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$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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$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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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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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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Leaderboard
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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$500
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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$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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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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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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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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