CMC 1946 Challenge

2,336
Donors
$857,719
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Andrew Carrillo photoAndrew Carrillo matched $10 for each donor, donating a total of $70Just for John E. Allen Alumni Merit Award

An Anonymous DonorWomen's Swim & Dive First Time Donor Match from Mike Sutton '76 matched $100 for each donor, donating a total of $500Just for First Time Donors who gave to Swimming & Diving - Women's

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $500

An Anonymous DonorMen's Swim & Dive First Time Donor Match from Mike Sutton '76 matched $100 for each donor, donating a total of $500Just for First Time Donors who gave to Swimming & Diving - Men's

An Anonymous DonorWomen's Water Polo First Time Donor Match from Mike Sutton '76 matched $100 for each donor, donating a total of $500Just for First Time Donors who gave to Water Polo - Women's

An Anonymous DonorMen's Water Polo First Time Donor Match from Mike Sutton '76 matched $100 for each donor, donating a total of $500Just for First Time Donors who gave to Water Polo - Men's

John Faranda '79 photoJohn Faranda '79 matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,000Just for Carol Carney Endowed Scholarship

An Anonymous DonorCoach Evan Wollen matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,000Just for Rugby - Women's (Club-Claremont Foxes)

An Anonymous DonorMark Schwartz '78 matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,000Just for CMC Students who gave to Randall Lewis Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship

An Anonymous DonorCoach Dave Schwarz matched $100 for each donor, donating a total of $800Just for Tennis - Women's

An Anonymous DonorCMS - Stags Track & Field Challenge matched $25 for each donor, donating a total of $1,000Just for Track & Field - Men's

An Anonymous DonorCMS - Athenas Track & Field Challenge matched $25 for each donor, donating a total of $1,000Just for Track & Field - Women's

An Anonymous DonorSharon Basso matched $100 for each donor, donating a total of $1,000Just for CMS Sports Medicine, Performance and Health

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,000Just for Lacrosse - Women's

An Anonymous DonorJamey Harding (CMC ‘03) matched $100 for each donor, donating a total of $1,000Just for CMC Alumni

An Anonymous DonorRyuji Tain matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,000

An Anonymous DonorTauseef Rahman matched $10 for each donor, donating a total of $1,000

An Anonymous DonorCMS - Athenas Golf Match from Quatro Ciervos matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,500Just for Golf - Women's

An Anonymous DonorCMS - Athenas Tennis Challenge matched $50 for each donor, donating a total of $2,000Just for Tennis - Women's

An Anonymous DonorCMS - Athena Softball Challenge matched $50 for each donor, donating a total of $2,000Just for Softball - Women's

An Anonymous DonorCMS - Athenas Lacrosse Challenge matched $50 for each donor, donating a total of $2,000Just for Lacrosse - Women's

An Anonymous DonorCMS - Stags Tennis Challenge matched $50 for each donor, donating a total of $2,000Just for Tennis - Men's

An Anonymous DonorCMS - Athenas Water Polo Challenge matched $50 for each donor, donating a total of $2,000Just for Water Polo - Women's

An Anonymous DonorCMS - Athenas Volleyball Challenge matched $50 for each donor, donating a total of $2,000Just for Volleyball - Women's

An Anonymous DonorCMS - Stags Cross Country Challenge matched $50 for each donor, donating a total of $2,250Just for Cross Country - Men's

An Anonymous DonorCMS - Athenas Cross Country Challenge matched $50 for each donor, donating a total of $2,250Just for Cross Country - Women's

An Anonymous DonorCMS - AD Fund for Athletic Excellence Challenge matched $50 for each donor, donating a total of $3,000Just for CMS Athletics (AD Fund for Athletic Excellence)

An Anonymous DonorProfessor Emeritus Marc Massoud P'89 matched $100 for each donor, donating a total of $4,000Just for Vivienne Y. Massoud Memorial Scholarship Fund

An Anonymous DonorCMS - Athenas Swimming & Diving Challenge matched $100 for each donor, donating a total of $4,946Just for Swimming & Diving - Women's

An Anonymous DonorCMS - Stags Swimming & Diving Challenge matched $100 for each donor, donating a total of $4,946Just for Swimming & Diving - Men's

