FSU’s Great Give incentives are ways to earn ‘bonus’ money to support projects you care about. Help your project(s) earn incentives by donating and sharing them with your friends and family on social media.

 

Grand Prizes

  • Grand Prize $10,000

    Project with the greatest number of donors during the 24 hours

    Co-sponsored by: Ash & Jan Williams and Nancy & Richard McKay

    Winner: Practice Makes Perfect with 701 donors

  • Seminole Spirit Award $5,000

    College or unit with the most dollars raised during the 24 hours

    Sponsored by: Kyle Riva

    Winner: College of Business with $144,965 raised

  • New Recruits Award $5,000

    College or unit with the greatest number of first-time donors during the 24 hours

    Co-Sponsored by: Nan & Mark Hillis and Buster & Judy Hagenbeck

    Winner: Student Affairs with 195 first-time donors

  • Big Bang Award $5,000

    Fund designation with the largest gift made during the 24 hours

    Co-Sponsored by: Russell Kohl and Steve Mudder

    Winner: Tie Between the Anthony S. Bray Memorial Endowed Scholarship (F09071) and the Robert O. Wheeler Memorial Endowed Scholarship (F09069) with $50,000 Gifts

  • Far off Campus $5,000

    Fund designation with a gift from an alum residing the farthest distance from Westcott during the 24 hours

    Co-Sponsored by: Craig Lynch and Florence Ashby

    Winner: 3-Way Tie with Gifts from an Alumni in Singapore to the 1st Generation Matching Grant Program (F07098), the Florida State University Black Alumni Scholarship Fund (F06591), and the Meryl Warren Alumni Development Fund in the College of Motion Picture Arts (F07934)

  • Dot the Map $5,000

    First project with gifts from at least 35 different states during the 24 hours

    Sponsored by: Jeff Gargiulo

    Winner: Practice Makes Perfect with 35 Donors after 12 hours

  • Garnet & Gold Unite! $5,000

    Project with the highest percentage of alumni donors during the 24 hours

    Co-Sponsored by: Paula Smith and Sean Pittman

    Winner: 6-Way Tie with 100% Alumni Donors to the Phoenix Seminole Club Scholarship Fund, the Charlotte Seminole Club Scholarship Fund, #SeminolesForever Endowment Fund, the Sarasota Seminole Club Endowed Scholarship, the FSU Southern California Scholarship Fund, and the Upstate South Carolina Seminole Club Scholarship

  • 1851 $5,000

    Project with the highest percentage current faculty/staff donors during the 24 hours

    Sponsored by: Mart Hill

    Winner: Tie Between Summer Research Fellowship and Learning Community Housing Scholarship

  • Student Vibe $5,000

    Project with the most student donors during the 24 hours

    Sponsored by: Chris Iansiti

    Winner: TOMproject with 62 Student Donors

Incentives by Hour

  • Early Bird $2,000
    Wednesday, March 10, 2 AM - 5 AM EST

    Project with the greatest number of donors during this time period

    Co-Sponsored by: Buster & Judy Hagenbeck and Paul & Jennifer Hudson

    Winner: Unconquered Scholars in Student Affairs with 15 donors

  • Good Morning Sunshine $3,000
    Wednesday, March 10, 7 AM - 10 AM EST

    Fund designation with the largest gift made during this time period

    Sponsored by: Tim & Kate Gunning

    Winner: Yvonne and Stephen T. Brown 1st Generation Scholarship for Unconquered Scholars with $10,000 raised

  • The Lunch Bunch $2,000
    Wednesday, March 10, 11 AM - 2 PM EST

    Project with the greatest number of donors during this time period

    Sponsored by: Paul & Jennifer Hudson

    Winner: Practice Makes Perfect in the College of Music with 162 donors

  • Happy Hours $3,000
    Wednesday, March 10, 3 PM - 6 PM EST

    College or unit with the most dollars raised during this time period

    Sponsored by: Frank & Anne Nardozza

    Winner: College of Music with $28,615.13 raised

  • Final Countdown $2,000
    Wednesday, March 10, 6 PM - 10 PM EST

    Project with the greatest number of donors during this time period

    Sponsored by: Paul & Jennifer Hudson

    Winner: Practice Makes Perfect in the College of Music with 154 donors

  • Last Chance $3,000
    Wednesday, March 10, 10 PM - 12 AM EST

    Project with the greatest number of donors during this time period that has not already won a prior incentive this year

    Co-Sponsored by: Tim & Peggy Cole and Frank & Chris Hall

    Winner: Sounds of Summer in the College of Music with 26 donors