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About Big Orange Give
Last year YOU raised $250,000 for UT
University colleges, departments, athletics and student projects all benefited from your generosity. Help us do it again! If you raise $250,000 in just FIVE days, a challenge donor will give another $250,000 to the university. Join Volunteers across the world and step up your give.
TOTAL NUMBER OF GIFTS
GIFTS BY AMOUNT
% OF GIFTS $100 OR LESS
BIG ORANGE COUNTRY
Help us paint this map orange!
YOUR DONATION WILL TURN YOUR STATE ORANGE
DOLLARS RAISED PER REGION
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Big Orange Give?
Big Orange Give is an online fundraising campaign for the University of Tennessee.
Why should I give during the Big Orange Give?
There are several reasons to give listed on this site, but here’s another: throughout the Big Orange Give, if you help raise $250,000, UT will receive $250,000 from a challenge donor, doubling the impact of your gift.
The colleges have issued a challenge goal as well. Visit your college page and see how you can help UT students, faculty, and staff change the world by making groundbreaking discoveries, developing innovative programs, and sharing their volunteer spirit and talent in their communities.
How do I find out if my employer will match my gift?
See if your employer is a matching gift company.
Can I designate where my gift goes?
Yes. You can direct your gift toward a specific campus or college fund, or any other area you are passionate about.
Why is UT doing the Big Orange Give?
Every gift to the University of Tennessee matters. Big Orange Give is an opportunity to remind alumni and friends about the life-changing work that goes on each day at UT, with the added bonus of giving you a chance to double your investment.
Is my gift tax deductible?
Yes. Your gift is 100% tax deductible. Please note that gifts to athletics for ticket benefits are only 80% tax deductible.
Can I contribute to athletics? Can my donation to athletics be used for credit towards athletic tickets?
Yes. Simply choose Athletics Annual Gift Program on the form. You will receive credit toward athletic tickets if your gift meets athletics guidelines.
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