An Anonymous DonorKimberly Kelly P'25 and Daniel Kelly P'25 matched $500 for each donor, donating a total of $5,000Just for Kravis Lab for Social Impact

An Anonymous DonorStags of the 90's Challenge matched $100 for each donor, donating a total of $5,000Just for Baseball - Men's

An Anonymous DonorCMS - Stags Basketball Challenge matched $100 for each donor, donating a total of $5,000Just for CMC Alumni who gave to Basketball - Men's

An Anonymous DonorAthena Leadership Development Match from Jay Tremblay '80 and Jan Koors matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $5,000Just for CMS Athletics (AD Fund for Athletic Excellence)

An Anonymous DonorCMS - Stags Baseball Challenge matched $100 for each donor, donating a total of $5,500Just for CMC Alumni who gave to Baseball - Men's

An Anonymous DonorCMS - Stags Golf Match from Quatro Ciervos matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $6,000Just for Golf - Men's

An Anonymous DonorCMS - Athenas Soccer Match matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $9,392Just for Soccer - Women's

An Anonymous DonorScott Torrey '91 P'23 P'26 matched $2 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $10,000Just for R. Andrew "Andy" Gray '91 Scholarship Fund

An Anonymous DonorKravis Leadership Institute Challenge matched $1,000 for each donor, donating a total of $10,000Just for Kravis Leadership Institute

An Anonymous DonorCMS - Stags Water Polo Challenge matched $150 for each donor, donating a total of $10,000Just for Water Polo - Men's

An Anonymous DonorDr. & Mrs. Terrence K. Trapp P'06 P'09 matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $15,000Just for Lacrosse - Men's (Club)

An Anonymous DonorCMS - Athenas Basketball Match matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $15,000Just for Basketball - Women's

An Anonymous DonorSara '18 and Henry Wei '17 and the Wei Family matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $15,000Just for Rugby - Men's (Club)

An Anonymous DonorCMS - Stags Football Challenge matched $200 for each donor, donating a total of $20,000Just for Football - Men's

An Anonymous DonorCMS - Stags Soccer Challenge matched $500 for each donor, donating a total of $25,000Just for Soccer - Men's

An Anonymous DonorDonna Wengert Neff P'21 and Scott Torrey '91 P'23 P'26 matched $2 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $40,000Just for Ward Elliott Endowed Professorship
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Hester Lam photoHester Lam gave $500 because 10 donors gaveJust for Morcos F. Massoud Professorship in Accounting

John Faranda '79 photoJohn Faranda '79 gave $500 because 10 donors gaveJust for John E. Allen Alumni Merit Award

An Anonymous DonorSharon Basso gave $500 because $500 was given by donorsJust for CARE Center

An Anonymous DonorCMS - Athena Softball Unlocking Challenge gave $2,500 because 46 donors gaveJust for Softball - Women's
Your Impact

Help us reach 1,946 donors in 1,946 minutes and support an area of the College:

📓 Alumni Fund: What did you love about CMC? Was it the exceptional academic experience, a faculty-student research project that informed your future work, the financial support that allowed you to attend, or a life-changing opportunity through an internship program? Make your gift to the Alumni Fund to support the College's priorities and our student's rapidly changing needs. 100% of gifts to the Alumni Fund are invested in student financial aid!

✏️ Financial Aid: Making sure young people have access to the best education regardless of socioeconomic background is a cornerstone of CMC’s mission. Financial aid is essential to sustaining our need-blind admission promise, ensuring that CMC has the resources to admit the best possible candidates to our college community no matter their ability to pay.

🏆 Athletics: CMS Athletics is dedicated to supporting Athena and Stag Scholar-Leader-Athletes in their pursuit of excellence in competition and the classroom while helping them develop the skills that allow them to thrive in all aspects of their lives. Make your gift today to one of CMS’ 21 varsity teams, CMS Recreation, Sports Medicine, or the CMS Athletics discretionary fund.

🔬Centers & Institutes: CMC believes in the benefits of hands-on learning and student-faculty research. Make your gift to one of CMC’s 11 Centers and Institutes to provide students with graduate-level research opportunities in conjunction with the College’s distinguished faculty. 


