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Don't miss the chance to multiply your impact, thanks to gift matching opportunities from some of our most generous donors.

Upcoming Events


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Departments and Programs Leaderboard
Which areas at Hope College do you love the most? The area with the most gifts takes the lead!
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Sororities Leaderboard
Which Sorority will make the most gifts? Keep checking to see who will win!
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Fraternities Leaderboard
Which Fraternity will make the most gifts? Keep checking to see who will win!
$20,000
Board of Trustees Participation Challenge
Our Day of Giving goal is for the Hope community to make 1,400 gifts over 36 hours that will directly impact Hope students. Make a gift and help unlock an additional $20,000! This challenge was made possible by our Board of Trustees. Help us reach our goal and make your gift today. Every gift matters!
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$1,250
Beat our Best: Faculty/Staff 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. Last year, 334 faculty and staff made gifts to support the areas they loved. Today, please consider making an additional investment in our students by making a gift and if we beat our best record, Bob '80 and Barb '81 Johnson will give $1,250 to Hope’s greatest need — scholarships. Give to what you love and help unlock $1,250 for student scholarships.
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$700
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, an anonymous gift of $700 will be added to the Hope Fund to help support our area of greatest need - student scholarships.
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$500
Ready, Set, Go Challenge
Let’s jump start the day. A couple of generous donors would like to give a total of $4,500 to help support our greatest need - student scholarships. Each time 50 gifts are given, $500 will be added to help support student scholarships. Keep up the momentum - make your gift today!
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Awakening Match
Every dollar donated to sustain Awakening (a program to build high-school-aged emerging worship leaders on Hope's campus) will be matched by grandparents of a past participant who had a transformative experience, up to $3,000. Have your gift to Awakening doubled and start transforming students' lives today!
$1,000
Brightformat Arts Challenge
By making a gift to the Arts, your gift will help unlock $1,000 to help support the arts. Hurry, we need 25 gifts to unlock the challenge. Make your gift now and have twice the impact. This challenge was made possible by the generosity of Brightformat.
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Can’t Dutch This!
Help support student-athletes and make a gift to the Orange and Blue Fund and your gift will be matched (up to $1,000) by current Hope parents Kathi and Jim Willett. Act now before it’s too late, this match is undutchable!
$1,000
Diversity and Inclusion Challenge
If the Center for Diversity and Inclusion receives 50 gifts, a Hope community member will give an additional $1,000 to help increase access and opportunity for diversity and inclusion initiatives. You have the power to help unlock this gift — act now!
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Double Your Impact - Communication Department Match
Your gift today to the Communication Department will be matched by a generous donor up to $20,000. Your gift will honor Dr. Isolde Anderson and Dr. James Herrick who are retiring this year. Both professors leave a remarkable legacy of integrity and wisdom in the department.
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Future Flying Dutch 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.
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Hide and Seek Challenge
This one's for you, students: 20 stuffed black squirrels are hidden across Hope’s campus. Instructions are attached for finders to claim their prize.
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HSRT Presents: "Double Your Gift"
Make your gift to help support Hope Summer Repertory Theatre and friends of Hope, Thomas and Heather Gough will generously match your gift (up to $2,000). Hurry, make your gift before the final bow!
$500
Kikwetu Coffee Challenge
Help unlock a $500 gift to the David O. Otai ’12 International Student Resource and Activity Fund provided through the generosity of Kikwetu Coffee, founded by Leecox Omollo ’02 and his wife, Martha Itulya. We need 25 gifts to this fund to unlock this caffeinated gift.
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$1,000
Kinesiology Challenge
Help unlock a challenge from generous current Hope parents Kathi and Jim Willett by making a gift to the Kinesiology Department. Once 25 gifts are made, Jim and Kathi will also give $1,000!
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$1,000
Night Owl Challenge
Hello, night owls! Why not end your day with gifts to your favorite areas of Hope? If 50 gifts are made from 10 pm to 3 am EST, a 1967 grad will give $1,000 to the Hope Fund to help support our area of greatest need - student scholarships!
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Nursing Department Match sponsored by Appledorn Assisted Living Centers
Appledorn Assisted Living Centers of Heritage Property Management will generously match all gifts (up to $2,500) made to the Nursing Department to help current students. Make your gift and have it matched by this 4th-generation alumni family-owned business. Please show your support for our future healthcare professionals.
$1,000
Orange & Blue Challenge sponsored by MVP Sports Club
If you're a business owner - this challenge is for you. We need 5 businesses to unlock this challenge by making a gift to the Orange and Blue Fund. Once unlocked, MVP Sports Club will generously give $1,000 to also help our student-athletes and coaches. Unlock this challenge and make your gift from your business today!
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Parade Your Pets 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!
$10,000
Parents and Families Challenge
Families, this one's for you. For every 100 gifts we receive from families, a generous former parent couple will give an extra $10,000 to help support our area of greatest need - student scholarships! Help unlock this challenge today and keep the momentum going to see how much will be added to help current Hope students.
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Parents and Families, Your Impact DOUBLED
Knowing the value of a Hope education, a generous former Hope parent couple will double all gifts to student scholarships from Hope parents and families up to $10,000. Help support Hope’s greatest need, student scholarships.
$1,554
Raise Some Dough for Athletics Challenge sponsored by Crust54 Pizza
Downtown Holland alumni-owned business Crust54 Pizza will generously give $1,554 to the Orange and Blue fund to help support Hope Athletes once 54 gifts are made. Unlock this gift by helping to support Hope Athletics today!
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Students Quadruple Your Impact - Communication Department Match
Your gift, regardless of size, is important because a generous donor will quadruple it up to $5,000. You’ll also honor Dr. Isolde Anderson and Dr. James Herrick who are retiring this year. Both professors leave a remarkable legacy of integrity and wisdom in the department.
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Super-fan Athletics Match
Hey sports fans, super-fan and Hope College Friend, John DeWitt wants to match your gift to the Orange and Blue Fund. All gifts made to this fund will be matched up to $2,000. Hurry - this won’t last long, double your impact and help student-athletes today!
$3,000
Totally ’90s Challenge
If you graduated in the ’90s, this challenge is for you! Help unlock $3,000, given by a generous ’90s alumni couple, to help Hope’s greatest need — student scholarships. Hurry — we need 90, ’90s grads to make a gift before 9 am!
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$1,000
Twice as nice challenge for Spring Break Immersion Trips
See the power of your gift at work. For each person who makes a gift to help support Hope students going on Spring Break Immersion Trips, a generous alumna from the class of 1971 will also give $1,000 (up to $10,000) to help support students interested in serving on these trips. $1,000 + (your gift amount) = AMAZING!
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$1,100
Young Alumni and Student Challenge
Hey, young alumni and current students (Classes of 2015 to 2023)! A 2019 grad will give $1,100 to help support student scholarships if 50 gifts are made to support the area you love. Act now to see the power of your generosity at work today!
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Hope Connection Leaderboard
We love the Hope Community - here is a fun way to see our family coming together to help support Hope Students!