$ 339,276 RAISED 2,989 GIFTS
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All gifts count toward the Campaign for UC Santa Cruz.

The winners of the Giving Day Final Frenzy Challenge are in:
May 13, 2016

First place: Bird School Project, which will receive a $10,000 prize.

Second place: Formula Slug, which will receive a $1,000 prize.

These two projects' fundraising drives attracted the most unique donors throughout the day. Big congratulations!

Final Frenzy
May 12, 2016

Due to the high volume of activity late in the game we will be announcing the winners of the Final Frenzy Challenge tomorrow.

2
Match
Girls In Engineering MATCH
The Peggy and Jack Baskin Foundation has provided a 1:1 match up to $25,000 for gifts made on Giving Day
$10,930 MATCHED
Ended
2
Match
Silver Slug Award for Staff MATCH
Mary Wells, Dave Kirk, and Sharon Dirnberger have provided a 1:1 match up to $6,500 for gifts made on Giving Day
$3,080 MATCHED
Ended
2
Match
Coastal: Elephant Seal Pups MATCH
Alec and Claudia Webster have provided a 1:1 match up to $3,000 for gifts made on Giving Day
$2,563 MATCHED
Ended
2
Match
Crown College: Paid Student Internships
Henry Chu has provided a 1:1 match up to $1,000 for gifts made on Giving Day
$700 MATCHED
Ended
2
Match
The Dickens Project MATCH
Four generous donors have provided a 1:1 match up to $3,500 for gifts made on Giving Day
$3,500 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Humanities: The Gail Project MATCH
A generous donor has provided a 1:1 match up to $5,000 for gifts made on Giving Day
$5,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Hermanas Unidas MATCH
Elise Herrera-Mahoney has provided a 1:1 match up to $500 for gifts made on Giving Day
$500 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
IAS: Crochet Coral Reef MATCH
Elliot Fruchtman and Alan Fong have provided a 1:1 match up to $1,500 for gifts made on Giving Day
$1,500 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Quarry Amphitheater MATCH
The William Hancock Family Fund and Paul Hall have provided a 1:1 match up to $12,000 for gifts made on Giving Day
$12,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Stevenson College: Undergraduate Research MATCH
Linda Peterson has provided a 1:1 match up to $2,500 for gifts made on Giving Day
$2,500 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Genomics: Childhood Cancer Project MATCH
Ted Goldstein has provided a 1:1 match up to $1,000 for gifts made on Giving Day
$1,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Farm and Garden MATCH
Two generous donors have provided a 1:1 match up to $1,000 for gifts made on Giving Day
$1,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Physical and Biological Sciences: ACE MATCH
Nancy Cox-Konopelski and Joe Konopelski have provided a 1:1 match up to $500 for gifts made on Giving Day
$500 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Area of Greatest Need MATCH
Many generous donors have provided a 1:1 match up to $5,000 for gifts made on Giving Day
$5,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Lick Observatory Self-Guided Walking Tour MATCH
Alec and Claudia Webster have provided a 1:1 match up to $10,000 for gifts made on Giving Day
$10,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
The Bird School Project MATCH
Alec and Claudia Webster have provided a 1:1 match up to $2,000 for gifts made on Giving Day
$2,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Kresge College: Kresge Labs MATCH
Provost Ben Leeds Carson and another generous donor have provided a 1:1 match up to $1500 for gifts made on Giving Day
$1,500 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Cowell Press MATCH
SB Master has provided a 1:1 match up to $2,000 for gifts made on Giving Day
$2,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Graduate Student Internships MATCH
Vice Provost and Dean Tyrus Miller has provided a 1:1 match up to $500 for gifts made on Giving Day
$500 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Undocumented Student Services MATCH
Art Torres has provided a 1:1 match up to $1,500 for gifts made on Giving Day
$1,500 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Slugs for Health and Growth
Paul Willis has provided a 1:1 match up to $1000 for gifts made on Giving Day
$1,000 MATCHED
Completed
Leaderboard
Early Riser Challenge 7-8 a.m
Congratulations to Formula Slug for winning the Early Riser Challenge and bonus $1,000!
