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Thank you! On One Day for UK, we all came together. Whether across the hall or across the globe, our Big Blue family has persevered through tough times. Wildcats everywhere came together in support of their passion for the University of Kentucky. Thank you for supporting over 50 different colleges, programs and causes and improving our community one gift at a time.

$1,865
1865th Gift of the Day
The lucky donor who makes the 1865th gift on One Day For UK will win an extra $1865 to their selected college, program, or cause!
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1st Time Donor Challenge
A lucky donor who makes their first-ever gift to UK will be highlighted to win an additional $250 for their selected college, program, or cause!
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Come Together for a Cause
Students! Follow UK Philanthropy on Instagram/Twitter/Facebook by 10:00pm on #OneDayforUK and tag one friend and your favorite college, program or cause in the comments. The college, program or cause with the most tags will win $500 and you'll be entered to win a swag bag for you and your friend.
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Facebook Likes Challenge
Go to the UK Philanthropy Official Facebook page to find the One Day for UK Likes challenge post. Like the photo of the college, program or cause of your choice and those with the most likes between Monday and Noon on #OneDayforUK will win the challenge.
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Throwback Thursday
You know what day it is! Throw it back to when you were the cool kid on campus and use #OneDayforUK for a chance to win an additional $250 for your favorite college, program, or cause! Be sure to tag them in your post or mention them in the caption.
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Center for Applied Energy Research Match
We will match up to $10,000 in gifts to the Lee T. Todd, Jr. Student Innovation Scholarship Fund this year.
$2,830 MATCHED
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$2,500
College of Communication and Information Challenge
Nancy Green and Jack Guthrie have come together to challenge CI alumni and friends to help the college get to 150 total donors on One Day for UK! They will combine to give $2,500 when we get 100 donors and then another $2,500 when we get to 150 donors.
150 / 150 Donors
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$25,000
College of Engineering 500 Donor Challenge
The Young Alumni Philanthropy Council will donate $25,000 when we reach 500 unique donors. Challenge your friends and fellow alumni to give!
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$25,000
College of Engineering Donor Challenge
Kenneth Ruth will donate $25,000 when we reach 250 unique donors.
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Fine Arts Match
UK alumna Sue Baker ‘76 and the College are partnering on a dollar-for-dollar match for the first $10,000 raised for the College of Fine Arts Development Fund. Every gift to the College counts regardless of the designation.
$10,000 MATCHED
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Health Science Match
Gifts to the College are matched by CHS Hall of Fame members . The total amount available for the match is $10,000. Gifts can be designated to the College’s Excellence Fund or any one of the College’s programs.
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Lewis Honors College Match
For every dollar given to the Lewis Honors College on One Day for UK a generous donor will match dollar for dollar up to $10,000!
$10,000 MATCHED
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Public Health Match
University of Kentucky College of Public Health alum, Don Granger ('11), is matching each gift of any size to the Student Support Fund, up to $2500 total!
$2,500 MATCHED
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WUKY Match
Our match is for the WUKY Listener Supported Endowment. All donations received for WUKY on One Day for UK will be matched dollar for dollar up to $10,000 towards this very important endowment. Growing this endowment increases the sustainability of the programming you love on WUKY for decades to come. Please consider a gift to grow this endowment and help WUKY be sustainable for future generations.
$3,819 MATCHED
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$1,500
GA - Greater Atlanta UK Alumni Club Challenge
The Greater Atlanta Club will unlock a challenge match of $1,500 when we receive $3,000 in gifts to the scholarship.
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$2,000
KY - Fayette County UK Alumni Club Challenge
The first $500 will be matched dollar for dollar. Then, next $1,500 will be matched dollar for dollar. The final dollar for dollar match will be unlocked when another $2,000 is given. This is a total of $4,000 in matching funds.
$2,000 / $2,000 Raised
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KY - Jefferson County UK Alumni Club Match
Match $1 for $1 up to $30,000
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Alumni Association Clubs - Donor Leaderboard
UK Alumni Clubs are raising money for scholarships! Check out the number of donors here.
