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Past Events

UConn Law Travel Fund Challenge
Thanks to your generosity, and that of Michael Walsh, Julie Walsh, and Walsh Woodward LLC, we've reached our goal of supporting travel for UConn law students!
$2,000 MATCHED
UConn Marching and Pep Bands Challenge
We did it! Thanks to the generosity of UConn Nation, Dave and Nancy Carlson's $750 gift has been awarded to the Marching/Pep Bands Fund.
20 / 20 Gifts
CLAS Scholarship Challenge
We did it! Thanks to the generosity of UConn Nation, David Ermer's match contribution of $2,500 has been awarded to the CLAS Undergraduate Scholars Fund.
100 / 100 Gifts
UConn Scholarship Challenge
We did it! Thanks to the generosity of YOU, UConn Nation, we are transforming lives at our University.
100 / 100 Gifts
Human Rights Institute $1 Million Match
Recognizing UConn's growing stature in human rights, philanthropist George Soros, through the Open Society Foundations, has offered a matching challenge in the form of an endowed scholarship gift of $2 million. Alumnus Gary Gladstein, the Institute's primary benefactor since its founding, along with his wife Dr. Phyllis Gladstein have launched the project with a lead gift of $2 million for HRI program support securing the first $1 million of the match.
$1,450 MATCHED
Benton Museum Challenge
We did it! thanks to the generosity of UConn Nation, Anne McAloon's challenge gift of $2,500 has been awarded to the Friends of the Benton Fund.
$1,644 MATCHED
UConn Gives Leaderboard Challenge
Help the cause you are passionate about rise to the top of the leaderboard! The project that receives the greatest number of unique gifts during UConn Gives will receive additional funds: first place will receive a $5,000 award, second place will receive a $3,000 award, and third place will receive a $2,000 award.
Rank Prize Department Gifts
1 $5,000 Natural Resources Conservation Academy 228
2 $3,000 100% UConn Law Challenge 170
3 $2,000 College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 134
4 UConn General Scholarships 127
5 Accounting 116
6 The Fund for UConn 109
7 Husky Annual Scholarship Fund 94
8 Homer Babbidge Library 93
9 Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry 71
10 School of Pharmacy 63
11 Marching and Pep Bands 58
12 Plant Science and Landscape Architecture 50
13 Digital Media and Design Program 45
14 School of Business Dean's Fund 44
15 Department of Animal Science 44
16 Neag School of Education 37
17 Human Rights Institute 37
18 School of Nursing 36
19 4-H Centennial Fund 35
20 Honors Program 33
21 UConn Avery Point 31
22 Law School Alumni Association Scholarship Fund 29
23 Students First Fund 29
24 Women Transforming Women Scholarship Fund 25
25 Benton Museum 24
26 FYP & LC 24
27 Stethoscope Program 21
28 UConn Men's Basketball 18
29 Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans 17
30 UConn Law Funding for Student Travel 16
31 Women's Center 15
32 Nutmeg Summer Theatre Festival 14
33 Stamps Scholars 13
34 Health Disparities Clinical Summer Research 12
35 UConn Women's Basketball 12
36 School of Dental Medicine Summer Research 11
37 Connecticut Brownfields Initiative 11
38 3-D Equipment for MSE 11
39 Department of Kinesiology 11
40 Primary Care Incentive Program 10
41 The Parents Fund 10
42 UConn Stamford 10
43 School of Social Work Scholarships 10
44 Art & History Department 10
45 UConn Hartford 9
46 The Paul Zelanski Award of Excellence Fund 9
47 Buy a Raspberry Pi 9
48 Campus Sustainability Fund 9
49 UConn Recreation 9
50 Center for Academic Programs 9
51 UConn Education Abroad 9
52 CAHNR Dean's Fund 9
53 The All-Steinway School Fund 9
54 Jorgensen Outreach for Youth Program 8
55 Dental Clinic Naming 7
56 4-H Sports and Nutrition Program 7
57 Scholarship for Advancing Diversity 7
58 School of Medicine Summer Research 6
59 The Werth Institute 6
60 Great Explorations in Science 6
61 Glycogen Storage Disease Research 6
62 Connecticut Writing Project 6
63 Department of Allied Health Sciences 5
64 Asian American Cultural Center 5
65 Humphreys Institute for Political Social Work 4
66 Close to Home 4
67 BiteScis 4
68 Opera Fund 3
69 UConn Waterbury 2
70 Weidemann Student Emergency Fund 2
71 Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics 2
72 International Field Placement 1
73 Contemporary Art Gallery (CAG) Discretionary Fund 1
74 Aetna Health Professions Partnership Initiative 0
75 The Center of Excellence for Vaccine Research 0
Bleed Blue Work Crew Challenge (Wed: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Do you work with fellow Huskies? Gather around the water cooler and snap a photo! Make sure to use #UConnGives and tag @UConnAlumni in your post.
Your Husky Pack (Wed: 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.)
We are one UConn family. Share your favorite group photo with your fellow Huskies. Make sure to use #UConnGives and tag @UConnAlumni in your post.
Huskies at Heart (Wed: 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.)
Cat, dog, bunny, turtle, hamster…any pet can be a Husky at heart! Snap a photo of your faithful companion decked out in UConn gear. Make sure to use #UConnGives and tag @UConnAlumni in your post.
Throwback Thursday Challenge (Thurs: 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.)
Time to bring out those Ted’s photos…share your favorite throwback photos from your time at UConn! Make sure to tag your friends so they can get nostalgic, too. Make sure to use #UConnGives and tag @UConnAlumni in your post.
Fight Song to the Finish Line (Thurs: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.)
C-O-N-N-E-C-T-I-C-U-T, Connecticut…share a video of you, your friends, your family, singing the UConn fight song and help us finish #UConnGives strong! Make sure to use #UConnGives and tag @UConnAlumni in your post.
Blue and White Challenge (Wed: 12 a.m. – 12 p.m.)
Time to do what we do best! Share a photo donning your best blue and white UConn apparel. Make sure to use #UConnGives and tag @UConnAlumni in your post.