Giving Day Archives
Jun. 19, 2017—Commodores across the globe came together on June 15 to show their pride and “give for the gold” on Vanderbilt’s second annual Giving Day. Some 5,654 alumni and friends made contributions totaling more than $2.5 million and secured a $500,000 challenge gift.
Apr. 14, 2017—With a goal of 5,000 donors in a single day, Giving Day 2017 offers the entire Vanderbilt community an opportunity to show their gold with gifts of any size to support the university areas that mean the most to them.
Jun. 6, 2016—When Vanderbilt launched Giving Day on April 21—a new tradition for alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends to show their Commodore love through a 24-hour online campaign—nobody could predict how far the “give for the gold” spirit would spread. However, when the counting stopped at midnight on April 22, 6,640 members of the Vanderbilt community...
Apr. 22, 2016—Vanderbilt University's first-ever Giving Day has raised more than $1.3 million and secured $200,000 in challenge gifts to Opportunity Vanderbilt—the university’s initiative to replace all need-based undergraduate student loans with scholarships and grant assistance.
Apr. 22, 2016—On April 21, members of the Vanderbilt community came together to give back to and celebrate the university during the first-ever Vanderbilt Giving Day. In just 24 hours, more than 6,100 alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff and friends made gifts of all sizes to areas across Vanderbilt and raised more than $1.3 million. Supporters also...
Apr. 14, 2016—Two anonymous donors have issued two challenges to encourage participation in the first-ever Vanderbilt Giving Day on April 21, 2016. If met, the challenges will provide a total of $200,000 for Opportunity Vanderbilt, the university’s initiative to replace loans with scholarships and grants for undergraduate students.
Apr. 6, 2016—Gold. Oro. Sona. Jīn. Guld. Dhahabu. No matter how you say it, help turn Vanderbilt gold on the first-ever Vanderbilt Giving Day April 21. #give4thegold