UB Giving Day 2021

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The seventh annual UB Giving Day is Thursday, April 29 at noon to Friday, April 30 at noon (EDT). 

On UB Giving Day, please join us to support one common cause: our university. During these 24 hours, we strengthen the UB community in Buffalo and around the world, as alumni, faculty, staff and friends come together to invest in our students, our faculty and our world.  

Gifts may be made to any area or cause that is important to you. Feeling competitive? Help your school or your favorite cause earn extra funds by participating in a match or challenge. Follow the leader board to see where it ranks! 

Giving back is what brings us together and makes our university great. With your help, we can accomplish what UB Giving Day is meant to do: build community and support our university. 

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President Tripathi's Challenge
President Satish and Kamlesh Tripathi again challenge all UB alumni and friends to support the program of their choice on UB Giving Day. President and Mrs. Tripathi will make additional gifts to the Top 3 schools or units with the most donors -- $4,000 for the most donors, $2,000 for the second most donors and $1,000 for the third most donors. This is your chance to not only to support your favorite program at UB, but also help it possible get additional money from President and Mrs. Tripathi!
Academic Unit (16)
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences DEI Match
Gifts to SEAS DEI Initiatives fund will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to $100,000.
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Emergency Fund Match
An anonymous donor will match dollar-for-dollar, up to $50,000 for SEAS student emergency fund.
Honors Experiential Learning Fund Match
An anonymous donor is matching all gifts to the Honors Experiential Learning Fund dollar for dollar, up to a total of $50,000! The Honors Experiential Learning Fund provides Honors students the financial support they need to gain valuable educaitonal experiences. Your gift of $1,500 could help an Honors student study abroad; $1,000 could help an Honors student underwrite their own research; or $500 could allow an Honors student to travel to a conference and create valuable career networks. Regardless of the amount, your gift will be doubled!
School of Architecture and Planning Match
Marc and Jorrie Bruffett match dollar for dollar up to $5,000 gifts to the Tauke-Lamarche Scholarship Fund in the School of Architecture and Planning.
University Libraries Poetry Collection Match
Fr. Pat Keleher will generously match gift dollar for dollar (up to $15,000) in support of the Poetry Collection in honor of National Poetry Month, April 2021
Honors Challenge
For every 10 donors to Honors, an anonymous donor will unlock $5,000, up to $50,000.
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School of Dental Medicine Challenge
When 50 donors give to the School of Dental Medicine, Dr. Richard Andolina Sr. and Dr. Edward Kirk will give $13,000.
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School of Public Health and Health Professions Challenge
When 125 donors give anywhere to the School of Public Health and Health Professions, Dean Wactawski-Wende and Karl Wende will generously donate $5,000 to the SPHHP Student Diversity Fund,
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Student Emergency Fund Challenge
For every 15 donors to the Student Emergency Fund, Laura Hubbard, vice president for finance and administration will generously donate $1,000 (up to $5,000).
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International Education Challenge
For every 15 international alumni donors an anonymous donor will add $1,000 to support international students (up to a total of $20,000).
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Is UB in your will?
On Giving Day, it’s our goal to identify 21 supporters who have included a gift to UB in their will, but have not yet let us know. If this applies to you, contact Wendy Irving today and help us reach our goal. Together we can learn about your giving intent, and help you to create a lasting legacy at UB. Please contact Wendy Irving at irving@buffalo.edu or (716) 881-7484 today to count towards our Giving Day goal. Haven’t created your will yet? Visit FreeWill.com/Buffalo to create your will today, at no cost to you.
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