On Cornell Giving Day 2017, some 8,640 donors gave 12,209 gifts for a total of $6,321,962, surpassing the number of donors and gifts of Cornell's two previous Giving Days, and raising $200,000 more than 2016.
On Cornell Giving Day, April 19, 2016, the competition among alumni classes was friendly but fierce, and for a common cause. Twenty-nine classes rallied peers to surpass their participation goals, each unlocking $2,000 in challenge funds.
With special thanks for use of Tokyo time-lapse video by darwinfish105 (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0), Cornell campus time-lapse video by Brian Stuckey MBA ’13 (with permission), and European time-lapse video by Mario Dias (CC BY 3.0). Original music composed by Jeremiah Bornfield/Postsound.