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.
*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: $37,000
Additional prize money was awarded throughout the day.
|09:00 AM||Most International Gifts||Business School||$ 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|