The 1864 Challenge

3,223
Donors
172% of 1,864 Donor goal
$2,165,707
Donated
This campaign ended on April 27, 2017, but you can still make a gift to Swarthmore College by clicking here!
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Bobby Zipp photoBobby Zipp matched $1 for each donor, donating a total of $10Just for Class of 2018

Bobby Zipp photoBobby Zipp matched $1 for each donor, donating a total of $20

Sarah Tupchong photoSarah Tupchong matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $20Just for Class of 2017

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $1 for each donor, donating a total of $25Just for Class of 2016

Sarah Tupchong photoSarah Tupchong matched $1 for each donor, donating a total of $46Just for Class of 2017

An Anonymous DonorNancy Desiderio & Michael Sloane matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $88Just for Class of 1988

Laura McKee photoLaura McKee matched $4 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $88Just for Class of 1988

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $2 for each donor, donating a total of $100Just for Class of 2011

David Zee photoDavid Zee matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $100Just for Class of 2007

Catherine Salussolia photoCatherine Salussolia matched $5 for each donor, donating a total of $100Just for Class of 2004

Aldo Lorenzo Frosinini photoAldo Lorenzo Frosinini matched $5 for each donor, donating a total of $100Just for Class of 2015

Jordan Brackett photoJordan Brackett matched $25 for each donor, donating a total of $150Just for Class of 2001

An Anonymous DonorThomas L Newman matched $10 for each donor, donating a total of $110Just for Class of 1987

Janet Erlick photoJanet Erlick matched $5 for each donor, donating a total of $150Just for Class of 1988

Seth Ovadia photoSeth Ovadia matched $15 for each donor, donating a total of $150Just for Class of 1993

Jaky Joseph photoJaky Joseph & Ja'Dell Davis matched $10 for each donor, donating a total of $200Just for Class of 2006

Annie Benn photoAnnie Benn & Alex Benn matched $20 for each donor, donating a total of $300Just for Class of 2008

An Anonymous DonorDominic Hum matched $10 for each donor, donating a total of $330Just for Class of 2007

Emily Anne Jacobstein photoEmily Anne (Nolte) Jacobstein matched $10 for each donor, donating a total of $500Just for Class of 2007

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $10 for each donor, donating a total of $500Just for Class of 2002

Deborah H. How photoDeborah H. How matched $10 for each donor, donating a total of $390Just for Class of 1989

Nadja M Jackson photoNadja M Jackson matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,000Just for Class of 1992

An Anonymous DonorSujatha Srinivasan matched $20 for each donor, donating a total of $520Just for Class of 2001

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $50 for each donor, donating a total of $1,500Just for Class of 2013

Class '76 Scholarship Donors photoClass '76 Scholarship Donors matched $75 for each donor, donating a total of $1,500Just for Class of 1976

Cathy Polinsky photoCathy Polinsky matched $20 for each donor, donating a total of $740Just for Class of 1999

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $500 for each donor, donating a total of $150,000
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An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor gave $400,000 because 2500 donors gave

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor gave $1,000,000 because 1864 donors gave
Incentives
Generate 2 Gifts
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Help us reach our goal by being an #1864Challenge advocate. If your advocacy efforts generates two donations, you will receive a personalized video thank you from a current student.

Generate 5 Gifts
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If your advocacy efforts generate five donations, you will receive a refrigerator magnet of Parrish Hall and a personalized thank you from a current student.

Generate 10 Gifts
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Inspire 10 other people to make a gift and you will receive a Swarthmore College travel coffee mug as a gesture of appreciation for your fundraising efforts!

Generate 20 Gifts
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Inspire 20 other people to make a gift and you will receive a pressed leaf from Crum Woods or pressed rose petals from the Dean Bond Rose Garden.
About

To celebrate Swarthmore's Changing Lives, Changing the World campaign, we invite you to join the entire Swarthmore community as part of a special campaign challenge. 

If 1,864 donors make a gift in 1,864 minutes, a board member and spouse will donate $1,000,000 for financial aid and beyond-the-classroom opportunities!

Will you help Swarthmore continue to change lives and the world?

