Mark your Calendar, Giving Blueday is December 3!

Join us for the University of Michigan’s special day of giving. Once a year, we come together as a campus to show our love and support for UM-Dearborn.

Come back here for more details!

 

How will you join us on Giving Blueday?

  • Alumni and Friends

    1. Give to a UM-Dearborn cause. 

    2. Go to a Giving BREWday event. Details below.

    3. Get your friends and family to join you in giving and spreading the word! Share UM-Dearborn and Giving Blueday stories on social media with #GivingBlueday and #UMDearbornGBD.

  • Students

    1. Share your support for UM-Dearborn on social media. Don’t forget to tell your friends and use #GivingBlueday #UMDearbornGBD

    2. Support what you love at UM-Dearborn and make a gift. Gifts from students will have double the impact with a 1:1 match!

    3. Win prizes by participating in the matches and challenges listed on this page.

  • Faculty and Staff

    1. Give to a UM-Dearborn cause. The fund that receives the most gifts from current U-M faculty and staff on Giving Blueday will receive an additional $4,000. Excludes student organizations.

    2. Go to a Giving BREWday event. Details below.

    3. Get your friends and family to join you in giving and spreading the word! Share UM-Dearborn and Giving Blueday stories on social media with #GivingBlueday and #UMDearbornGBD.

Matches and Challenges

Make a bigger impact on Giving Blueday with Matches and Challenges to DOUBLE your gift or win money for a UM-Dearborn cause.

  • UM-Dearborn Matches and Challenges

    $10,000 Talent Gateway Match

    Make a gift to the Talent Gateway and your donation will be matched 1:1 through $10,000.

     

    $5,000 Athletics Match

    Your gift to any UM-Dearborn Athletics fund will be matched 1:1 through $5,000 to support all student-athletes.

  • University Wide Matches and Challenges

    ​​​​Pre-Giving Blueday Video Sharing Challenge

    Now - December 2

    One winner will be randomly selected from all those who share our Giving Blueday video and use the #GivingBlueday before December 3. The winner gets $1,000 toward the fund of their choice.
    Watch the video
     

    Day-long Challenges/Matches

    First-Time Donor Match

    First time U-M donors who give $50 or more will receive a match of $50. Excludes students. First come first served. A maximum of $60,000 will be counted towards this challenge.
     

    Student Donor Match

    Student donors who give $25 or more will receive a match of $25. Excludes alumni. First come first served. A maximum of $50,000 will be counted towards this challenge.
     

    #IGaveBlueDidYou Challenge

    Us the #IGaveBlueDidYou and share what cause you supported. Ten winners will be randomly selected, and each will receive and additional $100 toward the fund they supported.
     

    Faculty and Staff Challenge

    The fund that receives the most gifts from current U-M faculty and staff on Giving Blueday will receive an additional $4,000. Excludes student organizations.
     

    Hourly Challenges

    6 am  - 9 am

    Where in the world are you celebrating Giving Blueday? If you’re a U-M student, grad, or fan who is living or studying abroad, post a photo of yourself with something representative of the country using #GivingBlueday. One photo will be randomly selected.

    Prize: $500 for the fund of your choice.
     

    9 am  - 11 am

    Student orgs, this one's for you. The top two student org funds that receive the highest number of #GivingBlueday gifts during this time will each win $1,000!
     

    11 am  - Noon

    Pets and babies love U-M! Share a photo of your pet or baby in Michigan gear. Make sure to include #GivingBlueday. One photo will be randomly selected.

    Prize: $500 for the fund of your choice
     

    Noon  - 1 pm

    The fund that receives gifts from the most victors this hour will receive an additional $1,000.
     

    1 pm - 2 pm

    TBD
     

    2 pm  - 3 pm

    The school, college, or unit fund that receives the most gifts from students this hour will receive $1,000. Excludes student organization funds.
     

    3 pm  - 4 pm

    Tweet at a TBD U-M Celeb. Details to come. 

    Prize: $1,000 for the fund of your choice
     

    4 pm  - 5 pm

    The top two non-degree granting U-M departments/organizations with the most gifts in this hour will each receive $1,000. Excludes student organizations.
     

    5 pm  - 6 pm

    Post your most passionate (or cutest) rendition of Hail to the Victors. We'll randomly select one to win $1,000 for the cause of your choice! Prize: $1,000 for the fund of your choice.
     

    6 pm  - 8 pm

    The top two funds that receive gifts from the most victors between 6 pm - 8 pm will both receive an additional $1,000.
     

    8 pm  - 10 pm

    The school or college that receives the most gifts this period will receive $2,000 for their annual fund.
     

    10 pm - 11:59 pm

    Post a video thanking all U-M donors and sharing what you love about the university. Include #GivingBlueday. We'll randomly select one to win $1,000 for the cause of your choice!

A look back at Giving Blueday 2018

Because of you, we raised over $100,000 for UM-Dearborn in less than 24 hours. That's just one of the ways you made it the most memorable year yet. See what else our UM-Dearborn alumni, donors, and friends accomplished.

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