Data Science or its programs, including Computational Modeling and Data Analytics (CMDA), two generous gifts will be unlocked. VT alumni Linda Patterson ('76 B.S.) and Wesley Patterson ('77 B.A.) will donate $5,000 to the Academy of Data Science Annual Fund. Additionally, VT alumnus and Dean's Roundtable Advisory Board member Mark Scheffel ('78 B.S.) and Nancy Scheffel will donate $2,500 to the CMDA Program.
50 / 50 Donors
Completed
$1,000
Agricultural Technology Department Challenge
Once 20 people have made a gift to the Agricultural Technology Department Annual Fund, it will unlock a generous gift of $1,000 from Robert Mills Jr. ‘94.
20 / 20 Donors
Completed
$1,500
Airfield 4-H Educational Center Challenge
The board members of the Airfield 4-H Educational Center will generously donate $1500 once 42 gifts have been made to the center's annual fund.
Completed
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Areas of Support Donor Leaderboard
See which area will bring in the most donors!
Rank Fund Designation Donors
1 Virginia Tech Rescue Squad 73
2 Women's Center 57
3 Campus Beautification 37
4 Alumni Scholarship Fund 35
5 Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology Annual Fund 31
6 Steger Center Programmatic Support 22
7 CPIF Sustainability 20
8 Staff/Faculty Dependent & Spouse Scholarship Fund 20
9 Beyond Boundaries Scholarship Annual Fund 19
10 Veteran Support 18
11 Study Abroad Scholarships 17
12 Reynolds Homestead-Unrestricted 15
13 Institute for Society, Culture and Environment 14
14 Cultural and Community Centers 14
15 Fralin Life Science Institute 8
16 TRIO Programs 8
17 Multicultural Academic Opportunities Program 7
18 Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology 6
19 Academic Advising 5
20 Lifelong Learning Institute 4
21 Hume Center 4
22 Institute for Critical Tech and Applied Science 2
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$1,200
Biochemistry Department Challenge
Once 50 people have made a gift to the Biochemistry Department Annual Fund, it will unlock a generous gift of $1,200 from Glenda Gillaspy, Timothy Larson, and Ray Hetherington ‘83.
Completed
$10,000
Biological Systems Engineering Department Challenge
When 15 donors make a gift to the Biological Systems Engineering Department, a generous gift of $10,000 from Rusty and Doris Unterzuber will be unlocked for the Ut Prosim Fellowship.
15 / 15 Donors
Completed
$7,700
CALS Alumni Challenge
Once 560 people have made a gift to any College of Agriculture and Life Sciences department, the CALS Alumni Organization Board will generously donate $7,700 to the College.
560 / 560 Donors
Completed
$10,000
CNRE Student Leadership Institute Challenge
Once 5 donors make a gift to the CNRE Student Leadership Institute, $10,000 will be unlocked for the annual fund.
5 / 5 Donors
Completed
$10,000
College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences Challenge
Once 500 donors make a gift to any fund in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, $10,000 will be unlocked for Beyond Boundaries scholarships. This generous challenge is from Nancy Munnikhuysen ’74.
500 / 500 Donors
Completed
$10,000
College of Natural Resources & Environment Challenge
Once 200 donors make a gift to any area of the College of Natural Resources & Environment, $10,000 will be unlocked to the CNRE Annual Fund.
200 / 200 Donors
Completed
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Commandant’s VTCC Decade Participation Challenge
Which year groups have the most commitment to make our Corps the strongest it can be? Donate $5 or more, and include your class year on the online giving form. The decade with the most participants will earn $16,500 toward your decade’s Class Endowed Scholarship.
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$2,000
Department of English Challenge
Once 100 people have made a gift to the Department of English, Joseph ’68 and Laura Jones will generously donate $2,000 to the department’s annual fund.
100 / 100 Donors
Completed
$4,000
Department of Fish & Wildlife Conservation Challenge
Once 45 donors make a gift to the Department of Fish & Wildlife Conservation Fund, then $4,000 will be unlocked for the annual fund.