Rank Department Donors
1 Alumni Association 57
2 KY - Jefferson County UK Alumni Club 30
3 KY - Fayette County UK Alumni Club 21
4 TN - Greater Nashville UK Alumni Club 9
5 KY - Christian County UK Alumni Club 8
6 KY - Fulton County UK Alumni Club 7
7 KY - Northern Kentucky-Greater Cincinnati 7
8 KY - Cumberland Valley East UK Alumni Club 6
9 CA - San Diego UK Alumni Club 6
10 TX - Greater Houston UK Alumni Club 5
11 OH - Northeast Ohio UK Alumni Club 5
12 IL - Greater Chicago UK Alumni Club Scholarship 4
13 KY - McCracken County UK Alumni Club 4
14 KS - Kansas City UK Alumni Club 3
15 FL - Sarasota Suncoast UK Alumni Club 3
16 FL - Tampa Bay UK Alumni Club 3
17 NY - Greater New York City UK Alumni Club 3
18 OH - Greater Dayton UK Alumni Club 3
19 KY - Hopkins County UK Alumni Club 2
20 GA - Greater Atlanta UK Alumni Club 2
21 TN - Chattanooga UK Alumni Club 2
22 DC - Nation's Capital UK Alumni Club 2
23 OH - Central Ohio UK Alumni Club 2
24 CA - Northern California UK Alumni Club 2
25 WV - West Virginia UK Alumni Club 2
26 TN - Knoxville UK Alumni Club 2
27 KY - Franklin County UK Alumni Club 2
28 IN - Central Indiana UK Alumni Club 2
29 KY - Warren County UK Alumni Club 2
30 NC - Triangle Area UK Alumni Club 1
31 FL - Jacksonville UK Alumni Club 1
32 KY - Henderson UK Alumni Club 1
33 TX - Dallas-Fort Worth UK Alumni Club 1
34 AL - Greater Birmingham UK Alumni Club 1
35 KY - Shelby County UK Alumni Club 1
36 LA - New Orleans UK Alumni Club 1
37 WA - Pacific Northwest UK Alumni Club 1
38 KY - Clark County UK Alumni Club 1
39 MA - Boston UK Alumni Club 1
40 KY - Big Sandy UK Alumni Club 1
41 AL - Northern Alabama UK Alumni Club 1
42 FL - Central Florida UK Alumni Club 1
43 KY - Cumberland Valley West UK Alumni Club 1
44 KY - Danville-Boyle County UK Alumni Club 1
45 KY - Daviess County UK Alumni Club 1
46 KY - Greater Ashland UK Alumni Club 1
47 KY - Hardin County UK Alumni Club 1
48 KY - Harrison-Pendleton County UK Alumni Club 1
49 KY - Lake Cumberland UK Alumni Club 1
50 KY - Mason County UK Alumni Club 1
51 KY - Mercer County UK Alumni Club 1
52 KY - South Central UK Alumni Club 1
53 KY - Union County UK Alumni Club 1
54 MO - St. Louis UK Alumni Club 1
55 NC - Charlotte UK Alumni Club 1
56 OH - Northwest Ohio UK Alumni Club 1
57 SC - Upstate South Carolina UK Alumni Club 1
58 TN - Memphis UK Alumni Club 1
59 TX - Central Texas UK Alumni Club 1
60 VA - Central Virginia UK Alumni Club 1
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Medium College Leaderboard
The medium-sized college who has the most donors on #OneDayForUK! 1st place wins $1000, 2nd place wins $500.
Rank Prize Medium College Leaderboard Donors
1 $1,000 College of Fine Arts 123
2 $500 College of Pharmacy 41
3 Rosenberg College of Law 40
4 College of Health Sciences 33
5 College of Nursing 31
6 College of Social Work 14
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Large Programs + Centers Leaderboard
The large program or unit who has the most donors on #OneDayForUK! 1st place wins $1000, 2nd place wins $500.
Rank Prize Large Program and Unit Leaderboard Donors
1 $1,000 Athletics 182
2 $500 The Arboretum, State Botanical Garden of Kentucky 54
3 UK Libraries 53
4 WUKY 23
5 Kentucky Children's Hospital 16
6 Parent and Family Association 8
7 CRISIS Employee Assistance Program 8
8 UK HealthCare 6
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Alumni Association Clubs - Amount Raised Leaderboard
UK Alumni Clubs are raising money for scholarships! Check out the amount raised here.
