Virginia Tech Giving Day 2021


Events

Don't miss the chance to multiply your impact, thanks to gift matching opportunities from some of our most generous donors.

Past Events


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Moss Arts Center Dollar-for-Dollar Match
Constance C. Cedras will generously match every dollar donated to the Moss Arts Center up to a total of $2,500 in gifts. Make your gift and double the impact!
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Moss Arts Center Dollar for Dollar Match
Sally S. Cox will generously match every dollar donated to the Moss Arts Center up to a total of $2,500 in gifts. Make your gift and double the impact!
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Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine Deans Dollar-for-Dollar Match
The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine academic deans, along with Dr. Joe Moskal, vice chair of the VTC Dean’s Council on Advancement, as a group will match dollar-for-dollar every gift donated to the School of Medicine up to a total of $5,000 in gifts. Help us take advantage of this generous match!
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Corps of Cadets Reaching for the Star Challenge
In honor of the 1,063 cadets we began with in the fall, Nancy Dye will generously match every gift of $25 or more to the Corps of Cadets up to a total of $1,063. Help us reach for the Star this Giving Day!
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Student Affairs & Student Organizations Match
Robbie Werth ’74 will generously match all gifts made to Student Affairs & Student Organizations up to $15,000! Make your gift and double the impact!
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Dr. Mike Weaver and Dr. Wayne Surles Entomology Match
Dr. Mike Weaver and Dr. Wayne Surles will generously match the first $2,000 in gifts made to the Entomology Department Annual fund, to help support the Hokie Bug Fest. Make your gift and double the impact!
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David Christian College of Engineering Match
David Christian '76 will generously match the first $5,000 in gifts made to a College of Engineering fund. Double your impact by making your gift today!
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Tish Long College of Engineering Match
Tish Long will generously match a total of $5,000 in gifts made to a College of Engineering fund. Double your impact by making your gift today!
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College of Engineering Jaime Smith ISE Challenge
Jaime Smith will generously match the first $10,000 in gifts made the the Industrial Systems and Engineering department! Double your impact by making your gift today!
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$10,000
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Challenge
The members of the CALS Alumni Organization Board will donate $10,000 to support the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences annual fund if 277 donors make a gift to any College of Agriculture and Life Sciences fund!
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$500
College of Architecture and Urban Studies Challenge
Once 50 people have made a Giving Day donation to the College of Architecture and Urban Studies, an anonymous donor will generously contribute $500 to the college's annual fund!
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$5,000
College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences Challenge
Jerry Hulick will generously donate $5,000 to support the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences if 300 donors make a gift to any College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences fund!
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$2,500
The CNRE Willie Taylor 25 Donor Participation Challenge
CNRE friend Willie Taylor will donate $2,500 to the College of Natural Resources and Environment Annual Fund if 25 donors make a gift to any College of Natural Resources and Environment fund!
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$10,000
College of Science Challenge
Pat Caldwell will generously donate $10,000 to the College of Science annual fund if 293 donors make a gift to any College of Science fund. Help us meet this challenge by making your gift today!
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$10,000
Corps of Cadets Challenge
Dr. David Minichan, class of 1951, will generously donate $10,000 to the Commandant's Priority Fund if 260 donors make a gift to any Corps of Cadets fund. Will you help us meet this generous challenge?
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$5,000
College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences Push Challenge
We met our first goal of 300, but we're still going! Jerry Hulick will generously donate an additional $5,000 to support the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences if 200 more (500 total) donors make a gift to any College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences fund!
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$2,500
College of Architecture and Urban Studies Challenge
Once 100 people have made a Giving Day donation to the College of Architecture and Urban Studies, Jon Eisen will generously contribute $2,500 the college's annual fund!
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$5,000
College of Architecture and Urban Studies Challenge
Once 150 people have made a Giving Day donation to the College of Architecture and Urban Studies, Kristine Fallon will generously contribute $5,000 to the college's annual fund!
