The GOLD Challenge

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An Anonymous DonorAlexandra Mandell matched $3 for each donor, donating a total of $180Just for Alumni (2014)

John Faranda '79 photoJohn Faranda '79 matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $170Just for Lacrosse - Men's (Club)
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Double your impact on current students by making your gift during the GOLD Challenge! 

When your Class hits 40% participation, we'll award a GOLD scholarship to an incoming student in your Class's name!  Plus, you can help the College reach new heights during the final months of the historic Campaign for CMC: Responsible Leadership.

Together, Graduates of the Last Decade have the power to make a difference and leave a lasting impression for years to come!

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Jim Sangsvang ’26: GOLD Scholar


Jim Sangsvang '26 shares his experience as a Class of 2020 Gold Scholar. 

"I very nearly did not attend because of the cost at first, but when I was granted this scholarship, attending CMC became feasible, something I am incredibly grateful for," said the international relations major, who is also a McKenna Achievement Merit Scholarship recipient. 

Read more about Jim via the link.

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Thank you for your support!


Thank you so much to everyone who has donated so far! Your support will have an immediate and direct impact on current students and their CMC experience.

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Jordan Baffour ’26: Gold Scholar

Jordan Baffour ’26 shares her experience as a Class of 2016 Gold Scholar:

“Being at CMC has pushed me to become a better, more optimistic, and insightful version of myself. CMC has exposed me to different cultures, people, and ideas, and I’m grateful that I’ve been able to explore, learn, and discuss more about life.”

Join us this year to support something you love about CMC and make stores like Jordan’s possible.

Read more via the link.


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Tamoy Pitt ’26: GOLD Scholar

Tamoy Pitt ’26, a Class of 2012 GOLD Scholar, shares her experience: "CMC has created a community for me that I never had. The people here are smart, kind, and ambitious! I am motivated to go above and beyond when I look at my future because of the people I have met here." 

Please join us to impact students who are changing the world, during the final months of the historic Campaign for CMC: Responsible Leadership.

Read more via the link.


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Matching Gift Challenges Available

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Class of 2022: Unlock a Scholarship for a Future Student!

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GOLD Challenge Leaderboard Update

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Student spearheads Menstrual Product Initiative as part of the GOLD Challenge

As part of this year's GOLD Challenge, Kirby Kimball '24 is spearheading the Menstrual Product Initiative (MPI) on campus, which aims to stock restrooms with free products in response to the Menstrual Equity for All Act.

"As a CMC Admission Tour Guide, I'm reminded of the vast array of resources at our school. This initiative is yet another opportunity to show up for our students," she said. "The CMC MPI provides another chance to lean into change, setting an example as a liberal arts college dedicated to reciprocal leadership."

Read more via the link.


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Class of 2018: Unlock a Scholarship for a Future Student!


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GOLD Challenge On-Campus

Yesterday students on campus participated in the 1st day of the GOLD Challenge. We asked where on-campus they would direct their gifts, and here are some entries!

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Thank you for your support!

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Class Leaderboard
Class DonorsRaised ($)Goal (Donors)
202084$3,473119
201364$7,382118
201667$5,927118
201565$13,760120
201770$10,553132
2022112$2,669121
201992$11,585132
2023 - SENIOR CLASS!127$3,829160
2014129$8,809129
202199$1,468131
2018120$9,876120
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Gradhat icon99%Alumni
Book icon13%CMC Students
Gradhat icon5%Robert Day Scholars
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