$ 443,873 raised 1,823 gifts
#CougsGive
Fund Your Passion!

On April 10, 2019, the WSU Cougar family will come together for a celebration of philanthropy, achievement, and generosity. Every year, tens of thousands of loyal Cougs generously give back to Washington State University in support of student success, research excellence, and a transformational impact in the state of Washington and beyond.

 

We know the WSU student experience is unique and unforgettable. Along the way, generous donors give back to support scholarships, experiences, leadership development, career preparation, travel, and more. #CougsGive is the day we celebrate the impact of philanthropy and invest in the next generation of Cougs!

 

Fund your passion during #CougsGive!

Another Record-Setting #CougsGive!
Apr 12, 2019

THANK YOU! Because you, it's a record-setting #CougsGive for a second year in a row! Go Cougs!

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1,000 Gifts! Great Work!
Apr 10, 2019

At 9:20 p.m., the Cougar family officially made its 1,000th gift of the day! We are so proud and thankful for everyone's passion and dedication today! Go Cougs!

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Help Us Paint The Map Crimson!
Rank State Donors
1 WA 1417
2 ID 163
3 CA 54
2
Match
Murrow College $1,500 Night Owl Match
GREAT WORK! Murrow Cougs finished the night strong and unlocked an extra $1,500 in support, thanks to Bruce Amundson ('75)!
$1,500 MATCHED
Completed
$1,000
@WSUvetmed Twitter Trivia #4 - $1,000
Another Twitter Trivia question has been unlocked and a $1,000 bonus has been unlocked for the Teaching Creativity Endowment!
1 / 1 Gifts
Completed
$2,000
@WSUvetmed Twitter Trivia #5 - $2,000
The final Twitter Trivia question has been unlocked for a $2,000 bonus! The final bonus goes to the Teaching Creativity Endowment!
1 / 1 Gifts
Completed
$1,000
@WSUvetmed Twitter Trivia #6 - $1,000
Great work! Another $1,000 bonus has been unlocked for the Clinical Simulation Center!
1 / 1 Gifts
Completed
$1,000
@WSUvetmed Twitter Trivia #7 - $1,000
Thank you for your participation on Twitter! You have unlocked a $1,000 bonus gift to the Teaching Creativity Endowment (Diagnostic Challenges)!
1 / 1 Gifts
Completed
$1,000
@WSUvetmed Twitter Trivia #8 - $1,000
Great work on identifying the quote! That has unlocked a $1,000 extra gift to the Clinical Simulation Center Fund!
1 / 1 Gifts
Completed
$1,000
@WSUvetmed Twitter Trivia #9 - $1,000
Thank you for your participation on social media all day! Our followers have unlocked a $1,000 bonus for the Teaching Creativity Endowment!
1 / 1 Gifts
Completed
$500
Tricia Hukee Coug'd Out Challenge
Congrats to Conor Jorgensen who had the most Coug'd Out classroom, though it was a close contest! Thank you to Tricia Hukee ('95) for her $500 gift and for encouraging Coug teachers to show their school pride!
1 / 1 Gifts
Completed
$250
Fund Your Passion Student Challenge - 1st
Congrats to the ASWSU Coug Health Fund, which received the most student votes to earn $250 during the Fund Your Passion Student Challenge on Todd Steps during #CougsGive!
1 / 1 Gifts
Completed
$150
Fund Your Passion Student Challenge - 2nd
Congrats to Invest In Cougs, which received the second-most student votes during the Fund Your Passion Student Challenge on Todd Steps during #CougsGive to earn $150!
1 / 1 Gifts
Completed
$100
Fund Your Passion Student Challenge - 3rd
Congrats to the Crimson Opportunity Scholarship Fund, which received the third-most student votes to earn $100 during the Fund Your Passion Student Challenge on Todd Steps during #CougsGive!
1 / 1 Gifts
Completed
$2,000
$2,000 Murrow Memory Contest
Congrats to Loree Wagner for the great #MurrowMemory throwback photo! She has chosen to designate her $2,000 bonus gift to the Murrow College Dean's Excellence Fund to provide broad-based student support!
