Giving Day

  • Vanderbilt Giving Day 2021 Thank You!

    More than 7,600 members of Vanderbilt community support university on Giving Day

    More than 7,600 members of the Vanderbilt community, including alumni, students, faculty, staff, parents and friends, joined together on Giving Day, April 7, to donate more than $5 million to help advance the university’s mission of education, discovery and leadership. Read More

    Apr. 8, 2021

  • Vanderbilt Giving Day April 7, 2021

    Faculty and staff invited to celebrate Giving Day today

    Vanderbilt University’s annual Giving Day kicked off at midnight, and the entire university community is invited to celebrate this special event. Faculty and staff play a vital role in supporting Vanderbilt’s mission and are encouraged to consider extending their investment in the university by making a gift of any size to an area that is meaningful to them.   Read More

    Apr. 7, 2021

  • Vanderbilt Giving Day April 7, 2021

    Celebrate Giving Day today with on-campus events and virtual concert

    Giving Day is today. The entire Vanderbilt community is encouraged to take part in this 24-hour event to help advance the university’s mission of education, discovery and leadership by making a gift of any size. Read More

    Apr. 7, 2021

  • Vanderbilt Giving Day April 7, 2021

    Celebrate Giving Day April 7 with on-campus events and virtual concert

    Giving Day is April 7. This annual event is an opportunity for the entire university community to join together to help advance Vanderbilt’s mission of education, discovery and leadership by making a gift of any size. Read More

    Apr. 5, 2021

  • Vanderbilt Giving Day April 7, 2021

    Countdown to April 7: Vanderbilt Giving Day

    Giving Day is this Wednesday, April 7. The entire Vanderbilt community is invited to take part in this 24-hour event to help advance the university’s mission of education, discovery and leadership. Read More

    Apr. 5, 2021

  • Vanderbilt University

    John Lachs, longtime Vanderbilt philosophy professor, to retire in August

    Centennial Professor of Philosophy John Lachs will retire and receive emeritus status on Aug. 15, after more than 50 years of teaching at Vanderbilt University. Lachs’ thought-provoking lectures have been perennial favorites among not only students, but also many alumni, who eagerly have signed up for his numerous appearances at Reunion and Vanderbilt chapter events. Read More

    Apr. 2, 2021

  • Vanderbilt Giving Day April 7, 2021

    Rise to the challenge on Vanderbilt Giving Day, April 7

    Vanderbilt Giving Day on Wednesday, April 7, is an opportunity for the entire university community to join together to help advance the university’s mission of education, discovery and leadership by making a gift of any size. Students are invited to take part in this 24-hour event, which will include challenges throughout the day to amplify impact. Read More

    Mar. 29, 2021

  • Vanderbilt Giving Day April 7, 2021

    Vanderbilt Giving Day is April 7

    Vanderbilt University’s annual Giving Day will be celebrated this year on Wednesday, April 7. The entire Vanderbilt community is invited to take part in the 24-hour event, which will include challenges throughout the day to amplify impact. Read More

    Mar. 15, 2021

  • Vanderbilt Giving Day April 7, 2021

    Vanderbilt Giving Day is April 7

    Vanderbilt University’s annual Giving Day will be celebrated this year on Wednesday, April 7. The entire Vanderbilt community is invited to take part in the 24-hour event, which will include challenges throughout the day to amplify impact. Read More

    Mar. 15, 2021

  • Vanderbilt University

    What’s On My Mind: Opportunity Vanderbilt and the cycle of impact

    Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos reflects on Opportunity Vanderbilt's 10 years of impact in this week's column. Read More

    Apr. 19, 2019

  • Commodores around the globe made gifts in support of hundreds of areas of the university on Giving Day 2019. (photo by Peyton Hoge)

    Vanderbilt community raises $9.4 million on Giving Day

    More than 8,200 members of the Vanderbilt community, including alumni, parents, faculty, staff, students and friends, came together on April 4 to raise over $9.4 million in support of the university’s mission to educate, discover and lead. Read More

    Apr. 10, 2019

  • Vanderbilt Giving Day is set for April 4.

    Giving Day 2019 a success

    More than 7,800 members of the Vanderbilt community joined together to raise over $8.6 million in support of hundreds of areas of the university on Giving Day 2019. Read More

    Apr. 7, 2019

  • Vanderbilt Giving Day is set for April 4.

    Vanderbilt Giving Day set for April 4

    Vanderbilt’s fourth annual Giving Day is scheduled for April 4 and offers the entire Vanderbilt community a chance to join together to “give for the gold” and make the university stronger. Read More

    Mar. 22, 2019

  • Vanderbilt University

    What’s On My Mind: The bright points of 2018

    Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos reflects on Vanderbilt's work, progress and accomplishments over the past 12 months in his final column of 2018. Read More

    Dec. 21, 2018

  • Vanderbilt University

    What’s On My Mind: Philanthropy is personal

    The impact of philanthropy is woven throughout Vanderbilt. Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos, who believes giving back is a privilege, shares his thoughts in the latest edition of his column. Read More

    Jun. 28, 2018

  • Vanderbilt University Kirkland Tower aerial photograph

    Vanderbilt community sets new record on third annual Giving Day

    More than 7,000 members of the Vanderbilt community came together to raise nearly $6 million for the university and its students on Vanderbilt’s third annual Giving Day, setting a new record for giving participation in 24 hours. Read More

    Jun. 7, 2018

  • Vanderbilt University

    Faculty and staff—lead the way on Giving Day tomorrow

    Your gift of any size tomorrow will count toward our donor goal of 6,300 and help unlock challenge gifts of more than $1 million for Vanderbilt. Please plan to make a gift to the area of the university that means the most to you. Not only will your gift help us meet our record-breaking goal, but it also will count toward our Faculty-Staff Campaign totals. Learn more at vu.edu/givingday. Read More

    Jun. 4, 2018

  • Vanderbilt University

    Commodore Insider: National Commodore Club executive director discusses Giving Day

    Mark Carter, executive director of the National Commodore Club, joins this week's "Commodore Insider" podcast to discuss Giving Day June 5, when Vanderbillt alumni, parents, students, faculty, staff and friends will come together for 24 hours to show Commodore pride by giving to the university.  Read More

    May. 31, 2018

  • Vanderbilt University

    Spread the #give4thegold spirit

    Giving Day is only four days away. Help us spread the word by posting on social media using #give4thgold, and be sure to make your gift on June 5. Read More

    May. 31, 2018

  • Vanderbilt University

    Lend your voice to Giving Day June 5

    Are you ready to lend your voice and #give4thegold? A new video will help spread the word about Vanderbilt's Giving Day on June 5. Read More

    May. 24, 2018