$ 3,385,165 raised 8,522 donors
Sports has raised $ 463,835 from 2,027 donors!

 

From intramurals to club sports to varsity teams, sports at MIT provide the opportunity to develop community, inspire leadership, and promote wellness. Your support is needed on Pi Day, March 14 to continue to provide and expand these opportunities. 

Every gift to any of the sports micro-challenges below or any other DAPER fund will count in the overall DAPER micro-challenge:

If 1,314 donors give on Pi Day, March 14, to any DAPER fund before 11:59 p.m. ET, MIT parents Lisa and Michael Ullmann will make an additional $30,000 gift to DAPER. 

 


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Match
Double Your Gift to Women’s Tennis
All gifts to the women’s tennis team on Pi Day, March 14, will be matched to a total of $5,000 by Joseph Levitch ’69.
$5,000 MATCHED
Completed
2
Match
Double your gift to MIT softball!
On March 14, Pi Day, all donations to the MIT softball program will be matched up to $5,000 by the Shifflet family.
$5,000 MATCHED
Completed
$3,141
The Fencing Challenge
85 donors on Pi Day, March 14, can leverage a $πK bonus gift to MIT varsity fencing from challengers Erik De Bonte ’96, Tan Trinh ’96, and Henning Colsman-Freyberger ’96.
85 / 85 Gifts
Completed
$30,000
DAPER Challenge
If 1,314 donors give on Pi Day, March 14, to any DAPER fund before 11:59 p.m. ET, MIT parents Lisa and Michael Ullmann will make an additional $30,000 gift to DAPER.
1,314 / 1,314 Gifts
Completed
$314,159
The MIT 24-Hour Challenge
If 6,283 MIT alumni, students, parents, and friends give to MIT on March 14, 2019, a generous anonymous alum challenger will give the Institute $314,159, fueling the future at MIT and around the world.
6,283 / 6,283 Gifts
Completed
$5,000
The MIT Varsity Crew Challenge
This Pi Day, March 14, the MIT varsity crew program needs 100 donors to secure $10,000; 200 donors to secure an additional $10,000; and 250 donors to secure a total of $25,000—all from challenger Capt. Jeffry H. Green '81.
250 / 250 Gifts
Completed
$12,500
The MIT Women’s Basketball Challenge
Cristina Estrada ’01 is offering a $12,500 challenge gift to the Lauren Tsai ’04 Women’s Basketball Fund, but only if 100 fellow Engineers make a gift of any size to support the team.
100 / 100 Gifts
Completed
$5,000
The MIT Men’s Basketball Challenge
MIT men’s basketball stands to receive a $5,000 bonus gift from challenger Charles Theuer ’85, former team captain—but only if 100 fellow Engineers also donate to support the team on Pi Day, March 14.
100 / 100 Gifts
Completed
$12,000
The MIT Field Hockey Challenge
The field hockey program needs 50 donors to secure a $12,000 challenge from alumnae Connie West '80 and Louise Jandura '84 to Friends of Field Hockey.
50 / 50 Gifts
Completed
$5,000
The Women's and Men's Club Gymnastics Challenge
Robin Chiu '00 will make a $5,000 challenge gift split between the men’s and women’s club gymnastics teams if 35 donors make a gift to either club on Pi Day, March 14.
35 / 35 Gifts
Completed
$10,000
The MIT Swimming and Diving Challenge
100 donors to the MIT swimming and diving teams will leverage an additional $10,000 gift to the program on March 14, Pi Day, thanks to two alums: swimming alumnus Frank Mechura '65 and an anonymous alum from the Swimming and Diving MIT Class of 1967.
100 / 100 Gifts
Completed
$25,000
The MIT Track and Field Challenge
To secure a $25,000 challenge gift from Thomas Hoover ’05, MIT track and field needs 100 donors on Pi Day, March 14.
100 / 100 Gifts
Completed
$5,000
The Men’s Volleyball Challenge
The men’s volleyball team needs 25 donors to make gifts of any amount on Pi Day, March 14, to secure an additional $5,000 gift from challenger Jordan Wan ’06.
25 / 25 Gifts
Completed
$35,000
The MIT Sailing Challenge
If 100 donors make a gift to the sailing program, two anonymous sailing alumni will make a gift of $25K to the sailing program. If 150 donors are reached, the challengers will provide an additional gift of $10K for a total gift of $35K.
150 / 150 Gifts
Completed
$5,000
The MIT Sports Medicine and Athletic Training Challenge
Challenger Norman Weeks ’63 will give $5,000 to the MIT Sports Medicine and Athletic Training Fund if 75 fellow donors make gifts of any size.
75 / 75 Gifts
Completed
$2,500
MIT Football Challenge
Ken Corless, `86 has pledged to give $5,000 to football at MIT if 150 donors also give, and another $2,500 if 25 more give—for a total of $7,500 for 175 donors.
175 / 175 Gifts
Completed
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