UMass Lowell's 7th Annual Days of Giving

131% of 3,000 Donor goal
This campaign ended on April 11, 2024, but you can still make a gift to University of Massachusetts Lowell by clicking here!
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An Anonymous DonorManoj Ravikumar & Thrisha Kasula matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $100Just for Student Scholarships

An Anonymous DonorSarorn Lin matched $1 for each donor, donating a total of $200Just for Center for Asian American Studies Endowment

Matthew Hurwitz photoMatthew Hurwitz matched $1 for each donor, donating a total of $300Just for First Generation Students (River Hawk Scholars)

Steve Athanas photoSteve Athanas & Danielle Athanas matched $24 for each donor, donating a total of $1,024Just for First Generation Students (River Hawk Scholars)
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Sam Otten photoSam Otten gave $1,000 because 100 donors gaveJust for Athletic Academic Support

An Anonymous DonorEmmanuel Lamour gave $1,000 because 20 donors gave

The UMass Lowell community has rallied around our students for the past six Days of Giving, last year in record numbers! Join us April 9 through April 11 for our 7th annual Days of Giving campaign!

We are calling on our students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends to make this year the largest display of UML pride. Our focus is clear - empowering UML students to succeed on the path to graduation. 

Support an area of campus that means the most to you (college, academic program, student club) or give to one of our featured impact areas:

  • Career-Connected Experiences: Help students prepare for successful careers by supporting the Chancellor Julie Chen Fund for Student Success.
  • Emergency Aid: Assist with student financial challenges by giving to the Student Emergency Needs Fund. 
  • First-Generation Students: Provide scholarships, mentoring, and support to drive academic success.
  • Food and Housing Insecurity: Help meet basic needs. 
  • Student-Athletes: Sustain success on and off the playing surface.
  • Passion Area: Give to the college, department, or program you care about most.

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Deadline extended!

Great news, River Hawks! We're turning up the excitement for UML’s Days of Giving by EXTENDING the deadline from noon to 8 p.m.!

Let's see which impact area can gather the most support in these final hours. Share what you’re supporting and tag your friends, challenging them to join you. Let’s make this year’s Days of Giving one to remember. 

Days of Giving Advocate Toolkit 

71 days ago by Michael DeGuglielmo
Halfway there!

We extend our heartfelt gratitude for your invaluable support during UMass Lowell's 7th annual Days of Giving! Thanks to the unwavering generosity of our UML community, we've already reached the halfway mark towards our ambitious goal of 3,000 donors!

To sustain this momentum and help us achieve our goal, please help us in spreading the word within your network. Your advocacy makes a difference.

Here's a link to our Advocate Toolkit, designed to help you encourage others to contribute towards causes they're passionate about here at the university. Together, let's make a profound impact on the future of UMass Lowell: Days of Giving Advocate Toolkit

72 days ago by Michael DeGuglielmo
You've been challenged!

Chancellor’s Challenge

Chancellor Julie Chen and her spouse, Susu Wong, have generously offered $25,000 in challenge funds to be divided out to the areas of campus with the highest levels of participation.

The campus group in each category with the most unique donors will receive: 

·       $5,000 to the top impact area  

·       $5,000 to the top school/college  

·       $5,000 to the top athletic team  

·       $5,000 to the top student club  

·       $5,000 to the top department/center/institute

Athletics Top Donors Challenge

The top five athletics programs that secure the most donors will earn extra challenge funds, thanks to an anonymous donor!

1st: $1,000 2nd: $850 3rd: $500 4th: $375 5th: $275

Center for Asian American Studies Endowment Challenge

The Center for Asian American Center for Excellence and Engagement Board has issued a donor challenge where up to $3,000 can be claimed for the center’s endowment:

Reaching 75 donors will unlock the first $1,000

Reaching 150 donors will unlock the next $1,000

Reaching 225 donors will unlock the final $1,000

Civil and Environmental Engineering $10K Match

We have exciting news! A legendary professor of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Program is providing a dollar for dollar match up to $10,000 in support of the department of Civil and Environmental Engineering for UMass Lowell’s Days of Giving. 

Cross Country/Track and Field Challenge

Track & Field and Cross Country fans: $5,000 in matching funds are on the line, thanks to a generous donor. 

Emergency Medical Services Match

Rick Wood has generously offered to match the first $500 to Emergency Medical Services (EMS) during Days of Giving.

Francis College of Engineering Donor Challenge

When 150 donors contribute to the Francis College of Engineering or the college receives a total of $10,000 in donations, Henry Wu (MS in Electrical Engineering, 1992) will generously donate an additional $10,000 to support the college's initiatives.

Manning School of Business Dean's Office Challenge

If the Manning School of Business reaches 200 total donors during Days of Giving, an additional $5,000 gift will be unlocked, thanks to a generous challenge from Rist Family Endowed Dean Bertie Greer and Associate Deans Amit Deokar and Yi Yang. 

Richard Juknavorian ’98 Matching Challenge

Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences advisory board member Richard Juknavorian ’98 has pledged to match the first $1,000 raised for the Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences and Solomont School of Nursing.

School of Education Recent Graduate Match

School of Education students and recent graduates (Classes of 2014-2023) have a chance to give back with a "3X the Impact” giving opportunity. This year, all students and recent grads who donate to the School of Education designation will have their donations tripled through a very generous matching fund donation!

