Save the Date! April 3-4

For 40 hours this April, Longhorn Nation will come together to support people, places and programs across The University of Texas at Austin. Make a gift to support what matters most to you on the Forty Acres.

 

Every gift matters! Your gift of $5 or more will go further when you give during a challenge or match. Watch your email and UT social channels for details.

 

Can’t wait to be a part of 40 for Forty? Make your gift early.

(Gifts made early will not count toward 40 for Forty challenges.)

 

Are you a UT faculty or staff member? Make your gift early by enrolling in monthly payroll deductionAll payroll deductions made between March 13 – April 2 will be matched until funds are exhausted. See challenge details.  

 

Are you in a student organization? Sign up to participate in 40 for Forty here

 

 

 

 

40 for Forty Campus Event - April 4

 

Join us 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. April 4 on the Gregory Gym Plaza to dunk a dean! Make a gift of $5 or more to support your favorite college or school and win a chance to send a dean into the dunk tank. Just show your gift receipt.

 

Stop by for music, food, fun and more!

  • Mighty Cone and Roppolo’s food trucks
  • Music from KVRX DJs, Longhorn Band, Longhorn Singers and the UT Steel Pan Ensemble
  • President Gregory L. Fenves and Hook ‘Em at 10:30 a.m.

Make a gift and enjoy free koozies, t-shirts, stickers and cookies!

Event
Payroll Deduction Match
The first $10,000 in payroll deduction pledges made by UT Austin faculty and staff between March 13, 2019 and April 2, 2019 will be matched up to $10,000. Matches will count for payroll deduction gifts from the date of enrollment until August 31, 2019. There is no maximum individual donation amount for this opportunity.
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Hidden Bevo Contest
We’ve hidden 20 stuffed Bevos in common areas across the Forty Acres. When you find one, let everyone know by posting a picture with #UT40for40! Follow @UTAustin on Twitter for clues! Winners can designate a $500 gift to the UT Austin area of their choosing.
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The Great 40 Hour Scavenger Hunt
Participating student groups have just 40 hours to complete as many scavenger hunt challenges as they can! Challenges will be posted to social media between 6 a.m. April 3 and 10 p.m. April 4. Groups will receive additional rules before the hunt kicks off. 1st Place: $5,000 2nd Place: $2,000 3rd Place: $1,000
Leaderboard
University-Wide Leaderboard: Number of Gifts
Every gift and every donor makes a difference! The colleges, schools, units or organizations that received the most gifts during 40 for Forty get a bonus $1,000, $3,000 or $5,000.
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Leaderboard
Kick-Off Challenge
Kick off 40 for Forty the right way. From 6 – 9 a.m., the college, school, unit or organization that receives the greatest number of unique online gifts wins an additional $3,000.
Department (99)
Leaderboard
University-Wide Leaderboard: Money Raised
Thank you for your generosity! The colleges, schools, units or organizations that raised the most money during 40 for Forty get a bonus $1,000, $3,000 or $5,000.
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Geographic Challenge
Keep an eye on the 40 for Forty heat map! The first donor from each U.S. state will win an additional $200 gift to designate.
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Longhorn Selfie Challenge
Love being a Longhorn? Post a selfie in your best burnt orange and you could win $1,000 for your favorite people, place or program at UT! Post your selfie to Facebook, Instagram or Twitter with the hashtags #UT40for40 and #UTEntry.
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HornRaiser Leaderboard
The three active HornRaiser projects receiving the greatest number of gifts of $10 or more will receive a bonus award. 1st Place: $500 award 2nd Place: $350 award 3rd Place: $150 award
$100
1,000th Gift Milestone
To celebrate specific milestones in the campaign, an additional award of $100 will be added to the 1,000th unique gift.
1,000 Gift Goal
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$200
2,000th Gift Milestone
To celebrate specific milestones in the campaign, an additional award of $200 will be added to the 2,000th unique gift.
2,000 Gift Goal
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$300
3,000th Gift Milestone
To celebrate specific milestones in the campaign, an additional award of $300 will be added to the 3,000th unique gift.
3,000 Gift Goal
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$400
4,000th Gift Milestone
To celebrate specific milestones in the campaign, an additional award of $400 will be added to the 4,000th unique gift.
$4,000 Goal
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$500
5,000th Gift Milestone
To celebrate specific milestones in the campaign, an additional award of $500 will be added to the 5,000th unique gift.
5,000 Gift Goal
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$1,000
6,000th Gift Milestone
To celebrate specific milestones in the campaign, an additional award of $1,000 will be added to the 6,000th unique gift
6,000 Gift Goal
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$2,000
7,000th Gift Milestone
To celebrate specific milestones in the campaign, an additional award of $2,000 will be added to the 7,000th unique gift.
$7,000 Goal
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$3,000
8,000th Gift Milestone
To celebrate specific milestones in the campaign, an additional award of $3,000 will be added to the 8,000th unique gift.
$8,000 Goal
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Leaderboard
Ambassador Leaderboard
This leaderboard recognizes the three official 40 for Forty social media ambassadors raising the most money through their unique ScaleFunder links. Winning ambassadors can make an additional donation to the UT area of their choosing. Note: Texas Development staff are not eligible for this challenge.
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