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Mid-day Update!
Oct 21, 2020

Leaderboads, a special #RaiseSomeL guest, AND MORE

Thank you to our generous, major gift donors
Oct 21, 2020

We are incredibly grateful to all our supporters and every gift makes a difference. We want to thank and acknowledge the many major gifts that were made today during Raise Some L. 

 

“The University of Louisville is grateful for our generous donors who support cutting-edge research, innovations in health care and student success,” said Jasmine Farrier, vice president for university advancement. “These extraordinary gifts help UofL become an even greater place to learn, work and invest.”

 

 

Some of those gifts include:

  • $2.5 million to the University of Louisville Depression Center from Otto D’Olivo to create the Otto and Susan D’Olivo Endowed Research Fund for Bipolar Disorder Treatment. This gift will establish an endowment to fund important research on bipolar and other mood disorders, conditions that affect one in five Americans. The focus of research will be on the basic mechanisms of these illnesses and the development of improved treatments.
  • $1 million to the School of Nursing from an anonymous donor to kick off renovations to bring the school’s facilities up to national standards for student learning and adaptable teaching. These renovations will allow for hands-on experiences and opportunities for innovative thinking complemented by a state-of-the-art facility. In making the gift, the donor issued a challenge to support the next generation of nurses by giving back to the School of Nursing during the day of giving campaign.
  • $1 million from Dr. and Mrs. William Cheadle to fund the Residency Program Director position within General Surgery in the School of Medicine that is responsible for directing all aspects of the general surgery residency program. “Mary and I wanted to give back to this outstanding residency training program which enabled me to achieve a successful academic career,” Dr. Cheadle said. “We appreciate the supreme devotion to the education of our surgical residents by Drs. (Hiram) Polk, (David) Richardson, (Kelly) McMasters and others in maintaining the highest standard of excellence of the University of Louisville general surgery residency.”
  • $500,000 to the UofL Health – James Graham Brown Cancer Center from Raymond Loyd to expand the M. Krista Loyd Resource Center and to fund transportation, housing and other needs for low-income patients as well as holistic therapies for all patients. A cancer survivor himself, Loyd is challenging everyone to give back and help save lives by giving to the center during Day of Giving.
  • $100,000 to the Conn Center for Renewable Energy Research from Hank and Rebecca Conn to continue and advance the center’s goal of renewable energy and promoting technologies, practices and programs that increase efficiency for energy utilization. Hank Conn issued a challenge to fellow UofL supporters: “We have committed $100,000 for UofL’s day of giving…our passion is renewable energy…we’d like to see you push your passion.”
  • $30,000 from the Bezos Family Foundation and $15,000 from the C. E. and S. Foundation to the Center for Creative Placehealing’s Kentucky Wellbeing Challenge Fund in the School of Public Health and Information Sciences. This fund supports programming related to the Center for Creative Placehealing’s Kentucky Wellbeing Challenge, which will launch a statewide program that provides inspiration, tools and a platform for high school students to design S.T.E.A.M. solutions to some of Kentucky’s most critical health and wellbeing challenges.
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Rank State Donors
1 KY 1667
2 IN 126
3 FL 35
Leaderboard
Power Hour Challenge
