A day to support your university!

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You’re part of UB’s True Blue family and we know we can achieve greatness when we come together. Beginning on April 17, join us for UB Giving Day—a 24-hour, community-driven fundraising challenge that gives us the chance to deliver big opportunities to our students. Leaderboards and challenges spark friendly competition, the hashtag #UBGivingDay builds awareness and excitement, but it’s YOU, your dedication, and generosity fueling innovation, transforming lives, and illuminating all that’s possible at UB and beyond.

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President Tripathi's Participation Challenge
President Tripathi's Participation Challenge will award $15,000 to the UB Fund for the top three units that have the greatest number of donors during UB Giving Day. The first-, second- and third-place units will receive $7,500, $5,000 and $2,500, respectively for fostering active philanthropic engagement in UB Giving Day.
Department/Unit (17)
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Department/Unit Funds Raised
Let's see who can raise the most funds! Give to your degree school or department to keep them at the top of the list.
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Athletics Donor Leaderboard
Which team is going to bring in the most number of donors during Giving Day? Give now and watch your favorite team move to the top.
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$200
UB Athletics Donor Challenge
Let’s support student-athletes and sports! For the first 75 donors who give to UB Athletics during Giving Day, an anonymous donor will give an additional $200 to UB Athletics (up to $15,000) #HornsUp #GoBulls
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School of Nursing Global Health Fund Challenge
When 50 donors make a gift to any fund in the School of Nursing, additional funds will be donated by Distinguished and Emeritus Professor, Dr. Carol Brewer to her named Global Health Fund to support international health goals, global nursing outreach and scholarly activity for global health in the University at Buffalo School of Nursing.
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School of Nursing Donor Challenge
When 50 donors make a gift to any fund in the School of Nursing, additional funds will be donated by School of Nursing graduate and alumni association board representative, Dr. Carolyn Farrell. Carolyn BS ’71, MS ’84 will be donating her funds to the Dr. Carolyn and Judge Mark Farrell Fund for Genetics in Healthcare to support Graduate Students at the University at Buffalo School of Nursing.
$2,500
Student Emergency Fund Challenge
If 100 people donate to Student Life on UB Giving Day, Brian Hamluk, vice president for Student Life, will donate $2,500 to the Student Emergency Fund.
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$2,000
Office of International Education Challenge
When 130 donors make a gift, of any amount, within the Office of International Education, an anonymous donor will generously give $2,000 to the UB Fund for International Education.
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Dr. Kenneth Roth Health Sciences Experiential Learning Match
Kenneth Roth, MD ’83 and his wife Colleen will match all gifts (dollar for dollar up to $2,500) made to the Kenneth J. Roth, MD '83 and Colleen Roth Experiential Learning Fund in the health sciences.
$1,500
School of Architecture and Planning Real Estate Development Challenge
If 25 donors give to Real Estate Development program, it will unlock an additional $1,500 gift for the program from generous UB alumnus, Jeff LiPuma.
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$6,000
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences CBE Challenge
If 60 donors make a gift, of any amount, to the Chemical and Biological Engineering Department Fund, our Advisory Board will add $6,000 to the total!
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$3,000
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences MAE Challenge
For every 30 donations, of any size, the MAE Department Advisory Board will generously donate $3,000 (up to $9,000).
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Karwan/Thomas Industrial Engineering Undergraduate Scholarship Fund Match
Bob Hanley ’90, in honor of Professor Mark Karwan, has generously agreed to match all gifts, dollar for dollar, made to the Karwan/Thomas Industrial Engineering Undergraduate Scholarship Fund (up to $10,000).
$1,000
School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Challenge
For every 15 donors that give to the UB School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Dean Gary Pollack, PhD ’84 will give $1,000 to the SPPS Student Emergency Fund (up to $5,000).
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$5,000
School of Public Health and Health Professions Challenge
If 75 donors give to the School of Public Health and Health Professions, Dean Jean Wactawski-Wende and her husband Karl Wende, will contribute $5,000 to the School’s Student Diversity Fund.
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$7,500
School of Dental Medicine Challenge
The Alan J. Gross Fund will donate $7,500 to benefit students within the School of Dental Medicine if 50 donors support any fund in the SDM on Giving Day.
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Graduate School of Education Match
Robert Farwell, Jr., B.A. ’71, Ed.M. ’75, & Susan Farwell, EdM. ’76 have generously agreed to match all gifts, dollar for dollar, to the Counseling and Educational Psychology Resource Fund (up to $1,000).
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Unleash the giving power! Give now to win UB swag!
Make a gift to UB Giving Day on April 17 between 6-7 p.m. and receive UB branded swag. Gifts of $31.50 or more are eligible for this promotion.
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Rise and shine it's giving time! Give now to win UB swag!
Make a gift to UB Giving Day on April 18 between 9-10 a.m. and receive UB branded swag. Gifts of $31.50 or more are eligible for this promotion.
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Is UB in your will?
On UB Giving Day, it’s our goal to identify 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, Associate Vice President for Planned Giving at (877) 825-3422 or dev-pg@buffalo.edu. Together we can learn about your giving intent, and help you to create a lasting legacy at UB.
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President Tripathi's Highest Climbers Challenge
President Tripathi's Highest Climbers Challenge will award $5,000 to the UB Fund for the top two units that have the greatest percentage increase of donors compared to last year's UB Giving Day. The first and second place units will receive $3,500 and $1,500, respectively for expanding our base of supporters and providing a solid foundation for future growth and impact.
