Matches and Challenge Gifts – Big Orange Give

Campus-Wide True Matches


A campus-wide true match is an opportunity for a Big Orange Give donor to double their impact. Wherever the donor gives, the match donor will give to that area too, matching dollar for dollar up to $100.

Monday, starting at 8 a.m. EST

Joshua Dobbs (‘17)
UT’s favorite QB and aerospace engineer will match the first $100 of each gift made after 8:00 a.m. EST on November 8 until the match reaches $10,000.


Monday to Wednesday, all day

UT Knoxville Alumni Board of Directors
The UT Knoxville Alumni Board of Directors will match the first $100 of each gift to a student scholarship fund (endowed or non-endowed) until $25,000 is exhausted.


Wednesday, starting at 6 a.m. EST

UT Knoxville Alumni Board of Directors
The Alumni Board will match the first $100 of each gift made after 6:00 a.m. EST on November 10 until the match reaches $25,000.


Wednesday, starting at 6 p.m. EST

UT Knoxville Alumni Board of Directors
The Alumni Board will match the first $100 of each gift made after 6:00 p.m. EST on November 10 until the match reaches $25,000.


Campus-Wide Challenges


In a campus-wide challenge, once the dollar or donor goal is reached, the challenge donor will give to support Big Orange Give.

Volunteer Traditions

$10,000 Lunch Rush Challenge
Volunteer Traditions’ CEO Mason Jones (’04 and ’07) challenges all Vols to give during the lunch rush on Wednesday. If 50 people give between 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. EST, Volunteer Traditions will donate $10,000.


Fraternity and Sorority Challenge

Ron (‘81) and Don (‘90) Frieson challenge UT’s fraternity and sorority community to Big Orange Give.  Organizations in each of the three membership sizes (1-50, 51-150, 151+) will compete against each other to see who has the most gifts on their thermometer at 11:59 p.m. EST on Wednesday, November 10. Help your organization win challenge money!


RecSports Challenge

Ron (‘81) and Don (‘90) Frieson challenge UT’s RecSports community to Big Orange Give.  Organizations will compete against each other to see who has the most gifts on their thermometer at 11:59 p.m. EST on Wednesday, November 10. Help your organization win challenge money!


UT Knoxville Alumni Chapter and Council Challenge

The top 3 chapters and councils who have the most gifts by 11:59 p.m. EST on November 10 will receive challenge money to help provide more scholarships for current and future Vols. There will also be challenge money available to the chapter or council who raises the most money by 11:59 p.m. EST on November 10.


College or Unit Matches and Challenges


Opportunities to maximize your gift to a college or unit.
Additional details can be found at the links below.

COLLEGES

Architecture + Design

$10,000 Challenge

Arts and Sciences

$125,000 Challenge
$33,000 Challenge
$25,000 Match
$25,000 Challenge
$25,000 Challenge
$5,000 Match

Communication and Information

$20,000 Challenge

Education, Health, and Human Sciences

$5,000 Match
$5,000 Match
$2,000 Match

Haslam College of Business

$20,000 Match

Herbert College of Agriculture

$10,000 Match
$3,000 Match
$2,500 Match

Law

$25,000 Match

Social Work

$15,000 Challenge

Tickle College of Engineering

$25,000 Challenge
$10,000 Match
$7,000 Challenge
$5,000 Challenge
$1,000 Match

UNITS

Athletics

$150,000 Challenge

Big Orange Pantry

$25,000 match

McClung Museum

$6,000 Match

The Pride Center

$10,000 Match

Pride of the Southland Marching Band

$5,000 Match
$5,000 Match
$5,000 Match

Theotis Robinson Jr. Flagship Pathway Scholarship Endowment

$25,000 Match

Carlos and Winnie Simpson Scholarship

4 to 1 Match

UT Extension

Match Opportunity

UT Gardens

$1,000 Challenge

UT Libraries

$10,000 Challenge

Veterans Memorial

$15,000 Match