Challenges & Leaderboards
On April 24, you can make your gift go even further by helping your favorite unit win additional funds through different challenges!
Bonus funds will be awarded to the leaders in overall donations, top participation, and a special student organization challenge. Dozens of hourly and full-day challenges give you even more chances to grant opportunity by earning bonus funds for your favorite participating unit. And you can even get an early start by winning one of our pre-Day of Giving challenges!
Challenges Before April 24
Introductory Video Sharing Challenge: $3,000
User Generated Content Challenge: $5,000
Show your best Purdue Pride on social media through images, gifs, or short videos—just be sure to include #PurdueDayofGiving and your unit hashtag. A $1,000 winner will be selected each day from April 17 to April 21!
Purdue Day of Giving Hourly Challenges
Hourly Bonus Challenges: $57,500
Additional bonus money will be awarded throughout the day to winners of the hourly bonus challenges. All times listed are Eastern Time.
|12:00 AM||First Donation on Purdue Day of Giving||$1,000|
|12:00 AM||School/Program with the Highest Number of Donations||$2,500|
|1:00 AM||50th Original Tweet||$1,000|
|3:00 AM||School/Program with the Highest Number of Donations||$2,500|
|6:00 AM||First Unit to 150 Gifts—Help us Celebrate 150 Years!||$2,500|
Come back on April 24 to see the full list of hourly challenges!
Purdue Day of Giving Full-Day Challenges
Full-Day Bonus Challenges: $15,250
Additional bonus money will be awarded to winners of the following full-day bonus challenges.
|150th Gift on April 24||$500|
|1869th Gift on April 24||$500|
|18,664th Gift on April 24 (Help us beat last year!)||$1,000|
|Most Creative Social Post using the Sharing Feature from the Thank You Email or Confirmation Page (I Gave Challenge) (awarded 4 times)||$2,000|
Purdue Day of Giving Donation Leaderboard
Donation Challenge: $100,000
Your favorite unit can win a share of $100,000 based on its percentage of the total amount raised on Purdue Day of Giving.
Come back on April 24 to see the full donation leaderboard!
Purdue Day of Giving Participation Leaderboard
Participation Challenge: $58,000
The ten units with the greatest number of gifts on Purdue Day of Giving will win a share of $58,000.
Come back on April 24 to see the full participation leaderboard!
Purdue Day of Giving Student Organization Challenge
Student Organization Challenge: $11,250
West Lafayette student organizations have the opportunity to participate in their own challenge to win a share of $11,250 in bonus funds.
Come back on April 24 to see the full student organization leaderboard!