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Your Gift Goes Further

This year’s Game Changers sponsored matching challenges to amplify the impact of every gift. Thanks to their generous support, your favorite schools and programs won additional funds throughout the day. Take a look at the results below.

 

Main Match Challenge: $220,500

Your favorite school/program won a share of $220,500 based on its percentage of total amount raised. Matching Bonuses will go to the school or program’s annual fund.

School/Program Dollars Raised* % of Total Matching Bonus
Columbia College $ 2,474,475 34% $ 75,398
Athletics $ 1,817,651 25% $ 55,384
Columbia Engineering $ 732,631 10% $ 22,323
Business School $ 525,587 7% $ 16,015
Law School $ 355,782 5% $ 10,841
College of Physicians and Surgeons $ 314,211 4% $ 9,574
Barnard College $ 239,991 3% $ 7,313
School of Journalism $ 164,966 2% $ 5,027
School of General Studies $ 143,054 2% $ 4,359
College of Dental Medicine $ 119,053 2% $ 3,628
School of International and Public Affairs $ 86,891 1% $ 2,648
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences $ 44,908 1% $ 1,368
School of Nursing $ 44,718 1% $ 1,363
Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation $ 35,515 0% $ 1,082
School of the Arts $ 29,084 0% $ 886
Women Creating Change $ 25,665 0% $ 782
School of Social Work $ 24,470 0% $ 746
Mailman School of Public Health $ 17,696 0% $ 539
The Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute $ 14,010 0% $ 427
School of Continuing Education $ 11,633 0% $ 354
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory $ 7,180 0% $ 219
Columbia University Libraries $ 5,431 0% $ 165
The Earth Institute $ 1,490 0% $ 45
Columbia Global Centers $ 505 0% $ 15

*A maximum of $250,000 per gift will be counted toward the Main Match Challenge.


Alumni Participation Challenge: $75,000

The five schools/programs with the greatest participation won a share of the $75,000 challenge pot.

School/Program Participation Rank   Participation Bonus
School of Continuing Education 1   $ 25,000
College of Dental Medicine 2   $ 20,000
Columbia College 3   $ 15,000
Barnard College 4   $ 10,000
School of Journalism 5   $ 5,000

Hourly Prize Challenges: $37,000

Additional prize money was awarded throughout the day.

Time Type School/Program Prize Awarded
09:00 AM Most International Gifts Business School $ 5,000
11:00 AM 23rd Original Tweet with School Handle and #ColumbiaGivingDay Columbia University Libraries $ 2,000
02:00 PM Random Student Donor of the Hour School of General Studies $ 2,000
04:00 PM Most Donors Athletics $ 5,000
05:00 PM Random Donor of the Hour Athletics $ 2,000
06:00 PM Random Parent or Friend Donor of the Hour School of General Studies $ 2,000
07:00 PM Most Student Donors Athletics $ 5,000
08:00 PM Most Graduates of the Last Decade Columbia College $ 5,000
09:00 PM Random Alumni Donor of the Hour Barnard College $ 2,000
10:00 PM Most International Gifts Athletics $ 5,000
11:00 PM Random Alumni Donor of the Hour School of Journalism $ 2,000

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Mailman School of Public Health
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School of Nursing
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