💭 Athenaeum: The Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum is the College's cultural and social cornerstone and holds a special place in many CMCers hearts. Make your gift to the Athenaeum-in honor of their 40th Anniversary-and support future thought-provoking engagements!

⚖️ Diversity & Inclusion Fund: Claremont McKenna College is committed to an inclusive community that enriches the value of the CMC experience for all students, staff, and faculty. Make your gift to the Diversity & Inclusion Fund to support workshops, training, research, and campus organizations to ensure our students have the behavioral commitments, ethical courage, and effective strategies to contribute and lead in today's society. 

🧯 Emergency Fund: CMC is committed to ensuring our community is prepared for any crisis that may present itself, such as COVID-19. Make your gift to the CMC Emergency Fund to support our student's urgent needs such as health care, travel, housing, additional financial aid, and technology.

🍎 Friends Fund: A fund for friends of CMC to support the academic & intellectual rigor of a CMC education. Friends help ensure dynamic classroom experiences for students, faculty and staff development, world-class faculty research, and technology or facilities for learning. Make a gift today to help carry out the mission of the College. 

🧠 Mental Health Fund: CMC recognizes that our students face a variety of challenges in our current times, so the College responded by adapting and increasing student mental health resources. Make your gift to the Health Fund, and help Monsour Counseling and Psychological Services and the Dean of Students make sure that our students' mental health needs are met.

🎓 Parents Fund: The CMC Parents Fund is a vital source of financial support for the College. It helps enhance the full campus experience for CMC students, making it possible to support opportunities outside of the classroom such as the Athenaeum and sponsored internships. Make your gift to the Parents Fund to support the life-changing opportunities available through a CMC education.

🖋 Robert Day Memorial Fund Gift: Make your gift in honor of Robert Day '65 and help name a focus booth in the new Robert Day Sciences Center.  

Updates
THANK YOU!

Thank you to the entire community for setting a new record for the 1946 Challenge! Thank you for your tremendous support!

227 days ago by Kerry Brooke Steere
Last chance to participate in this year's Challenge!

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Matching Gift Challenges Available

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Join Steve Bullock '88 and Caroline Bullock '24 in these last few hours to make an impact!


There’s still time to make a gift by 9:46 p.m. PDT tonight!

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1500 Donors!

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New Challenge alert!

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Day 2 starts now!

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Did you know?

229 days ago by Noelle Aguilar
Join Honorary Chair, Jacinth Sohi, '11 for the Challenge!

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500 Donors!

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The 1946 Challenge is Live!

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The 1946 Challenge Starts Now!

