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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

The top four units with the most shares of the Purdue Day of Giving introductory video on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram will each win a share of $3,000! (Check your favorite unit’s social page for rules.)

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.

TimeChallengeBonus
12:00 AMFirst Donation on Purdue Day of Giving$1,000
12:00 AMSchool/Program with the Highest Number of Donations$2,500
1:00 AM50th Original Tweet$1,000
3:00 AMSchool/Program with the Highest Number of Donations$2,500
6:00 AMFirst 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.

ChallengeBonus
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
Goosechase Challenges$3,250

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!