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$2,500
The CNRE Mike Hincher 50 Donor Participation Challenge
CNRE alum and FREC Advisory Board chair Mike Hincher will donate $2,500 to support the Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation Annual Fund if 25 additional (50 total) donors make a gift to any College of Natural Resources and Environment fund!
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$8,000
The CNRE Mike and Kathy Melo 75 Donor Participation Challenge
CNRE alum and Dean's Advisory Council chair Mike Melo and Kathy Melo will donate $8,000 to support student scholarships if 25 additional donors make a gift to any College of Natural Resources and Environment fund.
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$50,000
The CNRE Morton and Spapperi Family Foundation 100 Donor Participation Challenge
CNRE friends Kent Morton and Julie Spapperi-Morton of the Morton and Spapperi Family Foundation will donate a $50,000 grant to support undergraduate research and experiential learning opportunities for students if 25 additional donors make a gift to any College of Natural Resources and Environment fund!
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$5,000
Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine Challenge
50 gifts of $100 or more to the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine will unlock a $5,000 gift to the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine from a generous anonymous donor!
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$5,000
Alumni Family Challenge
Virginia Tech Parent Committee members and alumni, Kristen (’90) and Todd Smith (’89), will donate $5,000 if 300 gifts of any size from alumni families are made to the Hokie Family Annual Fund!
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$5,000
Family Challenge
Virginia Tech Parent Committee members Kate and Tim Queen will donate $5,000 if 300 gifts of any size are made to the Hokie Family Annual Fund!
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$15,000
College of Architecture and Urban Studies Challenge
Once 200 people have made a Giving Day donation to the College of Architecture and Urban Studies, Mark and Diana Olmstead will generously contribute $15,000 to the college's annual fund!
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$2,500
Exit Light, Enter Night Challenge
Are you up late? Why not make a gift to your favorite area of the university? If the university gets 50 gifts between 11 p.m. and 1 a.m. EST, a generous anonymous donor will give an extra $2,500 to the Virginia Tech Annual Fund!
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$1,500
Early Bird Challenge
Rise and shine, early bird Hokies! Why not start off your day with gifts to your favorite areas of Virginia Tech? If the university gets 25 gifts from 4-6 a.m. EST, a generous donor will give an extra $1,500 to the Virginia Tech Annual Fund!
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$2,000
Pamplin College of Business Challenge
Shirley A. Edwards, President of the Pamplin Advisory Council, along with Jim Hatch, Pamplin Advisory Council Chair, will generously each donate $1,000 to support the Pamplin College of Business for every 150 gifts made to any Pamplin fund up to 750 gifts! Help us unlock this challenge by making your gift today!
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$5,000
Student Affairs & Student Organization $5,000 Challenge
When gifts to Student Affairs & Student Organizations funds reach $5,000, Robbie Werth ’74 will generously donate $5,000 to support Student Affairs & Student Organizations! Help us unlock this challenge!
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$10,000
Student Affairs & Student Organizations $10,000 Challenge
We met our first goal, but we're still going! When gifts to Student Affairs & Student Organizations funds reach $10,000, Robbie Werth ’74 will generously donate $10,000 to support Student Affairs & Student Organizations!
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Student Affairs & Student Organizations $20,000 Challenge
When gifts to Student Affairs & Student Organizations funds reach $20,000, Robbie Werth ’74 will generously donate an additional $20,000 to support Student Affairs & Student Organizations!
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$1,000
The Kirk and Leila Spitzer College of Engineering Challenge
Kirk ’67 and Leila Spitzer will generously donate $1,000 to support the College of Engineering for every 200 donations made to any College of Engineering fund for up to a total of $5,000. Help us meet this challenge by making your gift today!
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$5,000
Tish Long College of Engineering Challenge
Tish long will generously donate an additional $5,000 if the College of Engineering receives $10,000 in gifts!
