1 vision. 24 hours.

Thank you to everyone who made the fourth annual #SIUDAY of Giving a success. Together we united with one vision in 24 hours and made an impact. Thanks to the collective support of alumni, friends, faculty, staff, and students – gifts of all sizes provided valuable dollars for scholarships, academic and athletic excellence and programs that strengthen the university’s educational mission. Thank you!

Dick Blaudow LDP Student Projects Match
The Leadership Development Program (LDP) is designed to educate the next generation of technical leaders for the world’s future through leadership training, mentoring and community service opportunities. We are one of very few STEM colleges in the nation that offers a technical leadership program that provides a direct bridge from leadership training to a career as a technical leader. SIU alum Dick Blaudow ’70 is encouraging all LDP alumni to make a donation to the Leadership Development Program by matching dollar for dollar up to $10,000. So make a gift today and double your impact!
$4,755 MATCHED
Gil and Jean Kroening Activities Match
Gil Kroening, retired dean emeritus of the College of Agricultural Sciences, and his wife, Jean, have established a dollar for dollar matching gift for up to $1000. Gil was a member of the agriculture college’s inaugural graduating class in 1959 and 1974 became the college’s second-longest serving dean.
Compeer Financial Agbassadors Match
Compeer Financial regularly collaborates with others who are also dedicated to agriculture and rural America. They have a agreed to match dollar for dollar up to $2,500 to the Agbassadors Program. The Agbassadors represent the College of Agricultural Sciences as a student recruitment organization comprised of outstanding students selected by faculty, administrators, and students. They serve as speakers for groups, present at high schools and community colleges, and attend career fairs and open houses. The Agbassador team provides information about new opportunities in agriculture and related occupations to those interested in technology, science, business, education and many other fields.
$1,215 MATCHED
Top 5 Participating Groups (most dollars raised)
This includes dollars during the 24-hour Day of Giving only. Offline dollars will be counted and updated after the 24 hours.
Rank Department Raised
1 School of Medicine $196,336.00
2 College of Education and Human Services $171,847.00
3 Saluki Athletics $139,301.88
4 College of Liberal Arts $113,380.00
5 Diversity Initiatives $101,000.00
6 Performing Arts (Liberal Arts) $79,060.00
7 College of Mass Communication and Media Arts $76,766.00
8 College of Business $64,678.00
9 School of Law $61,801.00
10 Touch of Nature $58,616.00
11 College of Agricultural Sciences $52,382.00
12 Balancing Education, Experience, & Reality Schp. $51,473.35
13 College of Applied Sciences & Arts $32,154.93
14 New Student Programs $20,025.00
15 Saluki Alumni Plaza $19,700.00
16 College of Engineering $17,579.00
17 Morris Library $15,998.00
18 Strong Survivors $13,825.00
19 Student Affairs $7,030.00
20 Marching Salukis (Liberal Arts) $5,519.98
21 Paul Simon Public Policy Institute $5,299.00
22 University Museum $5,130.00
23 WSIU Public Broadcasting $4,895.00
24 SIU Press $4,005.00
25 College of Science $3,880.00
26 General University Scholarships $2,905.00
27 SIU Alumni Association $2,575.00
28 SIU Green Fund Grant Program $1,957.00
29 Student Multi-Cultural Resource Center $1,745.00
30 Campus Lake Fund $855.00
31 Chancellor's Scholars Program $845.00
32 SIU Arboretum $775.00
33 Civil Service Council Education Assistance Program $555.00
34 University Honors Program $385.00
35 Graduate School $290.00
36 Police K-9 Unit $250.00
37 Center for International Education $200.00
38 Center for Archaeological Investigations $120.00
39 The Dawg Lounge $10.00
Bill and Gail McGraw Chancellor's Scholarship Match
High school students who are academically high-achieving and have demonstrated leadership skills are invited to compete for the Chancellor's Scholarship. The program provides students unique and specialized opportunities such as study abroad assistance, the opportunity to begin research projects as freshmen, specialized faculty mentoring, cultural enrichment events, externship opportunities, and leadership training. Our Chancellor's Scholars are our bright stars on campus who are a model of leadership, integrity, and service. The Chancellor’s Scholarship will be matched dollar for dollar by Bill and Gail McGraw up to a total of $2,000. Show your support for The Chancellor’s Scholars and help us meet this match by making a gift today.
Compeer Financial University Farms Match
Compeer Financial regularly collaborates with others who are also dedicated to agriculture and rural America. They have a agreed to match dollar for dollar for up to $2500 to improve the University Farms. University Farms, a unique, 2,000 acre, on-campus working farm and forest system, serves as a major agricultural research and education laboratory. Showcasing the best in traditional agricultural education and new research, University Farms offers: • Over 600 acres of row crop research and production • Over 120 acres hay production for livestock • Approximately 300 acres pasture for Animal Centers • Approximately 1,000 acres of forest and watershed areas used for research and teaching
$1,553 MATCHED
McLeod Summer Playhouse Match
Members of the McLeod Summer Playhouse Board of Directors have very generously agreed to match dollar for dollar up to $2,000 of all gifts received to the McLeod Summer Playhouse Fund. Make a gift today to double the impact of your gift!
$2,000 MATCHED
Donate and turn the world MAROON!
Rank State Gifts
1 IL 1571
2 MO 95
3 FL 52
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