1 / 1 Gifts
Completed
$500
CISER $500 Challenge
THANK YOU! That's five gifts and a $500 bonus for CISER during #CougsGive!
5 / 5 Gifts
Completed
$1,000
@WSUvetmed Twitter Trivia #1 - $1,000
Great work! A $1,000 bonus has been unlocked for the Clinical Simulation Center!
1 / 1 Gifts
Completed
$1,000
$1,000 Murrow Noon Throwback Bonus
Congrats to our winner, Marcia Steele Hoover, who shared her best #MurrowMemory and has chosen to designate her $1,000 bonus gift to the Murrow Digital Excellence Fund!
1 / 1 Gifts
Completed
$1,000
@WSUvetmed Twitter Trivia #2 - $1,000
Thank you to everyone who participated online! A $1,000 bonus has been unlocked for the Teaching Creativity Endowment (Diagnostic Challenges)!
1 / 1 Gifts
Completed
$1,000
@WSUvetmed Twitter Trivia #3 - $1,000
Thank you for your participation on Twitter! A $1,000 bonus has been unlocked for the Clinical Simulation Center!
1 / 1 Gifts
Completed
2
Match
Hansen Hot Start $2,500 Match
That's a great start! THANK YOU to Mark (‘84) and Laura (‘85) Hansen for matching the first $2,500 in gifts to the Carson College of Business!
$1,330 MATCHED
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2
Match
Hansen Happy Hour $3,600 Match
That was a great way to kick off the evening! THANK YOU to Mark (‘84) and Laura (’85) Hansen for matching $3,600 to support Carson College students during happy hour!
$2,645 MATCHED
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2
Match
WSU Football Staff $25,000 Match
Wow! THANK YOU to all the donors who gave to the Cougar Athletic Fund! The WSU Football Staff has matched $25,000 for student-athlete success!
$25,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
MOAA $4,000 Veterans Scholarship Match
THANK YOU! The Military Officers Association of America has generously matched $4,000 for the Major James Allan Veterans Scholarship at WSU Vancouver!
$3,417 MATCHED
Ended
2
Match
Teaching Creativity Endowment $10,000 Match
Great work and thank you to Matilda Montgomery for matching $10,000 in gifts to the Teaching Creativity Fund in the College of Veterinary Medicine!
$10,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Clinical Simulation Center $10,000 Match
You did it! That's $10,000 matched to support the Clinical Simulation Center in the College of Veterinary Medicine!
$9,595 MATCHED
Ended
2
Match
WSU Libraries $10,000 TRIPLE Match!
THANK YOU to all who gave to the WSU Libraries today and especially to our two $10,000 matching donors!
$2,885 MATCHED
Ended
2
Match
Math Learning Center $5,000 Match
WOW! That's $5,000 extra to the Math Learning Center! Thank you to all the donors who gave, and to Bill Graber (’65) for committing the match!
$600 MATCHED
Ended
2
Match
Colin White $10,000 Honors Match
Thank you! Colin White ('03) has matched $10,000 in gifts to the Art Eckman Endowed Opportunity Fund in Sports Communication!
$250 MATCHED
Ended
2
Match
$3,000 Murrow Evening Match
Great work! That's another $3,000 extra for Murrow College student success! Thank you to our sponsorship donors for making this happen!
$3,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Murrow $2,500 Scholarship Match
THANK YOU! That's an extra $2,500 matched toward Murrow student scholarships!
$2,500 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
$1,500 Murrow Sports Communication Match
Thank you to Art Eckman (’64) for matching the first $1,500 gifts to the Art Eckman Sports Communication Excellence Fund!
$1,500 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
$500 School of Music Match
THANK YOU! An anonymous WSU staff member has shown his passion for the School of Music by matching the first $500 in gifts today!
$500 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
WSUAA Loves CMB $10,000 Match
