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Past Events


$50,000
125 Gifts College of Health and Behavioral Studies Participation Challenge
When the CHBS reaches 125 gifts, $50,000 will be unlocked for CHBS scholarships thanks to the generosity of two Class of ‘94 alumni.
125 / 125 Gifts
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$30,000
$30K Midday Scholarships Challenge
DEADLINE EXTENDED! 3,000 gifts will unlock $30,000 in student scholarships. Brought to you by John Taschek (’86) and an Anonymous Alumna
3,000 / 3,000 Gifts
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Success!
Around the World Challenge
Congratulations to the Center for Global Engagement who received a gift from Australia! G'Day mates!
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Success!
New Day, New Donor Challenge
The Marching Royal Dukes Fund won the new donor challenge, Virginia's Finest indeed!
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Success!
Madison Giving Challenge
Congratulations to the Proud and True Fund for winning the Madison Giving Challenge. Show your colors!
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Success!
JMU Family Challenge
COB Scholarships, Madison Vision and Parents Fund are the winners!
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Success!
Alumni Challenge
Madison For Keeps Scholarships won the alumni challenge!
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Success!
Student Challenge
The Breeze and College of Integrated Science and Engineering has won the Student Challenge!
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$105,000
$105K Keep Going Dukes Challenge
6,000 gifts received by midnight EST will unlock $105,000 in in student scholarships, academic departmental support, and for Madison Trust. Brought to you by: The Sumner Family, Brad Sauer, Jr. ’04 and an Anonymous Alumni
2,254 / 3,000 Gifts
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JMU Giving Day Trivia Hour @ 6PM
Brought to you by the Office of Alumni Relations, register here: https://www.alumni.jmu.edu/GivingDayTrivia
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JMU Dining #JMUGivingDay Engagement Challenge
Tag @jmudining in your best JMU Dining food photo and use hashtag #JMUGivingDay to be entered into giveaway for a Block 25 meal plan! Rules: must be current JMU student. No cash value. Expires at end of semester.
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Madison Giving Challenge
The Madison Giving Committee brings a friendly campus contest to JMU Giving Day 2021. Join your colleagues in this Divisional Challenge to earn bragging rights and have your division’s name etched onto the Divisional Trophy! The division with the highest percentage of personnel to make gifts on Giving Day, totalling any amount, will be crowned the winners.
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Dr. Tim Miller's Hourly First Student Donor Challenge
10:00 AM: Sarah Castaneda - CHBS Dean's Innovative Development Fund 11:00 AM: Jeslyn Stiles - Proud and True Fund 12:00 PM: Anonymous Student - Center for Multicultural Student Services Fund 1:00 PM: Madelyn Sillmon - CHBS Dean's Innovative Development Fund 2:00 PM: Anonymous Donor - Proud and True Fund 3:00 PM: Anonymous Donor - Hart School of Hospitality, Sport and Recreation Management Fund 4:00 PM: Mary Paige Fisher - Edith J. Carrier Arboretum 5:00 PM: Sarah Reilly - Hart School of Hospitality, Sport and Recreation Management Fund 6:00 PM: Johnny Ginnity - School of Strategic Leadership Studies 7:00 PM: Rabia Lieber - College of Education Fund 8:00 PM: Anonymous Student - College of Business Scholarships 9:00 PM: Jacob Yeager - Student Duke Club 10:00 PM: Theresa Lind - Hart School of Hospitality, Sport and Recreation Management Fund
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Find Dr. Tim Miller Challenge
Be the first student to spot Dr. Miller when he arrives to a new campus location, and you decide which Giving Day fund he gives $50. He'll be in various location between 9AM and 5PM EST so there are lots of opportunities to play.
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Leaderboard
Overall Gifts Leaderboard
Which area can bring in the most gifts for giving day?
Rank Area Gifts
1 Duke Club - Proud and True Fund 637
2 College of Business 460
3 College of Education 339
4 Madison Vision Fund 327
5 College of Arts and Letters 318
6 Madison for Keeps Scholarships 259
7 Furious Flower Poetry Center 259
8 College of Science and Mathematics 215
9 Marching Royal Dukes 203
10 African, African American & Diaspora Studies 201
11 Alumni Chapters 156
12 Valley Scholars 141
13 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 141
14 Across the University 140
15 College of Health and Behavioral Studies 131
16 College of Visual and Performing Arts 130
17 Honors College 127
18 College of Integrated Science and Engineering 93
19 Center for Global Engagement 92
20 Dukes Pay it Forward 69
21 The Breeze 64
22 Scholarships 57
23 Center for Civic Engagement 45
24 University Recreation (UREC) 45
25 JMU Libraries 45
26 Parents Fund 43
27 Duke Club - Young Alumni Program 29
28 Student Aid 28
29 Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Expression 24
30 Madison Trust 21
31 Student Duke Club 18
32 Graduate School 18
33 JMU X-Labs 13
34 Debate Team 4
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Overall Dollars Leaderboard
Which area can raise the most dollars?
Rank Area Raised
1 Duke Club - Proud and True Fund $148,605.46
2 College of Business $67,799.96
3 Madison for Keeps Scholarships $47,476.05
4 College of Arts and Letters $41,859.06
5 Madison Vision Fund $36,257.51
6 College of Visual and Performing Arts $17,484.18
7 Marching Royal Dukes $16,592.94
8 African, African American & Diaspora Studies $16,373.00
9 College of Education $15,294.00
10 Alumni Chapters $14,410.00
11 Valley Scholars $14,365.00
12 College of Science and Mathematics $14,303.00
13 Furious Flower Poetry Center $14,225.00
14 College of Integrated Science and Engineering $13,649.00
15 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion $11,712.00
16 Across the University $10,582.00
17 Honors College $9,787.00
18 College of Health and Behavioral Studies $8,705.00
19 Center for Global Engagement $7,925.01
20 Parents Fund $7,729.00
21 The Breeze $6,710.00
22 Dukes Pay it Forward $5,460.00
23 Center for Civic Engagement $4,695.00
24 Scholarships $4,610.00
25 Madison Trust $4,025.00
26 University Recreation (UREC) $3,009.96
27 JMU Libraries $2,695.12
28 Student Aid $2,670.00
29 Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Expression $1,600.00
30 Duke Club - Young Alumni Program $1,515.00
31 Student Duke Club $940.00
32 JMU X-Labs $745.00
33 Graduate School $553.00
34 Debate Team $80.00
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Being the Change Challenge
Additional funds will be awarded to the colleges that raise the bar by surpassing their total number of gifts from JMU Giving Day 2019. Sponsored by the Women for Madison Executive Advisory Council.
Rank College Gifts
1 College of Business 460
2 College of Education 339
3 College of Arts and Letters 318
4 College of Science and Mathematics 215
5 College of Health and Behavioral Studies 131
6 College of Visual and Performing Arts 130
7 Honors College 127
8 College of Integrated Science and Engineering 93
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