We powered up! The area with the most unique donors from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Eastern on October 21 received an additional $500 to their area.
Rank Prize Power Hour Challenge Donors
1 $500 RaiseRED Dance Marathon 56
2 School of Medicine 13
3 College of Arts & Sciences 10
4 School of Nursing 6
5 MLK Scholars Program 6
6 School of Public Health & Information Sciences 6
7 School of Music 4
8 James Graham Brown Cancer Center 4
9 Miracle Monocle 4
10 Student Success Center 4
11 UofL Alumni Councils 3
12 Kent School of Social Work 2
13 College of Business 2
14 UofL Libraries 1
15 School of Dentistry 1
16 College of Education & Human Development 1
17 Brandeis School of Law 1
18 Resilient Families Project 1
19 Speed School of Engineering 1
20 University Honors Program 1
21 COVID-19 Research 1
22 More Scholarships 1
23 Muhammad Ali Institute 1
24 Student Affairs 0
25 Athletics 0
26 Urban & Public Affairs Scholarships 0
27 Cultural Center 0
28 Survivors of Torture Recovery Center 0
29 Black Faculty/Staff Association 0
30 Conn Center for Renewable Energy Research 0
31 Denny Crum Scholarship 0
32 Diversity Initiatives 0
33 Graduate School 0
34 Gray Street Farmers Market 0
35 International Center 0
36 Leadership & Innovation in Academic Medicine 0
37 LGBT Center 0
38 McConnell Center 0
39 Rauch Planetarium 0
40 REACH - Resources for Academic Achievement 0
41 Speed School AMIST Lab COVID-19 Projects 0
42 Staff Assistance Fund 0
43 Study Abroad 0
44 Sustainability Initiatives 0
45 UofL Alumni Chapters 0
46 Women's Center 0
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Leaderboard
Overall Leaderboard
The area of campus with the greatest number of donors will receive $2,500 in additional funding! Second place will receive $2,000, third will receive $1,500, fourth will receive $1,000, and fifth will receive $500. Make your gift. Increase your impact. Raise Some L.
Rank Prize Area Donors
1 $2,500 RaiseRED Dance Marathon 448
2 $2,000 School of Medicine 202
3 $1,500 College of Arts & Sciences 107
4 $1,000 MLK Scholars Program 101
5 $500 James Graham Brown Cancer Center 100
6 School of Music 77
7 College of Business 50
8 UofL Alumni Councils 48
9 Speed School of Engineering 45
10 School of Public Health & Information Sciences 37
11 College of Education & Human Development 37
12 Student Affairs 34
13 UofL Libraries 29
14 Miracle Monocle 29
15 School of Nursing 23
16 Resilient Families Project 23
17 Student Success Center 22
18 School of Dentistry 19
19 Kent School of Social Work 18
20 Brandeis School of Law 16
21 LGBT Center 14
22 McConnell Center 12
23 Black Faculty/Staff Association 11
24 Diversity Initiatives 8
25 Athletics 7
26 Sustainability Initiatives 7
27 UofL Alumni Chapters 7
28 University Honors Program 6
29 Graduate School 5
30 REACH - Resources for Academic Achievement 4
31 More Scholarships 4
32 Staff Assistance Fund 3
33 Leadership & Innovation in Academic Medicine 3
34 Women's Center 3
35 Cultural Center 2
36 Muhammad Ali Institute 2
37 COVID-19 Research 2
38 Study Abroad 2
39 International Center 2
40 Conn Center for Renewable Energy Research 1
41 Survivors of Torture Recovery Center 1
42 Rauch Planetarium 1
43 Denny Crum Scholarship 1
44 Speed School AMIST Lab COVID-19 Projects 1
45 Urban & Public Affairs Scholarships 0
46 Gray Street Farmers Market 0
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$500
College of Arts & Sciences Dean's Challenge
The College of Arts & Sciences is committed to racial justice, equity, and the success of underrepresented students. Accordingly, Dr. David Owen, Dean of the College, has made our racial justice programs, initiatives, and student scholarships a top priority. He is committing a personal gift of $500 in support of these programs and initiatives if alumni, faculty, staff, and friends recruit at least 200 individual gifts to one of the College of Arts & Sciences’ funds on the Day of Giving.
200 / 200 Gifts
Completed
2
