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Past Events


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New Goal Announced!
Chancellor Sartarelli will give $2,500 if Seahawks reach a new goal of 1,600 donors. Plus, there are thousands of dollars still up for grabs through active challenges and matches.
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Athletics Donor Challenge
The UNCW Athletic team with the most donors will receive $1,500 to their program fund, the second place team will receive $1,000.
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Athletics Dollar Challenge
The UNCW Athletic team that raises the most money will receive $1,500 to their program fund, the second place team will receive $1,000.
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Student Organization Competition
The student organization or club sport that has the most donors will receive $2,500 to their trust fund, second place will receive $1,000, third place will receive $750, and fourth place will receive $500.
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Cameron School of Business Leaderboard
 
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College of Arts and Sciences Leaderboard
 
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College of Health and Human Services Leaderboard
 
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Watson College of Education Leaderboard
 
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Success!
$24 Increase
In honor of the Give More in 24 Challenge, once we reach 1,440 donors, every donor will have their gift increased by $24. See the FAQ for more details.
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$500
First Challenge Gift
Set your alarm for 7:59 a.m.! The first donor to participate in the Give More in 24 Challenge will have the opportunity to allocate $500 in challenge funds to the area they choose.
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Alumni Class Leaderboard
See which graduating class drums up the most donors during the challenge.
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$1,000
Alumni Board of Directors Challenge
If 400 alumni make a gift of any amount, to any area of the University, the Alumni Association will allocate $1,000 to the UNCW Fund which helps address the university's greatest needs.
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Nick and Marti Nicolaysen Military Resources Lounge Match
Thank you, Nick and Marti Nicolaysen!
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2
Match
College of Arts and Sciences Excellence Fund Match
Dean Aswani Volety will match gifts to the College of Arts and Sciences Excellence Fund, dollar-for-dollar up to $1,000.
$0 MATCHED
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2
Match
Cameron School of Business Excellence Fund Match
Dean Rob Burrus will match gifts from alumni to the Cameron School of Business Fund, dollar-for-dollar up to $1,000.
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$1,200
College of Health and Human Services Alumni Challenge
Giving back is good for your health and your college! If 60 alumni support the College of Health and Human Services, during the challenge, Dean Charlie Hardy will make a personal gift of $1,200.
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$1,000
Watson College of Education Alumni Challenge
Calling all educators! If 60 alumni support the Watson College of Education during the challenge, Dean Van Dempsey will make a personal gift of $1,000.
0 / 60 Gifts
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$1,000
Don and Ingrid Reid Student Challenge
If 24 students make a gift before noon on April 9th, Don and Ingrid Reid will give $1,000 to the Parent Opportunity Fund which benefits the student experience.
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Global Gifts Match
Michael Wilhelm, Associate Vice Chancellor for International Programs, will match any gift allocated to global support up to $2,400. That’s 265,936 YEN – if you need the exchange rate!
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2
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Randall Library Match
University Librarian, Lucy Holman, will match gifts to the Randall Library, dollar-for-dollar up to $1,000. Dr. Holman is known for amplifying her impact on UNCW’s campus – previously serving as a member of UNCW’s housing staff before returning to campus in July 2018 to ensure the growth of a vibrant 21st-century library at UNCW.
$0 MATCHED
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$1,000
Janet Newton and Sean Cahill Student Challenge
If 24 students make a gift between noon and 5 pm on April 9th, Janet Newton and Sean Cahill will give $1,000 to the Parent Opportunity Fund which benefits the student experience.
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$1,000
University’s Greatest Needs Participation Challenge
If 100 donors designate their gift (of any amount) to the UNCW Fund, Vice Chancellor for University Advancement, Eddie Stuart ’05M, will make a $1,000 unrestricted gift as well.
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$5,000
Parent Participation Challenge
If 200 parents (of current students) make a gift of any amount, to any area of the University, $5,000 will be allocated to the Parent Opportunity Fund.
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$2,500
Employee Participation Challenge
If 200 current faculty and staff participate in the challenge, $2,500 will be allocated to Randall Library. UNCW employees can give any amount, to any area to be counted.
0 / 200 Gifts
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$1,000
CIE and Fish 2.0 Challenge
If $9,000 is raised between CIE and Fish 2.0, Diane Durance, Director of CIE, will make a $1,000 gift to CIE.
$0 / $9,000 Raised
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Success!
#UNCW24 Throwback Photo Challenge
Share your favorite photos and memories from your time at UNCW on social media using #UNCW24. One lucky Seahawk will be selected and will have the chance to allocate $100 to anywhere on campus!
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#UNCW24 Teal Tuesday Photo Challenge
On Tuesdays we wear Teal. Show us your Teal Tuesday outfit on social media using #UNCW24 and one lucky Seahawk will be selected and will have the chance to allocate $100 to anywhere on campus!
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#UNCW24 Baby and Fur-Baby Photo Challenge
Start their modeling career early and share a photo of your future Seahawk or pet rocking their UNCW gear. One lucky Seahawk will be selected and will have the chance to allocate $100 to anywhere on campus!
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$500
409th Gift
4/09 - What a day to be a Seahawk! The donor who makes the 409th gift on April 9, will be invited to allocate $500 in challenge funds to the area of their choice.
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$500
910th Gift
910 = ILM! The donor who makes the 910th gift on April 9 will be called upon to allocate $500 in challenge funds to the area of their choice.
0 / 910 Gifts
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$500
1,440th Gift
1,440 donors in one day is the goal for this year's challenge! That’s one donor per minute! Whoever clocks in with the 1,440th gift on April 9, will be able to allocate $500 in challenge funds.
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