Events

Don't miss the chance to multiply your impact, thanks to gift matching opportunities from some of our most generous donors.

Upcoming Events


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Early Access Challenge
Previous Raise Some L donors are invited to lock in their support early, between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. Eastern on October 15. Three gifts made during that time will be randomly selected, and $250 will be given to each of their respective supported areas. Make your gift for a chance to increase your support!
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Early Bird Challenge
The early bird gets the worm, right? The area with the largest number of donors between 6:02 p.m. and 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, October 19, will receive an extra $500. Don't wait, participate!
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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.
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Raise Some L Headquarters
Stop by our Raise Some L HQ stations October 20 from 10 AM to 2 PM to take a selfie to show you raised some L, participate in giveaways, and even make your gift! Visit on the Belknap Campus (Humanities Quad) or on HSC (courtyard).
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Student Emergency Fund Challenge
Dean of Students, Michael Mardis, would like to start off Raise Some L with a $1,000 challenge to support the Student Emergency Fund to help our students when life challenges them with unforeseen events. The Student Emergency Fund has helped over 800 students and given out almost $1M over the past year and a half. But, our students still need your support as we continue to adjust to life on campus!
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Power Hour Challenge
Power up during the day! The area with the most unique donors from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Eastern on October 20 will receive an additional $500 to their area.
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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! *Please note there will only be 1 winner in this challenge and the official winner will be notified after Raise Some L.
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#RaiseSomeL Social Media Challenge
Use #RaiseSomeL on public social media posts to spread the word about the day! The TWO posts we vote as having our favorite content will get an additional $250 each to the respective areas of their choosing. Show off your creativity!
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Future Cards & Pets Challenge
Share photos of your Future Cardinals and/or pets on public social media posts to spread the word about Raise Some L! Posts must include #RaiseSomeL and raisesomel.org. Two randomly selected winners will receive an additional $200 to the respective areas of their choosing. Start sharing those photos!
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Top Student Ambassador
The student ambassador who recruits the most donors for Raise Some L this year will unlock a $100 gift to a fund area of their choice.
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Cardinal Cash Cab
Our Student Organization for Alumni Relations (SOAR) is out on campus NOW! Find the Louisville Alumni golf cart and you just might get a chance to answer trivia and earn funds for any area on campus.
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College of Arts & Sciences Dean's Challenge
Dean David Owen is committing a personal gift of $500 in support of the persistence fund 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.
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College of Business Dean's Challenge
Dean's Match!!! Dean Mooradian will be doing a Dean’s match this year. Dean Mooradian will match up to $5,000 in gifts made to College of Business funds during Raise Some L with a gift to a fund(s) of his choice.
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$1000 for 100 Donors to the College of Business
This donor will contribute up to $1,000 if the College of Business can hit 100 donors at any point during Raise Some L.
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Beta Alpha Psi Match
An anonymous donor will match any gift made to Beta Alpha Psi, dollar for dollar, up to $500.
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National Association of Black Accountants Challenge
Professor Michael Wade will match 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 will give an additional $500 to NABA.
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$2,500
100 new donors to the College of Business and Greek Life
This donor is committing $2,500 to an area/s of their choice for 100 new donors to the College of Business and Greek Life in reference to the 100 years of Greek Life at UofL and their strong connections to the College of Business.
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College of Education & Human Development Dean's Challenge
Dean’s Match!!!! Dean Lingo will be doing a Dean’s match this year. Dean Lingo will match up to $1500 in gifts made to CEHD funds during Raise Some L with a gift to a fund(s) of her choice.
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Kent School of Social Work Dean's Challenge
Dean’s Match!!!! Dean Jenkins will be doing a Dean’s match this year. Dean Jenkins will match up to $3,000 in gifts made to Kent School funds during Raise Some L with a gift to a fund(s) of his choice.
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J.B. Speed School of Engineering Dean's Match
Dean's Match! Dean Emmanuel Collins is committing a personal gift to the J.B. Speed School of Engineering during Raise Some L for a match up to $5000.
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Dean Hardin's Match for the Gladys Childress Murray Scholarship
Give a gift to encourage a nontraditional student like Gladys Childress Murray was in 1954! Heading to college when it was least expected, trailblazing to pursue a dream. Your gift could assist a minority student who, as an adult, wants to pursue a dream of excellence and service through nursing education. The impact of your gift could be far-reaching. Dean Sonya Hardin of the School of Nursing is matching every dollar given to the Gladys Childress Murray Scholarship during Raise Some L, dollar for dollar, up to $3,000. Thanks, Dean Hardin!
$1,500
SPHIS Faculty and Community Advisory Board Challenge
A group of SPHIS faculty and community advisory board members have committed $1,500 as match funds for all areas of giving to the School of Public Health & Information Sciences. Last year, SPHIS had 44 donors during Raise Some L – your dollars will be doubled up to $1,500, and we hope to double our donors as well!
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Match for Epidemiology
Dr. Anne Wallis, Director of the Global Health program, is issuing an additional $500 challenge, matching dollar for dollar your gifts to Epidemiology! Thank you Dr. Wallis!
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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! 100 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!
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Department of Otolaryngology and Communicative Disorders
Dr. Jeffrey Bumpous, Chair of the Department of Otolaryngology and Communicative Disorders, will contribute $1,000 to The Ar-Hale Family Foundation Otolaryngology and Communicative Disorders Endowed Research Fund after 30 contributions have been made to the fund during Raise Some L.
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Dr. Joern Soltau 20/21 Challenge
Dr. Joern Soltau 20/20 Challenge for Opthalmology and Visual Sciences: 20 donations to unlock $2,021.
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Midwest Clinic/AAHMI
This donor will be matching all gifts to the Midwest Clinic/AAHMI trip up to $1000. Can you help us raise $1000 in order to secure another $1000? This performance and the investment in it puts the University of Louisville School of Music on the map and in the spotlight. The ripple effects of this performance will impact recruiting, student retention, and places us in the distinct position as a destination school for years to come.
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The Beth Boehm Concert Series
The Beth Boehm Concert Series offers pop-up concerts across campus to provide music to the Cardinal Community. This donor will be donating $1000 to the pop-up concert series if we reach 75 donors today.
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$1000 for the Student Success Center
An anonymous donor is matching every dollar raised up to $1000 for the Student Success Center.
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$150 for the Student Success Center
An anonymous donor is matching the first $150 raised, dollar-for-dollar.
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Louisville Alumni Chapter Challenge
The Louisville Alumni chapter receiving the greatest number of donors during Raise Some L (minimum of 10) will receive an additional $500 to for their alumni group.
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Louisville Alumni Council Challenge
The Louisville Alumni council receiving the greatest number of donors during Raise Some L (minimum of 10) will receive an additional $500 for their alumni group.
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UofL Health Employee Emergency Fund Match
UofL Health will match up to $10,000 in individual donations to the UofL Health Employee Emergency Fund.
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Brown Cancer Center Match
Every dollar given to the 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.