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U of I Equity & Diversity

The Office of Equity and Diversity is committed to ensuring bias-free, safe spaces for our entire Vandal family, to achieve our university’s mission of focused and inclusive excellence. 

College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) assists students who have qualifying migrant/seasonal farmwork backgrounds by providing financial and academic support services. Your contribution would support our ‘Si se Puede Endowment’ which directly support students at UI from farmworking backgrounds.

LGBTQA Office Programs Fund provides extra resources for cultural enrichment events and student support efforts to benefit all students at the University of Idaho. Money donated to the fund goes directly into the operation of the LGBTQA Office and to the implementation of social and educational events targeted to LGBTQA scholars.

Native American Student Center (NASC) empowers Native American students by meeting their academic, social and cultural needs as they navigate the college experience. The NASC serves as a supportive foundation for students to help ease the transition from home to campus life.

Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) supports our students who face financial difficulties which may impede them in completing their academic careers. With these funds, students in need have received help in covering everything from the cost of textbooks to healthcare expenses and other critical needs. Your contribution would provide the opportunity for our diverse scholars to continue excelling in their studies and achieve their academic goals while also enriching everyone's university experience.

Eric McMillan Diversity Scholarship provides financial support to African American/Black students that have overcome adversity in their life and demonstrate financial need. Your contribution would support retention for our African American/Black students at the University of Idaho.

Friends of the Women's Center The Women’s Center provides opportunities for education, connection, and support around women’s and gender issues. Your donation helps us to provide a safe and confidential space for survivors of interpersonal violence; create exciting and innovative co-curricular engagement activities; educate our community on issues that affect women and other underrepresented populations; and alleviate financial needs for students in a variety of important ways.

Athena Student Award aims to support and recognize students at the University of Idaho, who promote access, inclusion and advancement of women through their course of study or co-curricular activities. The selection is particularly interested in recognizing diverse and underrepresented individuals.  

 


