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FAMU Day of Giving

1887 Strikes

On April 21st at 9 a.m., for 1,887 minutes, join the FAMUly throughout Florida, across the country, and around the world as we rise together to help the University. Last year, during the 2nd Annual "1887 Strikes" Day of Giving we raised $459,549.19. This year, our goal is to raise more than we did last year, reach 3,000 donors and 1300 new donors during the 3rd Annual "1887 Strikes" Day of Giving Campaign.

Collected:
Goal:
Donors:
1887 Minutes of Support
April 21-22, 2022
25 Worthy Causes
Pick the cause you'd like to support
1 FAMUly
All together we make a difference

Our Causes

FAMU Day of Giving. See your donations GROW! Click on the name of the cause to learn more. Totals updated hourly.
  • Donors

Raised
of $50,000
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College of Agriculture and Food Sciences

Raised
of $5,000
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College of Education

Raised
of $5,000
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School of The Environment

Raised
of $2,500
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School of Architecture and Engineering Technology

Raised
of $15,000
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College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities

Raised
of $20,000
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School of Allied Health Sciences

Raised
of $10,000
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College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Raised
of $35,000
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Institute of Public Health

Raised
of $2,000
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School of Journalism & Graphic Communication

Raised
of $40,000
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Research and Continuing Education

Raised
of $2,500
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School of Business and Industry

Raised
of $50,000
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Raised
of $25,000
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Raised
of $20,000
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National Alumni Association

Raised
of $25,000
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Developmental Reseach School

Raised
of $5,000
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Raised
of $5,000
  • Donors

Raised
of $10,000

1887 Strikes Challenge Matches

We are proud to announce a series of challenges for the Annual Day of Giving. These are opportunities to amplify your gift in support of the University.

President Larry Robinson’s Student Body Challenge Match

Dr. Robinson will match every dollar a student donates to the Day of Giving.


Trustee Kimberly Moore’s Student Body Challenge Match

Trustee Moore will match every dollar a student donates to the Day of Giving.



FAMU Foundation Board Member Marcelia Freeman's Challenge Match

Trustee Freeman will match every new gift dollar-for-dollar made during the Day of Giving, up to $100,000.

Mr. Frank Baker's Challenge Match

Co-Founder & Managing Partner of Siris, has agreed to match every dollar made during the Day of Giving, up to $300,000.

Frequently Asked Questions

If you have any additional questions, feel free to contact us.


“1887Strikes” brand ambassadors will help build excitement and spread the word about FAMU’s Day of Giving. Ambassadors will also help make an impact for 1,887 minutes, starting April 21-22, by posting branded content on their social media channels and encouraging their personal networks to Strike Again for FAMU by making a gift to the area on campus they are most passionate about. The top 10 ambassadors to raise the most money will receive a special gift.


All ambassadors will receive a digital toolkit, text to give code and a custom giving link to post on social media. -Top Ambassadors will receive an exclusive swag bag. Sample posts, downloadable graphics and talking points are all available in the social media ambassador toolkit for day-of use.


FAMU’s “1887 Strikes” Day of Giving is an annual fundraising campaign that allows alumni, students, faculty, staff, parents and families, and friends to come together to support FAMU for 1,887 minutes.


Everything! Gifts can be directed to a college/school, department, research initiative, campus activity or FAMU program that means the most to the donor, or it can be applied to an area of greatest need. What matters most is that every Rattler gives and becomes part of the “great things happening every day” at FAMU and to our Rattlers around the world.

*The minimum gift to be counted for FAMU Day of giving is $1.


Starting at 9 a.m. EST on April 21, we want the FAMUly and friends of FAMU to support the University with 1,300 new donors.


The top 10 ambassadors who raises the most money using their custom Giving Day URL will receive a special gift. Only ambassadors who use their custom Giving Day URL will qualify. Winners will be announced on FAMU’s social media accounts on NEW DATE and will be sent an email from the FAMU University Advancement.


Yes! Students can raise money for their favorite department on campus or raise money for the Student led Rattler Relief Fund, there are several donors who will be matching students’ gifts, including President Larry Robinson.

Students may apply for scholarships right now at famuscholarships.com for the 2022-2023 school year until April 16.


One hundred percent of your gift goes directly where you choose for it to go: your college, school, or department; your favorite program; to a scholarship; Athletics or to FAMU NAA—whatever matters most to you.


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