45 / 45 Donors
Completed
$1,000
Department of Geography Challenge
When 20 donors make a gift to the Department of Geography, $1,000 will be unlocked for the annual fund.
20 / 20 Donors
Completed
$2,000
Entomology Department Challenge
Once 35 people have made a gift to the Entomology Department Annual Fund, it will unlock a generous gift of $2000 from Wayne Surles ‘73, ‘76 and Mike Weaver ‘82 in support of Hokie BugFest.
35 / 35 Donors
Completed
$10,000
Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC Challenge
Once 225 donors make a gift to Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, an additional $10,000 will be unlocked for FBRI.
Completed
$5,000
Graduate School Challenge
Once 100 donors make a gift to any Graduate School fund, $5,000 will be released to the Graduate School Annual Fund.
100 / 100 Donors
Completed
$2,550
Hokie Family Annual Fund Challenge
Thanks to the generosity of members of the Virginia Tech Parent Council, once 50 donors make a gift to the Hokie Family Annual Fund, $3,000 will be unlocked to the Hokie Family Annual Fund. Once 30 more donors make a gift to the Hokie Family Annual Fund, $2,550 will be unlocked to the Hokie Family Annual Fund.
80 / 80 Donors
Completed
$1,500
Human Nutrition, Food, & Exercise Challenge
Once 65 donors make a gift to the Human Nutrition, Food, & Exercise Annual Fund, it will unlock a generous gift of $1,500 from Janet Johnson ‘60 and Jim Johnson ‘67.
65 / 65 Donors
Completed
$1,000
Jamestown 4-H Educational Center Challenge
The board members of the Jamestown 4-H Educational Center will generously donate $1,000 once 120 gifts have been made to the center's annual fund.
120 / 120 Donors
Completed
$8,000
Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center Challenge
Once 40 donors make a gift to the Equine Medical Center, then $8,000 will be generously donated supporting the center from James Satterwhite and Linda Dorsey.
40 / 40 Donors
Completed
$26,750
Moss Arts Partners Challenge
Once 185 donors make a gift to any Moss Arts Center or ICAT fund, $26,750 will be unlocked to the Moss Arts Center Fund.
185 / 185 Donors
Completed
$3,625
Northern 4-H Education Center Challenge
The board members of the NOVA 4-H Educational Center will generously donate $3625 once 250 gifts have been made to the center's annual fund.
Completed
$2,000
Psychology Department Challenge
College of Science alumna and Dean's Roundtable Advisory Board Member Pat Caldwell ('71 B.S.) will donate $2,000 to the Department of Psychology if 60 donors make a gift to the Psychology Department Annual Fund.
60 / 60 Donors
Completed
$5,000
School of Communication Challenge
When 115 donors give to the School of Communication, Craig Nesbit ’81 will generously donate $5,000 to the school’s annual fund.
115 / 115 Donors
Completed
$1,000
School of Plant and Environmental Sciences Challenge
Once 30 donors have made a gift to the School of Plant and Environmental Sciences, it will unlock a generous gift of $1,000 from Mike Hildebrand ‘74 and Susie Hildebrand.
30 / 30 Donors
Completed
$10,000
Student Affairs Challenge
Thanks to the generous Hokies who serve on the Student Affairs Alumni Advisory Board, once 250 donors make a gift to any area of Student Affairs, $15,000 will be unlocked to annual funds in Student Affairs. Once 150 more donors make a gift to any area of Student Affairs, $10,000 will be unlocked to annual funds in Student Affairs. Once we reach 530 donors that make a gift to any area of Student Affairs, an additional $10,000 will be unlocked to annual funds in Student Affairs!
530 / 530 Donors
Completed
$5,000
Virginia 4-H Challenge
Once 45 donors have made a gift to the Virginia 4-H Annual Fund, it will unlock a generous gift of $5,000 from Jim Earwood.
