- Monday, November 15, 2021
UA Giving Day nets $661,000 in support of UAF students, programs
Over the course of 49 hours, 748 donors contributed $661,709 in support of students and programs at the University of Alaska Fairbanks during the university’s second annual Giving Day event.
The crowdfunding-style philanthropy event, which ran from 10 p.m. on Nov. 8 through 11 p.m. on Nov. 10, drew donors from 38 states and eight countries. Their gifts helped unlock 47 challenge and match pledges from businesses and individuals who stepped up to multiply donations during UA Giving Day. Alumni made up 40% of Giving Day donors.
Nook and a UAF Student jump for joy. Photo by Amanda Byrd.