Giving Day: April 5

Thank You!

Our first ever Giving Day was a success! More than 2,100 of you made a donation, far exceeding our 1,750 donor goal. We could not have done it without you.
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Goal: 1,750 donors in 24 hours

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Support Fordham with gifts of any amount to any area of campus that means the most to you.

Fordham Giving Day is a 24-hour push of support for any school, program, or area across the University. With your help, we can put a Fordham education within reach for countless young people and continue our mission to educate men and women for others.

You can make a difference—especially with our Giving Day challenges. Help us reach our goal of 1,750 donors in honor of Fordham's 175th anniversary!

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Giving Day Challenges

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On April 5, more than $175,000 will be on the line. Several donors have already stepped up to offer matching challenges on Giving Day. Your gift—no matter the amount—makes a difference.

  • General: If 1,000 people give on April 5, Trustee Fellow Bill Loschert, GABELLI ’61, will contribute $100,000 to support scholarships and financial aid.

  • FCRH: If 150 Fordham College at Rose Hill alumni, parents, or students make a gift during a designated time slot, Buzz Zaino, FCRH ’65, will contribute $50,000 to support scholarships and financial aid. Check out this page on April 5 to find out when to donate!

  • Classes 2007–2016: If 200 young alumni from the Classes of 2007 through 2016 make a gift on April 5, Paolo Santonocito, FCRH ’07, will contribute $5,000 toward scholarships and financial aid.

  • Senior Class: In honor of this year’s senior class, two anonymous donors will match all gifts made by members of the Class of 2017 up to $10,000.

  • Ailey: If 30 people support the Denise Jefferson Memorial Scholarship Fund on April 5, Patricia Dugan-Perlmuth, FCLC ’79, will contribute $75,000 to in support of the Ailey/Fordham BFA in Dance program.