45 / 45 Donors
Completed
$2,000
Virginia Master Gardeners Program Challenge
Once 32 donors have made a gift to the Virginia Master Gardener Annual Fund, it will unlock a generous gift from two VMG volunteers, Debbie Koller and an anonymous donor.
32 / 32 Donors
Completed
$10,000
VTC Diversity Challenge
When 100 donors make a gift to any area of VTCSOM, $10,000 will be unlocked for the VTC Diversity Excellence in Medicine Fund.
100 / 100 Donors
Completed
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Pre-Giving Day Video Share Challenge
The college / unit with the most "likes" of the pre-Giving Day video on Facebook will win the bonus funds! 1. College of Engineering 2. VT Rescue Squad 3. Pamplin College of Business
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1:00 - 3:00pm #HokiesGiveBack Twitter Challenge
After making a VT Giving Day donation, share on Twitter or Instagram, using #VTGivingDay and #HokiesGiveBack and tag the unit you gave to. We will choose two of the most creative social posts from Twitter or Instagram to receive an additional $1,000 for their favorite unit!
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4:00 - 6:00pm Hokie Nation Photo Challenge
Share a picture of you and your Hokie family in Virginia Tech gear on Twitter or Instagram. We will choose two of the most creative pictures to receive an additional $1,000 for the area they choose to support. Make sure to include #VTGivingDay and tag the specific unit you wish to support!
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7:00 - 9:00pm Campus Photo Challenge
No matter who you are, you’ll find your place at VT. Share your favorite campus photo on Twitter or Instagram with #VTGivingDay between 7 and 9 p.m. and tag your favorite campus unit to win an additional $1,000 in bonus funds!
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9:00 - 10:00pm Young Alumni Donor Challenge
The unit with the most donors from graduation years of the last decade between 9 and 10 p.m. will win an additional $2,000 in bonus funds!
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3:00 - 5:00am Early HokieBird Challenge
The unit with the most gifts between 3 and 5 a.m. will win an additional $2,000 in bonus funds!
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9:00 - 10:00am #HokiesGiveBack Twitter Challenge
After making a VT Giving Day donation, share on Twitter or Instagram, using #VTGivingDay and #HokiesGiveBack and tag the unit you gave to.We will choose two of the most creative social posts from Twitter or Instagram to receive an additional $1,000 in bonus funds for their favorite unit!
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7:00am - Midnight Sesqui Key Chain Challenge
Any donor who makes a gift online of $15 or more to any fund between 7:00am and midnight on 2/25 will be thanked with a limited edition Sesquicentennial embroidered key chain! Gifts must be made online, limit one per donor.
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Athletics Leaderboard
The top 5 athletic teams with the most donors are eligible for bonus funds!
Rank Prize Fund Designation Donors
1 $3,000 Football 274
2 $3,000 Women's Softball 174
3 $3,000 HighTechs 137
4 $3,000 Cheerleading 131
5 $3,000 Women's Soccer 99
6 Men's Basketball 93
7 Wrestling 92
8 Women's Basketball 89
9 Baseball 76
10 Women's Lacrosse 68
11 Women's Swimming 56
12 Men's Swimming 53
13 Women's Golf 52
14 Men's Soccer 43
15 Men's Track 31
16 Women's Volleyball 30
17 Men's Tennis 23
18 Women's Track 23
19 Men's Golf 20
20 Women's Tennis 19
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AREC Leaderboard
The top three AREC and Extension Offices with the most donors will win bonus funds!
