Matches & Challenges

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The Clark Challenge for the Maryland Promise Match

  • When you give to the Clark Challenge for the Maryland Promise, which is a need-based scholarship program for undergraduate students from underserved populations in the state of Maryland and the District of Columbia, your gift will be matched dollar for dollar by the A. James & Alice B. Clark Foundation and the University of Maryland. 

Clarvit Family Matches

  • Clarvit Family Student Match [COMPLETED]: Gifts made by students will be matched dollar for dollar up to $10,000. First come first served.

  • Clarvit Family Recent Graduate Match [COMPLETED]: Recent graduate gifts from the classes of 2015 to 2019 will be matched dollar for dollar up to $10,000. First come first served.

  • Clarvit Family First Time Alumni Donor Match [COMPLETED]: Gifts of $25 or more made by alumni that have never donated to UMD will be matched dollar for dollar up to $5,000. First come first served.



Loh Family Student Match [COMPLETED]

  • Gifts made by students will be matched dollar for dollar up to $10,000. First come first served.

College of Education Match [COMPLETED]

  • The College of Education’s Board of Visitors will match gifts to any College of Education fund, dollar for dollar up to $32,000. First come first served.

Parent and Family Advisory Council Match [COMPLETED]

  • The University of Maryland's Parent and Family Advisory Council (PAC) have challenged Maryland parents and families to give. Several PAC families will generously match all gifts to the Parents and Families Initiatives Fund, dollar for dollar, up to $6,000. First come first served.

College of Arts and Humanities Challenge

  • Give now and help the College of Arts and Humanities unlock a $25,000 challenge gift when we exceed 350 donors to ARHU funds. Special thanks to Alma and Joe Gildenhorn for providing this generous challenge.

Allen Schick Public Policy Match

  • Former Public Policy professor, Allen Schick will match dollar for dollar any gifts made to the Schick Endowed Scholarship Fund on Giving Day, up to $15,000. First come first served.

Rick Davis Journalism Challenge

Terp Study Abroad Match 

ARHU Modern Greek Fund Match

  • Thanks to the generosity of The Hellenic Society Prometheas, gifts to the Modern Greek Fund will be matched dollar for dollar, up to $5,000. First come first served.

School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation Challenge

John Jenkins Journalism Match

SPH Alumni Challenge

  • Former Dean Dr. Jane E. Clark & Dr. Jill Whitall will donate $5,000 to the School of Public Health on Giving Day if 76 or more alumni make a gift, exceeding the number of alumni donors to the last Giving Day. 

SPH Faculty & Staff Challenge

  • Founding Dean Dr. Robert S. Gold & Ms. Barbara A. Gold will donate $5,000 to the School of Public Health on Giving Day if 93 or more faculty & staff make a gift, exceeding the number of faculty & staff gifts to the last Giving Day.

SPH Beat Our Best Challenge

  • Dean Dr. Boris Lushniak & Dr. Patricia Cusumano will donate $5,000 to the School of Public Health on Giving Day if 213 or more donors make a gift, exceeding the number of all donors to the last Giving Day.

Undergraduate Studies GOLD Match

  • Undergraduate Studies would like to encourage gifts from Graduates of the Last Decade. These G.O.L.D. alumni (classes from 2010 to 2019) who make a gift to any fund within the Office of Undergraduate Studies will have their gift matched dollar for dollar, up to $5,000. First come first served.

College of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences Challenge

CMNS Match Amount: $225

College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Match

Graduate School McNair Scholars Match

  • Alumnus Ashok Kulkarni (PhD, '76) and his wife Ranjana, have generously offered to match gifts made to the McNair Scholarship, up to $5,000. First come first served.

The Graduate School Summer Research Fellowship Match

Graduate School Diversity Match

The Libraries Match

  • The Library Management Group, The Campaign Committee and Lauren Brown will match all gifts made to the Libraries dollar for dollar, up to $3,500. First come first served. 


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