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College of Business Dean's Match
Dr. Todd Mooradian, Dean of the College of Business, matched every dollar given to the College of Business during Raise Some L, dollar for dollar, up to $2,500. Thanks, Dean Mooradian!
$2,500 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
James Graham Brown Cancer Center Director's Match
Every dollar given to the James Graham Brown Cancer Center will be matched by Dr. Jason Chesney, Director of the Brown Cancer Center, dollar for dollar, up to $10,000. Double your support in the fight to prevent, treat, and end cancer.
$10,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
School of Public Health and Information Sciences Match
A group of SPHIS faculty, staff, and community advisory board members have committed $4,500 as matching funds for all areas of giving to the School of Public Health & Information Sciences. Last year, SPHIS has 44 donors during Raise Some L – your dollars will be doubled up to $4,500, and we hope to double our donors as well!
$3,850 MATCHED
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$2,500
School of Medicine Dean's Challenge
Dr. Toni Ganzel, Dean of the School of Medicine, is committed to the School of Medicine and is ready to Raise Some L. 75 donors will help us unlock $7,500 for the School of Medicine from Dean Ganzel. If that is achieved and 25 more gifts are made, Dean Ganzel will give an additional $2,500, for a total of $10,000 to the School of Medicine!
100 / 100 Donors
Completed
$5,000
School of Music Dean's Challenge
Dr. Teresa L. Reed, Dean of the School of Music, has made it a priority to give back and encourages you to do the same to make a direct impact on our students and school! She’s issued a challenge to all alumni, faculty, friends, staff, and students. If we receive 75 gifts supporting the School of Music, she will make a personal donation for $5,000.
75 / 75 Gifts
Completed
$500
1,798th Donor Challenge
In honor of UofL's founding year, the 1,798th donor during Raise Some L will receive an additional $500 to the area they supported!
1,798 / 1,798 Donors
Completed
2
Match
Beta Alpha Psi Match
An anonymous donor matched any gift made to Beta Alpha Psi, dollar for dollar, up to $500.
$25 MATCHED
Ended
2
Match
Elevate Portland Match
Dr. Beth Davis matched up to $2,000, dollar for dollar, of gifts to Elevate Portland. Thanks for your support!
$475 MATCHED
Ended
2
Match
National Association of Black Accountants Match
Professor Michael Wade matched up to $1,000, dollar for dollar, for gifts to the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA). For every additional $1,000 raised for NABA, he gave an additional $500. Thank you!
$625 MATCHED
Ended
$2,020
Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Challenge
If the School of Medicine's Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences receives more than 20 gifts during Raise Some L, Dr. Joern Soltau, Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences will personally donate $2,020 to the department.
21 / 21 Gifts
Completed
2
Match
T.S. Maloney Scholarship Match
Every dollar given to the T.S. Maloney Scholarship will be matched, dollar for dollar, up to $500, thanks to the generosity of an anonymous donor.
$500 MATCHED
Completed
Leaderboard
Louisville Alumni Chapter Challenge
Congratulations! The Louisville Alumni chapter receiving the greatest number of donors during Raise Some L (minimum of 10) received an additional $500 to for their alumni group.
Rank Prize Alumni Chapters Donors
1 $500 Nashville Alumni Chapter 2
2 Denver Alumni Chapter 2
3 Atlanta Alumni Chapter 1
4 Washington D.C. Alumni Chapter 1
5 Cincinnati Alumni Chapter 1
6 Indianapolis Alumni Chapter 1
7 Austin Alumni Chapter 0
8 Boston Alumni Chapter 0
9 Bowling Green Alumni Chapter 0
10 Charlotte Alumni Chapter 0
11 Chattanooga Alumni Chapter 0
12 Chicago Alumni Chapter 0
