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IDEA Institute

Raised toward our $10,000 Goal
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Project ended on June 18, at 04:00 PM PDT
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Students matched with $30

The first 166 students who donate on June 1st will receive a $30 match for their donation. If you are a student, this means your $5 becomes $35. Official Info: WWU Give Day Student Challenge By Dave (’82) and Ann Mann WWU Alumnus and Foundation Board Member Dave Mann and his wife Ann Thomson Mann have issued a challenge of up to $5,000 to encourage participation by current WWU students. For every gift given by a current student to their favorite department, club, team or scholarship at WWU, Dave and Ann will match that gift with $30! We need 166 students (or 1% of 15,000 students) to meet this challenge! After that challenge is met, a percentage of all remaining gifts will be matched by the WWU Give Day Challenge Fund.


Recent Grads Donations Matched

Recent grad gifts will be match 1:1 up to the first $5,000. Your donation will multiply immediately. Select the amount that works for you! Official Details: WWU Give Day Recent Grad Challenge By Dave (’82) and Ann Mann Gifts made by ’14, ’15, ’16 and ’17 graduates will be doubled through the Recent Grad Challenge Match. Dave and Ann will provide a 1:1 match of the first $5,000 in gifts (up to $1,000 per donor) to encourage recent graduates to participate in WWU Give Day! After that challenge is met, a percentage of all remaining gifts from recent grads will be matched by the WWU Give Day Challenge Fund.


Choose Your Impact

A portion of your donation on June 1st will be matched. Please select an amount that works for you knowing that you money goes to support students, community and ecosystem development of dreamers, designers and doers.


Ideas to Impact

Support at this level will helps us develop direct impact programs that address local and global challenges.


Global Citizen

Support at this level helps IDEA continue to grow programs and more dynamic, engaged global citizens.


Sky is the Limit

IDEA envisions five strong strategic initiatives that expand the entrepreneurial and innovative ecosystem of Western, Whatcom County, Washington and the world. We need champions to invest between $1000-$700,000 to help grow the programs and their impact.

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