Thank you! That's $10,000 for the Cougar Marching Band to make sure we Win the Day for Crimson and Gray loud and proud for at least another 100 years!
$4,410 MATCHED
Ended
2
Match
Jan & Larry K. Hiller 4-H Match
Thank you! Jan and Larry K. Hiller matched $1,000 in gifts to the Washington State 4-H Excellence Fund!
$1,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Jan & Larry K. Hiller CAHNRS Match
$1,000 matched! Thank you to Jan and Larry K. Hiller!
$1,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Jack & Belle Rogers Lunch Time Match
$1,000 more matched for CAHNRS! Thank you to Jack and Belle Rogers!
$275 MATCHED
Ended
2
Match
Mary Kohli 4-H Afternoon Match
Thank you! That's $1,000 extra for Washington State 4-H thanks to Mary Kohli!
$600 MATCHED
Ended
2
Match
Ken & Sue Christianson CAHNRS Match
$1,000 matched for CAHNRS! Thank you to Ken ('74) and Sue ('76) Christianson!
$1,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Sandy Saffell Education Match
Thank you to Sandy Saffell ('67) for matching the first $2,500 in gifts to Education today!
$2,500 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Sara English Education $100 Gift Challenge
Thank you to our five $100 donors and to Sara English, '94 for her matches!
$500 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Ross Cook Honors Scholarship Match
Thank you to Ross Cook (’01)! That's $1,500 matched for Honors College student scholarships!
$1,500 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
WSU Libraries $10,000 TRIPLE Match!
THANK YOU to all who gave to the WSU Libraries today and especially to our two $10,000 matching donors!
$2,885 MATCHED
Ended
2
Match
CVM Faculty/Staff $2,000 Match
We knew CVM faculty and staff were the best, and this shows it! That's $2,000 matched from faculty/staff gifts!
$2,000 MATCHED
Completed
$500
Bob Holland Carson College Challenge
Great work, Carson Cougs! Thank you to Bob Holland (’73) for your $500 challenge gift to support student success in the Carson College of Business!
20 / 20 Gifts
Completed
$5,000
MOAA $5,000 Veterans Scholarship Challenge
Thank you for your support! Your 20 gifts have unlocked a $5,000 gift from the Military Officers Association of America to support WSU Vancouver veteran students!
20 / 20 Gifts
Completed
$1,000
Carlson Family Second Chance Challenge
Thank you! The Carlson Family's $1,000 gift to the Second Chance Scholarship at WSU Vancouver has been unlocked!
10 / 10 Gifts
Completed
$100
Blankenship LGBTQ+ Scholarship Challenge #1
That's 5 gifts to the WSU Vancouver LGBTQ+ Empowerment Scholarship and a $100 unlocked gift from Michael Blankenship ('13)! Go Cougs!
5 / 5 Gifts
Completed
$200
Blankenship LGBTQ+ Scholarship Challenge #2
Thank you to Michael Blankenship ('13) and the donors who unlocked his $200 challenge gift to the WSUV LGBTQ+ Empowerment Scholarship!
5 / 5 Gifts
Completed
$200
Blankenship LGBTQ+ Scholarship Challenge #3
Great work! Michael Blankenship ('13) has made another challenge gift to bring his total up to $500 for the WSUV LGBTQ+ Empowerment Scholarship during #CougsGive!
5 / 5 Gifts
Completed
$500
Carlson Family LGBTQ+ Scholarship Challenge
That's another $500 for the WSUV LGBTQ+ Empowerment Scholarship! Thank you to the Carlson Family and all the donors to this scholarship today!
35 / 35 Gifts
Completed
$500
$500 School of Music Challenge
Great work! Since the School of Music received 10 gifts, a WSU staff member with a passion for music has made a $500 challenge gift to support music education at WSU!
10 / 10 Gifts
Completed
$10,000
Arts & Sciences 100-Donor Challenge
GREAT JOB! That's 100 gifts to CAS, and that means an extra $10,000 to the Math Learning Center from Bill Graber (’65). Thank you to everyone who gave!
100 / 100 Gifts
Completed
$2,000
Murrow College Early Bird Special
There's 20 gifts! Great work, Murrow Cougs! Thank you to our sponsorship donors for the extra $2,000 gift!
