Autumn GOLD Challenge

This campaign ended on October 30, 2019, but you can still make a gift to Colby College by clicking here!

The Challenge brings together nearly 5,000 Colby graduates of the last decade (GOLDs) in a defining moment of support and momentum. From Oct. 26 to 30, classes from 2010 to 2019 will challenge each other to make their mark on Mayflower Hill.

Make your gift. Challenge your friends. Spread the word. 

Win Colby Swag

All members of the class with the most donors at the end of the Challenge will receive new Colby Dare Northward swag.

Win a Trip Back to Maine

The strongest advocate on GiveCampus will win round-trip airfare for two to Maine plus accommodations for a three-day weekend in October 2020. *Prizes subject to federal and state taxes as applicable. Specifics of the trip to be determined between Colby Fund staff and the winner.

Become an Advocate

Step 1: Sign up 

- Click “Sign Up” in the top right corner of the screen or from the advocates tab. 

Step 2: Share, Share, Share 

- Once you’ve logged in, you can use the buttons and links that appear below the video and/or on the advocates tab. Share your link via social media, email, and/or text. Every share, click, and gift generated from your unique link automatically tracks your influence as an advocate. The advocate with the greatest influence wins a trip back to Maine. 

Step 3: Share a Little More (optional) 

- Create a plea video (accessed on the advocates tab) to tell your classmates about this challenge. Set up a matching donation or challenge gift.



Designation Leaderboard

Colby's Greatest Needs (Unrestricted) 163$10,009
Financial Aid 134$4,902
Friends of Lacrosse 27$1,177
Friends of Cross Country 25$1,056
Friends of Art 23$675
Academic Program Support 22$924
Friends of Swimming and Diving 15$1,361
Friends of Rugby 11$360
Friends of Soccer 9$740
Friends of Crew 8$170
Pugh Center 8$180
Technology Fund 8$424
Friends of Field Hockey 8$198
Friends of Basketball 8$196
Friends of Volleyball 7$200
Friends of Football 7$170
Friends of Athletics 6$320
Friends of Baseball and Softball 6$155
Music at Colby 5$230
Friends of Track and Field 5$260
Friends of Ice Hockey 4$93
Residential Life Fund 3$40
Friends of Golf 3$350
Friends of Tennis 3$120
Friends of Skiing 2$120
Friends of Squash 2$30
Student Services 2$105
Campus Beautification Fund 1$25

Class Leaderboard

The Class Leaderboard reflects giving from Alumni
2011 96$8,786
2012 71$3,939
2013 59$5,544
2016 59$2,229
2014 58$2,893
2015 49$3,977
2018 47$1,165
2010 39$2,336
2017 34$1,609
2019 34$1,444
2002 2$19
2001 2$34
2004 1$50
2008 1$50

Donor affiliations

94% Alumni

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Donor list

Matt Hawkins
mkhanyisi gamedze
James O'Brien
Meredith Braun
Moeketsi Mokobocho
Kara Migausky
Mark Philipps
David DiNicola
Alison Obstler
Julia Prezioso
Hilana Scott
Margie Weiner
Erin Griffin
Philip Hussey
Mark Gracyk
Elizabeth Allen
Elizabeth Cochrane
whitney trook
Phil Champoux
Alex Boches photoAlex Boches
Elizabeth Gorence
Justin Rouse
Anna Clifford
David Lowe & Heather Pratt Lowe
Courtney Hull
Sarah Bees
Carly Dee
Maggie Parrish
Lindsay Peterson
Daniel Homeier
Dylan Cowley
Leah Cooney
Ellie Geoghegan
Courtney Milot
Matt Epstein

An Anonymous Donor matched $195
Matt Bullock & Jonathan Cangemi matched $300
Kylie VanBuren photoKylie VanBuren matched $375
Emily Boyce matched $255
Hugh Doherty & Cecil Brooks, Jr. matched $741
An Anonymous Donor matched $1,000
An Anonymous Donor matched $1,000
Jennifer Nale matched $490
Kyla LoVerme, John Moriarty, William Brewer IV & Christopher Healy matched $3,477