University
of Pittsburgh Founders’ Day - February 28
Celebrating 230 years 1787-2017
University
of Pittsburgh Founders’ Day - February 28
Celebrating 230 years 1787-2017
Total $5,772,518 Gifts 7,106

Are you ready for a challenge?

Make your Pitt Day of Giving even more exciting!

School Participation Challenge ($57,500 from an anonymous donor)

An all-day participatory challenge has been issued by an anonymous donor to see which unit (school/college, and regional campus) can get the highest rate of participation. The challenge funds will be distributed amongst the top 3 units based on the leaderboard results at the end of the day.

1
School of Pharmacy
2
School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
3
University of Pittsburgh - Johnstown
4
Graduate School of Public Health
5
School of Nursing
6
School of Medicine
7
Pitt Business (CBA)
8
Pitt Law
9
Honors College
10
School of Dental Medicine
11
Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business
12
School of Social Work
13
Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
14
School of Information Sciences
15
Swanson School of Engineering
16
University of Pittsburgh - Bradford
17
School of Education
18
University of Pittsburgh - Greensburg
19
College of General Studies
20
Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

* Rate of participation is calculated based upon 2% of the total alumni population of each individual school or college. Gifts from non-alumni will count toward the total donor number of each individual unit.

Pitt Experience Challenge ($57,500 from an anonymous donor)

An all-day participatory challenge has been issued by an anonymous donor to see which fund can get the most gifts. Funds consist of popular gift designations among non-school/college gift allocations, as well as current EngagePitt™ projects.  Funds that support the Pitt student or faculty/staff experience are eligible. Challenge $’s will be distributed amongst the top 3 funds that receive the highest number of gifts throughout the day.

1
Athletic Training Panther Pack Project
2
University Center for International Studies (UCIS)
3
Pitt Athletics
4
University Library System
5
Heinz Memorial Chapel
6
Staff Association Council Book Fund
7
Senior Legacy Student Resource Fund
8
PITT ARTS
9
The Philippine Nationality Room
10
OCC - Pitt Advantage Grant
11
Student Alumni Association
12
Steele and Luiso Student Resource Fund
13
Student Affairs
14
Blue and Gold Society
15
Innovation Institute

Student Organization Challenge ($10,000 from an anonymous donor)

An all-day participatory challenge has been issued by an anonymous donor to see which University certified student organization can land the most gifts. Challenge $’s will be distributed amongst the top 4 organizations that receive the highest number of gifts throughout the day.

1
Pitt Club Tennis
2
Men's Glee Club
3
Pitt Rowing Club
4
Society of Women Engineers
5
Phi Beta Lambda
6
Black Action Society
7
Panther Womens Rugby Football Club
8
Pitt Dance Marathon
9
Panther Rugby Football Club
10
Heinz Chapel Choir
11
Women's Ultimate Frisbee Club
12
National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
13
Pitt Pendulums
14
Campus Crusade for Christ
15
University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh - Habitat for Humanity
16
Pitt Sailing Club
17
Engineering Student Council
18
Global Health Student Association
19
University of Pittsburgh - Greensburg - Habitat for Humanity
20
American Society of Civil Engineers
21
Scope and Scalpel Society
22
Panther Swim Club

Chancellor’s Challenge ($10,000)

Chancellor Gallagher and his wife Karen will give $10,000 to the General Scholarship Fund if 230 young alumni, classes 2013-2017, give on Pitt Day of Giving.

CHANCELLOR’S CHALLENGE
577/230

50 States Challenge

All-day participatory challenge where we try and get alumni from all 50 states to give.

SOCIAL ONLY CHALLENGES

Farthest Gift from Pitt Challenge

The gift made from an alum residing the farthest from 4200 Fifth Avenue will win some Pitt swag. 

Continental Challenge

Let’s get at least 1 gift from each continent (except for Antarctica, of course).

“So Cute”

Post a picture of your baby or pet in Pitt gear using #PittDayofGiving.

Selfie Challenge

Take a selfie in your Pitt gear using #PittDayofGiving.

International Photo Challenge

Share a photo of yourself somewhere outside of the US in your Pitt gear using #PittDayofGiving.