Increase your impact by helping us meet our goals! EVERY gift of ANY size gets us one step closer to unlocking more than $520,000 in much-needed resources for our amazing students, brilliant faculty, groundbreaking research and critical urban programs. 

πŸŽ‰ The Scholarship Match: The Greenwald Family Impact Foundation will match gifts to any scholarship – up to $200,000!

School, College, Unit Matches & Challenges

πŸŽ“ Alumni Programs: The Organization of Black Alumni is matching donations to the Detroit High School Endowed Scholarship - up to $750!

πŸ† Athletics: Wayne State Director of Athletics, Erika Wallace, and her husband, Marcus Wallace, will match gifts to Wayne State Athletics – up to $10,000!

πŸ“ College of Education: All donations to the College of Education will be matched dollar-for-dollar by Marion Ringe ’70, M.A. ’77 – up to $7,500! 

🏫 College of Engineering: 

🎭 College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts: 

πŸ“– College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: 

🩺 College of Nursing: 

πŸ“” Crockett-Lumumba Scholars Program:  Associate Professor and Interim Director of the Crockett-Lumumba Scholars program, David Goldberg, is matching Giving Day donations to the Crockett-Lumumba Scholars program– up to $500!

πŸ”¬ Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences:

🏠 Freer House and Garden: Once the Freer House and Garden has raised $2,500 on Giving Day, a $1,250 gift, $1,000 from Lillian and Walter Dean and $250 from the Garden Club of Michigan, will be unlocked!

🌎 Humanities Center: Once 10 donors make a gift to the Dr. Walter F. Edwards Endowed Brown Bag Colloquium Series, a generous $1,000 gift from Jaime Goodrich will be unlocked.

🧾 Irvin D. Reid Honors College: 

πŸ”° Wayne Law: Alum E. Powell Miller, JD ’86, is generously matching all gifts to Wayne Law, up to $1 million, through September 30, 2024. This six-month challenge can potentially generate $2 million in total support for the school's programs, students and faculty. Every gift counts toward the match, and donors are encouraged to support areas meaningful to them. Miller's contribution will be directed to a program of his choosing within the school.

πŸ’Ό Mike Ilitch School of Business: 

πŸ₯Ό School of Medicine: All donations to the Medical Alumni Annual Fund will be matched dollar-for-dollar by the School of Medicine Board of Governors – up to $58,000!

🀝 School of Social Work: Once 50 individuals have made a gift to the School of Social Work on Giving Day a generous $5,000 gift from our Board of Visitors will be unlocked!

πŸ“š University Libraries: Two anonymous donors will provide a dollar-for-dollar match for all contributions made to the Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library – up to $1,000!

πŸ“» WDET: a group of anonymous WDET Leadership Circle Members will match all gifts to WDET dollar-for-dollar – up to $2,500!

Thank you to our match and challenge sponsors!