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$2,000
UB Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship Challenge
If 15 donors give to the Willie R. Evans UB Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship the UB Alumni Association Board of Directors will generously donate $2,000 to the fund! The Willie R. Evans Legacy Scholarship assists enrolled students that have a parent, grandparent, or legal guardian that graduated from UB. Go Bulls!
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WiSE STEM Outreach Program Match
Laura Hubbard, vice president for finance and administration will generously match all gifts (up to $5,000) made to the STEM Outreach Program, which supports mentorship programs for current UB students to mentor female students from local high schools who are interested in exploring STEM opportunities. These funds will help cover mentor stipends, reimbursement for travel to schools, transportation to bring high school students to UB and other event needs.
$3,200
School of Social Work Challenge
When 50 gifts are made to the School of Social Work, the School of Social Work’s Dean Council will generously donate $3,200 to the school.
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$1,000
School of Nursing Student Emergency Fund Challenge
When 30 donors make a gift to the Julia Buscaglia Student Emergency Fund in the School of Nursing, Dean and Professor Annette Wysocki will donate an additional $1,000. The Julia Buscaglia Student Support Fund was created to help UB nursing students through emergencies that may occur during their time here at the university. These funds offer temporary one-time financial assistance for immediate and current emergency situations. Emergencies involve circumstances which are beyond the student’s control, such as: death in the family, accident, loss of property, loss of income or unanticipated educational expenses.
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$5,000
LGBTQ+ Resource Fund Challenge
If 100 individuals contribute any amount to the recently established LGBTQ+ Student Resource Fund, a generous donation of $5,000 will be unlocked by donors Ward Auerbach and Andrew Baker.
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$750
Steven L. Shaw Memorial International Student Emergency Fund Challenge
When 75 donors make a gift of any amount to the Steven L. Shaw Memorial International Student Emergency Fund, an anonymous donor will generously donate $750 to the Steven L. Shaw Memorial International Student Emergency Fund.
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Dean Brashear Women in Healthcare Leadership Challenge
When 100 donors make a gift to any fund in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, additional funds will be donated by Dean Brashear and her husband to the Allison Brashear, MD, MBA, and Clifford A. Ong Professional Development Fund for Women in Healthcare Leadership.
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School of Architecture and Planning Match
Dean Julia Czerniak will generously match all gifts, dollar for dollar (up to $5,000) to any of the three following funds: Alfred D. Price Scholarship for Urban Planning, Architecture and Planning Dean’s General Scholarship Fund or School of Architecture and Planning fund.
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School of Law Match
Once again, Frank H. Ewing ’12 and Leah Ewing ’11 are challenging Law alumni and friends to make a gift to the Law School. Your donation will double with their generous dollar-for-dollar match, up to $5,000!
$5,000
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences CSEE Challenge
If 30 donors make a gift, to any fund in Civil Structural and Environmental Engineering, the Department Advisory Board will generously donate $5,000 to the CSEE Department Fund.
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$1,000
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences BME Challenge
For every donor that gives to any BME department fund a generous alumnus and career Biomedical Engineer has committed to give $1,000 (up to $10,000) to the Dr. Robert E. Mates Scholarship Fund supporting BME students.
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Graduate School of Education Match
Members of the Dean’s Leadership Team have generously agreed to match all gifts, dollar for dollar, to the Graduate School of Education Student Emergency Fund (up to $2,500).
$1,000
Marilyn Morris Excellence in Pharmaceutical Sciences Fellowship
For every 5 donors who make a gift to the Marilyn Morris Excellence in Pharmaceutical Sciences Fellowship, an anonymous pharmacy alumnus will donate $1,000 (up to $5,000). This new endowment, established in Dr. Morris’ honor, will recognize outstanding PHC students involved in leadership activities and outreach at the university, national and international levels.
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Department of Chemistry Student Travel Fund Match
Mitch Pulwer, PhD '80, will generously match all gifts dollar for dollar (up to $10,000) made to the Department of Chemistry Student Travel Fund. Mitch wants to make these opportunities possible for students so they can have the same positive experiences that he had while he was a UB student.
$1,000
University Honors College Challenge
If 20 donors make gifts to the UB Fund for the Honors College, Dr. Ryan Latulipe, BS ’13, BA ’13, and Mr. Jason MacLean, PMBA ’15, will generously contribute $1,000 to the UB Fund for Honors College.
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Let's get going! Give now to win UB swag!
In honor of UB’s 10th Annual Giving Day, make a gift of $10.00 or more on April 17 between 2-3 p.m. and receive UB branded swag.
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Calling all night owls! Give now to win UB swag!
In honor of UB’s 10th Annual Giving Day, make a gift of $10.00 or more on April 17 between 9-10 p.m. and receive UB branded swag.
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Help us finish strong! Give now to win UB swag!
It’s the final hour! In honor of UB’s 10th Annual Giving Day, make a gift of $10.00 or more on April 17 between 11 a.m. - noon and receive UB branded swag.
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SUNY University Center Endowment Match
To spur the growth of SUNY university centers, the State of New York has established a fund that will match one dollar for every two dollars contributed by donors to new or existing endowed funds at UB. The University at Buffalo is eligible to earn up to $200 million in state funds, meaning donors have a limited time opportunity to see their contributions—and impact—grow rapidly.
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