Your Gift Went Further

By participating on #ColumbiaGivingDay, your gift to the school or program of your choice was amplified by matching contributions from the University Trustees. See who brought in the most dollars from our matching challenges below.

Main Match Challenge: $255,000

Your favorite schools and programs won a share of $255,000 based on their percentage of the total amount raised on Columbia Giving Day. Matching funds went to the schools’ and programs’ annual funds.

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

  School/Program Amount Raised % of Total Matching Bonus
Alumni Participation Challenge: $75,000

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

  School Participation Bonus
Hourly Prize Challenges: $99,000

Schools and programs won special prizes throughout the day.

Time (EDT) Challenge Winner Prize Awarded
Advocate Prize Challenge: $26,000

The five schools and programs with the most Columbia Giving Day Advocates won a share of the $26,000 pot.

  School/Program # of Advocates Amount Won