Parents & Families Challenge 2024

440
Donors
146% of 300 Donor goal
$113,925
Donated
This campaign ended on April 11, 2024, but you can still make a gift to Carleton College by clicking here!
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An Anonymous DonorA Generous Carleton Alum matched $100 for each donor, donating a total of $5,000

An Anonymous DonorA Maize & Blue Donor matched $100 for each donor, donating a total of $5,000
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An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor gave $250 because 25 donors gave

An Anonymous DonorA Group of Generous Current Carleton Parents gave $5,000 because 300 donors gaveJust for Carleton Parents & Families

An Anonymous DonorA Group of Generous Current Carleton Parents gave $5,000 because 60 donors gaveJust for Carleton Parents & Families

An Anonymous DonorA Group of Generous Current Carleton Parents gave $5,000 because 120 donors gaveJust for Carleton Parents & Families

An Anonymous DonorA Group of Generous Current Carleton Parents gave $5,000 because 180 donors gaveJust for Carleton Parents & Families

An Anonymous DonorA Group of Generous Current Carleton Parents gave $5,000 because 240 donors gaveJust for Carleton Parents & Families
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Gifts to Parents & Families Challenge 2024 contribute to...
Maize & Blue Daize 2024
1,974 Donors - $1,075,794 Donated
105%
About


Support Carleton students by making a gift during Maize & Blue Daize

  • Parents/families of a Carl in any class: 300 gifts will unlock $25,000
  • Bonus challenge for parents/families of the Class of 2027: gifts of $2,500 or more will be matched dollar for dollar

A total of $125,000 in new challenge funds was offered by a group of Carleton parents - make a gift to help us reach our goals and unlock it all!

Here are just a few ways that your gifts support Carls right now:

  • Offering financial aid to talented students with demonstrated need
  • Sustaining our outstanding academics
  • Supporting life and career exploration
  • Enhancing student life through extracurricular organizations, counseling services, athletics, and recreation
Because of Carleton
Updates
Thank you!

All of our challenge funds are unlocked, and we reached our goal of more than 1,866 alumni, parent, and friend donors. Thank you for your incredible support!

93 days ago by Katie Berg

Still want to be counted? Maize & Blue Daize ends at 12:00am CT tonight!

94 days ago by Katie Berg

Students had the chance to read postcards sent by alum and parent donors throughout the week at Maize & Blue Daize HQ. Postcards shared stories that were important to the donor "Because of Carleton."

95 days ago by Katie Berg

95 days ago by Katie Berg


Carls had fun reconnecting on Saturday at Worldwide Coffee with Carls. A record 50 gatherings happened in person and virtually. Thank you to all our hosts and attendees for making this tradition a success!

96 days ago by Katie Berg

97 days ago by Katie Berg
Friday Flowers from parents and families were delivered on Friday morning!

98 days ago by Katie Berg
Thank you for your generosity!


We've unlocked $25,000 of challenge funds put forward by a group of current Carleton parents!

99 days ago by Katie Berg

99 days ago by Katie Berg
We've unlocked more challenge funds!

Thank you parents and families, your support is incredible!

100 days ago by Katie Berg

106 days ago by Katie Berg
An additional $15,000 unlocked for Carleton students!

Another milestone reached as we get closer to our goal of 300 parent/family donors by April 10!

107 days ago by Katie Berg
If we were running for office, we'd already be elected...

...but our job is only halfway done!  Thank you for this wonderful momentum on our parent/family donor goal heading into the official start of Maize & Blue Daize.

108 days ago by Katie Berg

108 days ago by Katie Berg
Your gifts have unlocked $10,000 so far!

We're 40% of the way to our goal and unlocking the full $25,000 provided by a group of current parents. Thank you for your generosity and your support of Carls!

110 days ago by Katie Berg
One-third of the way to our parent/family donors goal - thank you!



111 days ago by Katie Berg
An a-MAIZE-ing start!

We've already unlocked $5,000 of our challenge funds, thanks to you, Carleton parents and families!


113 days ago by Katie Berg

Giving from Carleton Parents & Families
Student Class YearDonorsRaised ($)
202656$24,475
202437$12,272
202781$34,892
19811$650
202552$20,876
19741$25
19770$0
19831$100
19781$22
20042$250
19941$50
20143$225
19965$550
19872$500
20282$100
19680$0
20020$0
19720$0
19983$200
20134$800
20162$172
19790$0
20032$300
19710$0
19903$4,050
20174$2,600
20184$2,087
20052$125
19914$800
19670$0
19971$300
19843$1,034
19750$0
19700$0
19690$0
19820$0
20236$1,000
19990$0
19760$0
19730$0
20228$575
20011$500
20000$0
20091$84
19881$50
20216$2,309
19803$1,200
20194$823
20123$650
19862$2,000
20063$300
20071$22
20113$333
19891$500
20155$1,550
20208$4,075
19953$180
20082$250
19933$150
19923$2,500
19853$7,150
20102$350
Donor Affiliations
Gradhat icon19%Alums
Book icon5%Students
Suitcase icon2%Faculty/Staff
Friends icon1%Friends
Most Recent Donors
Jeannette Yambing
Jeannette Yambing
David & Emily Wallace-Jackson
David & Emily Wallace-Jackson
Deborah L Bilder
Deborah L Bilder
Lori Seto
Lori Seto
Christine Spannaus May
Christine Spannaus May
Jane Ward
Jane Ward
Ellena J Lopez Cerda
Ellena J Lopez Cerda
Susan M Gerstner
Susan M Gerstner
Theodore T Weldon III
Theodore T Weldon III
Eric Schondorf and Anne-Marie Wood
Eric Schondorf and Anne-Marie Wood

Advocates

A Maize & Blue Donor photo
A Maize & Blue Donor
Heart icon matched a total of $200,000
A Group of Generous '89 Classmates photo
A Group of Generous '89 Classmates
Gave $50,000 during a Challenge!
Double Daize photo
Double Daize
Heart icon matched a total of $25,652
A Double Daize Donor photo
A Double Daize Donor
Heart icon matched 173 gifts for a total of $24,348
A Group of Generous '84 Classmates photo
A Group of Generous '84 Classmates
Gave $19,840 because 60 gifts were made during a Challenge!
Generous '99 Classmates photo
Generous '99 Classmates
Heart icon matched 62 gifts for a total of $12,783
A Group of Generous '78 Classmates photo
A Group of Generous '78 Classmates
Gave $12,000 during a Challenge!
A Bonus Fund Donor photo
A Bonus Fund Donor
Heart icon matched 92 gifts for a total of $11,845
A Group of Generous '94 Classmates photo
A Group of Generous '94 Classmates
Gave $10,000 during a Challenge!
A Group of Generous '78 Classmates photo
A Group of Generous '78 Classmates
Gave $7,500 during a Challenge!

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