Women & Philanthropy
Join the movement by supporting our Impact Award!

This Give Day, Women & Philanthropy is raising funds for its first $25,000 Impact Award! 

This award will celebrate and honor a UC Davis faculty or staff member who contributes to the advancement of female leaders, demonstrates exemplary leadership, and makes significant contributions to our local and global university communities.

Awardees will direct this $25,000 to a UC Davis fund of their choice. This is an opportunity to aid student scholarships, women’s health research, the arts, or other areas of campus. 

Anyone can be a philanthropist. Be a part of growing the culture of philanthropy. Give to Women & Philanthropy now and help us launch the Impact Award.

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”              - Margaret Mead               

Building Community

Women & Philanthropy is united by our belief in the transformative power of philanthropy. It sets us apart. It doesn’t matter how much or where we give—It’s the shared understanding that improving the world begins with us supporting one another.

That is why we are building a network of philanthropists and leaders who support UC Davis’ mission to make the world a better place. We are committed to creating an inclusive future and celebrating the visionaries who inspire the next generation of leaders.  

In helping one another thrive, we create a better world for everyone. But we need action to build the vision—let’s build it together.  

Can I give now? Before Give Day starts?
Apr 16, 2022

Of course you can! 

Click on any challenge or page on this site, and you will be directed to an area where you can support UC Davis or UC Davis Health.

We know you are busy. That's why we made it possible for everyone to give early and be counted on Give Day. 

Join us today, if you want to! 

Every gift makes a difference! And we appreciate your support!

Join us for the fun this Give Day by becoming a Social Ambassador!
Apr 15, 2022

Give Day is only a week away! Have you signed up to be a Social Ambassador yet? 

It's very easy to become one! Follow these steps or watch the video included below!

1) Join here! 

2) Support UC Davis or UC Davis Health by posting links to their Give Day web pages on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Tik Tok before and during Give Day. 

3) Include in your post a brief story about these places that makes you smile.

4) Include at least one of our hashtags to pull your Twitter or Instagram posts onto the tagboard on our main page! #ucdavisgiveday, #everyaggiecounts, #ucdhstrong

5) If you enjoy a little friendly competition, you can easily track how many gifts you help bring in through your own social ambassador dashboard on this site. (If you don't like to compete, that's ok! Just enjoy making a positive difference for the areas you promote.)

Give during Give Day to turn your state and the world Gold!
Rank State Gifts
1 CA 38
2 NJ 3
2 IN 3
Planned Giving Challenge - Wayne & Jacque Bartholomew
THANK YOU to Wayne and Jacque Bartholomew and all those who requested a planned giving one-on-one consultation this Give Day. We are grateful for your support!
Employee Giving Committee Challenge
Thank you to our Employee Giving Committee Members and colleagues who are making a difference by investing in programs at UC Davis! Your support helps us harness the power of UC Davis’ remarkable programs to make a difference. Your generosity will continue to inspire faculty and staff to create a brighter future for students, while furthering lifesaving research and services.
500 / 500 Gifts
Family Fellows Challenge for Parent Giving
We reached our goal of 150 gifts! Thank you to all parents and donors for your generosity--and thanks to Family Fellows Parent, Liz Schenk, for her generous support of UC Davis.
150 / 150 Gifts
You Give Girl: Goss Family Foundation Challenge
Thank you to Lois Goss and the Goss Family Foundation, in addition to all those who gave to the Women and Philanthropy Impact Award Support Fund this Give Day. In helping one another thrive, we create a better world for everyone. We are excited to build this community together!
25 / 25 Gifts
Habit of the Heart
Thank you to Sallie-Grace Tate and all those who gave to Women and Philanthropy Impact Award Support Fund this Give Day. In helping one another thrive, we create a better world for everyone. We are excited to build this together!
35 / 35 Gifts
Every Philanthropist Counts!
Thank you to the members of the Women & Philanthropy Advisory Council: LeShelle May, Carol Parker, Susie Nichols, Mohini Jain, Jackie Beckley, Debby Stegura, Hala Cozadd, Lauren Hendrickson, and Margret Lapiz. As well as all those who gave to the Women & Philanthropy Impact Award Support Fund this Give Day. We are grateful for your generosity.
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