C of I takes part in #GivingTuesday

The holidays offer a weekend of ‘door-buster’ deals and shopping. But at their core, they remind us to be thankful for what we have and ever mindful of others. That’s why a global day of giving back was instituted in 2012 with #GivingTuesday.

This year, The College of Idaho will take part in #GivingTuesday on Tuesday, Dec. 1, in support of student scholarships, new buildings, faculty, athletics and more. It’s only by the generous support of C of I alumni and friends that the College can continue to be one of the top-ranked college’s in the nation and impact students’ lives for years to come. And when you give to the College this year, your gift will be generously matched dollar-for-dollar by the C of I Board of Trustees, up to $250.

Also this December, if you want to leave a personal mark on the C of I campus, you can have your name etched in brick and mortar for a donation of $250.

Take advantage of the unique opportunity to celebrate a graduate or remember a loved one with a custom engraved brick. Each 4 x 8 brick will be placed near the entryway of the new Marty Holly Athletics Center for you and countless others to view now and in the future, with the next installation of bricks scheduled for spring of 2016. Each brick is eligible for the $250 match by the Board of Trustees to the Boone Fund. So, your $250 gift turns into $500!

Bricks are limited to 15 characters per line (characters include punctuation and spaces). There are three lines of text available. You can fill out the text for your brick on the online purchasing form. You can also purchase a replica brick and display case through the online form if you choose to.

Click here to buy a brick.

Click here to give to the C of I Boone Fund.

The College of Idaho has a 125-year-old legacy of excellence. The C of I is known for its outstanding academic programs, winning athletics tradition and history of producing successful graduates, including seven Rhodes Scholars, three governors, four NFL players and countless business leaders and innovators. Its distinctive PEAK Curriculum challenges students to attain competency in the four knowledge peaks of humanities, natural sciences, social sciences and a professional field—empowering them to earn a major and three minors in four years. The College’s close-knit, residential campus is located in Caldwell, where its proximity both to Boise and to the world-class outdoor activities of southwest Idaho’s mountains and rivers offers unique opportunities for learning beyond the classroom.  For more information, visit