Events

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

Past Events


$10,000
Your Gift + $200
THANK YOU - GIFT UNLOCKED! A Member of the USF Board of Trustees will give $10,000 to the USF Fund for every 50 donors up to $50,000! That’s $200 added to every donor’s gift up to 250 donors!
250 / 250 Donors
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$20,000
Every Donor Counts
THANK YOU - GIFT UNLOCKED! $20,000 will be unlocked for Academic Scholarships if we get more donors than last year’s #GIVE2COO. Every donor counts – help us get to 243 donors!
243 / 243 Donors
Completed
$5,000
Challenge for Critical Resources for Student-Athletes
THANK YOU - GIFT UNLOCKED! If 50 donors make a gift to USF Athletics, a gift of $5,000 will be unlocked from the Stewart Family in honor of Gordon Stewart!
50 / 50 Donors
Completed
$5,000
Challenge for Critical Resources for Fine Arts Students
THANK YOU - GIFT UNLOCKED! If 50 donors make a gift to USF Fine Arts, a $5,000 gift from an anonymous alum ’66 will be unlocked!
50 / 50 Donors
Completed
2
Match
Double Your Impact for Fine Arts Students
THANK YOU - MATCH COMPLETED! In honor of Music Professor Emeritus Lois Harchanko ‘55, an anonymous donor will match all gifts to Fine Arts up to $5,000!
$5,000 MATCHED
Completed
$2,500
Parent Donor Challenge for Greatest Needs
THANK YOU - UNLOCKED! If 50 USF parents/former parents make a gift, Tim and Nancee Sturdevant, parents of a USF grad, will give $2,500 to the USF Fund!
50 / 50 Donors
Completed
$2,000
Faculty & Staff Donor Challenge for Academic Scholarships
THANK YOU - GIFT UNLOCKED! If 30 members of USF’s current or former faculty and staff make a gift, Marge Anderson will give $2,000 to Academic Scholarships in honor of her parents Elmer and Grace Anderson, two long-standing staff members at SFC.
30 / 30 Donors
Completed
2
Match
1960s Alumni Match
THANK YOU - MATCH COMPLETED! An anonymous Coo Couple from the class of 1966 will match all gifts from their decade of grads (1960-1969) to the USF Fund up to $5,000!
$5,000 MATCHED
Completed
$1,883
Start Where We Started
THANK YOU - GIFT UNLOCKED! In honor of USF’s founding year of 1883, Todd ’84 and Laurie Knutson ‘84 are challenging 30 donors to make a gift between 7-10pm to unlock a gift of $1,883 for Academic Scholarships!
30 / 30 Donors
Completed
$1,000
Unlock a Parody
THANK YOU - GIFT UNLOCKED! If $1000 is given overnight, Dennis Thum will sing you a special new parody first thing in the morning! “When you give upon a star, makes no difference who you are, a video your heart desires will come to you” (P.S. This is a hint…) Plus, $1,000 will be unlocked for Academic Scholarships from Julie J. Iverson.
$1,000 / $1,000 Raised
Completed
2
Match
Double Time
THANK YOU - MATCH COMPLETED! "COO" couple Mick and Marilyn Woodden have generously offered to match gifts to the USF Fund up to $5,000.
$5,000 MATCHED
Completed
$5,000
Show me the Money - Help Unlock $5,000
THANK YOU - GIFT UNLOCKED! If 50 donors GIVE2COO an anonymous donor will give $5,000 to the USF Fund!
50 / 50 Donors
Completed
$1,500
Best Buds
THANK YOU - GIFT UNLOCKED! Ken “SID” Kortemeyer ’74 and one of his best college buddies, Duane Murdoch ’76, are challenging 20 donors make a gift to unlock their gift of $1,500 to the USF Fund.
25 / 25 Donors
Completed
2
Match
Double Take
THANK YOU - MATCH COMPLETED! An anonymous alum '04 has generously offered to match gifts for Academic Scholarships dollar-for-dollar up to $5,000!
$5,000 MATCHED
Completed
$2,500
Go the Distance for USF Students
THANK YOU - GIFT UNLOCKED! Marissa ’06 and Garrett Weinreis are challenging 30 donors to GIVE2COO to unlock their $2,500 gift for Academic Scholarships for our bright young Cougars!
30 / 30 Donors
Completed
2
Match
BONUS CHALLENGE!
THANK YOU - MATCH COMPLETED! We are blown away by your support. In fact, a member of our Board of Trustees was so impressed with the way you have gone “all in” that they added a bonus challenge! Gifts to the USF Fund will be matched up to $3,000!
$3,000 MATCHED
Completed
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#GIVE2COO (Social Media Challenge)
THANK YOU - GIFT UNLOCKED! If we reach 100 uses of #GIVE2COO on social media, Brittany ’13 and Brandon Hanson ’12 will make a gift of $100 to the USF Fund!
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All Things Cute (Social Media Challenge)
Babies, puppies, and cute photos galore! Post a picture of your child or fur baby wearing COO gear using #GIVE2COO to be entered to win a prize. Winner will be chosen by Cooper at 1pm on Thursday, 7/16.
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Purple Outfit Contest (Social Media Challenge)
Put on your best USF gear for this challenge! Take a picture wearing as much purple USF gear as possible and post it using #GIVE2COO to be entered to win a prize. Entries will be judged by Cooper the Cougar and winner will be chosen at 1pm on Thursday, 7/16.
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Leaderboard
GIVE2COO: Most Donors
Check back throughout #GIVE2COO to see which donor group has the most donors!
What is your affiliation to the institution?
Rank Answer Donors
1 Alumni 163
2 Faculty/Staff 77
3 Parent/Former Parent 70
4 Trustee 36
5 Friend 34
6 Student 5
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GIVE2COO: Top Dollar
Check back throughout #GIVE2COO to see which donor group has given the most dollars!
What is your affiliation to the institution?
Rank Answer Amount
1 Alumni $97,667.00
2 Trustee $79,505.00
3 Parent/Former Parent $17,027.00
4 Faculty/Staff $15,419.00
5 Friend $8,450.00
6 Student $170.00
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Duel of the Decades: Most Donors
Check back throughout #GIVE2COO to see which decade of alumni has the most donors!
In what decade did you graduate?
Rank Answer Donors
1 2010-2020 37
2 1960-1969 26
3 1980-1989 22
4 1970-1979 22
5 2000-2009 20
6 1990-1999 19
7 1950-1959 10
8 2010-2019 6
9 1940-1949 1
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Duel of the Decades: Top Dollar
Check back throughout #GIVE2COO to see which decade of alumni has given the most dollars.
In what decade did you graduate?
Rank Answer Amount
1 1950-1959 $35,100.00
2 1960-1969 $34,180.00
3 1970-1979 $10,375.00
4 2000-2009 $6,020.00
5 1980-1989 $5,707.00
6 1990-1999 $4,225.00
7 2010-2020 $1,750.00
8 2010-2019 $700.00
9 1940-1949 $100.00
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