Thanks for your generosity! Together, we made MMC Giving Day history.

See you next year!

80 years of tradition
8 decades
1 goal


36h giving day to come together and raise funds for scholarships. Goal this year – $80,000

258 people already donated


$70,533.24 raised

258 contributors

We are calling out to our alumni, students and friends and we are aiming to set a record for student scholarship funding.

 MMC is hosting its first ever Giving Day - Battle of the Decades - starting April 20! Show your Lancer pride and compete to see which decade can have the best participation as we aim to raise $80,000 in honor of the college’s 80th anniversary!



Group of scholarship donors are so inspired by the momentum, they challenge the Mount Marty College community: they will match each gift 1:1 up to $8,000  in honor of MMC's 80th anniversary!

Thank you to these generous scholarship donors:

Dr. Al Kurtenbach (Brookings, SD)

Dan ('90) and Deb Specht (Yankton, SD)

Jean (Dee) Smith (Yankton, SD)

David and Jan Johnson (Watertown, SD)

See who's leading


The MMC Battle of the Decades is a 36-hour giving event for alumni and friends of Mount Marty College. Our goal is to engage and reconnect with you, to find out what you have been up to, to tell you what we have been up to and to ask you to consider making a gift to the MMC Annual Scholarship Fund. Show your Lancer pride and compete to see which decade can raise the most money for MMC student scholarship in 36 hours as we aim to raise $80,000 in honor of the college’s 80th anniversary! #MMCBattle

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What is Battle of the Decades?

"Battle of the Decades" is the theme for this year's giving day. To make this event more entertaining, we have added in a little competition. Will your decade win?

Can anyone participate in the MMC Giving Day: Battle of the Decades?

Absolutely! Support from everyone in the Mount Marty community—alumni, family, friends, fans, faculty, staff, students—counts.

How can I give?

You can make a one-time gift, recurring gift or make gift payments through our online giving form. You can also call the Office of Advancement directly at 605-668-1542.

Is it safe to donate online?

Yes! All gifts will be processed using a secure online giving system. The information collected will be used only by Mount Marty College.

How will my donation be used?

All funds raised on Giving Day will go directly to the MMC Annual Scholarship Fund. which is the foundation of support at Mount Marty College and benefits MMC students today.

I can't afford to give much - is it worth it?

We appreciate your support. With a small alumni base, it is essential we encourage everyone to give, however large or small their support might be. All gifts make a difference to Mount Marty College and directly impact current students.

What does the winning decade receive?

There could potentially be 2 winning decades! The decade that raises the most money and the decade that has the most participants will both receive special treatment at this summer's all-school reunion. This includes VIP seating, along with drinks and desserts, during the Saturday night "Hog on the Hill" event.

Besides making a donation, what else can I do to help?

Tell all your friends! Your voice will make MMC Battle of the Decades a success. Post on all of your social media formats using #MMCBattle.

Is my gift to the Day of Giving tax-deductible?

Yes! All gifts to the MMC Annual Scholarship Fund are considered a donation to Mount Marty. Your gift will be acknowledged with a receipt letter from the Office of Advancement for your tax records.

What if I still have questions?

Give us a shout! Email us at or call 605-668-1542.