Updates
YOU DID IT!

THANK YOU!

3,223 Donors

$2,165,707


2546 days ago by Fritz Ward
A FINAL CHALLENGE: $500 for each new donor!

Three more alumni have stepped up to offer a final challenge for the last few hours!  Three alumni will collectively donate $500 for each new donor that gives between now and the end of the challenge (up to $150,000)!

2546 days ago by Fritz Ward
2,500 Swarthmore Philanthropists!

We hit the 2,500 mark! That means a matchbox couple will now donate $400,000 to support Swarthmore students. Thank you everyone!



2546 days ago by Fritz Ward
A NEW CHALLENGE: $400,000 for Swarthmore students!

The 1864 Challenge has been met—but wait, there's another! 


An anonymous matchbox couple is offering $400,000 to support Swarthmore students when we reach 2,500 donors. 


The deadline remains 7:04 p.m. tonight, so don't wait to make your gift!

2546 days ago by Fritz Ward
CHALLENGE MET in less than 12 hours! And a new challenge on the way?

The generosity of Swarthmore alumni, parents, faculty, staff, students, and friends is absolutely amazing! Together, we met the Challenge in less than 12 hours—that means $1,000,000 for financial aid and beyond-the-classroom learning opportunities!


A  matchbox couple has been so inspired by our community's generosity that they want to offer a new challenge. Check your email soon for the newest challenge!

2546 days ago by Fritz Ward

Donor Map
Class LeaderboardThe Class Leaderboard reflects giving from Students, Alumni
AffiliationDonors$ Raised
199766$8,490
201466$1,929
200965$2,254
201356$1,138
199952$6,007
200852$2,217
200252$4,036
201650$1,237
201150$1,369
200649$2,088
199247$5,680
200747$3,047
199645$7,539
200145$3,341
199445$5,865
199344$8,259
198844$5,844
200041$4,201
201041$1,083
198941$21,428
201240$1,521
199839$5,888
198739$7,686
200538$1,816
199038$12,672
198337$6,809
201537$635
199135$12,448
198234$6,597
200433$1,856
198533$4,079
197432$8,907
197632$9,125
198631$14,659
198031$4,844
196931$4,730
198429$11,284
197226$4,885
199526$3,030
198126$11,528
197125$3,613
197324$3,211
200324$937
197522$7,029
197922$8,255
202020$405
197719$2,625
197019$4,708
196718$6,702
196616$2,421
196516$1,796
197816$5,859
196216$2,130
196016$1,740
196413$1,491
196112$950
195812$3,089
195711$7,025
19639$1,800
19688$3,114
19566$400
19595$550
19554$386
19514$425
19483$350
19542$125
19502$700
19452$1,100
19531$100
19411$200
19521$50
19471$10
19491$100
19441$200
20171$10
Donor Affiliations
Book icon4%Students
Gradhat icon62%Alumni
Parent icon9%Parents
Suitcase icon6%Faculty/Staff
Friends icon2%Friends
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Advocates

Anonymous photo
Heart icon matched 300 gifts for a total of $150,000
Gave $1,000,000 because 1,864 gifts were made during a Challenge!
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Gave $400,000 because 2,500 gifts were made during a Challenge!
generated 2 clicks
Community Advocates photo
generated 1168 clicks and 129 gifts, totaling $11,648
Deborah H. How photo
Heart icon matched 39 gifts for a total of $390
generated 110 clicks and 11 gifts, totaling $10,500
Emily Anne Jacobstein photo
Heart icon matched 50 gifts for a total of $500
generated 569 clicks and 43 gifts, totaling $2,486
Cathy Polinsky photo
Heart icon matched 37 gifts for a total of $740
generated 101 clicks and 28 gifts, totaling $1,632
Class '76 Scholarship Donors photo
Heart icon matched 20 gifts for a total of $1,500
generated 2 clicks
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Anonymous
Heart icon matched 30 gifts for a total of $1,500
Anonymous photo
Heart icon matched 50 gifts for a total of $500
generated 37 clicks and 14 gifts, totaling $785
Nadja M Jackson photo
Heart icon matched 10 gifts for a total of $1,000