Rank Prize Fund Designation Donors
1 $2,500 Eastern Shore Experiment Station 76
2 $1,500 Virginia Seafood Experiment Station 76
3 $1,000 Southern Piedmont Experiment Station 9
4 Alson H Smith, Jr Experiment Station 2
5 Shenandoah Valley Experiment Station 2
6 Hampton Roads Experiment Station 2
7 Eastern Virginia Experiment Station 2
8 Southwest Virginia Experiment Station 1
9 Reynolds Homestead Experiment Station 1
10 Tidewater Experiment Station 1
11 Middleburg Experiment Station 0
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College of Science Participation Leaderboard
The College of Science department, school, or academy with the greatest number of donors on Giving Day will receive $2,500; $1,000 to the unit with the second greatest number; $750 to the unit in third place; $500 to the unit in fourth place; and $250 to the unit in fifth. This challenge is generously supported by Dean's Roundtable Advisory Board Member Debbie Koller ('76 B.S.) and Kent Koller.
Rank Prize Fund Designation Donors
1 $2,500 Geosciences Department Annual Fund 143
2 $1,000 Biological Sciences Department Annual Fund 123
3 $750 Chemistry Department Annual Fund 102
4 $500 College of Science Annual Fund 84
5 $250 Physics Department Annual Fund 77
6 Psychology Department Annual Fund 73
7 Statistics Department Annual Fund 72
8 School of Neuroscience Annual Fund 65
9 Mathematics Department Annual Fund 55
10 Academy of Data Science Annual Fund 45
11 Computational Modeling & Data Analytics (CMDA) Annual Fund 45
12 Economics Department Annual Fund 44
13 Academy of Integrated Science Annual Fund 18
14 Biochemistry Department Annual Fund 15
15 Science, Technology and Law 12
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VCE Unit Offices Leaderboard
The top four VCE Unit Offices with the most donors will win bonus funds!
Rank Prize Fund Designation Donors
1 $3,000 Fairfax Coop Extension Service 135
2 $2,000 Pulaski Coop Extension Service 97
3 $1,500 Russell Coop Extension Service 79
4 $750 Louisa Coop Extension Service 67
5 Tazewell Coop Extension Service 53
6 Dickenson Coop Extension Service 24
7 Henrico Coop Extension Service 21
8 Bedford Coop Extension Service 19
9 Bath Coop Extension Service 12
10 Highland Coop Extension Service 11
11 Hampton Coop Extension Service 6
12 Amherst Coop Extension Service 5
13 Brunswick Coop Extension Service 5
14 Montgomery Coop Extension Service 4
15 Giles Coop Extension Service 4
16 Rockbridge Coop Extension Service 3
17 Norfolk Coop Extension Service 3
18 Smyth Coop Extension Service 3
19 Buckingham Coop Extension Service 3
20 Patrick Coop Extension Service 2
21 Arlington Coop Extension Service 2
22 Prince William Coop Extension Serv 2
23 Floyd Coop Extension Service 2
24 Halifax Coop Extension Service 2
25 Powhatan Coop Extension Service 2
26 Orange Coop Extension Service 1
27 Frederick Coop Extension Service 1
28 Shenandoah Coop Extension Service 1
29 Craig Coop Extension Service 1
30 Culpeper Coop Extension Service 1
31 Gloucester Coop Extension Service 1
32 Madison Coop Extension Service 1
33 Wythe Coop Extension Service 1
34 Alexandria Coop Extension Service 1
35 Carroll Coop Extension Service 1
36 Cumberland Coop Extension Service 1
37 Goochland Coop Extension Service 1
38 King William Coop Extension Service 1
39 Lee Coop Extension Service 1
40 Westmoreland Coop Extension Service 1
41 Accomack Coop Extension Service 1
42 Alleghany Coop Extension Service 1
43 Lancaster Coop Extension Service 1
44 Fauquier Coop Extension Service 1
45 Albemarle Coop Extension Service 0
46 Amelia Coop Extension Service 0
47 Appomattox Coop Extension Service 0
48 Augusta Coop Extension Service 0
49 Bland Coop Extension Service 0
50 Botetourt Coop Extension Service 0
51 Buchanan Coop Extension Service 0
52 Campbell Coop Extension Service 0
53 Caroline Coop Extension Service 0
54 Charles City Coop Extension Service 0
55 Charlotte Coop Extension Service 0
56 Chesapeake Coop Extension Service 0
57 Chesterfield Coop Extension Service 0
58 Clarke Coop Extension Service 0
59 Danville Coop Extension Service 0
