March 22, 2018

Raised So Far:


How will you participate in Day of Giving?

Give a Prayer Give a Prayer

Pray for the students of Concordia and the faculty who educate them. Pray for the staff and administration, that they may continue to do God’s will and serve this place with all of their talents.

More Prayers
Give a Shout Give a Shout

Show your Bulldog pride! Give a shout-out to your old classmates, share a photo sporting your Concordia pride or just celebrate with us and share how much you appreciate CUNE.

Shout Out!
Give a Gift Give a Gift

Prayerfully consider supporting Concordia financially, and learn how to maximize your support by participating in matching gift challenges throughout the day

Give Now

Day of Giving Challenges

All Day
The Honor Challenge
Whether you're an alumnus of Concordia or a friend, along the way there have been people who impacted your relationship with the university. Give them a shout-out! Let us know what Concordia alumni or past professor made your Concordia experience that much sweeter. We want to hear about your Concordia connections! The first 25 gifts made in honor of someone will unlock $2,500 in scholarship support.
Give your Honor Gift
Challenge Met!
12 p.m.
A Cappella lunch-hour live-stream
Have you heard Concordia's A Cappella choir perform recently? Now's your chance to get a lunchtime serenade. If we get 50 gifts by noon on March 22 A Cappella will go live!
Make your Gift
Challenge Met!
All Day
Board Challenge Match
Join the leadership of Concordia by making your gift on Day of Giving. If we can get 300 gifts in this 24-hour giving day window, $10,000 will be unlocked! All gifts, all sizes, all day - will count!
Make your Gift
Challenge Met!
2-3 p.m.
Concordia Showcase
Last year they were pie'd, and this year they will… (you'll have to tune in to find out!) Join the fun from 2-3 p.m. and make sure you see your favorite professor participate!
Make your Gift
Challenge Met!
All Day
Calling on you, Alumni!
Hey, young alumni! You and only YOU can unlock an additional $4,000 just by making a gift on Day of Giving. We need your support to make this happen! Two of your classmates from the 2002-2017 era have stepped up to provide $4,000 in challenge match funds. These funds can only be unlocked once we receive 30 more gifts from alumni who graduated in the last 15 years. Gifts of all sizes count-make yours and then encourage your classmates to join you!
Make your Gift
Challenge Met!
7-8 p.m.
Evening Power Hour Challenge
Want to make an even larger impact on Day of Giving? If we reach $10,000 of support raised within this hour, another $10,000 in challenge match funds will be unlocked. Set an alarm and make plans to hop online in the evening to take part in this final challenge!
Make your Gift
Challenge Met!

Give a Shout

All Day
Give and Share Challenge
Make a gift, share about it on social media, and be entered into a drawing for some new Concordia swag! Don't forget to use the hashtag #CUNEDayofGiving so that we can see your post and enter you into the drawing.
All Day
Couples Challenge
How many of you met your spouse in Seward? Post a picture of you and your sweetheart on social media with the hashtag #CUNEDayofGiving.

Tell others what you care about and why. Comment, post, double-tap, or tweet, and celebrate CUNE!


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Frequently Asked Questions

A giving day is typically a 24-hour fundraising event that brings donors, volunteers and communities together around a common cause. At Concordia, we are always looking for new ways to encourage our friends and alumni. It is our hope that through this Day of Giving, we will be able to reach and engage more constituents across the country with opportunities to engage with Concordia.

You can spread the word about your support of Concordia through your prayers, shouts and gifts to your social networks – like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, using #CUNEDayofGiving. Need some help deciding what to say on social media? Here's a day of giving social media resource guide.

You can give a gift online all day at

Challenges are opportunities to maximize your gift to Concordia. Each challenge works a little differently, but all will take your gift to the next level thanks to the support of generous challenge match donors. View the complete list of challenges.

Yes, all gifts to Concordia are tax-deductible. You will receive an email confirmation after submitting your online gift, and a mailed receipt in the coming days.

The Concordia Fund is the lifeblood of the institution serving as the operating budget year over year. As the annual fund for the university, the Concordia Fund primarily supports student scholarships. With 100% of students receiving some type of scholarship support, the Concordia Fund is crucial to Concordia students.