13 Cleveland Alumni Chapter 0
14 Columbus Alumni Chapter 0
15 Dallas Alumni Chapter 0
16 Houston Alumni Chapter 0
17 Kansas City Alumni Chapter 0
18 Lexington Alumni Chapter 0
19 Los Angeles-Orange County Alumni Chapter 0
20 Madisonville Alumni Chapter 0
21 Miami Alumni Chapter 0
22 New York Alumni Chapter 0
23 NKY Alumni Chapter 0
24 Orlando Alumni Chapter 0
25 Owensboro Alumni Chapter 0
26 Pensacola Alumni Chapter 0
27 Philadelphia Alumni Chapter 0
28 Phoenix Alumni Chapter 0
29 Pikeville Alumni Chapter 0
30 Raleigh-Durham Alumni Chapter 0
31 San Francisco Alumni Chapter 0
32 Seattle Alumni Chapter 0
33 St. Louis Alumni Chapter 0
34 Tampa Bay Alumni Chapter 0
35 Twin Cities Alumni Chapter 0
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Leaderboard
Louisville Alumni Council Challenge
Congratulations! The Louisville Alumni council receiving the greatest number of donors during Raise Some L (minimum of 10) received an additional $500 for their alumni group.
Rank Prize Alumni Councils Donors
1 $500 Political Science Alumni Council 41
2 African American Alumni Council 9
3 School of Dentistry Alumni Council 3
4 Pride Alumni Council 3
5 Kent School Alumni Council 2
6 Graduate Business Alumni Council 2
7 raiseRED Alumni Council 2
8 Law School Alumni Council 1
9 College of Business Alumni Council 1
10 Red Barn Alumni Association (RBAA) 1
11 Speed School of Engineering Alumni Council 1
12 Women's Alumni Council 1
13 Army ROTC Alumni Council 0
14 Cardinal Marching Band Alumni Council 0
15 Couple and Family Therapy Alumni Council 0
16 Criminal Justice Alumni Council 0
17 Dental Hygiene Legacy Alumni Council 0
18 Kentucky Southern College Alumni Council 0
19 Orthodontics Alumni Council 0
20 School of Music Alumni Council 0
21 School of Nursing Alumni Council 0
22 UofL Association of Retired Personnel (ULARP) 0
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Success!
Early Access Challenge
Previous Raise Some L donors were invited to lock in their support early. Three gifts made during that time were randomly selected, and $250 will be given to each of these selected areas: Immediate Impact for the College of Business, the Black Faculty/Staff Association, and Fine Arts/Hite Art Institute.
Completed
Leaderboard
Early Bird Challenge
The early bird gets the worm, right? So did the area with the largest number of donors by 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, October 20, who received an extra $500.
Rank Prize Area Donors
1 $500 RaiseRED Dance Marathon 114
2 School of Medicine 37
3 MLK Scholars Program 36
4 College of Arts & Sciences 22
5 UofL Alumni Councils 18
6 James Graham Brown Cancer Center 14
7 Miracle Monocle 11
8 College of Business 10
9 School of Music 9
10 Speed School of Engineering 6
11 College of Education & Human Development 6
12 Student Affairs 4
13 UofL Libraries 4
14 Resilient Families Project 4
15 School of Nursing 4
16 School of Public Health & Information Sciences 4
17 LGBT Center 3
18 UofL Alumni Chapters 3
19 McConnell Center 2
20 Diversity Initiatives 2
21 School of Dentistry 2
22 Black Faculty/Staff Association 2
23 Kent School of Social Work 2
24 Student Success Center 2
25 More Scholarships 2
26 Brandeis School of Law 1
27 University Honors Program 1
28 Sustainability Initiatives 1
29 Survivors of Torture Recovery Center 1
30 Staff Assistance Fund 1
31 International Center 1
32 REACH - Resources for Academic Achievement 1
33 Women's Center 1
34 Athletics 0
35 Cultural Center 0
36 Urban & Public Affairs Scholarships 0
37 COVID-19 Research 0
38 Muhammad Ali Institute 0
39 Conn Center for Renewable Energy Research 0
40 Denny Crum Scholarship 0
41 Graduate School 0
42 Gray Street Farmers Market 0
43 Leadership & Innovation in Academic Medicine 0
44 Rauch Planetarium 0
45 Speed School AMIST Lab COVID-19 Projects 0
46 Study Abroad 0
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