You Have Unlocked the "Endowed" Achievement: Columbia Fundraising Leaderboard Rakes $7 Million

Whoever expounded the virtue of giving alms in private must not have been a big fan of receiving them. Last October, Columbia University's "The Giving Day" contest raised $6.9 million. Giving Day, a single-day and campus-wide fundraising, event featured an updated leaderboard that gave numbers on how much each of the university's 16 individual schools, pitted against each other, were receiving.

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