#GivingTuesday: Matching Challenges

Join us for Giving Tuesday on December 3, 2019

DOUBLE your impact on #GivingTuesday

To make your gift go further, generous donors have provided matching dollars to multiply your gift to the fund of your choice. Here are this year's matching opportunities available starting at midnight on December 3, 2019 - on a first-come, first-served basis on #GivingTuesday.

A total of $200,000 will be available to match donors who make their gift either in person at the Aggie Lounge in Corbett Center between the hours of 9am and 5pm on Tuesday December 3 or via our online giving page on #GivingTuesday between 12:01am (MT) and 11:59pm (MT) on Tuesday December 3, 2019. Donors will be eligible for a match of up to $1,000 per household - on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

AGGIE FINISH LINE SCHOLARSHIP

A total of $125,000 will be available to match donors who make contributions toward the Aggie Finish Line- a degree completion scholarship that supports students in their final year. All gifts to the Aggie Finish Line will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to $125,000 with no cap per household.

 

AGGIE INNOVATION FUND

A total of $47,526 will be available to match donors who make contributions toward the Aggie Innovation Fund- an interdisciplinary hands-on innovation center housed in the College of Engineering. All gifts to the Aggie Innovation Fund will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to $47,526 with no cap per household.

 

AGGIE STUDENT EMERGENCY FUND

Thanks to the generosity of the President's Executive Team, a total of $6,000 will be available to match donors who make contributions toward the Aggie Student Emergency Fund- a fund that specifically assists students with financial distress at the Las Cruces campus who may be dealing with a financial emergency. All gifts to the Aggie Student Emergency Fund will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to $6,000 with no cap per household on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

ASTRONOMY DEPARTMENT

Alumni Jon Holtzman, Nancy Chanover, Kevin B. Marvel and Amy Simon will be matching the first $5,000 in donations toward the Astronomy Department's Tortugas Mountain Update Fund, which goes toward making needed updates to the observatory that is located atop "A" Mountain. The first $5,000 in contributions will be matched at a 2:1 ratio on a first-come, first-served basis up to a total of $5,000 with no cap per household. This is an opportunity to triple your impact!

 

ATHLETIC TRAINING PROGRAM

Any contribution on #GivingTuesday toward any fund within the Athletic Training Program will be matched dollar-for-dollar for a combined total of $2,500 by a generous Aggie donor. Funds are available on a first-come, first-served basis with no cap per household.

 

FACULTY & STAFF PAYROLL DEDUCTIONS

Employees who have an active payroll deduction on the 11/30/19 payroll will be matched dollar-for-dollar. The last day to sign up for a deduction to be matched is 11/18/19. To sign up, please visit: mypayrollgift.nmsu.edu

 

GIFTS VIA MAKE A STATEMENT

A total $5,000 will be available to match donors who make their gift via our Make a STATEment crowdfunding platform between 12:01am (MT) and 11:59pm (MT) on Tuesday December 3, 2019. Donors will be eligible for a match of up to $1,000 per household - on a first-come, first-served basis. Click Here to view active fundraising campaigns.

 

NMSU MEN'S GOLF

El Paso Electric will match your gift of any amount - up to $2,000 - to NMSU Men's Golf with no cap per household.

 

NMSU SWIMMING AND DIVING

El Paso Electric will match your gift of any amount - up to $3,000 - to NMSU Swimming and Diving with no cap per household.

 

NMSU WOMEN'S GOLF

El Paso Electric will match your gift of any amount - up to $2,000 - to NMSU Men's Golf with no cap per household.

 

PRESIDENT'S ASSOCATES SCHOLARSHIPS

Any contribution on #GivingTuesday toward any President's Associate's Scholarship fund will be matched dollar-for-dollar for a combined total of $10,000 by El Paso Electric. Funds are available on a first-come, first-served basis with no cap per household.

 

ROTC PROGRAM

Any contribution on #GivingTuesday toward any fund withi the ROTC Department will be matched dollar-for-dollar for a combined total of $2,500 by a generous Aggie donor. Funds are available on a first-come, first-served basis with no cap per household.