All in for Arkansas

Today’s the day to go All in for Arkansas! Join the epic outpouring of Arkansas pride as we celebrate the U of A's 146th birthday in a way that makes a big, big difference. 

The goal? To raise $187,100 in 1,871 minutes as we honor the university’s founding year and rally support for all areas that make the University of Arkansas such a special place.

What will you go All In for today? A favorite college, department or program? A special scholarship, initiative or tradition?

Be sure to check out the featured areas below and keep an eye out for opportunities to amplify your impact as exciting challenges and matches crop up throughout this 1,871-minute-long virtual birthday party.

Giving back to the U of A has never been sweeter. Make your gift, and go All in for Arkansas today!

All in for Arkansas was an all-out success!
Mar 31, 2017

Turning a year older turned out to be an epic outpouring of Arkansas pride. Together, the U of A family contributed a record-breaking $411,326 during the university's 146th birthday celebration.  Our party hats are off to all of the donors who made a gift (or two or three!) during All in for Arkansas. And, our gratitude also goes out to every person who liked, shared and posted about the 1,871-minute-long party. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for this amazing success. Your generosity makes all the difference.

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Stay tuned. We're adding up ALL the gifts!
Mar 30, 2017

There's been a flurry of giving in the very last hour of All in for Arkansas, so stay tuned. We'll post the grand total of ALL of our efforts shortly! From the bottom of our hearts, thanks for being All in for Arkansas. 

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Shaw Study Abroad Match
Honors College supporters Dennis and Evelyn Shaw of Springdale have made a generous gift to match the first $7,500 in contributions to the study abroad fund. Give early to get the most from your gift!
$3,308 MATCHED
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Carver KUAF Match
Thanks to the generosity of Joel and Lynn Carver, all gifts to KUAF during All in for Arkansas will be matched dollar-for-dollar, up to $6,000. Give early to amplify your impact on public radio.
$4,363 MATCHED
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W.E. Manning Memorial Scholarship Challenge
Thanks to a generous contribution, your gift to the Manning Scholarship for online students will be matched, up to $5,000. Give now to help transform a person’s life through the power of education.
$1,170 MATCHED
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Arkansas Alumni Association Scholarship Challenge
Thanks to the generosity of an anonymous member of the Arkansas Alumni Association's National Board of Directors, all gifts to any association, chapter or society scholarship will be matched dollar-for-dollar, up to $5,000. Give early to double your difference for the next generation of proud Razorback alumni!
$5,000 MATCHED
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Steinmetz Match to Advance Arkansas
Step up for scholarships! Thanks to a generous gift from Joe and Sandy Steinmetz, all gifts to the chancellor's new Advance Arkansas scholarship program will be matched dollar-for-dollar, up to $5,000. Make your gift early to make your impact go further!
$5,000 MATCHED
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1871 Was a Good Year Match
1871 was the year it all began for the University of Arkansas--and The Mountain Valley Spring Water. Thanks to a generous gift from The Mountain Valley Spring Water, all gifts will be matched dollar-for-dollar, up to $5,000! Make your gift now to double your dollars in honor of the best founding year around.
$5,000 MATCHED
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Arkansas Alumni Association Scholarship Challenge Reprise
Yet another member of the Arkansas Alumni Association National Board of Directors—Roger Sublett—has stepped up to the plate. All gifts to any association, chapter or society scholarship will be matched dollar-for-dollar, up to $2,500. A big thanks to Roger and Cynthia Sublett for making this additional match possible!
$2,500 MATCHED
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$1,000
Women's Giving Circle Founders Frenzy
In honor of the Women's Giving Circle's 11 founders, every 11th gift (to any WGC fund) will unlock $500, up to $1,000. Special thanks to Holly and John Proffitt for their generous support of the Women's Giving Circle during All in for Arkansas!
22 / 22 Gifts
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$500
Saxon Family Walk the Walk Challenge
We hit the first goal of 22 donors to match the 22-character limit for each graduate's name engraved in Senior Walk! You unlocked an additional $500 challenge gift from the Saxon Family of Fort Smith. On to the next goal...
22 / 22 Gifts
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$500
Saxon Family Sand Hog Challenge
Milestone reached! Thanks to all 86 Senior Walk donors who unlocked another $500 from the Saxon Family. You met that challenge faster than the Sand Hog can add a single name to Senior Walk! On to the next goal…
86 / 86 Gifts
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$500
Saxon Family All In for Tradition Challenge
Challenge completed! Thanks to the Saxon Family and everyone who has gone All In for Senior Walk. We reached 140 donors, one for every year of the U of A's most unique and longstanding tradition, and unlocked another $500.
140 / 140 Gifts
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Success!
Show your PRIDE for Student Affairs
Enhance all aspects of the Arkansas experience by going All In for Student Affairs! Thanks to the generosity of John Berry and Richard Anderson, we'll unlock a $2,187.10 gift to the PRIDE in Education Scholarship once $2,187.10 is raised to help strengthen students for success.
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Chancellor's Challenge: It's All About Participation
There's power in numbers! Make a gift (of any size to any area!) to help the U of A reach 325 donors by 1:30 p.m., and we'll unlock $14,600 for student scholarships in honor of the U of A's 146th birthday. This exciting challenge is made possible by Chancellor Joe Steinmetz and his wife, Sandy, and their generous gift to the newly created Advance Arkansas scholarship program.
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Success!
Recent Grad Push for the Food Pantry
The results of this three-hour giving back battle of the classes are in…congrats to the Class of 2009! Jerry and Christine Williams have generously made a $500 gift to the Jane B. Gearhart Full Circle Campus Food Pantry in your honor. Thanks for representing, recent grads!
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Favorite Fund to the Finish Line
The U of A's birthday may be over, but the party's still going strong! Go All In to move your favorite college, school, program or scholarship up the leaderboard. A gift of any size counts, and the fund with the most gifts at the conclusion of All in for Arkansas will win an extra $500. Thanks to Provost Jim Coleman and his wife, Adele, for making this challenge possible!
Rank Prize Fund Gifts
1 $500 Senior Walk 66
2 KUAF 13
3 Friends of the Library 12
4 Advance Arkansas Scholarships 9
5 Annual Fund 9
6 Other Honors College Fund 1
7 University Recreation Sports 0
8 Women's Giving Circle Lifetime Membership 0
9 Economics Department 0
10 Unrestricted gifts-Continuing Education 0
11 Bumper's College General Scholarships 0
12 Unrestricted Law Dean Funds 0
13 Lavallard International Student Scholarship 0
14 Garvan Gardens 0
15 Mechanical Engineering Department 0
16 University of Arkansas Press 0
17 Sigma Chi Endowed Scholarship 0
18 Theatre 0
19 Civil Engineering Alumni Society Scholarship 0
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College Rush Hour with Provost Coleman
Rise and shine, Razorbacks! Thanks to a generous gift from Provost Jim Coleman and his wife, Adele, the top three colleges or schools with the most gifts between 8:00-9:00 a.m. CST will earn bonus bucks. 1st place gets $2,500; 2nd place, $1,500; 3rd place, $500. Make a gift of any size to move your favorite academic area up the leaderboard!
Rank Prize College or School Gifts
1 $2,500 College of Engineering 6
2 $1,500 College of Education and Health Professions 4
3 $500 Sam M. Walton College of Business 4
4 J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences 2
5 University of Arkansas Online 2
6 School of Law 1
7 Honors College 1
8 Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences 0
9 Fay Jones School of Architecture + Design 0
10 Graduate School & International Education 0
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