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GO BIG, GO HOPE Challenge
A generous donor will give an additional gift of $5,000 to help support student scholarships when we reach 1,000 gifts. Hurry and give to what you love today!
1,000 / 1,000 Gifts
Day of Giving Leaderboard - Categories
Which areas at Hope College do you love the most? The area with the most donors takes the lead!
Rank Category Gifts
1 Student Scholarships: Hope's Greatest Need 552
2 Athletics: Orange and Blue Fund 184
3 Academic: Social Sciences 182
4 Academic: Natural and Applied Sciences 179
5 Academic: Arts and Humanities 135
6 Diversity and Inclusion 115
7 Faith Formation 71
8 Community Outreach and Connections 57
9 Student Resources 55
10 Off-campus Study 36
Day of Giving Leaderboard - Departments
Which areas at Hope College do you love the most? The area with the most donors takes the lead!
Rank Department Gifts
1 The Hope Fund 503
2 The Orange and Blue Fund 178
3 Center for Diversity and Inclusion 82
4 Campus Ministries 56
5 Psychology 45
6 Neuroscience 42
7 Kinesiology 32
8 Phelps Scholars Program 32
9 Engineering 31
10 Economics and Business 29
11 Boerigter Center for Calling and Career 27
12 Chemistry 25
13 Education 24
14 Sociology and Social Work 23
15 Biology 20
16 Computer Science 20
17 HSRT - Hope Summer Repertory Theatre 19
18 Dance 18
19 Music 17
20 History 17
21 English 16
22 Theatre 16
23 CASA - Children's After School Achievement 15
24 Mathematics 14
25 ExploreHope Science Camps 14
26 Study Abroad Off-campus 13
27 Van Wylen Library 13
28 Communication 13
29 Washington DC Honors Semester 12
30 Art and Art History 12
31 Spring Break Immersion Trips 12
32 Vienna Summer School 10
33 Women's and Gender Studies 10
34 Political Science 9
35 Kruizenga Art Museum 9
36 Student Development Program Fund 9
37 Nursing 8
38 Physics 7
39 Religion 7
40 Philosophy 5
41 Geological and Environmental Science 5
42 Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 4
43 Upward Bound 4
44 Modern and Classical Languages 3
45 Hope Software Institute 3
46 Student Scholarships: Hope's Greatest Need 3
47 International Studies 2
48 Emmaus Scholars 2
49 Peace and Justice 2
50 Center for Ministry Studies 2
51 Joint Archives of Holland 1
52 American Ethnic Studies 0
53 Asian Studies 0
54 Van Raalte Institute 0
Board of Trustees Participation Challenge
Our Day of Giving goal is for the Hope community to make 750 gifts over 36 hours that will directly impact Hope students, unlocking an additional $15,000 for the Hope Fund, which supports our greatest need - student scholarships! This challenge was made possible by our Board of Trustees. Help us reach our goal and make your gift today, every gift matters!
750 / 750 Gifts
Quadruple your Impact
Students this one is for you! If you make a gift to support student scholarships, a generous donor will quadruple your gift. For example, your $5 gift will become $20! Hurry, we have $2,000 of matching money to use!
$2,000 MATCHED
BeCozi Night Owl Challenge
If 10 donors make a gift from 10 pm to 3 am EST to support the area they love, then BeCozi LLC will give $2,500 to help support our greatest need - student scholarships.
10 / 10 Gifts
Early Bird Challenge
Rise and shine, early birds! Why not start your day with gifts to your favorite areas of Hope? If 25 gifts are made from 3 am to 7 am EST, Tom and Heather Gough will generously give $2,500 to the Hope Fund to help support student scholarships!
25 / 25 Gifts
Celebrate Your Reunion!
Are you celebrating a milestone reunion this year? Whether it’s your 5th or 50th, a generous donor has agreed to give $2,500 to help support student scholarships if 25 people celebrating a reunion make a gift.
25 / 25 Gifts
Boerigter Center for Calling and Career Challenge
Help support the Boerigter Center for Calling and Career, a college-wide initiative that seeks to inspire students to engage in lifelong practices of career development by emphasizing discernment, preparation and pursuit. Crowe LLP will give $1,000 when 10 gifts are made to this fund.
10 / 10 Gifts
Faculty/Staff Participation Challenge
Here on Hope’s campus, we may have different jobs, different priorities and different opinions -- but a love of Hope students unites us all. It's what motivates us to invest our time, talent and energy into the campus community. Today, please consider making an additional investment in our students by making a gift in honor of Day of Giving. A staff member and an alumni couple will give $1,866 to Hope’s greatest need -- scholarships -- if 100 faculty and staff members make a gift during Day of Giving. Give to what you love and help unlock $1,866 for student scholarships.
100 / 100 Gifts
Final Push Challenge
Help us finish strong! From now until noon EST every dollar you give to the area you love, a group of alumni will give an equal amount to the Hope Fund in support of student scholarships. Total matching is $5,800.
$5,000 / $5,000 Raised
Young Alumni Challenge
Hey young alumni (2008 and younger)! Hurry, if we can get 25 gifts, a 2017 grad will give a gift of $1,000 to help support student scholarships. Help unlock this challenge today!
25 / 25 Gifts
Ready, Set, Go Challenge
A generous donor will give $1,000 to help support student scholarships for every 100 donors that make a gift. Support the area you love while also helping to support scholarships!
700 / 700 Gifts
Alumni Board Member Challenge
Calling all current and former Alumni Board members. A generous alumna and former Alumni Board member will make a gift of $2,500 support the Center for Diversity and Inclusion if 25 current and/or former Alumni Board members make a gift to support the area they love.
25 / 25 Gifts
Home Sweet Hope
Share the moment you realized that Hope was your home, and use the hashtag #Give2Hope. We will pick our favorite posts to win a Hope College t-shirt!
Future Flying Dutchman Challenge
Have a future Hope student in your family? Use #Give2Hope and post a photo of your child (nieces, nephews, or grandkids are fine, too!) for a chance for your youngster to win Hope gear.
Cap and Gown Challenge
Dig up your favorite Hope graduation photos and share them using #Give2Hope for a chance to have $500 donated from Linda Fulton ’71 to Hope’s greatest need - student scholarships in your honor. Consider making a gift in honor of your graduation year (ie. $20.17)
Global Engagement Challenge
Are you a Hope Alum, Parent or Friend living abroad or who studied overseas? Share your international photo and tag it #Give2Hope for a chance to have your photo chosen to win orange and blue pom-pom luggage tags.
Sweetheart Challenge
Did you meet your significant other at Hope like Bob ’80 and Barb ’81 Johnson? Post a photo of yourselves, using the hashtag #Give2Hope. Bob and Barb will make a $500 gift to help support student scholarships in your names if you are chosen!
Pet Post Challenge
Share a photo of your pet celebrating Giving Day using the hashtag #Give2Hope. We will pick one lucky photo to win a pet prize pack!
Hide and Seek Challenge - Find the Black Squirrels
This one's for you, students: five stuffed black squirrels are hidden across Hope’s campus. Stay tuned via social media for clues to help you find them! Instructions are attached for finders to claim their prize.
$25,000 State Challenge
A generous donor will give $500 to help support student scholarships, in honor of the first gift from each state made to any fund. An extra $25,000 can be added to help students! Make your state count and make your gift today.