Vandal Giving Day 2022 Launches April 5 at 10:00 a.m.!
Natural Resources
Making it Possible with Your Gifts:

The U of I College of Natural Resources is one of the best in the country. We have a long tradition of excellence — training leaders and producing cutting-edge research for more than 100 years. We continue to get better every year thanks in no small part to our supporters. Your contribution gives students opportunities to conduct research alongside award-winning faculty, learn in some of the world’s best outdoor classrooms and gain the practical experience they need to launch their careers. Please help the departments that serve students eager to be a part of this unique and important learning environment.


Forest, Rangeland and Fire Science Department Fund

This fund is used primarily to support student experiences and activities, including registration and travel to professional conferences such as the Society for Rangeland Management Annual Meeting, Society of American Foresters National Convention, and Oregon Logging Conference. Funds have also been used to support student club activities focused on service, including those by our Student Association for Fire Ecology club.  Additionally, these funds have been used to support faculty research by helping to cost-share research equipment and supplies, such as Dr. Lili Cai’s Mass Loss Cone, a device that determines the mass loss rate and ignitability of materials including wood and wood composites. 


Fish and Wildlife Sciences Department Fund

Gifts to this fund are used to support a variety of undergraduate- and graduate-student-focused activities including undergraduate internships and research opportunities, club activities and travel, student attendance at professional meetings and seminar speakers.

Conservation Without Borders Endowment

The Conservation Without Borders Endowment supports the Department of Natural Resources and Society in memory of Bill McLaughlin and in honor of Nick Sanyal. This fund is used to enrich student experiences by supporting research and education-related travel, faculty research and travel, and other department and programs that will benefit the Department of Natural Resources and Society.


CNR Student Excellence Endowment

This endowment, established by J.R. and Jeanne King, supports student scholarships, research or outreach funds, emergency funds, field trips, student organizations, travel funds and other student needs at the College of Natural Resources.

Vandal Student Experience Leaderboard
The three funds with the highest number of gifts will earn $1,000 each, courtesy of the University of Idaho Foundation. Applicable funds include Equity & Diversity, fellowships, emergency funds, study abroad programs, Operation Education, WWAMI, student clubs, Greek funds and many more!
Rank Prize Programs Gifts
1 $1,000 Kristin Clovis Gamma Phi Beta Memorial Scholarship 102
2 $1,000 McCall Field Campus Excellence Fund 80
3 $1,000 Support the Campus (McCall Field Campus Infrastructure) 50
4 Vandal Promise Scholarships 45
5 Vandal Marching Band Scholarships 42
UIAA Directors 1,898 Gifts Challenge
Woo-Hoo! Thank you to the UI Alumni Association for making this possible. Go Vandals!
1,500 / 1,500 Gifts
Vandal Procrastinator Challenge
Congratulations to Mike Hughes for being crowned an official Vandal Procrastinator! Mike is designating the $500 award to the Athena Student Scholarship. Thank you, Mike!
Overnighter College Challenge
The top three college scholarships that receive the most gifts from 11pm to 5am will receive $750 each courtesy of the University of Idaho Foundation.
Rank Prize College Gifts
1 $750 College of Agricultural and Life Sciences CALS Excellence Fund 2
2 $750 College of Science Scholarships 1
3 $750 Carol Campbell Renfrew Humanities Scholarship Endowment 1
4 CBE Alumni Access Scholarship 0
5 College of Art & Architecture Scholarships 0
University of Idaho Foundation Challenge
$10,000 from the University of Idaho Foundation in support of University of Idaho students, scholarships and programs will unlock for every 500 gifts during Vandal Giving Day, up to $30,000! Go Vandals!
1,500 / 1,500 Gifts
Rising Stars Trivia Challenge
Congratulations Heaven Jordan, you're a trivia master!
Tuesday Happy Hour Leaderboard - Colleges
Time for Happy Hour! The top three colleges that receive the most gifts from 5pm to 7pm on Tuesday will earn cash bonuses courtesy of the University of Idaho Foundation! You've got two hours to share with your friends, family and classmates. Ready, get set, go!
Rank Prize College Gifts
1 $1,250 Science 8
2 $500 Engineering 5
3 $250 Art and Architecture 4
4 Law 3
5 Business and Economics 3
Vandal Pride Far & Wide
Rank State Gifts
1 ID 21
2 WA 5
3 OR 4
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