The University of Guelph is set to mark Giving Tuesday, a global generosity movement where charities, companies, institutions and individuals rally for causes that are near and dear to their hearts. Giving Tuesday will take place on November 28 and U of G is inviting everyone to help unlock brighter futures for our students through the following opportunities:

Double your impact for students

We are pleased to share the following opportunities where you can unlock dollar-for-dollar matching for these priorities – turn your $25 gift into a $50 donation thanks to our generous matching gift donors:

Student Assistance

Empower students through scholarships and bursaries and help those who need it most. Remove financial barriers and help students unlock their full potential. Starting at 7 a.m. on November 28, donations to the University of Guelph Student Assistance Fund will be matched, up to $10,000.

Indigenous Research Hub

Help us create community by supporting Nokom’s House–a land-based research hub where students, faculty and community will come together and build on Indigenous knowledge. Starting at 7 a.m. on November 28, donations to Nokom’s House will be matched, up to $5,000.

Highest Student Priorities

Support the U of G’s highest priority areas enabling us to respond quickly to emerging needs of students. Starting at 7 a.m. on November 28, donations to the University’s Highest Priority Fund will be matched, up to $6,000.

Join the Student-Athlete Giving Challenge

The top three teams or clubs with the most donors on Giving Tuesday will unlock additional funding: 1st place will receive $2,000, 2nd place will receive $1,000 and 3rd place will receive $500. The Student-Athlete Giving Challenge will run from 12:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. on November 28.

Check out U of G’s Giving Tuesday campaign to learn more about these opportunities.

Participate in U of G’s United Way campaign

With just under a month left in the United Way campaign, there’s still time to contribute before the campaign ends on Dec. 15.

These donations enable United Way to support food security initiatives, housing supports, vulnerable youth programming and community initiatives in Guelph, Wellington and Dufferin as our community experiences many challenges.

Check out U of G’s United Way campaign to learn more.

Happy giving!