NSU announce final figures from GiveNDay

ABERDEEN, S.D.(Press Release) – Northern State University’s second annual GiveNDay surpassed its goal, with 1,817 donors raising $330,000 for the university and its students.

GiveNDay, coordinated by the NSU Foundation, took place April 6-7, 2022. Also known as #OneDayOnePack, the 24-hour challenge is designed to inspire all supporters of Northern to come together to provide essential funding across the university.

Northern sought donations from students, staff, faculty, alumni, friends and community members. The support from Wolves Nation was strong, with 2,233 total gifts from donors in 47 states and seven countries—including 584 first-time donors.

Here are more 2022 GiveNDay statistics:

Average gift amount: $181.62 per donor

Alumni: 691 (38 percent of total donors)

Faculty and staff: 127 (7 percent of total donors)

Students: 88 (4.8 percent of total donors)

Parents: 199 (11 percent of total donors)

Friends: 712 (39.2 percent of total donors)

Earliest grad year donated: 1948

Latest grad year donated: 2021

To learn more about giving to Northern State University, contact the NSU Foundation at 605-626-2550 or nsualumni@northern.edu.