60 Dinwiddie Coop Extension Service 0
61 Essex Coop Extension Service 0
62 Fluvanna Coop Extension Service 0
63 Franklin Coop Extension Service 0
64 Grayson Coop Extension Service 0
65 Greene Coop Extension Service 0
66 Greensville Coop Extension Service 0
67 Hanover Coop Extension Service 0
68 Henry/Martinsville Coop Extension Service 0
69 Isle of Wight Coop Extension Serv 0
70 James City Coop Extension Service 0
71 King & Queen Coop Extension Service 0
72 King George Coop Extension Service 0
73 Loudoun Coop Extension Service 0
74 Lunenburg Coop Extension Service 0
75 Lynchburg Coop Extension Service 0
76 Mathews Coop Extension Service 0
77 Mecklenburg Coop Extension Service 0
78 Middlesex Coop Extension Service 0
79 Nelson Coop Extension Service 0
80 New Kent Coop Extension Service 0
81 Newport News Coop Extension Service 0
82 Northampton Coop Extension Service 0
83 Northumberland Coop Extension Serv 0
84 Nottoway Coop Extension Service 0
85 Page Coop Extension Service 0
86 Petersburg Coop Extension Service 0
87 Pittsylvania Coop Extension Service 0
88 Portsmouth Coop Extension Service 0
89 Prince Edward Coop Extension Serv 0
90 Prince George Coop Extension Serv 0
91 Rappahannock Coop Extension Service 0
92 Richmond City Coop Extension Serv 0
93 Richmond Co Coop Extension Service 0
94 Roanoke Co Coop Extension Service 0
95 Rockingham Coop Extension Service 0
96 Scott Coop Extension Service 0
97 Southampton Coop Extension Service 0
98 Spotsylvania Coop Extension Service 0
99 Stafford Coop Extension Service 0
100 Suffolk Coop Extension Service 0
101 Surry Coop Extension Service 0
102 Sussex Coop Extension Service 0
103 Va Beach Coop Extension Service 0
104 Warren Coop Extension Service 0
105 Washington Coop Extension Service 0
106 Wise Coop Extension Service 0
107 York Coop Extension Service 0
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The Dean’s Most Raised Challenge
The dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences will donate $1,000 to the department, school, or program in the college with the greatest amount raised on Giving Day; $750 to the unit with the second greatest amount raised; and $500 to the unit in third place.
Rank Prize Fund Designation Raised
1 $1,000 Marching Virginians Annual Fund $38,885.61
2 $750 College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences Annual Fund $28,215.00
3 $500 English Department Annual Fund $10,249.00
4 School of Education Annual Fund $7,681.22
5 Child Development Center for Learning and Research Annual Fund $7,395.00
6 School of Communication Annual Fund $6,772.21
7 Political Science Department Annual Fund $6,395.22
8 Adult Day Services $5,569.00
9 Philosophy Department Annual Fund $5,390.00
10 Music Department Annual Fund $4,100.00
11 Apparel, Housing, & Resource Management Department Annual Fund $3,550.00
12 History Department Annual Fund $3,505.00
13 Human Development and Family Science Annual Fund $1,655.00
14 Science, Technology, and Society Department Annual Fund $1,515.00
15 The Kellogg Center for Philosophy, Politics and Economics $1,465.00
16 Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures Annual Fund $1,205.00
17 Property Management Annual Fund $1,156.00
18 Religion & Culture Department Annual Fund $1,085.00
19 Sociology Department Annual Fund $1,050.14
20 Center for Refugee, Migrant, and Displacement Studies Annual Fund $870.00
21 Family Therapy Center $805.00
22 CLAHS Internship Fund $720.00
23 School of Performing Arts Annual Fund $696.11
24 Center for Gerontology Annual Fund $680.00
25 Alliance for Social, Political, Ethical, and Cultural Thought (ASPECT) $575.00
26 Theatre Arts Department Annual Fund $495.00
27 Center for Humanities Annual Fund $440.00
28 CLAHS Research Fund $340.00
29 Virginia Center for Civil War Studies $225.00
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Vice President of Student Affairs Departmental Challenge
Which department is going to bring in the most donors on Giving Day? The three departments with the highest number of donors will win extra challenge funds from Vice President Shushok!
