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Naz Giving Day 2023

We are Naz. We did it!

Congratulations, Nazareth community! Our sixth annual Naz Giving Day was a stunning success, exceeding goals and showing the world what happens when we come together. We are truly grateful for your support, which will allow students to explore their passions, take advantage of incredible opportunities, and so much more. Thank you for making a difference! 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Challenge
The first $20,000 in support of diversity and inclusive excellence here at Nazareth will be matched by generous supporters. Double your impact and support DEI at Naz today!
Athletics GIFT TOTAL Leaderboard
Bragging rights to the team that has the most gifts on Naz Giving Day! It's on Golden Flyers!
Rank Teams Gifts
1 Women's Soccer Team 171
2 Field Hockey Team 168
3 Cross Country/Track & Field Teams 102
4 Women's Lacrosse Team 76
5 Equestrian Team 71
Student Changemaker Challenge
Okay students, it's your turn to shine! Gifts from current Naz students to the Annual Fund or any of Nazareth's highest priorities will unlock $10,000 from a generous Nazareth donor.
100 / 100 Gifts
Graduate Alumni Challenge
Nazareth helped propel you further in your career, so let's help propel future generations of graduate students with our support. Jackie Aab ‘75G, Harvest Gionta ‘00G, A. Scott Hecker '76G, and an anonymous donor will give an additional $27,500 if 150 graduate alumni make a gift today!
150 / 150 Gifts
SPARK Grant Challenge
Nazareth trustee Dr. Brian P. Cooper wants to see our SPARK grants shine! If 10 individuals give $1,500 or more (the value of a Nazareth Students Pursuing Academic and Real-world Knowledge Grant) to the Nazareth Annual Fund, we will unlock an additional $15,000 to fund transformative experiential learning here at Naz.
$15,000 / $15,000 Raised
Student Donor Challenge
If 350 current students give today, Marie Baglio '57 will make a gift of $10,000 to our Nazareth Annual Fund – which supports the Student Financial Aid Fund and Student Life Fund.
350 / 350 Gifts
Battle of the Naz Decades
The Alumni Advisory Board wants to inspire some friendly competition between the decades of alumni for the most participation. Make your gift and tell your classmates to help get your class decade to the top of the leaderboard! The decade with the most gifts wins and the Alumni Advisory Board will donate $4,000 in your honor!
Graduation Decade
Rank Answer Gifts
1 2020's 194
2 2010's 102
3 2000's 101
4 1990's 76
5 1980's 65
6 1970's 63
7 1960's 44
8 1950's 13
$60,000 for Annual Fund Match Magic
Matched! A group of five generous Nazareth trustees were so inspired by the Nazareth community today that they matched your gifts to the Nazareth Annual Fund!
$60,000 MATCHED
$90,000 for Student Financial Aid
In one 24-hour period, you have the ability to fuel the next generation of changemakers, teachers, leaders, healers, entrepreneurs, and innovators. If 250 gifts are given in support of Student Financial Aid, an additional $90,000 will be unlocked. *Gifts to Nazareth Annual Fund and the Student Financial Aid fund count towards this challenge!*
250 / 250 Gifts
First-Time Donors
Naz Giving Day is all about welcoming new members to our family of supporters! Kaitlynn and Douglas Jack, plus an anonymous donor, will give $6,500 when 100 donors make their first gift to Nazareth today!
100 / 100 Gifts
Athletics GOAL Leaderboard
Goal amounts for each team reflect a 20% increase of donors from 2022 - let's go Golden Flyers!!! ⭐
Rank Teams % +/- Goal
1 Field Hockey Team +35.48% 168
goal: 124
2 Tennis Team - First Serve Club +22.73% 54
goal: 44
3 Equestrian Team +22.41% 71
goal: 58
4 Women's Lacrosse Team +11.76% 76
goal: 68
5 Women's Soccer Team +5.56% 171
goal: 162
Senior Gift Challenge
Today is the day, seniors! An anonymous donor will give an additional $5,000 if 150 members of the senior class make a gift. By showing your pride on #NazGivingDay, you help make the Nazareth experience possible for the Golden Flyers who will follow in your footsteps.
150 / 150 Gifts
Women's Athletics Challenge
In honor and recognition of the decades of women’s athletics programs at Nazareth, we challenge you to step up and support these teams today! When 250 gifts are made to the Women’s Athletics Fund or any specific women’s athletic program here at Naz, we will unlock $11,000 in additional gifts!
250 / 250 Gifts
$20,000 for Naz Athletics
Nazareth College Athletics needs 500 gifts on Naz Giving Day to unlock an additional $20,000 from generous athletics donors. Gifts to all teams count. LET’S GO Golden Flyers!
500 / 500 Gifts
Naz Community
Apr 19, 2023

"What does being part of the Nazareth community mean to you?" For Danielle Abramson '08, it's about being connected for life.

12 hours down, 12 more to go.
Apr 19, 2023

Mary T. Bush, ’51, Ph.D., a beloved professor emerita of history and political science, was an untiring advocate for Nazareth until her passing in November 2022 at the age of 94. In her memory, we are honored to present a special midday challenge: If 400 gifts are made between noon and 2 p.m. (EST), an additional $34,500 will be unlocked from generous donors and friends of Mary. 

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