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Class Year
Class YearDonorsRaised ($)
202254$3,227
198213$2,073
199521$20,809
198418$2,163
201315$763
199320$6,884
201027$5,517
198819$4,987
198113$7,779
197211$3,833
200322$7,237
198520$9,552
199020$6,145
198020$6,844
201521$2,479
201621$1,740
198918$5,762
199823$4,396
202343$1,589
197112$2,221
199931$18,649
197612$3,770
201145$7,460
202627$972
202141$2,689
202429$1,299
200627$8,241
200028$6,952
200121$4,102
200220$6,963
198613$5,655
196712$3,297
199618$5,201
197914$28,788
201933$1,651
198313$10,928
197510$12,611
202043$2,175
199128$60,971
200931$21,761
19709$3,603
197412$3,603
200440$5,506
19561$200
19591$500
19634$4,825
201722$17,739
19648$8,145
198710$1,137
19694$2,365
19777$1,176
201830$2,921
201229$8,097
199425$14,068
197310$4,240
19688$1,688
199223$5,650
201432$2,733
200522$3,219
200823$22,911
200730$6,076
202524$919
199725$21,961
19787$1,964
19663$605
19600$0
19571$10
19626$2,194
19611$195
19582$400
19655$1,305
Designation
DesignationDonorsRaised ($)
Volleyball - Men's (Club)1$195
Kravis Leadership Institute18$17,340
Tennis - Women's75$24,223
Softball - Women's67$9,984
Keck Center21$4,282
Student Investment Fund23$4,723
Water Polo - Men's56$23,235
Baseball - Men's74$26,059
Soccer - Men's80$62,976
Women in Leadership Fund16$1,886
CMS Sports Medicine, Performance and Health20$3,094
Financial Aid83$18,515
Swimming & Diving - Women's54$18,387
Gould Center19$11,051
R. Andrew "Andy" Gray '91 Scholarship Fund18$15,528
Robert Day Memorial Gift87$36,322
Athenaeum 60$6,342
Mental Health Fund22$3,222
Kravis Lab for Social Impact7$5,772
John E. Allen Alumni Merit Award19$2,257
Vivienne Y. Massoud Memorial Scholarship Fund41$13,043
Rugby - Women's (Club-Claremont Foxes)26$6,526
Golf - Women's35$5,836
Kravis Department of Integrated Science13$4,994
Randall Lewis Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship16$15,418
Roberts Environmental Center15$3,865
Berger Institute10$6,133
Tennis - Men's61$14,202
Water Polo - Women's35$9,616
Lacrosse - Men's (Club)44$33,523
PPE Program15$1,972
Volleyball - Women's40$5,936
Ward Elliott Endowed Professorship44$39,620
Mgrublian Center for Human Rights21$5,573
General Scholarship Fund33$8,407
Study Abroad Program Fund12$3,319
Swimming & Diving - Men's55$16,383
Diversity & Inclusion Fund29$2,377
Cross Country - Women's38$6,532
Track & Field - Women's29$5,757
CMS Athletics (AD Fund for Athletic Excellence)53$27,825
CARE Center6$2,530
Other37$17,468
CMS Equipment Room5$103
Robert Day Sciences Center9$16,094
Other4$215
Track & Field - Men's42$4,430
Student Emergency Fund10$962
Basketball - Women's28$10,499
William B. Arce Scholarship Fund2$200
Soll Center for Student Opportunities12$3,066
Basketball - Men's47$17,068
Cross Country - Men's39$7,090
Presidential Initiative on Anti-Racism and the Black Experience in America8$433
Sponsored Internships & Experiences Program (SIE)12$4,636
Rose Institute30$8,528
Soccer - Women's127$20,534
Lacrosse - Women's105$13,725
Salvatori Center5$2,226
Birenbaum-Eckert Endowed Scholarship Fund5$1,275
Lowe Institute6$10,258
Friends Fund0$0
Public Art Fund4$239
Rugby - Men's (Club)32$29,455
Alumni Fund240$60,963
CMS Recreation5$143
SOURCE8$549
Football - Men's123$44,024
Sustainability7$140
Golf - Men's111$14,566
Morcos F. Massoud Professorship in Accounting28$7,750
Autism Center6$539
Financial Economics Institute6$1,225
Parents Fund27$4,507
Donor Affiliations
Gradhat icon55%CMC Alumni
Suitcase icon5%CMC Faculty/Staff
Book icon4%CMC Students
Friends icon23%CMC Parent/Grandparent
Gradhat icon14%Other
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Donna Wengert Neff P'21 and Scott Torrey '91 P'23 P'26 photo
Donna Wengert Neff P'21 and Scott Torrey '91 P'23 P'26
Heart icon matched a total of $40,000
CMS - Stags Soccer Challenge photo
CMS - Stags Soccer Challenge
Heart icon matched a total of $25,000
Double Match from John Faranda '79 and Ben Paulus '09 for Sailing Alumni photo
Double Match from John Faranda '79 and Ben Paulus '09 for Sailing Alumni
Heart icon matched a total of $10,000
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CMS - Stags Football Challenge photo
CMS - Stags Football Challenge
Heart icon matched a total of $20,000
Sara '18 and Henry Wei '17 and the Wei Family photo
Sara '18 and Henry Wei '17 and the Wei Family
Heart icon matched a total of $15,000
Dr. & Mrs. Terrence K. Trapp P'06 P'09 photo
Dr. & Mrs. Terrence K. Trapp P'06 P'09
Heart icon matched a total of $15,000
CMS - Athenas Basketball Match photo
CMS - Athenas Basketball Match
Heart icon matched a total of $15,000
Scott Torrey '91 P'23 P'26 photo
Scott Torrey '91 P'23 P'26
Heart icon matched a total of $10,000
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Kravis Leadership Institute Challenge
Heart icon matched a total of $10,000
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CMS - Stags Water Polo Challenge
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