Softball Challenge

Bill Mucica has issued a $5,000 matching challenge to Softball supporters!

Student-Athlete Participation Challenge

50% student-athlete participation will unlock $500 for each team, 100% student- athlete will unlock an additional $500 for each team!

Tsongas Industrial History Center Matching Challenge

Peter O’Connell, longtime director of the center, and founding member has offered to match any gifts to the Tsongas Industrial History Center up to $1,000. This gift is in honor of teachers like longtime teacher advisor Harold Crowley, a long-time supporter of the center, who recently passed away.

Dean’s Challenge – Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences

If the Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences reaches 100 total donors during Days of Giving, an additional $5,000 gift will be unlocked, thanks to Dean Mary Gallant! 

*Check out the Matches & Challenges sections for additional user generated challenges throughout Days of Giving!


78 days ago by Michael DeGuglielmo

Donor Maps
Top DesignationsTop overall designations by donor count during Days of Giving. Only one gift per donor will count towards each challenge area. Results on the website are unofficial until verification is completed following Days of Giving. Please visit Athletics, Student Clubs & Organizations, and Departments, Centers & Institutes pages to visit leaderboards for those areas. Impact area and school/college donor totals are reflected on their page tiles.
DesignationDonorsRaised ($)
National Society of Black Engineers22$1,564
Student Scholarships23$2,733
Civil & Environmental Engineering Department Discretionary Fund23$4,718
Men's Basketball22$2,455
Public Health41$7,490
Mechanical & Industrial Engineering Department Discretionary Fund24$3,214
Tsongas Industrial History Center Endowment24$1,425
Honors College27$2,395
Center for Asian American Studies Endowment107$1,823
Francis College of Engineering Dean's Discretionary Fund92$26,329
Career-Connected Experiences (Chancellor Chen Fund)91$9,545
Physical Therapy and Kinesiology10$1,099
Kennedy College of Sciences Dean's Impact Fund41$14,673
Phi Sigma Rho59$1,234
Physics and Applied Physics1$100
Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences 31$7,545
Plastics Engineering Department Discretionary Fund17$1,610
Sigma Tau Gamma116$329
Athletic Academic Support111$2,559
Women's Soccer103$5,901
Men's Cross Country Track & Field266$11,799
Women's Club Soccer0$0
United in Blue Fund (Athletics)126$6,610
Student Mental Health and Wellness2$50
Women's Lacrosse134$6,151
Plastics Engineering Student Conferences7$600
Swim & Dive Club4$85
International Relations Club3$100
UMass Lowell Fund108$8,151
Women's Cross Country Track & Field133$9,073
Manning School of Business155$28,817
Cape Cod Scholarship5$875
NERVE Center0$0
Joy Tong Women in Business Student Organization1$5
Alpha Sigma Tau8$43
Mary Jo Leahey Symphonic Band Camp3$230
Criminal Justice Dept10$1,202
IUAAL Alumni Scholarship Fund1$100
Miner School of Computer and Information Sciences12$1,490
Dennis Scannell Endowed Scholarship Fund3$300
Biomedical Engineering Discretionary Fund9$575
Francis Talty '77 and Patricia Sullivan Talty '78 Discretionary Endowment for the Pre-Law Society3$1,050
Solomont School of Nursing29$1,753
Nuclear Engineering Program Discretionary Fund7$2,855
Biological Sciences9$557
UML Pre-Law Society2$25
Saab Center for Portuguese Studies6$650
Sports Performance Center10$1,096
Electrical & Computer Engineering Department Discretionary Fund14$2,279
Latin American Student Association3$11
Marching Band/Pep Bands3$505
Dean Falcon Study Abroad for FAHSS5$2,100
Chemical Engineering Department Discretionary Fund11$1,035
Association of Students of African Origin11$33
Office of Multicultural Affairs10$225
Honors College Student Emergency Needs7$186
International Business Association8$45
Men's Soccer44$2,376
College of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences33$2,423
Women's Basketball 43$4,035
Biomedical & Nutritional Sciences11$463
Women's Club Volleyball1$5
School of Education28$2,136
River Hawk Racing45$258
Men's Lacrosse77$4,181
Student Emergency Fund126$7,654
Students Justice for Palestine303$3,292
Sustainability (Rist Institute for Sustainability and Energy)0$0
Environmental, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences5$85
Pershing Fund1$100
Emergency Medical Services170$2,912
Concrete Canoe Team 0$0
Food and Housing Insecurity (Food Pantry)226$8,525
Field Hockey284$17,361
RAMP- Women and Minorities in STEM Summer Program5$581
History Dept3$110
LGBTQ Resources1$50
Engineering Student Emergency Fund1$100
Engineering Student Activities Fund0$0
Donahue Center for Business Ethics0$0
eNable Lowell0$0
Accounting Society1$5
String Project1$100
Veterans Services Fund0$0
Indian Student Association0$0
Mathematics and Statistics5$715
First Generation Students (River Hawk Scholars)166$12,256
World Languages and Cultures Department1$200
Moloney Scholars Program1$200
Jeanne L. and Willis E. Traphagan Scholarship Fund1$50
DifferenceMaker (Rist DifferenceMakers Institute)0$0
Costello Campaign0$0
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Book icon28%Students
Parent icon8%Parents
Suitcase icon9%Faculty/Staff
Friends icon18%Friends
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