Carthage College Giving Day

It’s Your Turn to Be Counted.

When Carthage receives 750 donations, the Board of Trustees will give an additional $250,000 gift. When you make a gift, you make a difference.

Make your gift!        Who’s Given

Thanks to your generosity, we met our Giving Day goal and unlocked an additional $250,000 for Carthage

We Did It!

Carthaginians gave more than 760 gifts to Carthage this Giving Day! Your generosity has unlocked a $250,000 gift from the Board of Trustees.

Your gift made a difference!

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Make your gift!

Who’s Given

Help us meet our goal of 750 donations! Your gift will mean an additional $250,000 for Carthage.

Thank You Donors

Hourly Challenges

Mini Challenges

Support your favorite area of campus through one of our six mini-challenges this Giving Day.

Your gift will help unlock the $250,000 challenge gift from the Board of Trustees!

Student Scholarships

We’ve done it again! We have raised over $20,000 to support students as they look to attend Carthage or continue their education at Carthage this Giving Day with a gift to our Student Scholarship funds! Gifts will be matched by Mike Brindza!

The Student Experience

We have surpassed our extended goal of $5,000, raising over $7,500! Support Carthage student experiences like access to mental health resources, DEI initiatives, study abroad, and more! Gifts will be matched by Maxine Silvius!

Alumni Association Scholarship

Double your impact by making a gift to the Alumni Association Scholarship and help create a Carthage legacy! This year the Alumni Council is matching gifts dollar for dollar up to $7,777!

Big Red Book Fund

We’ve surpassed our original goal of $5,000! Help us reach our new goal of $10,000! Give to the Big Red Book Fund to provide textbooks to Carthage students. Since we hit our goal, we’ve unlocked $5,000 from Kathy Felton ’88 and Chuck Sutton.

Natural & Social Sciences

We’re nearly there! Support the Division of Natural and Social Sciences at Carthage with a gift and help us unlock a $5,000 gift from Perry Kivolowitz and Les Protasova ’20!

The School of Business & Economics

Double your impact by making a gift to the new School of Business and Economics to help us unlock a $5,000 gift from John Johnson ’98!

What’s Happening on Campus

Stop by the Spirit Day Booth or Red and Ready Hub to drop off your spare change to help us reach ... Dollar Down for Carthage!

7:30-9:30 a.m., Starbucks, Clausen Center
Noon-2 p.m., Tables outside the Caf, Todd Wehr Center,
7-8:30 p.m., Campbell Student Union 
Calling all Firebirds. Search your dorms, check your pockets, and grab the loose change from your cars. The Class Gift Committee is challenging all Firebirds to put $1 down for Carthage! Stop by the Red and Ready Spirit Day Booth to drop off your donations.

Carthage students play a game of Cornhole. It’s Corn(hole)!

4:15 p.m., Jockey Room A, Todd Wehr Center
The Competition is on. Register your team of two to compete in the first-ever Red and Ready Cornhole Tournament. Your registration will count as a gift to help us reach our fundraising goal. All registered teams will receive FREE Carthage swag, and the top three teams will receive prizes and bragging rights! Registration ends at 10 a.m.

Faculty, staff, and students celebrate Giving Day at the Red and Ready Celebration! Red & Ready Celebration!

3:30-7 p.m., Jockey Room A, Todd Wehr Center
Eat. Drink. Play. Are you Red? Are you Ready? Celebrate the day with students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Chow down on yummy food, try some locally brewed Ember Ale, get down with the Carthage Dance Team, and cheer on the competition!


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