Final numbers are in, and UT exceeded its Big Orange Give goal and set a new record, raising $2.55 million in just 24 hours. That amount represents 114 percent of the initial goal of $2.25 million.
Big Orange Give, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s annual day of giving, will take place Wednesday, November 13. The goal is to raise $2.25 million in just 24 hours with the support and enthusiasm of all Tennessee Volunteers.
UT reached its goal of raising $2 million in one day during Big Orange Give, the 24-hour giving campaign held November 14, with more than $2.1 million in donations.
Beginning at 12:01 a.m. EST Wednesday, November 14, the university aims to raise $2 million in just 24 hours during the Big Orange Give.
UT Knoxville generated 4,993 donors and received more than $1.45 million on November 8 during its one-day Big Orange Give social-media-based giving campaign.
For the past four years, UT has drawn more than 4,000 donors and $1 million during the Big Orange Give, a five-day social-media-based giving campaign that increases funds for student scholarships and support for colleges and programs on campus.
UT wrapped up its annual Big Orange Give online giving campaign with alumni and friends donating $1,521,305 in one week. “For the fourth year in a row, our Volunteer family has exceeded our goals for the Big Orange Give campaign,” said Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek. “We are grateful to our alumni and friends for their
This year’s Big Orange Give—a five-day social-media-based giving campaign for UT—kicks off today and runs through Friday. “This year we again want to raise more than a million dollars. If Vol Nation can raise $500,000, then First Tennessee Foundation has committed another $500,000 to help us get to the $1 million goal,” said Lauren Herbstritt,
More than forty-three thousand donors and philanthropic investors chose to support UT in fiscal year 2016.
UT has wrapped up its annual Big Orange Give online giving campaign with alumni and friends donating $1,466,207 in one week.
Last year, nearly 1,600 donors contributed more than $765,000 to the Big Orange Give, UT’s five-day social-media-based giving campaign. This year’s Big Orange Give will run October 19–23 with a goal of $1 million.
UT Knoxville received nearly $235 million in private and corporate gifts last fiscal year, marking the most successful fundraising year in its history. In fiscal year 2015, which ended June 30, more than 39,000 donors boosted private support by 79 percent over the previous year.