The College Challenge - Dolphin Dash

540
Donors
108% of 500 Donor goal
$522,895
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This campaign ended on February 26, 2021, but you can still make a gift to Jacksonville University by clicking here!
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An Anonymous DonorMatthew Corrigan & Mary matched $250

An Anonymous DonorMargaret Dees matched $500

An Anonymous DonorCAPT Matt Tuohy matched $500

An Anonymous DonorMatthew Corrigan & Mary matched $750

An Anonymous DonorBarbara Ritter matched $750

An Anonymous DonorMark Tillman matched $750

An Anonymous DonorTim Snyder matched $1,000

An Anonymous DonorBarnes & Noble College matched $20,000
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An Anonymous DonorQuint and Susan White gave $500
Gifts to The College Challenge - Dolphin Dash contribute to:
Dolphin Dash 2021
6,397 Donors - $2,423,777 Donated
213%
About

Ready. Set. DASH for your favorite Jacksonville University College or School! Colleges can win over $20,000. Here's how...

Barnes & Noble Alumni Fast Start Challenge
Thanks to our friends at Barnes & Noble, the College with the most alumni donors by midnight on Tuesday, February 23 will win $5,000!

Most Donors
The College with the most donors by midnight on Friday, February 26 will win $10,000!

Most Dollars
The College that raises the most money by midnight on Friday, February 26 will win $10,000! 

Benchmark Challenge
Each College with 50 alumni donors by midnight on Friday, February 26 receives $1,000.

Advisory Board Challenge
$1,000 to a college or academic program when their Advisory Board raises $20,000 by midnight on February 26. Advisory board members (or donors they solicit) should select their board from the designation dropdown to count towards totals.     

Updates
Final Leaderboard

Phins Up to our winners for Most Dollars Raised - the Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences, and Most Donors - the College of Arts & Sciences. THANK YOU to everyone who contributed to this Challenge. Together, the generosity of our Dolphin family will make an immediate impact on campus.

2 days ago by Rebecca Vecera
College Challenge: The Results Are In!


The results are in! In just five days, 6,398 alumni, students, families, friends, and fans from all over the world came together in record numbers to raise $2.4M during Dolphin Dash, and fuel progress that will make an immediate impact at Jacksonville University.

540 Dolphins helped us raise $522,895 for our Colleges and programs during a historic week of giving. Thank you for giving forward and congratulations to our winners below:

  • $10,000 prize for Most Donors: College of Arts and Sciences
  • $10,000 prize for Most Dollars Raised: Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences
  • $5,000 prize for Barnes & Noble Alumni Fast Start Challenge: College of Arts and Sciences
  • $1,000 prize for Alumni Benchmark: Completed by all four Colleges!

Dolphin Dash supercharges dollars into change and drives students to power forward and inspire innovation. Thank you to our Dolphin Family for your unparalleled support. We can't wait to show you all we achieve.

DASH ON!

-The Giving Team at Jacksonville University

4 days ago by Lauren Griffith
Day 5 Afternoon Update

LEADERBOARD SHAKE UP! The Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences has taken the lead for most dollars raised, while the College of Arts & Sciences still leads for most donors.

You have until midnight tonight to get your family, friends, and Phins to join in with a gift of any amount to help your favorite College win the grand prizes for Most Donors and Most Dollars Raised!

7 days ago by Rebecca Vecera
Day 5 Morning Leaderboard Update

Time to sprint to the finish, it's the last day of Dolphin Dash!

7 days ago by Rebecca Vecera
Alumni Donor Benchmarks

The College of Arts & Sciences and the Davis College of Business have both surpassed their alumni donor benchmarks! Since they received more than 50 alumni donors, they will each receive an extra $1,000 for their programs.

The Linda Berry Stein College of Fine Arts only needs 7 more alumni donors, and the Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences needs just 27! Dash on!

8 days ago by Rebecca Vecera
Day 4 Leaderboard Update

The College of Arts and Sciences STILL leads for most dollars and most donors, but the other Colleges have made large strides to catch up! Brooks College overtook both Stein College and Davis College for 2nd most donors.

You have until midnight tomorrow, February 26, to engage your network and help YOUR College come out on top!

As a reminder, the College with the most donors will receive $10,000, AND the winner of most dollars raised will also receive $10,000.

8 days ago by Rebecca Vecera
๐Ÿฌ $1,000,000 ๐Ÿฌ

During the first three days of Dolphin Dash, over 3,000 Dolphins have come together to Give Forward... and raise more than $1,000,000!

We are so incredibly humbled by your support, and we can't wait to see these dollars SUPERCHARGED into change across campus. 

9 days ago by Rebecca Vecera
3,000 Donor Goal

We're sending a heartfelt THANK YOU to our supporters - we have already surpassed our goal of 3,000 donors during #DolphinDash!

We still have 2.5 days to Give Forward together and push Jacksonville University further than EVER before.

9 days ago by Rebecca Vecera
Day 3 Leaderboard Update 10:45 A.M.

The College of Arts & Sciences still leads the pack early on day 3. Can you recruit 5 friends to give $5 each for YOUR College? This race is not over!

9 days ago by Rebecca Vecera
Funds Unlocked! College Of Arts & Sciences

The numbers are in... the College of Arts & Sciences had the most alumni donors February 22-23! As the winner of the Barnes & Noble Alumni Fast Start Challenge, the College will be gifted an extra $5,000. AND since they reached 50 alumni donors, they've also unlocked their alumni benchmark for an additional $1,000! PHINS UP!

The Brooks College, Davis College, and Stein College can still earn their $1,000 alumni benchmarks if they reach 50 alumni donors by February 26, so recruit your former classmates to join you and Give Forward!

9 days ago by Rebecca Vecera
Day 2 Leaderboard Update 2 P.M.

We're more than halfway through Day 2, and the College of Arts & Sciences is still in the lead for most donors and most dollars! 

Davis College and Brooks College are closing in for most dollars, while Davis College and Stein College are catching up for most donors! It's truly still anyone's race. DASH ON!

10 days ago by Rebecca Vecera
Barnes & Noble College Alumni Fast Start Challenge Leaderboard

Whichever College has the most alumni donors by the end of today, Feb. 23, will be gifted an extra $5,000 from Barnes & Noble College and our friends in the JU Bookstore! Even a $5 gift to your alma mater could be supercharged into $5K - so recruit all of your former classmates to join you!


IT'S A CLOSE RACE!

10 days ago by Rebecca Vecera
Day 1 Leaderboard Update

LEADERBOARD UPDATE! The College of Arts & Sciences is currently in the lead for most donors AND most dollars! Did MSRI recruit all the fish in the St. Johns to Dash with them?

Want to see your College in the lead? Participate and then share this Challenge with your network! ๐Ÿฌ 


11 days ago by Rebecca Vecera
Spirit Shirt Giveaway

Thanks to our friends at the JU Bookstore and Barnes & Noble College, when employees or students make a gift of $15 or more to ANY Dolphin Dash campaign they'll receive a free spirit shirt! Stop by JAX Outfitters before April 1 and show them your e-receipt to claim yours today. Supplies are limited, so act fast!


17 days ago by Lauren Griffith

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Tim Snyder
matched a total of $1,000
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matched a total of $750
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Barbara Ritter
matched a total of $750
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Mark Tillman
matched a total of $750
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Margaret Dees
matched a total of $500
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CAPT Matt Tuohy
matched a total of $500
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generated 128 clicks and 21 gifts, totaling $379
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Matthew Corrigan
matched a total of $250
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