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Vice President Participation Leaderboard Challenge
Which giving area will receive the most donations during Virginia Tech Giving Day? Make a gift to your favorite area of Virginia Tech to help keep your area at the top of the leaderboard! The areas with the most gifts at the end of Giving Day will receive an additional donation from Virginia Tech Vice President of Advancement Charlie Phlegar.
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College of Science Gifts Leaderboard
What department is going to bring in the most gifts during Giving Day?
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College of Science Amount Raised Leaderboard
What College of Science fund is going to bring in the most dollars during Giving Day? Give what you can to your department to keep them at the top of the list!
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College of Engineering Participation Leaderboard
What College of Engineering fund is going to bring in the most donors during Giving Day? Give what you can to your department to keep them at the top of the list!
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College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences Gifts Leaderboard
Dean Rosemary Blieszner is offering a $500 challenge for the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences department or school with the greatest number of donors on Giving Day. Your gift of any size will help unlock your favorite fund’s potential for winning the challenge!
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College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences Amount Raised Leaderboard
Which College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences department or school will bring in the most dollars during Giving Day? Dean Rosemary Blieszner is offering a $500 challenge for the unit that raises the most money. Give what you can to your favorite fund to keep it in the lead!
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College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Leaderboard Challenge
Which CALS department is going to bring in the most gifts during Giving Day?
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Biggest Fan Social Media Challenge
Are you the most Hokie of all the Hokies in the Hokie Nation? Show us how much! Take a photo or video of yourself in all your Maroon & Orange, and tag your photos #VTGivingDay and #HokiestHokie. We'll select a winner, who will get to pick a fund for an extra $250 donation and a special shout-out on Virginia Tech social media!
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Campus Landmarks Challenge
Throughout #VTGivingDay, we'll be posting close-ups of Virginia Tech landmarks. If you can correctly guess what the photos are depicting, you might be randomly selected to put an extra $250 toward a Virginia Tech fund of your choice, with the funds provided by a generous anonymous donor!
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#HokieBaby and #HokiePets Challenge
Do you have an adorable #HokieBaby or #HokiePet? Post a picture of your little Hokies or furbabies in their Virginia Tech gear on your social media accounts, using #VTGivingDay. We’ll randomly pick a winner from each hashtag, who will each get to choose where an extra $250 will go a fund of their choice!
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Hokie Couples Gift Match Challenge
Are you a Hokie Couple? Share a picture of you with your sweetheart and tag it #HokieLove between 7 and 9 a.m. on March 21, and we’ll pick a winning couple to pick where an extra $250 is donated!
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College of Science Young Alumni and Current Student Challenge
Jerry Hulick will generously donate $5,000 if 25 current students and / or young alumni (years 2008-2017) make a gift to any College of Science fund. Help us reach our goal!
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The Steve and Jill Fredrick College of Engineering Faculty / Staff Challenge
Steve and Jill Fredrick, will generously donate $5,000 to support the College of Engineering if 50 members of the College’s faculty and staff make a gift to any College of Engineering fund. Help us unlock this challenge by making your gift today!
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Increase the impact of your gift
For every donor who signs up to give $20.22 or more per month to the InclusiveVT Excellence Scholarship Fund, Virginia Tech will contribute an additional $250, which could provide up to $125,000 in additional scholarships. While giving, be sure to indicate that you wish your gift of $20.22 or more to be recurring so that we can contact you to make arrangements. This special opportunity is limited to the first 500 donors.
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Virginia Tech Athletics - Young Alumni Challenge
Virginia Tech Alum and Former Virginia Tech Athletic Fund President, Glenn Reynolds, will generously match the total donations contributed by Young Alums (graduation years 2008-2017) on Virginia Tech Giving Day! Help us Reach for Excellence and support the academic and athletic success of Hokie student-athletes!
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College of Science Economics Department Challenge
Dr. Sudipta Sarangi, Department Head of Economics will generously donate $500 plus and additional $1 for every person that gives to the Economics Department. Additionally, when the number of donors to the Economics Department reaches 50, he will donate $500 more to the Economics Department!
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