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We Did It!

Thank you to all of the Carthaginians who helped us make Giving Day 2021 such a success! You helped us unlock $250,000 from the Board of Trustees with all of your generous Giving Day gifts. Read more about our Giving Day successes

Progress Tracker: 100% Goal Reached
Good news! Thanks to your generosity, we met our goal today and unlocked an additional
$250,000 for Carthage.

We did it!

Over 1,021 Carthaginians gave this Giving Day, and the Board of Trustees has pledged to give $250,000 to Carthage.

Your gift made a difference.

Give Now Who’s Given

Continued Coverage

Check out some of our Carthage Good News Network videos and don’t forget to submit your own via social media with the hashtags #redandready and #CarthageGoodNewsNetwork.


Mini Challenges

Support your favorite area of campus or one of our nine mini-challenges this Giving Day. No matter where or what you give, you help to unlock the $250,000 challenge gift from the Board of Trustees.


Why 1,021 gifts? In honor of the members of our resilient class of 2021 as they prepare for their futures after Carthage.

See who’s given

Join us for a virtual Giving Day event


75 Years of Black Excellence
Goal: $5,000

Support diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts with a gift to the Wiggan-Kenniebrew Scholarship Funds, the Intercultural Center, or the Urban Teacher Prep Program. Gifts will be doubled by Dennis Monroe ’74.

Alumni Association Scholarship
Goal: $7,500

Keep the Carthage legacy alive for students whose family members attended Carthage with a gift to the Alumni Association Scholarship. Gifts will be doubled by the Carthage Alumni Council.

Goal: $5,000

Support your favorite Firebird team this Giving Day. Gifts will be doubled by Tom Duncan and Dave, Gael, and Lisa ’99 Romoser.

J-Term Scholarships
Goal: $5,000

Give the gift of amazing learning opportunities when you support J-Term scholarships for students. Gifts will be doubled by Brian Jones ’00 and Jes Adams ’08.

Fine Arts Technology
Goal: $2,500

Help Carthage Fine Arts reach all Carthaginians with new streaming technology for the department. Gifts will be doubled by Carthage community member Mary Dixon.

Civic Leaders
Goal: $5,000

Support the education and engagement for our future civic leaders by supporting one of our Civic Leaders causes. You can support Carthage students with your gift to the Maltsev Distinguished Scholars Fund, Model UN, or Mock Trial.

Bridge Fund
Goal: $5,000

Help students who have emergency financial needs during the year with a gift to the Bridge Fund. Gifts will be tripled by Fred ’81 and Chris ’80 Petersen.

Class Gift 2021
Goal: $2,500

Help the class of 2021 leave their mark forever with a gift to the Class of 2021 Endowed Scholarship. Gifts will be doubled by Dave and Nancy Hackbarth ’71 and Tim Yanacheck ’69.

Mental Health at Carthage
Goal: $5,000

Make your Giving Day gift and support student mental health and have your gift tripled by Carthage parents Shanna and Bill Otto.

Let everyone else know about #redandready.

Post, tweet, share your own photo, video or post on social media that shows your love for Carthage, then follow the hashtag #redandready