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Vice Chancellor for Research Discretionary Fund AmphibiaWeb Archaeological Research Facility Armenian Studies Art Rosenfeld Award for Energy Efficiency Asian American Research Center Austrian Studies Benelux Program Berkeley Center for Right-Wing Studies Berkeley Climate Change Network (BCCN) Fund Berkeley Interdisciplinary Migration Initiative Berkeley Reserves Biophysics Graduate Group Blue Oak Ranch Reserve Current Operations Fund Blum Center for Developing Economies Cal Falcons Cal-in-Sacramento Internship Program California Institute for Energy & Environment Fund California Policy Lab California Public Employee Relations Program CalPhotos Canadian Studies Chair Gift Fund Center for African Studies Center for British Studies Center for Buddhist Studies Center for Chinese Studies Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA) Center for Environmental Design Research Center for Japanese Studies Center for Korean Studies Center for Latin American Studies Center for Middle Eastern Studies Gift Center for Neural Engineering and Prostheses Center for Race and Gender Center for Research in Native American Issues UCB Center for the Science of Psychedelics Center for Southeast Asia Studies Center for the Study of Sexual Culture Central Sierra Snow Lab CITRIS General Support Fund Contemporary India Fund CPER Friends Fund David and Marvalee Wake Fund Director's Fund for the Berkeley Stem Cell Center EDGE in Tech Initiative Energy Biosciences Institute Program Essig Museum France-Berkeley Fund French Studies Program The Friends of the Angelo Reserve Friends of the Labor Center Global, International and Area Studies Greater Good Science Center Hastings Reserve Helen Wills Neurosciences Institute Hindi Studies Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute of East Asian Studies Institute of European Studies Institute of Governmental Studies Institute of Human Development Institute of International Studies Institute for Research on Labor and Employment Institute of Personality and Social Research Fund Institute for the Study of Societal Issues Fund Institute for South Asia Studies Intellectual Property & Industry Research Irish Studies Program Jepson Herbarium Judith Klinman Symposium on Enzymology Kathryn A. Day Miller Postdoctoral Fellowship Kavli Center for Ethics, Science & the Public Kavli Energy Nanoscience Institute The Friends of the Latinx Research Center Marvell NanoLab Matsui Center for Politics & Public Service Miller Institute for Basic Research in Science Museum of Paleontology Museum of Vertebrate Zoology Nordic Studies Opportunity Lab Gift Fund Point Reyes Field Station Portuguese Studies Program Program for the Study of Italy Punjabi Studies QB3-Berkeley R.B. Gump South Pacific Research Stations Sagehen Creek Field Station SETI@HOME Sikh Studies Simons Institute Simons Institute Richard M. Karp Fund SkyDeck Innovation Fund Slavic East European & Eurasian Institute South Asia Art Initiative Spanish Studies Tamil Studies Tang Center for Silk Road Studies Telugu Studies The Tipping Point Various Donors Fund Transportation Studies UCMP Education and Outreach Urdu Studies UC Berkeley Natural Reserve System Fund Visiting Scholar and Postdoc Affairs
The Archaeological Research Facility Gift Fund Challenge
A generous ARF supporter will contribute $1500 once 40 gifts are made to the ARF Gift Fund.
40 / 40 Gifts
The Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA) Match
A generous anonymous donor will match all gifts up to $15,000! Your donation will be doubled!
$15,000 MATCHED
Institute for the Study of Societal Issues Challenge
Professor Emeritus Bil Banks will contribute $20,000 once 30 donors make gifts to the Institute for the Study of Societal Issues.
30 / 30 Donors
The UC Berkeley Center for the Science of Psychedelics (BCSP) Challenge
Kathy Kwan will donate $10,000 once 20 gifts are made to the BCSP.
20 / 20 Gifts
UCMP Education and Outreach Fund Challenge
If we raise $5,000 during Big Give, Marc Carrasco will match that amount.
$5,000 / $5,000 Raised
Berkeley Center for Right-Wing Studies Challenge
An anonymous donor will contribute $50,000 once 50 gifts are made to the Berkeley Center for Right-Wing Studies
50 / 50 Gifts
The Essig Museum Fund Challenge
Help us secure 35 gifts during Big Give to unlock a $3,000 matching gift from a generous donor! Share with your friends and family and make a BIG difference!
35 / 35 Gifts
The Museum of Paleontology Fund Challenge
If we raise $5,000 during Big Give, Marc Carrasco will match that amount.
$5,000 / $5,000 Raised
UC Berkeley Reserves Match
A generous anonymous donor will match your gift dollar-for-dollar up to $10,000 when you donate to any of the following funds: UC Berkeley Natural Reserve Systems Fund, Friends of Hastings Reserve, Sagehen Creek Field Station Fund!
BIG SLICE | Areas with the Most Money Raised
The schools, colleges, and programs with the most money raised. Bragging rights only.
Rank Area of Giving Raised
1 Herbert Wertheim School of Optometry & Vision Science $2,181,410.00
2 Cal Athletics $1,545,727.88
3 College of Engineering $1,542,712.91
4 Haas School of Business $1,062,719.93
5 Berkeley Public Health $689,117.00
Rank State Gifts
1 CA 366
2 NY 12
3 NV 8
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