Rank Prize Fund Designation Donors
1 $500 Cook Counseling Center 109
2 $300 Hokie Wellness 59
3 $200 VT Engage: The Center for Leadership & Service Learning 57
4 Recreational Sports 54
5 Services for Students with Disabilities 43
6 Student Engagement & Campus Life 25
7 New Student & Family Programs 17
8 Schiffert Health Center 13
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Pamplin Leaderboard
The top 10 Pamplin departments, programs, and initiatives with the most donors will win a share of $100,000 in bonus funds.
Rank Prize Fund Designation Donors
1 $20,000 Pamplin ReInventing Social Media Program (Prism) 527
2 $18,000 Pamplin College of Business Annual Fund 284
3 $15,000 Apex Systems Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship 234
4 $12,000 Accounting & Information Systems Annual Fund 227
5 $10,000 Hospitality & Tourism Management Annual Fund 155
6 $8,000 Marketing Department Annual Fund 130
7 $6,000 Management Department Annual Fund 106
8 $5,000 BASIS (Bond & Securities Investing by Students) 104
9 $4,000 Finance, Insurance & Business Law Annual Fund 100
10 $2,000 Center for Business Intelligence and Analytics (CBIA) 91
11 Business Information Technology Annual Fund 74
12 Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) 72
13 G-BAC (Global Business and Analytics Center) 59
14 Pamplin Business Leadership Center 58
15 Innovate 56
16 Pamplin College of Business-MBA Program 32
17 Dr. Daniel Wubah Operating-Real Estate Annual Fund 20
18 G-BAC Deloitte 19
19 Pamplin Women in Business 19
20 Female Leadership Initiatives 17
21 Pamplin International Programs 13
22 Collegiate Women in Business 12
23 Marketing Sales Center Operating Fund 10
24 SEED (Student Managed Endowment for Educational Development) 9
25 Marketing Advisory Board 7
26 G-BAC Ernst & Young 4
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$10,000
GBAC Challenge
For every 200 gifts made to any area of Pamplin College of Business, $10,000 is unlocked up to $100,000 and 2000 donors.
2,000 / 2,000 Donors
Completed
Event
Throwback Photo Challenge
Share your favorite throwback Hokie photo on Twitter or Instagram with #VTGivingDay and tag your favorite campus unit. Three photos will be chosen to receive $500 in additional funding to their favorite unit!
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$5,000
Academy of Integrated Science Challenge
Virginia Tech alumni Linda Patterson ('76 B.S.) and Wesley Patterson ('77 B.A.) will donate $5,000 to the Academy of Integrated Science if 20 donors make a gift to the Academy of Integrated Science Annual Fund or any of the Academy's programs, including Science Technology and Law.
20 / 20 Donors
Completed
$1,000
Agricultural, Leadership & Community Education Challenge
Once 67 donors have made a gift to the Agricultural, Leadership and Community and Education Annual Fund, it will unlock a generous gift of $1,000 from John and Sharen Hillison.
67 / 67 Donors
Completed
$3,500
Animal & Poultry Sciences Department Challenge
Once 60 donors make a gift to the Animal and Poultry Sciences Department Annual Fund, it will unlock a generous gift of $3,500 from Winston Samuels ‘81, ‘83 and Marilyn Samuels ‘82.
60 / 60 Donors
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Areas of Support Dollar Leaderboard
Who will raise the most on Giving Day?
