Let’s Come Together to Change Lives That Change the World

About the Day

On Giving Day, Columbians come together. We take on global issues like climate change and social justice through new causes and crowdfunding opportunities, and we give back by supporting the schools and programs that changed our lives.

For 24 hours on October 26, our gifts will go further, amplified by challenge match funds from the University Trustees. Get ready to set new records, celebrate your Columbia connections…and change lives that change the world.

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Get Involved

From signing up for behind-the-scenes updates, to setting up your personal Giving Day fundraising page for the cause or school you care most about, there are lots of ways to get more involved!

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Find Your Cause

Climate Response
Health & Wellness
Arts Initiative
Barnard College
College of Dental Medicine
College of Physicians and Surgeons (P&S)
Columbia Business School
Columbia College (CC)
Columbia Engineering (SEAS)
Columbia Entrepreneurship
Columbia Global Centers
Columbia Law School
Columbia University Libraries
Friends of the Medical Center
Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP)
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS)
Graduate School of Journalism
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Mailman School of Public Health
School of General Studies (GS)
School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA)
School of Nursing
School of Professional Studies (SPS)
School of Social Work (CSSW)
School of the Arts (SoA)
The Earth Institute
The Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute
Women Creating Change

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Leaderboards and Challenges

Challenge match funds will be allocated to schools, programs, causes, and initiatives based on their performances in our hourly challenges, daylong competitions, and special contests. In mid-October, we’ll announce this year’s competitions…get ready to join the fun and make your voice heard!