Rank Prize Department Gifts
1 $1 Farm and Garden 14
2 $1,000 Formula Slug 13
3 KZSC Radio 11
4 Women's Intercollegiate Basketball 8
5 Recreation: Gearing Up, Keeping Fees Down 7
6 Physical and Biological Sciences: ACE 4
7 Women's Club: 50th Anniversary Scholarship 4
8 Undocumented Student Services 4
9 Smith Renaissance Society 3
10 Financial Aid and Scholarships 3
11 Humanities: The Gail Project 3
12 Silver Slug Award for Staff 3
13 Arts: Dean's Fund for Excellence 2
14 Girls In Engineering 2
15 Cowell College: Student Experience 2
16 Genomics: Childhood Cancer Project 2
17 Quarry Amphitheater 2
18 iGEM Competition 2
19 The Bird School Project 2
20 Dickens Project 2
21 Merrill College: Experiential Learning 2
22 Porter College: Creative Studies 2
23 Kresge College: Kresge Labs 2
24 College 8: Sustainability Studies 2
25 Crown College: Paid Student Internships 2
26 Stevenson College: Undergraduate Research 2
27 Cowell Press 1
28 The People of Color Sustainability Collective 1
29 Area of Greatest Need 1
30 Women's Soccer Intercollegiate Team 1
31 Archaeological Research Center 1
32 Men's Rugby 1
33 Women's Club Water Polo 1
34 Oakes College: Poetry Workshop 1
35 College 9: Global Connectivity 1
36 Leaded Eagles 1
37 Arboretum Entry Renovation 0
38 Black Academy 0
39 Camp Kesem 0
40 Chicano Latino Research Center 0
41 Cross Country Club 0
42 Fencing Club 0
43 Green Aquaponics 0
44 Haluan Hip-Hop Dance Troupe 0
45 Hermanas Unidas 0
46 Latin American and Latino Studies Department 0
47 Lick Observatory Self-Guided Walking Tour 0
48 Men's Club Soccer 0
49 Men's Intercollegiate Basketball 0
50 Men's Soccer Intercollegiate Team 0
51 Men's Water Polo Club 0
52 Mock Trial 0
53 Pre-Dental Society 0
54 Scholarships for Re-Entry Students 0
55 Senior Legacy Fund 0
56 Slugs for Health and Growth 0
57 Student Entrepreneurs 0
58 Undergraduate Splicing Lab 0
59 Women's Club Soccer Team 0
60 Women's Golf Intercollegiate Team 0
61 Women's Intercollegiate Volleyball Team 0
62 Student Groups: 8 Projects 0
63 Sports & Rec: 14 Projects 0
64 Campus Units: 4 Projects 0
65 Faculty & Staff: 12 Projects 0
66 Friends: 4 Projects 0
67 Social Sciences: Awards and Scholarships 0
68 Library: Other Minds Cabrillo Tapes 0
69 Graduate Student Internships 0
70 Stevenson College: Faculty Challenge 0
71 College 10: Social Justice 0
72 Coastal: Elephant Seal Pups 0
73 IAS: Crochet Coral Reef 0
Leaderboard
Mid-day Motivator Challenge, noon-2 p.m.
Congratulations to the Gail Project for winning the Mid-Day Motivator Challenge and bonus $2,500!