Rank Fund Designation Raised
1 Beyond Boundaries Scholarship Annual Fund $12,452.00
2 Alumni Scholarship Fund $5,775.00
3 Women's Center $4,920.00
4 Virginia Tech Rescue Squad $4,766.90
5 Steger Center Programmatic Support $2,185.00
6 Campus Beautification $2,100.00
7 CPIF Sustainability $1,785.00
8 Staff/Faculty Dependent & Spouse Scholarship Fund $1,770.00
9 Institute for Society, Culture and Environment $925.00
10 Reynolds Homestead-Unrestricted $850.00
11 Veteran Support $835.00
12 Study Abroad Scholarships $550.00
13 Fralin Life Science Institute $425.00
14 Cultural and Community Centers $325.00
15 Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology $260.00
16 Academic Advising $210.00
17 Lifelong Learning Institute $190.00
18 Multicultural Academic Opportunities Program $180.00
19 Hume Center $175.00
20 TRIO Programs $125.00
21 Institute for Critical Tech and Applied Science $75.00
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$3,000
Biological Sciences Department Challenge
An anonymous donor will donate $3,000 to the Department of Biological Sciences if 115 donors make a gift to the Biological Sciences Annual Fund.
Completed
$2,500
Cadet Challenge
Once 25 donors make a gift to any area of the Corps of Cadets, then $2,500 will be unlocked for the Commandant's Priority Fund.
25 / 25 Donors
Completed
$5,000
Chemistry Department Challenge
College of Science alumnus Dean Webster ('79 B.S. and '84 Ph.D.) will donate $5,000 to the Department of Chemistry if 85 donors make a gift to the Chemistry Annual Fund.
85 / 85 Donors
Completed
$5,000
College of Architecture and Urban Studies Challenge
When 300 donors make a gift to any area of CAUS, $5,000 will be unlocked for the college's annual fund.
300 / 300 Donors
Completed
$5,000
College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences Challenge
Once 250 donors make a gift to any fund in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, $5,000 will be unlocked for the college’s Annual Fund. This generous challenge is from Darcy Williamson ’92.
250 / 250 Donors
Completed
$42,500
College of Vet Med Challenge
Once 295 donors have made a gift to any VMCVM area, then $42,500 will be generously donated supporting the college’s hospital system from the Jack Henry James, Jr Trust.
295 / 295 Donors
Completed
$5,000
Department of Dairy Science Challenge
When 85 donors make a gift to the Dairy Science Department, $5,000 will be unlocked for the Dairy Challenge Team.
Completed
$5,000
Department of English Challenge
When 140 donors make a gift to the Department of English, Donna Mitchell ’83 will generously donate $5,000 to the department’s Distinguished Alumni Board Scholarship Fund.
140 / 140 Donors
Completed
$1,000
Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation Challenge
When 45 donors make a gift to the Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation, $1,000 will be unlocked for the department's annual fund.
45 / 45 Donors
Completed
$5,000
Department of Sustainable Biomaterials Challenge
When 15 donors make a gift to the Department of Sustainable Biomaterials, $5,000 will be unlocked for the department's annual fund.
15 / 15 Donors
Completed
$10,000
Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC Challenge
Once 175 donors make a gift to Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, $10,000 will be unlocked for FBRI.
Completed
$10,000
Graduate School Challenge
Once 130 donors make a gift to any Graduate School fund, $10,000 will be released to the Graduate School Annual Fund.
130 / 130 Donors
Completed
$1,250
Hahn Horticulture Garden Challenge
Once 50 donors have made a gift to the Hahn Horticulture Garden Annual Fund, it will unlock a generous gift of $1,250 from Steve Grigg ‘76 and Juanita Grigg ‘78.
50 / 50 Donors
Completed
$5,000
Holiday Lake 4-H Center Challenge
Clark and Betty Jones will generously donate $5,000 to the Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center once we receive 265 donors to the center’s annual fund.
