Don’t miss the chance to multiply your gift’s impact through matching opportunities made possible by some of our most generous donors, including those below. Additional matches will be listed as we receive them.
Interested in offering a match of your own? Reach out to the UWSP Foundation at email@example.com to learn more.
School of Business and Economics – Jim and Madeleine Haine are matching the first $2,500 in gifts made to the School of Business and Economics Fund.
College of Professional Studies Scholarships– Cheryl Kieliszewski ’89 is matching the first $1,000 in gifts made to the College of Professional Studies Scholarships Fund , which support first-year CPS students and are renewable for a second year.
School of Design – Bill Schierl and Sarena Melotte ’00 are matching the first $1,000 in gifts made to the new School of Design in the College of Fine Arts and Communication.
LeDuc Music Scholarship – Jack LeDuc ’67 is matching the first $5,000 in gifts made to the Jon Anthony LeDuc Music Scholarship honoring Rose & Claude J. LeDuc Sr. and Helen Holzer. This endowed scholarship supports students in music with demonstrated financial need and musical talent.
James H. Arrowood Endowment for the Musical Arts – Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia – Xi Omicron Chapter is matching the first $500 in gifts made to this endowment which creates a scholarship for music students.
Alumni Generations Scholarship – The UWSP Alumni Board is matching the first $800 in gifts made to the Alumni Generations Scholarship, which serves to honor legacy students who help carry on the family tradition of Pointer pride.
CPS Fund for the Future – An anonymous donor is matching the first $6,750 in gifts made to the College of Professional Studies Fund for the Future, which supports programs within the college.
College of Natural Resources Fund – Dewey Moulton is matching the first $1,000 in gifts made to the College of Natural Resources Fund, which supports programs within CNR.
Student Affairs Fund – An anonymous donor is matching the first $1,000 in gifts made to support Student Affairs.
College of Letters and Science – An anonymous donor is matching the first $1,500 in gifts made to the College of Letters and Science Fund, which supports programs within the college.
Additional challenges will be released as they are issued! If you want to learn more about how to issue a challenge, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The #UWSPGivesBack Selfie Challenge – One dollar will be donated for every selfie taken in Pointer gear and posted on social media (using #UWSPGivesBack or by tagging the UWSP Foundation pages) ALL DAY LONG on May 7, 2019. Are you up to the challenge?
Athletics Participation Challenge – Once Pointers Athletics has 50 gifts made, supporting any area within Athletics, Tina Hill ’82 will make a $500 gift. Additionally, once 125 gifts are made, supporting any area of Pointers Athletics, Athletic Director Brad Duckworth will make a gift of $500.
Painting the U.S. in purple and gold – We challenge our Pointer family to have a gift made from every state! If every state gets a gift, an anonymous donor will make an additional $250 gift to campus wide scholarships.
COFAC Participation Challenge – For every gift made to support the College of Fine Arts and Communication (including any fund or department within the college), Peter and Wendy Crawford will make a $10 gift, up to $250 dollars.
Campus Photo Challenge! – At noon on May 7, we invited campus to gather for a giant campus “selfie”. This year, for every person in the photo, Vice Chancellor Al Thompson will donate $1! There will also be pizza and cake for the halftime show party following the photo!
Mug Shot Challenge – From 6 a.m. to 8 a.m. we want to see your mug shots – coffee mug, that is! Everyone who snaps a picture of their Pointer coffee mug and uses #UWSPGivesBack (or tags UWSP Foundation pages) between 6 and 8 a.m. will be in the running to win and pick one area on campus as the recipient of $100 in challenge funds. We will announce the winner after 8 a.m. on May 7!
Pointer Pride Pet Challenge – From 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. we want to see your pets showing off their Pointer pride! Every photo during that time will be in the running to win and pick one area on campus as the recipient of $100 in challenge funds. We will announce the winner after 7 p.m. on May 7!