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Student Affairs and Initiatives

Donations to Student Affairs and Initiatives will guarantee that funds will be directed to areas of greatest need for urgent situations, and new initiatives, and to help ensure our students have the experience they deserve.

Click the links below to support these Give to Blue Day fundraising priorities:

Miss Indiana State University Educational Scholarship Program -Funds raised will be used to award women participating in the Miss ISU Scholarship Pageant and to prepare the titleholder for Miss Indiana. 

Awards are given each fall to the incoming title holder, runners-up interview, talent, fitness, L. Cheri Bradley ambassador award, Protz Family Scholarship, and others. Each year approximately $4,500 amount is awarded. Listen to the impact of past scholarship recipients and hear how your fits will make a difference.    

Michael Phillips Student Emergency Fund  -  Some students may have an unforeseen financial crisis standing in their way at some point in their education. By donating to this fund, you can make a direct impact on the lives of students facing financial barriers. The Michael Phillips Student Emergency Fund provides essential resources that can make a difference in student's ability to stay enrolled at ISU and achieve their academic goals. 

Sycamore Pantry - The Sycamore Pantry aims to combat student food insecurity by providing emergency food and promoting healthy, sustainable meals. Your support enables active engagement in solutions and sustains operations efficiently, ensuring no student goes hungry. Join us in making a direct impact on our campus community. 

Student Counseling Center - Funds raised for the Student Counseling Center will be used to support students attain access to counseling services beyond the standard number of sessions available. Your gift will aid in ensuring students without financial ability have access to additional sessions. Students seek assistance for a variety of reasons, including, adjustment to college, depression, anxiety, relationships, body image, sexuality, identity, trauma, and substance abuse. The Student Counseling Center helps to develop skills needed to be healthy and happy Sycamores. 

ResLife Emergency Fund -The Office of Residential Life's emergency fund is a crucial lifeline for students facing unexpected challenges, with a focus on housing security, food insecurity, and other emergencies. This fund provides vital assistance to students in dire need. Whether it's helping cover temporary housing costs during a financial crisis, providing meal assistance to combat hunger, or offering support in unforeseen emergencies, the fund ensures no student is left without essential resources. By alleviating financial burdens, the fund enables students to focus on their academic pursuits without the added stress of basic needs insecurity. With your support, we can continue to make a profound difference in the lives of our students during their most vulnerable moments. 


If you want to search for other Student Affairs and Initiatives funds, or other Give to Blue Day giving priorities, click on the GIVE NOW button at the top of this page. This will take you to the main donation page where you can search for a giving priority or fund by keyword.

$2,500
Give to Blue Day 100 Student Donors Challenge
When 100 Students make a gift on Give to Blue Day, it will unlock a $2,500 gift from the ISU Credit Union to the Student Philanthropy Organization!
100 / 100 Donors
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Leaderboard
Give to Blue Day Total Donors Leaderboard
Who is leading with the most donors!
Rank Department Donors
1 Sycamore Athletics 565
2 College of Arts and Sciences 252
3 Scott College of Business 157
4 Fraternity and Sorority Life 135
5 Bayh College of Education 131
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$5,000
Give to Blue Day 50 Student Donors Challenge
When 50 Students make a gift on Give to Blue Day, it will unlock a $5,000 gift from Don Dudine to the Student Philanthropy Organization!
50 / 50 Gifts
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$20,000
Give to Blue Day 500 Donor Challenge
500 donors to Give to Blue Day will unlock a $20,000 gift to the Fund for ISU from Joe and Michele Evelo!
500 / 500 Donors
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$500
Student Affairs $500 Challenge
$500 in gifts to Student Affairs will unlock a $500 gift to the Miss ISU Fund from Michele Soliz!
$500 / $500 Raised
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$5,000
Linda Eldred Student Leadership Center 5 Donor Challenge
5 Donors to the Linda Eldred Student Leadership Center will unlock a $5,000 gift from Mike and Amy Alley!
5 / 5 Donors
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Leaderboard
Give to Blue Day Total Dollars Leaderboard
Who is leading the way with the most dollars raised!
Rank Department Raised
1 Sycamore Athletics $444,083.21
2 College of Arts and Sciences $192,263.34
3 Scott College of Business $171,294.00
4 The Fund for ISU $140,736.00
5 Bridge the Gap Scholarships $65,690.00
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$50,000
$50,000 Gift Challenge!
If a donor makes a $50,000 gift on Give to Blue Day, it will unlock a $50,000 gift to the Fund for ISU from Jeff and Penny Taylor!
$50,000 / $50,000 Raised
Completed
$8,500
Give to Blue Day 250 Donors Challenge
When we receive a total of 250 donors to Give to Blue Day, it will unlock a $8,500 gift to the Fund for ISU from Mike and Amy Alley!
250 / 250 Donors
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$50,000
Give to Blue Day 1,000 Donor Challenge
When we receive a total of 1,000 donors to Give to Blue Day, it will unlock a $50,000 gift to the Fund for ISU from Jeff and Penny Taylor!
1,000 / 1,000 Donors
Completed
$1,000
Multicultural Services and Programs 10 Donor Challenge
10 Donors to Multicultural Services and Programs will unlock a $1,000 gift from Katie Lugar!
10 / 10 Donors
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Sycamores Everywhere are Supporting ISU!
Rank State Gifts
1 IN 88
2 IL 6
3 FL 4
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