Giving Day Challenges
Pre-Fordham Giving Day Challenge
Did you get your Ramses cut-out in the mail? (You can print him out, too!) Snap a photo of Ramses in action and share it on social media with #FordhamGivingDay and tagging Fordham. If Ramses chooses your picture as one of his favorites, $1,000 will be donated to Fordham in your honor. Thank you to Mo Osman, FCRH '14 for sponsoring this challenge!
Day-Long Fordham Giving Day Challenges
Big Giving Day Challenge
If 1,841 people give today, Trustee Darlene Luccio Jordan, FCRH ’89, and Gerald R. Jordan will donate $50,000 towards scholarships and financial aid!
Jim Buckman, FCRH ’66, PAR, and Nancy Buckman, PAR, will match all gifts to the Fordham College at Rose Hill Fund, dollar for dollar, up to $25,000!
Gabelli School of Business Challenge
The Gabelli School of Business is celebrating its 100th birthday! To celebrate the next 100 years, Chris Fitzmaurice, GABELLI ’84, will contribute $25,000 if 200 people give to the Gabelli Fund.
The first $15,000 donated to the Fordham College at Lincoln Center Fund will be matched—up to $15,000! Special thanks to Brian and Kathleen MacLean, FCRH ’75, PAR.
Thomas More College Challenge
Patricia Ann McDonough, TMC ’69, will give $10,000 if 15 people support the Thomas More Scholarship Fund!
Thomas More College Challenge
Gail Weinheimer, TMC ’68, will match all gifts to the Thomas More Scholarship Fund up to $10,000!
If at least 35 people make a donation (of any size!) to the GSAS Fund, Donna Smolens, FCRH ’79, GSAS ’81, will contribute an additional $13,500!
Ailey/Fordham BFA in Dance
If at least 25 people support the Ailey/Fordham BFA in Dance Scholarship Fund, Patricia Dugan-Perlmuth, FCLC ’79, will contribute $10,000!
For every alum who donates on Fordham Giving Day, the Fordham University Alumni Association Board will contribute $10. Let's get to 1,000 alumni donors so we can unlock the FUAA Board's full $10,000 challenge!
If 250 Fordham parents donate on Giving Day, Michael Emerson and Kathryn Naassan, PAR ’20, will donate $5,000
If 200 donors contribute to the Fordham College at Rose Hill Fund, $5,000 will be unlocked! Special thanks to Robert Duggan, FCRH ’00, and Barbara Duggan, GABELLI ’99, for sponsoring this challenge.
Calling all GSS alumni! If at least 25 donors contribute to the Graduate School of Social Services, Brian and Kathleen MacLean, FCRH ’75, PAR, will contribute $5,000.
We need at least 25 donors to give to the Graduate School of Religion and Religious Education Fund so that we can unlock $5,000! Thank you to Brian and Kathleen MacLean, FCRH ’75, PAR, for generously sponsoring this challenge.
Calling all GSE alumni! If at least 25 donors contribute to the Graduate School of Education Fund, Brian and Kathleen MacLean, FCRH ’75, PAR, will contribute $5,000.
Brian and Kathleen MacLean, FCRH ’75, PAR, will donate $5,000 if 15 people contribute to the School of Professional and Continuing Studies Fund!
If 75 people donate to the Fordham College at Lincoln Center Fund, Tyler Martins, FCLC ’15, and Anitra Singh, FCLC ’15, will donate $2,500.
Class of 2020 Challenge
If 50 students or parents from the Class of 2020 make a gift, Brendan O'Grady, GABELLI ’13, will donate $2,020 in honor of this visionary class!
Recent Graduate Challenge
If 213 alumni from the Classes of 2009 through 2018 make a gift, Morgan Vazquez, FCRH ’13, will contribute $2,013!
FCLC Honors Program
If 15 donors contribute to the Fordham College at Lincoln Center Honors Program, an anonymous donor will contribute $1,500!
FCRH Honors Program
If at least 30 people donate to the Fordham College Rose Hill Honors Program, Michael Sodaro, FCRH '67, will make an additional gift of $1,000!
Social Media Giving Day Challenges
Student Club Challenge #1
Calling all student clubs! The approved club that receives the most gifts—no matter the amount—will earn $250.
Student Club Challenge #2
Student orgs, the spotlight is on you! Post a student club group photo using #FordhamGivingDay and your organization could win $250!
Spirited Selfie Challenge
Time to show your Fordham spirit! Share a photo of yourself donning your best maroon-and-white gear. Ramses will pick one lucky poster and give $250 toward the Fordham cause of their choice. Make sure to use #FordhamGivingDay.
Cap and Gown Challenge
Dig up your favorite Fordham graduation photos and share them using #FordhamGivingDay. Ramses will pick one lucky photo to win $250 towards the Fordham cause of their choice.
Fordham Ramily Challenge
Did you meet your BFF or significant other at Fordham? Share a photo of you and your Fordham Ramily using #FordhamGivingDay and note the area of Fordham you’d like to receive $250. Ramses will choose a winner!
All Things Cute Challenge
Share a photo of your baby—or fur baby—in Fordham gear, including #FordhamGivingDay and the area of the University that matters most to you. One post will earn an extra $250 for their cause!
Proud Parent Challenge
Parents: Post a picture of you and your future Fordham grad! Be sure to tag #FordhamGivingDay and your favorite Fordham cause. If your photo is Ramses’ favorite, he’ll donate $250 toward that program.
Campus Beauty Challenge
Post your favorite picture of the Fordham campus with #FordhamGivingDay. Make sure to mention your favorite Fordham cause in the caption—one person will earn an extra $250 for their program of choice!