Giving Day

  • Giving Day 2022 logo

    Vanderbilt community stands together for Giving Day 2022

    The Giving Day results are in: Almost 6,000 members of the Vanderbilt community, including alumni, students, faculty, staff, parents and friends, donated more than $5 million. Read More

    Apr 22, 2022

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    Class of 2022 unlocks $100K gift to Experience Vanderbilt; donors invited to special reception with Chancellor Daniel Diermeier

    Senior students stepped up on Giving Day to unlock a challenge gift that provided $100,000 to Experience Vanderbilt. In honor of meeting this challenge, and as part of the yearlong 2022 Seniors Give Back campaign, Chancellor Daniel Diermeier invites all senior students who have made a gift to join him at a special reception.  Read More

    Apr 22, 2022

  • Give on the Green

    Celebrate Giving Day with these on-campus events

    From noon to 4 p.m., celebrate Vanderbilt Giving Day 2022 at Give on the Green, happening on Library Lawn. There will be giveaways, King of Pops, lawn games, a lounge area and a performance by DJ Drums. Plus, take part in the Giving Day mosaic portrait, which will be a part of the Vanderbilt campus for years to come.    Read More

    Apr 20, 2022

  • Give on the Green

    Celebrate Giving Day with on-campus events April 21

    Giving Day, April 21, is a chance to celebrate the impact of the Vanderbilt community’s philanthropy. In addition to the Give on the Green celebration happening from noon to 4 p.m. on Library Lawn, look for school-specific lunchtime events, power hours and the grand opening celebration of the Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center's transformed courtyard, funded by last year’s Giving Day donations. Visit vu.edu/givingday to learn more. Read More

    Apr 20, 2022

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    Vanderbilt Giving Day is April 21

    Vanderbilt’s sixth annual Giving Day is April 21. This year’s theme, Vandy We Stand, is a call for everyone in the Vanderbilt community, including students, to stand together in support of the university we love.   Read More

    Apr 4, 2022

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    Vanderbilt Giving Day is April 21

    Vanderbilt University’s annual Giving Day is Thursday, April 21, and the entire VU community is invited to stand together for this 24-hour event that raises vital funds for scholarships, innovation and research while uniting the community toward a common goal.  Read More

    Apr 4, 2022

  • 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

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    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

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    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