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Don't miss the chance to multiply your impact, thanks to gift matching opportunities from some of our most generous donors.

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HornRaiser Leaderboard
Congratulations: 1) Young Scientists 2) Kappa Kappa Psi 3) Support the TBS Beta Gamma Scholarship Fund
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$10 at 10AM Challenge- HornRaiser Projects
Congratulations to Kappa Kappa Psi Endowed Scholarship for winning the $10 at 10am Challenge!
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$50 at 5PM Challenge- HornRaiser Projects
Congratulations to Kappa Kappa Psi for winning the $50 at 5PM HornRaiser Challenge!
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Pre-Campaign Faculty & Staff Match
The first $10,000 in payroll deduction pledges, made by UT Austin faculty and staff, between March 1, 2018 and April 3, 2018 will be matched based upon amount pledge between the first day pledged and August 31, 2018. There is no maximum individual donation amount for this opportunity. Any gift, given by faculty and staff payroll deduction, during this time frame will be matched until the total funds to be awarded, $10,000, is exhausted.
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The BIG Give Challenge
Congratulations to Texas Exes!
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Geographic Challenge
Keep an eye on the main page’s donation heat map! The first donor from each state will win an additional $200 toward their designation. Donor’s residence state will be determined by the donor heat map function of giving day website and the credit card billing address.
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Babies and Pets Longhorn Spirit Facebook Photo Contest
Congratulations to Viola Holman for winning the Babies and Pets Photo Contest! Viola chose to designate her award to Texas Women's Volleyball!
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Longhorn Love Twitter Contest
Congrats to @adllewellyn for winning the Longhorn Love Twitter Contest!
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Longhorn Pride Instagram Contest
Congrats to @mekhiem for winning the Longhorn Pride Instagram Contest! @mekhiem chose to designate their award to Texas Taekwondo!
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Student Selfie Contest
Congrats to @gabrielle_fultz for winning the Student Selfie Instagram Contest!
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Throwback Thursday Commencement Photo Contest
Congrats to Iris Holman for winning the Throw Back Thursday Commencement Photo Contest. Iris chose to designate her award to Texas Women's Volleyball!
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Robert Charles Witt and Laura Gutierrez-Witt Library Fund for Latin America Match
A generous donor will match every dollar given to the Robert Charles Witt and Laura Gutierrez-Witt Library Fund for Latin America, up to $20,000
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Artaza and Castaneda Diversity Alliance Pilot Residency Library Fund for Latin America Match
A generous donor will match every dollar given to the Artaza and Castaneda Diversity Alliance Pilot Residency Library Fund for Latin America up to $33,000!
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Lunch Time: Power Hour Match
Take a lunch break for this power hour! The first $10,000 in gifts given April 4 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. CST will receive a match. There is no maximum individual donation amount for this opportunity. Any gift given during this hour will be matched until the total funds to be awarded, $10,000, is exhausted.
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Faculty & Staff Match
The first $10,000 in unique gifts given by UT Austin faculty and staff, up to $250 each, will receive a match. Any gift of $250 or less will be matched until the total funds to be awarded, $10,000, is exhausted.
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Final Countdown: Power Hour Match
Last chance to double your donation! The first $10,000 in unique gifts given on April 5 from 9:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. CDT, up to $250 each, will receive a match. Any gift of $250 or less will be matched until the total funds to be awarded, $10,000, is exhausted.
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1,000th Gift Milestone
Congratulations to Texas Crew for winning the 1,000th gift milestone!
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2,000th Gift Milestone
Congratulations to Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center for winning the 2,000th Gift Milestone!
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4,000th Gift Milestone
Congratulations to Texas Crew for winning the 4,000th Gift Milestone!
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6,000th Gift Milestone
Congratulations to the San Jacinto Child Development Center for winning the 6,000th Gift Milestone!
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8,139th Gift Milestone
To celebrate specific milestones in the campaign, an additional award of $2,500 will be added to the 8,139th unique gift-the gift that will take us past last year's final gift total!
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5,000th Gift Milestone
Congratulations to Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center for winning the 5,000th Gift Milestone!
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Auxiliary Units Leaderboard
The top three auxiliary units with the greatest number of unique gifts throughout the 40-hour campaign will receive awards. The award designations will be determined by the receiving auxiliary units. *Eligible auxiliary units: Texas Athletics, Blanton Musem of Art, Briscoe Center for American History, Child Development Centers, Environmental Science Institute, International Office, KUT, Landmarks, Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies, UT Libraries, Recreational Sports, The Michael and Tami Lang Stuttering Institute, Texas Exes, Texas Memorial Museum, School of Undergraduate Studies, University Leadership Network, UTeach and Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.
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Early Bird CHALLENGE
Get your coffee ready, it's time to kick off the campaign with the Early Bird Challenge! The college, school, unit or organization that receives the greatest number of unique gifts from 6AM - 7AM CST on April 4 will receive an additional $3,000 award. The award designation will be determined by the receiving college, school, unit or organization.
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Happy Hour CHALLENGE
The work day is over, it's time to have some fun! The college, school, unit or organization that receives the most money on April 4 from 5:00 - 7:00 PM CST will receive an additional $3,000. The award designation will be determined by the receiving college, school, unit or organization.
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The All-Nighter CHALLENGE
Not a morning person? Then we have the perfect challenge for you! The participating college, school, unit or organization that receives the most money overnight from April 4 at 10 p.m. to April 5 at 6 a.m. CST will be awarded an additional $3,000.
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Mid Morning Stretch CHALLENGE
Slept in during the Early Bird Challenge yesterday? That's ok! Make your gift during the Mid Morning Stretch! The participating college, school, unit or organization that receives the greatest number of unique gifts on April 4 from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. CST will receive an additional $3,000. Make a gift now to support your favorite program on campus!
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SURPRISE CHALLENGE !!!!!!!!
The top three colleges, schools, units, or organizations with the greatest number of donations between 3:00 - 5:00pm CDT will receive an additional $2,000, $1,000, or $500!
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Hidden Bevo Contest
Hey Longhorns! We have hidden TEN 40 for Forty branded stuffed longhorn toys in common areas around the 40 acres. When you find one, let everyone know by posting a picture with #UT40for40 and then follow the instructions on the tag (contact AG Staff and bring it to the 40 for Forty headquarters in WWH218). Follow @UTAustin for longhorn hiding place clues! Winners will be given the opportunity to designate a $500 donation to the area of their choosing at UT Austin.
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