Rank Prize Department Gifts
1 $1 Arboretum Entry Renovation 43
2 $2,500 Humanities: The Gail Project 40
3 The Bird School Project 34
4 Quarry Amphitheater 31
5 Farm and Garden 21
6 KZSC Radio 14
7 Lick Observatory Self-Guided Walking Tour 13
8 Undocumented Student Services 12
9 Stevenson College: Undergraduate Research 11
10 Dickens Project 11
11 Hermanas Unidas 11
12 Smith Renaissance Society 10
13 Area of Greatest Need 10
14 Girls In Engineering 9
15 Women's Intercollegiate Basketball 9
16 Cowell Press 7
17 Men's Rugby 7
18 Library: Other Minds Cabrillo Tapes 7
19 Genomics: Childhood Cancer Project 7
20 Physical and Biological Sciences: ACE 6
21 Coastal: Elephant Seal Pups 6
22 Silver Slug Award for Staff 6
23 Merrill College: Experiential Learning 5
24 Social Sciences: Awards and Scholarships 5
25 Recreation: Gearing Up, Keeping Fees Down 5
26 College 8: Sustainability Studies 4
27 Men's Soccer Intercollegiate Team 4
28 Women's Intercollegiate Volleyball Team 4
29 Kresge College: Kresge Labs 4
30 Archaeological Research Center 4
31 Financial Aid and Scholarships 4
32 Arts: Dean's Fund for Excellence 4
33 Formula Slug 4
34 Haluan Hip-Hop Dance Troupe 4
35 Porter College: Creative Studies 3
36 IAS: Crochet Coral Reef 3
37 Slugs for Health and Growth 3
38 Stevenson College: Faculty Challenge 3
39 Latin American and Latino Studies Department 3
40 Black Academy 3
41 Graduate Student Internships 3
42 Women's Soccer Intercollegiate Team 2
43 Men's Club Soccer 2
44 Leaded Eagles 2
45 Crown College: Paid Student Internships 2
46 Chicano Latino Research Center 2
47 Women's Club: 50th Anniversary Scholarship 2
48 Cowell College: Student Experience 1
49 Fencing Club 1
50 The People of Color Sustainability Collective 1
51 Senior Legacy Fund 1
52 College 9: Global Connectivity 1
53 Men's Water Polo Club 1
54 Undergraduate Splicing Lab 1
55 Oakes College: Poetry Workshop 1
56 Camp Kesem 0
57 Cross Country Club 0
58 Green Aquaponics 0
59 iGEM Competition 0
60 Men's Intercollegiate Basketball 0
61 Mock Trial 0
62 Pre-Dental Society 0
63 Scholarships for Re-Entry Students 0
64 Student Entrepreneurs 0
65 Women's Club Water Polo 0
66 Women's Club Soccer Team 0
67 Women's Golf Intercollegiate Team 0
68 Student Groups: 8 Projects 0
69 Sports & Rec: 14 Projects 0
70 Campus Units: 4 Projects 0
71 Faculty & Staff: 12 Projects 0
72 Friends: 4 Projects 0
73 College 10: Social Justice 0
Leaderboard
Mad Dash Challenge, 6-8 p.m.
Congratulations to Formula Slug for winning the Mad Dash Challenge and bonus $5,000!
Rank Prize Department Gifts
1 $5,000 Formula Slug 97
2 Women's Soccer Intercollegiate Team 67
3 Haluan Hip-Hop Dance Troupe 58
4 Women's Intercollegiate Basketball 56
5 The Bird School Project 47
6 Humanities: The Gail Project 44
7 Hermanas Unidas 27
8 Undocumented Student Services 26
9 Arboretum Entry Renovation 25
10 Girls In Engineering 21
11 Smith Renaissance Society 20
12 Farm and Garden 19
13 Area of Greatest Need 17
14 Men's Soccer Intercollegiate Team 13
15 Men's Water Polo Club 13
16 KZSC Radio 12
17 Quarry Amphitheater 11
18 Physical and Biological Sciences: ACE 10
19 Financial Aid and Scholarships 9
20 Genomics: Childhood Cancer Project 6
21 Women's Club Soccer Team 6
22 Coastal: Elephant Seal Pups 5
23 Kresge College: Kresge Labs 5
24 Lick Observatory Self-Guided Walking Tour 5
25 Men's Rugby 5
26 Recreation: Gearing Up, Keeping Fees Down 4
27 Stevenson College: Undergraduate Research 4
28 Women's Club: 50th Anniversary Scholarship 4
29 Black Academy 3
30 IAS: Crochet Coral Reef 3
31 Men's Club Soccer 3
32 Silver Slug Award for Staff 3
33 Arts: Dean's Fund for Excellence 3
34 Stevenson College: Faculty Challenge 2
35 Fencing Club 2
36 Oakes College: Poetry Workshop 2
37 Graduate Student Internships 2
38 Chicano Latino Research Center 2