Rank Department Raised
1 Alumni Association $9,327.50
2 KY - Jefferson County UK Alumni Club $2,617.00
3 TX - Greater Houston UK Alumni Club $2,250.00
4 KY - Fayette County UK Alumni Club $2,091.00
5 KY - Fulton County UK Alumni Club $1,780.00
6 KY - Hopkins County UK Alumni Club $1,750.00
7 GA - Greater Atlanta UK Alumni Club $1,600.00
8 KY - Cumberland Valley East UK Alumni Club $1,275.00
9 KY - Northern Kentucky-Greater Cincinnati $1,200.00
10 TN - Chattanooga UK Alumni Club $1,050.00
11 NC - Triangle Area UK Alumni Club $1,000.00
12 OH - Northeast Ohio UK Alumni Club $950.00
13 KY - Christian County UK Alumni Club $875.00
14 TN - Greater Nashville UK Alumni Club $850.00
15 FL - Jacksonville UK Alumni Club $522.00
16 CA - San Diego UK Alumni Club $350.00
17 IL - Greater Chicago UK Alumni Club Scholarship $325.00
18 KY - McCracken County UK Alumni Club $325.00
19 KS - Kansas City UK Alumni Club $325.00
20 DC - Nation's Capital UK Alumni Club $275.00
21 FL - Sarasota Suncoast UK Alumni Club $250.00
22 OH - Central Ohio UK Alumni Club $250.00
23 KY - Henderson UK Alumni Club $250.00
24 TX - Dallas-Fort Worth UK Alumni Club $250.00
25 CA - Northern California UK Alumni Club $200.00
26 WV - West Virginia UK Alumni Club $200.00
27 TN - Knoxville UK Alumni Club $190.00
28 FL - Tampa Bay UK Alumni Club $169.99
29 KY - Franklin County UK Alumni Club $150.00
30 NY - Greater New York City UK Alumni Club $100.00
31 AL - Greater Birmingham UK Alumni Club $100.00
32 KY - Shelby County UK Alumni Club $100.00
33 LA - New Orleans UK Alumni Club $100.00
34 WA - Pacific Northwest UK Alumni Club $100.00
35 OH - Greater Dayton UK Alumni Club $55.00
36 IN - Central Indiana UK Alumni Club $55.00
37 KY - Warren County UK Alumni Club $55.00
38 KY - Clark County UK Alumni Club $50.00
39 MA - Boston UK Alumni Club $50.00
40 KY - Big Sandy UK Alumni Club $40.00
41 AL - Northern Alabama UK Alumni Club $5.00
42 FL - Central Florida UK Alumni Club $5.00
43 KY - Cumberland Valley West UK Alumni Club $5.00
44 KY - Danville-Boyle County UK Alumni Club $5.00
45 KY - Daviess County UK Alumni Club $5.00
46 KY - Greater Ashland UK Alumni Club $5.00
47 KY - Hardin County UK Alumni Club $5.00
48 KY - Harrison-Pendleton County UK Alumni Club $5.00
49 KY - Lake Cumberland UK Alumni Club $5.00
50 KY - Mason County UK Alumni Club $5.00
51 KY - Mercer County UK Alumni Club $5.00
52 KY - South Central UK Alumni Club $5.00
53 KY - Union County UK Alumni Club $5.00
54 MO - St. Louis UK Alumni Club $5.00
55 NC - Charlotte UK Alumni Club $5.00
56 OH - Northwest Ohio UK Alumni Club $5.00
57 SC - Upstate South Carolina UK Alumni Club $5.00
58 TN - Memphis UK Alumni Club $5.00
59 TX - Central Texas UK Alumni Club $5.00
60 VA - Central Virginia UK Alumni Club $5.00
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1st Gift of the Day
Chelsea Brislin and the Gaines Center for the Humanities win the 1st Gift of the Day award.
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1st Time Young Alumni Donor Challenge
A lucky donor who graduated after 2016 and makes their first-ever gift to UK will be highlighted to win an additional $250 for their selected college, program, or cause!
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Student DanceBlue Challenge
First, Follow or Like UK Philanthropy on Instagram/Twitter/Facebook before #OneDayforUK, then tag 3 friends to do the same. Then, on April 21st, see if you and your team win a prize pack of DanceBlue swag!
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Share Your UK Family Challenge
Does your family bleed blue? Post a photo of you, your family, your pets, or any member of your Big Blue family dressed up in UK gear. Post your picture on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram, include the hashtag #OneDayforUK, and tag your favorite UK college, program or cause. One lucky photo will win $250 for their selected college, program, or cause!
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Arts & Sciences Match
The first $15,000 gifts to the College, regardless of the designation, will be matched 1:1 with a gift to the Arts & Sciences Student Support Gift Fund.