Completed
$5,000
InclusiveVT Challenge
When 150 donors make a gift to the InclusiveVT Excellence fund, $5,000 will be unlocked for the scholarship fund.
150 / 150 Donors
Completed
$5,750
Library Excellence Challenge
Once 115 donors make a gift to any University Libraries fund, then $5,750 will be unlocked for the Library Excellence Annual Fund.
115 / 115 Donors
Completed
$10,000
Mathematics Department Challenge
Virginia Tech alumni Archana Sathaye ('86 M.S. Math) and Shirish Sathaye ('86 M.S. ECE) will donate $10,000 to the Department of Mathematics if 45 donors make a gift to the Mathematics Annual Fund.
45 / 45 Donors
Completed
$5,000
School of Neuroscience Challenge
College of Science alumna and Dean's Roundtable Advisory Board Member Jeanine Matte ('71 B.S.) will donate $5,000 to the School of Neuroscience if 50 donors make a gift to the School of Neuroscience Annual Fund.
50 / 50 Donors
Completed
$2,000
Physics Department Challenge
College of Science alumna and Dean's Roundtable Advisory Board Member Pat Caldwell ('71 B.S.) will donate $2,000 to the Department of Physics if 65 donors make a gift to the Physics Department Annual Fund.
65 / 65 Donors
Completed
$10,000
School of Architecture and Design Challenge
When 20 donors make a gift to the School of Architecture and Design, $10,000 will be unlocked for the Tom and Nancy Winborne Student Travel Support Fund.
20 / 20 Donors
Completed
$5,000
School of Education Challenge
Once 100 donors make a gift to the School of Education, Rob Medler ’89 will generously donate $5,000 to the school’s annual fund.
100 / 100 Donors
Completed
$2,000
Statistics Department Challenge
Virginia Tech alumni Laura Freeman ('05 B.S., '06 M.S., '10 Ph.D.) and James Freeman ('03 B.S., '05 MPA) will donate $2,000 to the Department of Statistics if 60 donors make a gift to the Statistics Annual Fund.
60 / 60 Donors
Completed
$1,000
VALOR Challenge
Once 60 donors have made a gift to the VALOR Educational Fund, it will unlock a generous gift of $1,000 from Farm Credit.
Completed
$4,000
Virginia FFA Challenge
The Virginia FFA Alumni will generously donate $4,000 to the Virginia FFA Annual Fund once 40 gifts have been received to the program’s annual fund.
40 / 40 Donors
Completed
$3,000
Virginia Master Naturalist Program Challenge
Once 10 donors make a gift to the Virginia Master Naturalist Program, $3,000 will be unlocked for the annual fund.
10 / 10 Donors
Completed
$5,000
VTCSOM Donor Challenge
When 50 donors make a gift to any area of VTCSOM, $5,000 will be unlocked!
50 / 50 Donors
Completed
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Noon - 1:00pm Most Donors Challenge
The unit with the most donors between 12 and 1 p.m. will win $2,000 in bonus funds! Winner: CLAHS
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3:00 - 4:00pm Faculty/Staff Donors Challenge
The unit with the most Faculty and Staff donors between 3 and 4 p.m. will win $2,000 in bonus funds! Winner: Pamplin College of Business
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6:00 - 7:00pm First Time Donor Challenge
One first time donor who makes a gift between 6 and 7 p.m. will receive an additional $1,000 in bonus funds for their favorite unit!
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8:00 - 9:00pm Out of State Challenge
The unit with the most donors from outside of Virginia between 8 and 9 p.m. will win an additional $2,000 in bonus funds!
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10:00pm - Midnight Student Donor Challenge
The unit with the most student donors between 10 p.m and Midnight will win an additional $2,000 in bonus funds!
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7:00 - 8:00am Most Alumni Donors Challenge
The unit with the most Alumni donors between 7 and 8 a.m. will win an additional $2,000 in bonus funds!
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