39 Student Entrepreneurs 2
40 Women's Intercollegiate Volleyball Team 2
41 Merrill College: Experiential Learning 2
42 Dickens Project 2
43 College 8: Sustainability Studies 2
44 College 10: Social Justice 1
45 Cowell Press 1
46 Latin American and Latino Studies Department 1
47 Library: Other Minds Cabrillo Tapes 1
48 Camp Kesem 1
49 Archaeological Research Center 1
50 iGEM Competition 1
51 Men's Intercollegiate Basketball 1
52 Pre-Dental Society 1
53 Scholarships for Re-Entry Students 1
54 Senior Legacy Fund 1
55 Slugs for Health and Growth 1
56 Crown College: Paid Student Internships 1
57 Sports & Rec: 14 Projects 1
58 Cross Country Club 0
59 Green Aquaponics 0
60 Leaded Eagles 0
61 Mock Trial 0
62 The People of Color Sustainability Collective 0
63 Undergraduate Splicing Lab 0
64 Women's Club Water Polo 0
65 Women's Golf Intercollegiate Team 0
66 Student Groups: 8 Projects 0
67 Campus Units: 4 Projects 0
68 Faculty & Staff: 12 Projects 0
69 Friends: 4 Projects 0
70 Social Sciences: Awards and Scholarships 0
71 Cowell College: Student Experience 0
72 Porter College: Creative Studies 0
73 College 9: Global Connectivity 0
Leaderboard
Night Owl Challenge, 10-11 p.m.
Congratulations to Formula Slug for winning the Night Owl Challenge and bonus $500!
Rank Prize Department Gifts
1 $500 Formula Slug 42
2 The Bird School Project 27
3 Farm and Garden 16
4 Humanities: The Gail Project 13
5 Undocumented Student Services 9
6 Lick Observatory Self-Guided Walking Tour 7
7 Women's Soccer Intercollegiate Team 7
8 Girls In Engineering 6
9 Quarry Amphitheater 5
10 Men's Rugby 5
11 Hermanas Unidas 5
12 KZSC Radio 4
13 Genomics: Childhood Cancer Project 3
14 Financial Aid and Scholarships 3
15 Cowell Press 3
16 Physical and Biological Sciences: ACE 3
17 Senior Legacy Fund 3
18 Smith Renaissance Society 2
19 Men's Soccer Intercollegiate Team 2
20 Silver Slug Award for Staff 2
21 Women's Intercollegiate Basketball 2
22 Dickens Project 2
23 Men's Water Polo Club 1
24 Arboretum Entry Renovation 1
25 Porter College: Creative Studies 1
26 Stevenson College: Undergraduate Research 1
27 Merrill College: Experiential Learning 1
28 Latin American and Latino Studies Department 1
29 Men's Club Soccer 1
30 The People of Color Sustainability Collective 1
31 Women's Club: 50th Anniversary Scholarship 1
32 Women's Intercollegiate Volleyball Team 1
33 Black Academy 1
34 Recreation: Gearing Up, Keeping Fees Down 1
35 Women's Club Soccer Team 1
36 Oakes College: Poetry Workshop 1
37 College 8: Sustainability Studies 1
38 IAS: Crochet Coral Reef 1
39 Coastal: Elephant Seal Pups 1
40 Slugs for Health and Growth 1
41 Kresge College: Kresge Labs 1
42 Haluan Hip-Hop Dance Troupe 1
43 Archaeological Research Center 0
44 Camp Kesem 0
45 Chicano Latino Research Center 0
46 Cross Country Club 0
47 Fencing Club 0
48 Green Aquaponics 0
49 iGEM Competition 0
50 Leaded Eagles 0
51 Men's Intercollegiate Basketball 0
52 Mock Trial 0
53 Pre-Dental Society 0
54 Scholarships for Re-Entry Students 0
55 Student Entrepreneurs 0
56 Undergraduate Splicing Lab 0
57 Women's Club Water Polo 0
58 Women's Golf Intercollegiate Team 0
59 Area of Greatest Need 0
60 Student Groups: 8 Projects 0
61 Sports & Rec: 14 Projects 0
62 Campus Units: 4 Projects 0
63 Faculty & Staff: 12 Projects 0
64 Friends: 4 Projects 0
65 Arts: Dean's Fund for Excellence 0
66 Social Sciences: Awards and Scholarships 0
67 Library: Other Minds Cabrillo Tapes 0
68 Graduate Student Internships 0
69 Cowell College: Student Experience 0
70 Crown College: Paid Student Internships 0
71 Stevenson College: Faculty Challenge 0
72 College 9: Global Connectivity 0
73 College 10: Social Justice 0
Leaderboard
Final Frenzy Challenge
The project with the most donors on May 11th will be awarded a $10,000 bonus!
