Thank You Donors:

To all our generous Tigers on campus and across the world, thank you so much for ROARing for RIT. Your support and participation—especially this year—allows students to continue to push the boundaries of creativity and innovation now and for years to come. Thank you!

Even though ROAR Day 2020 is over, you can still make a gift to RIT by clicking on the link below.

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Challenges

Most Alumni Gifts
Most Alumni Gifts

Tiger alumni, let's hear you ROAR! Make your gift and you'll have two chances to secure additional funds for your favorite area of RIT. The fund with the most number of gifts receives $3,000, and the runner-up receives $1,500.

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Fund Donors

Challenge Winner:
Formula Car SAE Project

Most GOLD Alumni Gifts
Most GOLD Alumni Gifts

If you graduated between 2011 and 2020, this challenge is for you! The fund with the most number of gifts from GOLD alumni (graduates of the last decade) gets $3,000, and the runner-up receives $1,500. Share on social media and encourage your friends to join you in supporting your favorite area of RIT!

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Fund Donors

Challenge Winner:
Formula Car SAE Project

Most Parent Gifts
Most Parent Gifts

Parents, get ready to ROAR and help enrich the RIT experience for our Tigers! Come together with other Tiger parents to unlock bonus funds for (1) The fund with the most unique parent donors on ROAR Day receives $3,000; (2) the fund with the second most unique parent donors receives $1,500.

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Fund Donors

Challenge Winner:
Men's Lacrosse

Most Student Gifts
Most Student Gifts

Students, this one's for you with two prizes up for grabs! (1) The fund with the most unique student donors on ROAR Day receives $3,000; (2) the fund with the second most unique student donors receives $1,500.

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Fund Donors

Challenge Winner:
Formula Car SAE Project

Hidden Ritchie Prize
Hidden Ritchie Prize

Attention, Students! Be on the lookout for stuffed Ritchies hidden around campus on October 21. We’ll be sharing clues on social media to help you find them. Bring it back to our ROAR Day table in the University Services Center lobby (between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.), and you'll be able to designate $100 of challenge money to the fund of your choice (RIT recognized designation).

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Challenge Winner:
Grey Olson
Anthony Brennan
Holly Files
Sydney Tannenbaum
Corrina Mullins
Christine Cataldo-Smith
Gabriel Goldsteen
Joe Allgeier
Alaina Biddle
Derek Adriaansen
Christine Cataldo-Smith
Kira Welker
Alessandro Martellaro
Christine Cataldo-Smith
Jacqui Thompson

Most Faculty/Staff Gifts
Most Faculty/Staff Gifts

Are you an RIT employee? This challenge has the potential to increase your impact! Rally your colleagues to join you in making gifts by 5 p.m. and unlock an additional (1) $3,000 for the college, unit, or fund that receives has the most faculty/staff unique donors; (2) $1,500 for the college, unit, or fund that has the second most faculty/staff unique donors.

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Fund Donors

Challenge Winner:
Unrestricted Support Fund

Most Schloarship Gifts
Most Scholarship Gifts

Support student scholarships! The scholarship fund with the most number of gifts will unlock an additional $5,000.

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Fund Donors

Challenge Winner:
George Peterson IV Memorial Endowed Scholarship

15th Gift
15th Gift

In honor of the 15 years of ROARing for RIT, the individual who makes the 15th gift secures a $1,500 match for the area they supported.

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Challenge Winner:
Formula Car SAE Project

150th Gift
150th Gift

In honor of the 15 years of ROARing for RIT, the individual who makes the 150th gift secures a $1,500 match for the area they supported.

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Challenge Winner:
Unrestricted Fund

1,000th Gift Trustee Challenge
1000th Gift Trustee Challenge

When the 1000th donor makes their online gift today, that gift will unlock an additional $43,500 in support of RIT and our students.

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Challenge Winner: TBD

1500th Gift
1,500th Gift

In honor of the 15 years of ROARing for RIT, the individual who makes the 1,500th gift secures a $1,500 match for the area they supported.

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Challenge Winner:
Unrestricted Support Fund

Alumni Association Board of Directors Scholarship Challenge
Alumni Association Board of Directors Scholarship Challenge

Tiger alumni, ROAR for Scholarships and Financial Aid and your alumni Association Board of Directors will match gifts to that fund, up to a total of $4,250.

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Challenge Winner: TBD

Osher Lifelong Learning
Osher Lifelong Learning

Support the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at RIT. Gifts made to the general support fund on ROAR Day will be matched up to a total of $1,000.

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Challenge Winner: TBD

Athletics ROAR
Athletics ROAR

Which team has the biggest cheering section? Help your favorite team earn additional funds for the 2020-2021 academic year. Three awards are up for the taking (based on donors per athlete) thanks to the generosity of The Rhoades Family and an anonymous alumni donor! (1) The overall winning team will receive $2,000. (2) The second place men’s team receives $1,000. (3) The second place women’s team receives $1,000.

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Fund Donors

Challenge Winner:
1st – Women's Soccer
2nd – Men's Lacrosse
2nd – Women's Volleyball

Spectrum Support Endowed Fund
Spectrum Support Endowed Fund

Generous anonymous donors will match gifts made to the Spectrum Support Endowed Fund on ROAR Day, up to a total of $300,000 to help boost the retention, graduation, and employment outcomes for RIT students on the Autism Spectrum.

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Challenge Winner: TBD

George Peterson IV Memorial Endowed Scholarship Challenge
George Peterson IV Memorial Endowed Scholarship Challenge

A generous anonymous donor will match gifts on ROAR Day to the George Peterson IV Memorial Endowed Scholarship up to a total of $5,000.

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Challenge Winner: TBD

Stephanie S. Albert Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Stephanie S. Albert Memorial Endowed Scholarship

The NTID Alumni Association Board of Directors have teamed up to offer a dollar-for-dollar match for gifts to the Stephanie S. Albert Memorial Endowed Scholarship, up to a total of $2,000

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Challenge Winner: TBD

Dr. Nye Student Support Fund Challenge
Dr. Nye Student Support Fund Challenge

A generous anonymous donor will match gifts to the Alan Nye Student Support Fund, up to a total of $25,000

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Challenge Winner: TBD

Veteran Student Support Fund Challenge
Veteran Student Support Fund Challenge

“L3Harris will match gifts to the Veteran Student Support Fund up to a total of $2,500.

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Challenge Winner: TBD

RIT Affiliation

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Alumni

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Students

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Faculty/Staff

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Parents

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Friends

Leaderboard

Your giving determines the standings. Check out below to see how your favorite area of RIT is doing!

Designation Rank Number of Donors Total Raised