The Wartburg College Board of Regents has established a two-year, $500,000 matching gift challenge. The Regents Challenge will match all new and increased giving to the annual fund, scholarships, academic programs, and co-curricular activities up to $250,000 for both the 2011-2012 and 2012-2013 fiscal years.
In the 2011-2012 fiscal year the challenge resulted in 1,708 new gifts totaling $175,900.86 and 1,195 increased gifts totaling $191,720.04. Including the matching funds from the Board of Regents this brings the overall impact of the challenge to $617,620.90. The challenge was also instrumental in setting a new record for the annual fund of $1,174,090.37.
The second year of the challenge officially began on June 1, 2012 and will run through May 31, 2013. If you made a gift in the 2011-2012 fiscal year ,any increased giving to the annual fund, scholarships, academic programs, and co-curricular activities up to $250,000 will be matched. If you did not give in the 2011-2012 fiscal year every dollar of your donation will be matched up to $250,000. Click here to make a gift to the designation of your choice and double your impact on the students at Wartburg College.