Rank Prize Department Gifts
1 $10,000 The Bird School Project 326
2 $1,000 Formula Slug 322
3 Farm and Garden 185
4 Humanities: The Gail Project 165
5 Arboretum Entry Renovation 129
6 Women's Intercollegiate Basketball 123
7 Quarry Amphitheater 122
8 KZSC Radio 115
9 Haluan Hip-Hop Dance Troupe 113
10 Undocumented Student Services 109
11 Women's Soccer Intercollegiate Team 97
12 Lick Observatory Self-Guided Walking Tour 89
13 Girls In Engineering 79
14 Area of Greatest Need 74
15 Smith Renaissance Society 72
16 Recreation: Gearing Up, Keeping Fees Down 66
17 Men's Soccer Intercollegiate Team 65
18 Physical and Biological Sciences: ACE 58
19 Hermanas Unidas 57
20 Silver Slug Award for Staff 42
21 Dickens Project 39
22 Financial Aid and Scholarships 38
23 Men's Water Polo Club 38
24 Stevenson College: Undergraduate Research 36
25 Genomics: Childhood Cancer Project 32
26 Men's Rugby 32
27 Coastal: Elephant Seal Pups 30
28 IAS: Crochet Coral Reef 29
29 Kresge College: Kresge Labs 29
30 Merrill College: Experiential Learning 28
31 Women's Club: 50th Anniversary Scholarship 28
32 Arts: Dean's Fund for Excellence 25
33 Cowell Press 18
34 Library: Other Minds Cabrillo Tapes 18
35 Slugs for Health and Growth 17
36 College 8: Sustainability Studies 17
37 Black Academy 16
38 Cowell College: Student Experience 14
39 Porter College: Creative Studies 14
40 Women's Club Soccer Team 14
41 Women's Intercollegiate Volleyball Team 12
42 Men's Club Soccer 12
43 Graduate Student Internships 12
44 Leaded Eagles 12
45 College 10: Social Justice 11
46 Social Sciences: Awards and Scholarships 11
47 Crown College: Paid Student Internships 11
48 Oakes College: Poetry Workshop 9
49 The People of Color Sustainability Collective 9
50 Archaeological Research Center 9
51 Latin American and Latino Studies Department 9
52 Senior Legacy Fund 9
53 Fencing Club 8
54 Stevenson College: Faculty Challenge 7
55 Chicano Latino Research Center 7
56 iGEM Competition 6
57 Student Entrepreneurs 6
58 College 9: Global Connectivity 6
59 Scholarships for Re-Entry Students 5
60 Green Aquaponics 5
61 Undergraduate Splicing Lab 5
62 Men's Intercollegiate Basketball 4
63 Women's Golf Intercollegiate Team 4
64 Pre-Dental Society 3
65 Mock Trial 3
66 Women's Club Water Polo 3
67 Cross Country Club 2
68 Camp Kesem 2
69 Sports & Rec: 14 Projects 2
70 Student Groups: 8 Projects 0
71 Campus Units: 4 Projects 0
72 Faculty & Staff: 12 Projects 0
73 Friends: 4 Projects 0
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