$ 3,485,537 RAISED 7,444 GIFTS


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

Past Events

There’s no better day than today to impact Heart research.
Your support today will enable us to continue our tradition of excellence in heart health by keeping families together longer, reinvigorating healthy lives and reversing diseases that once were fatal. Help us reach our goal of $250,000 in one day to receive a dollar for dollar match.
$250,000 MATCHED
Buckeye Couples, it’s time to celebrate your #BuckeyeLove!
Did you meet your spouse or partner at Ohio State? So did our OSUAA President and CEO Jim Smith and his wife Polly. And for the next hour they will match your Buckeye couple’s gift to the fund of your choice. Celebrate your #BuckeyeLove and double your impact.
$2,000 MATCHED
Help bring scholars to The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum
Your gift today will provide research awards to scholars across the country to travel to Columbus and access the special materials in the world-renowned Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum collections. Plus your gift will be matched dollar-for-dollar by the Will and Ann Eisner Family Foundation, doubling the impact of your donation!
$5,000 MATCHED
Support student scholarships and double your gift!
Thank you to Bruce and Judy Lavash who have offered a limited time match on donations made to the The Ohio State Fund for Scholarships during the Day of Giving. Make your gift and double the impact!
$5,000 MATCHED
Transform the Lima Student Life Experience
Your gift will support the construction of the Perry Webb Student Life Building at Ohio State Lima. The family of Perry Webb will match all gifts made to the Lima Student Life Building Fund during Day of Giving.
$10,000 MATCHED
The 75 @$75 Challenge
Calling all young alumni (graduates of the last 10 years)! We need 75 young alumni to make a gift of $75 or more to the area of your choice. Not only will you become a Sustaining Member of the OSUAA, but thanks to the generosity of Georgie Shockey, one of our Alumni Association Board members, your gift will be matched dollar-for-dollar. From your first day on campus to holding your diploma, your Ohio State memories will stay with you for the rest of your life. Pay forward so that others can have the same experiences. Double your dollars, gain a membership and help a Buckeye today!
$5,625 MATCHED
Show your #BuckeyeLove for our Military and Veteran Services!
Make your gift today to support the Ohio State Fund for Military and Veterans Services. Your support helps provide our increasing population of military and veteran students the resources they need for academic success and a rich student experience.
Join President and Mrs. Drake in fighting infant mortality in Ohio
“Brenda and I proudly give to many programs at Ohio State that are improving lives in our community. As one example, we support the Moms2B program in its mission to reduce Ohio’s heartbreaking infant mortality rate.” –President Michael V. Drake
Today’s the day to honor Larry Herman
Larry Herman spent many of his 53 years at the law school mentoring our students to become better litigators, better students and better public servants. All gifts today will be matched up to $15,000 to ensure that our students will continue to have access to the best and most comprehensive education we can provide. Give today!
$9,210 MATCHED
Help us go global!
All gifts made to the Fisher global leadership fund today will be matched dollar-for-dollar, doubling your impact. Your support will help a student secure a global internship and gain first-hand experience working for and engaging with companies around the world.
$88,754 MATCHED
Build that bike path!
Our goal today is to raise money to create a paved bike and walking trail loop around the Marion campus. Your support will help us establish the path to make connections to the neighborhoods on either side of the campus, opening our doors to the community. All gifts will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to $3,000. Make your gift now!
$2,910 MATCHED
Be part of the Parks Hall transformation
Your support today will help upgrade the facilities in Parks Hall for our Pharmacy students. Thanks to Mark (BS ’77) and Linda Sirgo all donations to the College of Pharmacy Facilities Fund during the Day of Giving will be matched up to $250,000!
$33,089 MATCHED
All in: Top Donors
Which area has the most donors?
Rank Department Gifts
1 James Cancer Hospital 968
2 OSU Wexner Medical Center 558
3 College of Arts and Sciences 551
4 The Ohio State Fund 447
5 Alumni Association 402
6 College of Veterinary Medicine 352
7 Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences 348
8 College of Engineering 314
9 Ohio State Neurological Institute 299
10 Student Life 271
11 College of Education and Human Ecology 268
12 Athletics 240
13 Fisher College of Business 217
14 WOSU Public Media 144
15 College of Medicine 136
16 John Glenn College of Public Affairs 127
17 College of Nursing 126
18 The Ohio State Fund for Scholarships 116
19 Libraries 97
20 Marion Campus 85
21 College of Pharmacy 82
22 Moritz College of Law 66
23 Heart and Vascular Center 62
24 Other 58
25 Wexner Center for the Arts 57
26 College of Social Work 53
27 Mansfield Campus 52
28 College of Optometry 43
29 College of Dentistry 42
30 Lima Campus 40
31 Newark Campus 36
32 Military and Veteran Services 32
33 Honors & Scholars 26
34 College of Public Health 17
35 Moms2B Program 16
All In: Top Dollars
Which area has raised the most money so far?
Rank Department Raised
1 Student Life $1,520,883.50
2 College of Arts and Sciences $251,642.23
3 Heart and Vascular Center $250,153.00
4 WOSU Public Media $207,266.85
5 Athletics $165,796.32
6 College of Engineering $147,464.27
7 Fisher College of Business $88,754.60
8 Alumni Association $41,742.42
9 College of Pharmacy $33,089.50
10 Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences $30,432.90
11 James Cancer Hospital $28,613.95
12 College of Optometry $25,031.83
13 Lima Campus $21,517.50
14 College of Veterinary Medicine $20,677.20
15 The Ohio State Fund $18,568.32
16 College of Education and Human Ecology $11,682.84
17 OSU Wexner Medical Center $11,355.97
18 College of Nursing $10,968.31
19 The Ohio State Fund for Scholarships $9,402.50
20 Moritz College of Law $9,210.50
21 College of Medicine $7,430.00
22 John Glenn College of Public Affairs $6,562.06
23 Other $6,199.00
24 Libraries $5,435.50
25 Ohio State Neurological Institute $4,225.55
26 Newark Campus $4,149.00
27 College of Social Work $3,179.50
28 Marion Campus $2,910.50
29 College of Dentistry $2,736.00
30 College of Public Health $2,225.00
31 Military and Veteran Services $1,667.50
32 Honors & Scholars $1,520.50
33 Wexner Center for the Arts $1,304.24
34 Mansfield Campus $1,096.10
35 Moms2B Program $851.00
Help us complete script Ohio!
We need you to help us complete Script OHIO. Every gift to the College of Arts and Sciences, regardless of size, will help us work towards completing the famous tradition. Don’t miss out on being part of this special tradition on this extra special day for The Ohio State University.
One goal. Remarkable impact. 1,047 lives touched by you.
Help us ensure every Varsity athlete has a partial scholarship. Make your gift today and see the impact your gift will make on our student athletes.
Calling all Buckeye Nurses
Make sure your class is represented on our composite by making a donation of any size. At least one gift from each class from 1946 to 2016 will help us reach our Day of Giving goal!
Help build the Buckeye Bullet!
Your gift today will help ensure our Engineering students continue to be awarded critical scholarships and lessen their future financial burden. Not only will you make an amazing impact, but you will also help us build the bullet! Make your gift and stay tuned throughout the day to see our progress. We can’t complete it without you!
Did you know that $4 = a meal for a student in need?
Help us cover the cost of meal plans for food insecure students. For every $4 you donate today, you will be providing a meal to a student in need. Your support will greatly impact income-eligible students who struggle to afford both food and educational expenses. Visit the Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences page to make your gift!