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Support Western Programs, Centers & Institutes!

Western is proud to be home to many revolutionary and unique interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary institutes and programs. Many were founded at Western because of our advantageous location situated along the Salish Sea and Northern Cascades. Being between the major metropolitan areas of Vancouver, British Columbia and Seattle, and because of the expertise of our outstanding faculty and staff.


Below are a list of different programs and institutes you can choose to support. You can support any of the following via the green Give Now button at the top of this page, see the programs below where you can read more about ways gifts will make an impact.

Recent Grad Match Opportunity!
Thank you new Vikings! You've raised an additional $3,000 in support for current WWU students and programs!
$3,000 MATCHED
The Number One Vikings Match!
Thank you, Vikings! You who made the first $1,000 in gifts earned an ADDITIONAL $1,000 through a generous match!
$1,000 MATCHED
$10,000 challenge for the Sustainability Pathways program!
Thank you! You've helped unlock $10,000 of additional support for our Sustainability Pathways program, thanks to Lee Whittaker, a generous Methow Valley-based alum!
10-to-one match for the Sustainability Pathways program!
Thank you! This gift unlocked an additional $10,000 for the Sustainability Pathways Program from dedicated alum Lee Whittaker!
2,000th Donor Challenge!
Thank you! The 2,000th donor has unlocked an additional $750 for the designation of choice.
2,000 / 2,000 Donors
Last Call!
Thank you! You've unlocked an additional $5,000 as a matching gift!
Woodring Winners Challenge!
The department or program housed in the Woodring College of Education that receives the highest number of unique donors will win an extra $1,000! Final results available when we finish processing all the Give Day gifts. Gifts from fake donors to inflate donor count may disqualify a department or program.
Rank Prize Woodring Winners Challenge! Donors
1 $1,000 Education Leadership 6
2 Woodring Equity & Diversity Programs 4
3 Janis & Wes Peterson Student Teacher Support Fund 4
4 Compass2Campus 4
5 Human Services 3
Early Bird Challenge!
Thank you! Your generosity has unlocked an additional $5,000 match before most people even got up for the day!
Institute for Critical Disability Studies Scholarship Challenge!
Thank you! Your gifts have unlocked an additional $1,700 in challenge funds from anonymous donors!
$30,000 challenge for the Sustainability Pathways program!
Thank you! You've helped unlock an additional $30,000 of support for our Sustainability Pathways program from dedicated alum Lee Whittaker
3,000th Donor Challenge!
Thank you, Viking supporters! We haven't hit 3,000 yet, but we're still tallying all the offline gifts we've received and will update the numbers ASAP!
Night Owl Challenge
Thank you! Your gifts helped raise an additional $2,000 for the Western Welcome Scholarship!
2,615 / 2,615 Gifts
The Battle for Business!
The department in CBE with the most unique donors at the end of Give Day will receive an additional $1,000! Final results available after we finish processing all the gifts. Fake donor names may disqualify the department.
Rank Prize The Battle for Business! Donors
1 $1,000 Marketing Program 94
2 MSCM & Operations 55
3 Accounting Department 37
4 International Business Program 30
5 Make Waves with the Moss Adams Student Success Ctr 22
Lunchtime Crunchtime
Thanks, Vikings! You've unlocked an additional $5,000 in support for students on your lunch break.
Rank Prize Lunchtime Crunchtime Challenge Donors
1 $2,500 Cross Country & Track and Field 90
2 $2,500 Western Symphony Orchestra 57
3 Varsity Volleyball 49
4 Men's Rowing 28
5 Ice Hockey 15
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