Current Challenges/Matches for Alumni and Friends

$125,000 Matching Opportunity
Don't miss out! When you contribute online or in person on #GivingTuesday at our on-campus headquarters in the Corbett Center Aggie Lounge, your support will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to $2,500 per household. This opportunity is available on a first come, first served basis and excludes any contributions toward existing pledges.

First-Time Alumni Donor Match
All alumni who make their first charitable contribution (ever) to any department, program or scholarship in the NMSU system on #GivingTuesday will be matched dollar-for-dollar by NMSU Chancellor and Mrs. Carruthers up to $10,000.

Make an Online Gift Challenge
If the NMSU Foundation receives 300 online gifts on #GivingTuesday, a generous Aggie donor will give $3,500 to the General Scholarship Fund.

Visit our Headquarters Challenge
If 150 supporters visit the #GivingTuesday Headquarters in Corbett Center Student Union and make a gift, a generous Aggie donor will give $3,500 to the General Scholarship Fund.

GIVING via rePETE (Recurring Giving) Challenge
Start a new monthly recurring gift and receive a matching contribution all year long! To qualify, you must sign up by December 31. Make your rePete contribution today at: advancing.nmsu.edu/givenow

College Of ACES Challenges

Any contribution on #GivingTuesday to the New Mexico Agroecosystems Innovation Endowed Professorship will be matched up to $10,000 by a generous Aggie donor.

Any contribution on #GivingTuesday to the following scholarships will be matched by a generous Aggie donor for a combined $21,365.19 match, including:

- John & Barbara Mexal Endowed Scholarship — Match up to $2,500
- R.W. Ludwick Memorial Scholarship — Match up to $5,715.19
- Watson-Williams Memorial Scholarship — Match up to $3,300
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Darrell Sullivan Endowed Scholarship — Match up to $1,000
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Bruce Erhard Endowed Scholarship — Match up to $250
- Deborah M. Widger Endowed Scholarship — Match up to $4,000
- Ulery Outstanding Woman Scholarship — Match up to $600
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James T. Fisher Endowed Scholarship — Match up to $4,000

Astronomy Department Challenges

Any contribution on #GivingTuesday to the Astronomy Department or the Astronomy Graduate Student Scholarship will be matched up to $2,500 by Kevin B. Marvel of the American Astronomical Society.

Any contribution on #GivingTuesday to the Astronomy Department or the Astronomy Graduate Student Scholarship will be matched up to $1,500 by Amy Simon of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.

Athletic Training Program Challenge
Any contribution on #GivingTuesday to the Elaine R. Cordova Athletic Training Program Endowed Scholarship or to the McCowen Athletic Training Education Endowed Scholarship will be matched up to $5,000 by John Cordova.

President’s Associates Scholarship Matching Challenge
Any contribution on #GivingTuesday to the President’s Associates Scholarship will be matched up to $15,000 by El Paso Electric and $5,750 by Wells Fargo.

Wells Fargo Matching Challenge
Any contribution toward a scholarship in the NMSU system made on #GivingTuesday, online or in person at our on-campus headquarters in the Corbett Center Aggie Lounge, will be matched for a combined total of $7,500 by Wells Fargo.

El Paso Electric – Aggie Athletics Matching Challenge
Any contribution on #GivingTuesday to the following Aggie Athletic programs will be matched by El Paso Electric up to a combined $5,000:

- Women’s Swim and Dive — Match up to $2,500
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Men’s Golf — Match up to $1,250
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Women’s Golf — Match up to $1,250

Aggie Athletic Club (AAC) Matching Challenge
Any contribution by a new donor on #GivingTuesday to the AAC will be matched up to $5,000 by El Paso Electric and up to $25,000 by a generous Aggie donor for a combined $30,000 matching opportunity.

KRWG Matching Challenge
All membership contributions to KRWG will be matched dollar-for-dollar by a generous Las Cruces donor up to $14,500 on
#GivingTuesday.

Aggie Cupboard Matching Challenges

Any contribution to the Aggie Cupboard on #GivingTuesday will be matched up to $2,000 by Provost Dan Howard and Jenifer Lichtenfels. This opportunity is available on a first come, first served basis.

Any contribution to the Aggie Cupboard on #GivingTuesday will be matched up to $500 by Liz Ellis. This opportunity is available on a first come, first served basis.

Aggie Finish Line Degree Completion Scholarship Matching Challenge
Contributions of any amount on #GivingTuesday to the Aggie Finish Line Degree Completion Scholarship will be matched dollar-for-dollar by '81 NMSU alumnus Rance Miles and other generous Aggie donors.

College of Engineering Synergy Awards Matching Challenge
Any contribution to the College of Engineering Synergy Awards on #GivingTuesday will be matched dollar-for-dollar by Dean Lakshmi Reddi up to a combined total of $2,000.

NMSU Library Matching Challenge
Any contribution to the Elizabeth McKenney Titus Endowed Scholarship for Library Student Employees will be matched dollar-for-dollar by Dean Elizabeth Titus up to a combined total of 
$100.

College of Health and Social Services: Nursing School Matching Challenge
All contributions toward any fund or scholarship in the School of Nursing will be matched dollar-for-dollar by Joel and Evelin Wheeler up to a combined total of $5,000.

 

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