College and Unit Challenge Matches



On NC State Day of Giving, you can amplify your gift in multiple ways, thanks to generous challenge matches offered by our alumni, friends, parents, corporate partners and board members.

College of Engineering


Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering Challenge — Supported by the CCEE Industry Advisory Board
When the Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering receives 100 gifts, members of the CCEE Industry Advisory Board will donate an additional $11,500 to the Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering Enhancement Fund. Supporting the enhancement fund enables the recruitment and retention of the best and brightest faculty and students, as well as providing support for our student organizations, field trips to complement classroom instruction, opportunities for faculty and students to represent NC State and the department nationally and internationally at conferences, and much more.

Computer Science Challenge — Supported by Tony Brown ’83
In honor of Chancellor Randy Woodson and to celebrate the second annual Day of Giving, alumnus Tony Brown '83 will donate $10,000 to the Department of Computer Science when the Computer Science Enhancement Fund receives 50 gifts.

Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering Challenge — Supported by the ISE Advisory Board
Double your impact: The ISE Advisory Board will match gifts to the ISE Enhancement Fund dollar for dollar, up to $10,000, to advance the work of the Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering.



College of Education


The College of Education $100,000 Challenge — Supported by Mike ’77 and Hope Ward
Help us reach $100,000: Once the College of Education reaches its first $100,000 in gifts on Day of Giving, Mike and Hope Ward will make an additional $50,000 gift to support student scholarships.


College of Sciences


Sciences Alumni and Friends Participation Challenge — Supported by Dean ’86 and Gail Bunce
Gail and Dean Bunce will generously match all donations made today, up to $15,000, to the College of Sciences Excellence Fund.

Biological Sciences Participation Challenge — Supported by Dean ’86 and Gail Bunce
Dean and Gail Bunce will generously match up to $5,000 for donations made today to the Biological Sciences Department Enhancement Fund.

Sciences Diversity Initiatives Challenge — Supported by Sherice Nivens ’98 and Dean ’86 and Gail Bunce
Thanks to the generosity of Sherice Nivens, who will match up to $9,000, and Dean and Gail Bunce, who will match up to $5,000, every gift you make to the College of Sciences Diversity Program Endowment will go further.


Poole College of Management


The 675th Poole College of Management Gift Challenge — Supported by Henry and Ellen Campen
Last year, Poole College of Management received 674 gifts from generous supporters across the globe. This year, we’re hoping to exceed that total. Henry and Ellen Campen will give an additional $50,000 to the college if we receive more than 674 gifts by 7 p.m.


Wilson College of Textiles


Wilson College of Textiles 100 Donors Challenge — Supported by Glen Raven Inc.
If the Wilson College of Textiles reaches 100 donors by 1 p.m., Glen Raven Inc. will donate $100,000 to the Dean's Textiles Innovation Fund.

Student Participation Challenge — Supported by George Ragsdale
Wilson College students: For every post you like or share on social media today, George Ragsdale '99, North Carolina Textile Foundation Board member, will donate $100 to the Wilson College of Textiles, up to $3,000.

Diversity and Inclusion Fund Challenge
Double your impact: A generous donor has committed to match your donation to the Textiles Diversity and Inclusion Fund dollar for dollar, up to $10,000


Caldwell Fellows


Caldwell Fellows $10,000 Challenge — Supported by an anonymous donor
Help make it an even $10,000: When the Caldwell Fellows Fund reaches $7,500 in gifts, an anonymous donor will give an additional $2,500.

Caldwell Fellows Participation Challenge — Supported by an anonymous donor
Each time a Caldwell Fellows decade cohort reaches 20% participation or 250 donors, an anonymous donor will give an additional $250 to the Caldwell Fellows Fund.


Park Scholarships


Park Scholarships Class of 2019 Challenge — Supported by an anonymous donor
Thanks to an anonymous supporter and friend of the program, Park Scholarships is offering $5,000 in challenge funds just for gifts made by members of the Class of 2019. Follow along on Twitter as special Class of 2019 challenges are announced throughout the day.

Park Scholarships All-Day Pop-Up Challenge — Supported by an anonymous donor
Thanks to the generosity of an anonymous Park parent couple, Park Scholarships has $20,000 available in challenge match funds which will support Park activities focused on equity, diversity, inclusion and social justice. Follow along on Twitter to learn how you can help unlock the latest challenge opportunities throughout the day.


All times listed are Eastern Daylight Time. Only gifts made via the dayofgiving.ncsu.edu website on Sept. 16 are eligible for challenges.