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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
6 Library Dean's Excellence Fund 39
7 Fraternity & Sorority Opportunity Fund 35
8 CAMP: Si Se Puede Endowment 35
9 Vandal Food Pantry 33
10 LGBTQA 27
11 Bruce & Kathy Pitman Fund for Student Emergencies 22
12 Raven Scholars Program 21
13 Alumni Excellence Fund 20
14 Friends of the Women's Center 19
15 Richard T. & Bonnie L. Jacobsen Scholars in Engineering Endowment 18
16 Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) 18
17 Vandal Marching Band Excellence Fund 17
18 Alumni Homecoming Decorations 17
19 Margaret Fosberg Alpha Gamma Delta Scholarship Endowment 16
20 Native American Student Center (NASC) 16
21 Delta Delta Delta Scholarship Endowment 15
22 Idaho Central Credit Union (ICCU) Arena 15
23 Sigma Chi Seven Founders Scholarship Endowment 14
24 CLASS Student Emergency Fund 12
25 SAE True Gentlemen's Scholarship 12
26 Center for Secure & Dependable Systems - CSDS 11
27 Native American Law Program 10
28 Cattle Drive Team Endowment for Agricultural Commodity Risk Management 10
29 Campus Recreation Scholarships 10
30 Operation Education at UI-Scholarships 9
31 Delta Scholarship 9
32 Kappa Kappa Gamma Scholarship 8
33 McClure Center Undergraduate Student Programs 7
34 SEND - Phi Gamma Delta 7
35 Martin Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution 7
36 Theta Chi Scholarship 7
37 Eric McMillan Diversity Scholarship 7
38 Paul Joyce Memorial BCB Fellowship 6
39 A.J.G. Priest - Beta Theta Pi Scholarship Endowment 6
40 College of Science Undergraduate Research Fund 6
41 College of Law Faculty Fund for Diversity & Inclusion 6
42 College of Law Legal Aid Clinic 5
43 Kappa Delta Scholarship 5
44 Alpha Phi Excellence Scholarship Endowment 5
45 Barker Capital Management and Trading Program 5
46 William J. McLaughlin & Nick Sanyal Conservation Without Borders Endowment 4
47 Prichard Art Gallery Gifts 4
48 Operation Education and Veterans Excellence Fund 4
49 Student Emergency Fund - College of Engineering 4
50 Delta Gamma Memorial Scholarship Endowment 4
51 College of Law Student Emergency Fund 3
52 Pi Beta Phi Scholarship Endowment 3
53 Katy Benoit Safety Fund 3
54 Alpha Gamma Rho Scholarship 3
55 WWAMI Dean's Excellence Fund 2
56 Tod Neuenschwander Communications Scholar 2
57 Engineering Lab & Technology Updates 2
58 WWAMI North Idaho AHEC 2
59 Military and Veteran Student Services 2
60 Sigma Nu Scholarship Fund 2
61 Immigration Law Clinic 2
62 JAMM Lab Renovation Fund 2
63 Lynn Evans Little Scholarship Endowment 2
64 Carol H. Foster Scholarship 2
65 F.J. 'Packey' Boyle TKE Scholarship 2
66 CBE - Idaho Entrepreneurs 1
67 Strategic Initiatives Endowment for the College of Engineering 1
68 SEND - Kappa Sigma Scholarship 1
69 Student Clubs & Organizations - College of Engineering 1
70 Alpha Kappa Lambda/Gary Renfrow Memorial Schol. Endowment 1
71 Todd Pierce Delta Tau Delta Scholarship Endowment 1
72 Center for ETHICS Unrestricted Fund 1
73 Operation Education Endowment 1
74 Housing Law Clinic 1
75 LHSOM Technology & Infrastructure 1
76 Delta Sigma Phi - T.J. Pritchard Scholarship Endowment 1
77 Gamma Alpha Omega Scholarship 1
78 College of Art and Architecture Design Build 1
79 Harold T. Nelson - Lambda Chi Alpha Scholarship 1
80 Albertson Student Learning Center Fund 1
81 Sigma Lambda Gamma Scholarship 1
82 Kappa Delta Chi Scholarship 0
83 Lambda Theta Alpha Scholarship 0
84 Lambda Theta Phi Scholarship 0
85 Omega Delta Phi Scholarship 0
86 Phi Kappa Tau Scholarship 0
87 Pi Kappa Alpha Scholarship Endowment 0
88 Pi Kappa Phi Scholarship 0
89 Sigma Lambda Beta Scholarship 0
90 1st Lt. Donald Frank Ware Memorial Scholarship Endowment 0
91 WWAMI Building and Capital Fund 0
92 General James F. and Bonnie Amos Leadership Endowment 0
93 Colonel Everett P. “Red” and Ginger Trader Leadership Endowment 0
94 WWAMI Rural Underserved Opportunities Program (RUOP) 0
95 Jeanette A. Hackney STEM and Operation Education Endowment 0
96 VIEW Entrepreneurship Program Gap Fund 0
97 Summer Design Days 0
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$10,000
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
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$2,500
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
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Success!
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!
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Tuesday Happy Hour Leaderboard - Non-College Programs
The top three non-college programs 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 Program Gifts
1 $1,250 Fraternity & Sorority Life 19
2 $500 Equity & Diversity 9
3 $250 Athletics 6
4 Vandal Marching Band 6
5 UI Extension 4-H Youth Development 4
6 McCall Field Campus 3
7 Library 3
8 WWAMI Medical Education 1
9 McClure Center 1
10 Raven Scholars 1
11 Vandal Promise Scholarships 1
12 Alumni Programming 0
13 Dean of Students 0
14 Dig'nIT at U of I Coeur d'Alene 0
15 ICCU Arena 0
16 Operation Education 0
17 Recreation and Wellbeing 0
18 Vandal Food Pantry 0
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Athena Student Award Match
We did it! Huge thanks to all of our wonderful donors and to Bobbi Hughes for making a difference this Vandal Giving Day!
$500 MATCHED
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Vandals for Equity & Diversity Challenge
Woo-Hoo! Thanks to Eric & Jessica Billings, and all of our amazing donors, for making a difference this Vandal Giving Day!
Rank Prize Programs Donors
1 $500 CAMP: Si Se Puede Endowment 29
2 LGBTQA 25
3 Friends of the Women's Center 18
4 Native American Student Center (NASC) 16
5 Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) 15
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Success!
Rising Stars Trivia Challenge
Congratulations Heaven Jordan, you're a trivia master!
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Success!
Early Bird Challenge
Congratulations Shane Duncan for making the first gift of Vandal Giving Day 2021 and raising an additional $750 to the fund of your choice! Jenni Chaffin raised $500, Eric Billings raised $250 and Jylisa Doney raised $150! Good morning and go Vandals!
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Vandal Pride Far and Wide
Rank State Gifts
1 ID 104
2 WA 19
3 CA 4
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