$15,000 MATCHED
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$1,000
Center for Health Equity Transformation
We will unlock a challenge match of $1,000 when we receive 20 gifts
20 / 20 Gifts
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$7,500
College of Education Donor Challenge
Thanks to a generous gift from the estate of Judge Sara “Aunt Sara” Sidebottom, a former teacher, public defender and district judge, $2,500 for scholarships will be unlocked at each milestone of 50, 100, 150, and 200 donors to the College of Education.
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$1,000,000
College of Engineering Challenge
If we raise $500,000: Materials engineering alum Jack Cheng (PhD MSE 2000) will give $1,000,000 to the College of Engineering!
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$2,500
Collegiate Recovery Community Donor Challenge
An anonymous donor will give $2,500 to the Collegiate Recovery Community Scholarship Fund when we reach 25 donors!
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Gatton Business & Economics Match
Take the opportunity to ‘Double Your Impact'! With a dollar-for-dollar match partnership from UK Gatton College alumni anonymous donors, the first $260,000 raised will be matched to support the Gatton College Persistence Scholarship Fund! Every gift to the fund impacts our students, amplifying the impact of your contribution. To date, Gatton College of Business & Economics has awarded over $529,000 in Gatton Persistence Scholarships to over 160 students! Students who received this scholarship recorded higher GPAs than their peers, were more diverse, and had an impressive 95 percent retention rate. With record setting enrollment numbers, our work is never done as we push to award more scholarships in 2022. “Our Persistence Scholarships are a meaningful way to keep moving students in the right direction," said Dean Sheather. "By investing in our students, we believe we can make a direct impact on the university and our community.”- Dean Simon Sheather
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$5,000
Lewis Honor College Challenge
$5,000 bonus match when we meet our $10,000 goal.
$10,000 / $10,000 Raised
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Office of Lifelong Learning (OLLI at UK) Match
The OLLI board will match all gifts dollar for dollar up to $2,000.
$2,000 MATCHED
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UK Libraries Match
An anonymous donor will match dollar for dollar the first $500 given to the UK Libraries Student Employment Experience Development Fund.
$500 MATCHED
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CA - San Diego UK Alumni Club Match
Will match every $2 given with $1 up to a total of $600.
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KY - Christian County UK Alumni Club
Will match $1 for every $2 given, up to $1,000
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KY - Fulton County UK Alumni Club Match
Match $1 for $1 up to a total of $4,000
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$1,000
NC - Triangle Area UK Alumni Club Scholarship Match
When the Triangle UK Alumni Club Scholarship reaches $2,000 in gifts, a donor will provide a match of $1,000 for the fund.
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Large College Leaderboard
The large college who has the most donors on #OneDayForUK! 1st place wins $1000, 2nd place wins $500.
Rank Prize Large College Leaderboard Donors
1 $1,000 College of Engineering 476
2 $500 Communication and Information 200
3 College of Arts & Sciences 143
4 Gatton College of Business & Economics 110
5 Agriculture, Food and Environment 110
6 College of Education 105
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Small College and School Leaderboard
The small college or school who has the most donors on #OneDayForUK! 1st place wins $1000, 2nd place wins $500.
Rank Prize Small College and School Leaderboard Donors
1 $1,000 College of Public Health 98
2 $500 Martin School 94
3 Lewis Honors College 57
4 College of Medicine 24
5 College of Dentistry 20
6 College of Design 18
7 Patterson School 6
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Small Programs + Centers Leaderboard
The small program or center who has the most donors on #OneDayForUK! 1st place wins $1000, 2nd place wins $500.
Rank Prize Small Programs + Centers Leaderboard Donors
1 $1,000 Osher Lifelong Learning Institute 174
2 $500 Gaines Center for the Humanities 110
3 Center for Health Equity Transformation 30
4 Basic Needs and Persistence Fund 28
5 Collegiate Recovery Community 21
6 Center for Applied Energy Research 17
7 First Generation College Student Fund 15
8 Human Development Institute 15
9 Women & Philanthropy Network 7
10 Institutional Diversity 6
11 International Center 5
12 Center for Research on Violence Against Women 5
13 UK LEADS 5
14 Still We Rise 4
15 Bilal ibn Rabah Scholarship Fund 3
16 Center for Interprofessional Health Education 2
17 KYNETIC 1
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Rank State Gifts
1 KY 1371
2 TX 99
3 OH 87
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