20 / 20 Gifts
Completed
$1,000
Jan & Larry K. Hiller 4-H Challenge
Thank you for your support! The Jan and Larry K. Hiller have made a $1,000 gift to celebrate the 10th gift to 4-H!
10 / 10 Gifts
Completed
$1,000
Jan & Larry K. Hiller CAHNRS Challenge
Thank you for your support! To celebrate CAHNRS' first 10 gifts, Jan and Larry K. Hiller have made a gift of $1,000!
10 / 10 Gifts
Completed
$500
Jack & Belle Rogers 50-Donor Challenge
50 donors achieved! Since CAHNRS hit 50 donors today, Jack and Belle Rogers made an extra $500 gift!
50 / 50 Gifts
Completed
$3,000
CVM 30 Years, 30 Gifts, and $3,000 Challenge
Thank you to Steve Hines for 30 years of service and to the 30 donors who unlocked the $3,000 additional gift to the Teaching Creativity Endowment!
30 / 30 Gifts
Completed
$15,000
Bill Graber Faculty/Staff Challenge
Thank you, WSU faculty and staff! Your gifts have unlocked a $15,000 gift to the Math Learning Center from Bill Graber (’65)! Go Cougs!
100 / 100 Gifts
Completed
Leaderboard
Campus, College, and Department Gift Leaderboard
Which campus, college, or department has received the most gifts?
Rank Department Gifts
1 Cougar Athletic Fund 205
2 Murrow College of Communication 97
3 College of Veterinary Medicine 93
4 WSU Vancouver 86
5 College of Arts & Sciences 67
6 WSU Tri-Cities 64
7 College of Education 62
8 Ag, Human & Natural Resource Sciences 60
9 Carson College of Business 58
10 Cougar Marching Band 52
11 Honors College 44
12 Washington State 4-H 31
13 Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine 29
14 Libraries 28
15 Invest in Cougs 28
16 Voiland Engineering & Architecture 24
17 WSU Everett 22
18 International Programs 20
19 Math Learning Center 15
20 Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art/WSU 14
21 ASWSU Coug Health Fund 14
22 Crimson Opportunity Scholarship 13
23 WSU Alumni Association 10
24 WSU Global Campus 10
25 WSU Health Sciences Spokane 7
26 College of Nursing 6
27 Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences 6
28 Career Services 6
29 Graduate School 5
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Leaderboard
Campus, College, and Department Leaderboard
Which campus, college, or department has received the most in donations from today?
Rank Department Raised
1 Cougar Athletic Fund $41,817.00
2 College of Veterinary Medicine $26,660.00
3 Murrow College of Communication $24,870.00
4 Crimson Opportunity Scholarship $12,185.00
5 Honors College $10,220.00
6 Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine $8,030.00
7 College of Education $7,864.00
8 College of Arts & Sciences $7,830.00
9 WSU Vancouver $7,362.50
10 Carson College of Business $7,330.00
11 WSU Everett $4,875.00
12 Cougar Marching Band $4,410.00
13 Voiland Engineering & Architecture $4,280.00
14 WSU Tri-Cities $4,170.00
15 Ag, Human & Natural Resource Sciences $4,120.00
16 Libraries $2,885.00
17 College of Nursing $2,825.00
18 Invest in Cougs $2,267.00
19 Washington State 4-H $1,590.00
20 International Programs $1,410.00
21 WSU Alumni Association $1,375.00
22 Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences $1,278.00
23 Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art/WSU $1,160.00
24 ASWSU Coug Health Fund $775.00
25 WSU Health Sciences Spokane $750.00
26 Graduate School $650.00
27 WSU Global Campus $630.00
28 Math Learning Center $600.00
29 Career Services $275.00
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Leaderboard
Battle of the Decades
It's a battle of the decades! Let's see which generation of Coug alumni makes the most gifts during #CougsGive!
If you are WSU alumni, what is your graduation decade?
Rank Answer Gifts
1 2000s 149
2 1990s 115
3 1980s 112
4 2010s 101
5 1970s 82
6 1960s 36
7 1950s or earlier 4
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