Below you will find answers to many common questions about WWU Give Day 2023.
I cannot afford to make a large gift. Will my donation really make a difference?
Yes! When we collectively give back, even the smallest donation makes a difference. On #WWUGiveDay, a percentage of every gift will be matched, making your impact even greater.
Additionally, your gift contributes to WWU’s donor participation rate, which raises Western’s profile in national rankings.
Where are the matching gifts coming from?
Members of the WWU Foundation Board, the WWU Alumni Association and other alumni and supporters have generously provided this year’s WWU Give Day matching funds and challenge events.
What can I give to on Western Give Day?
You decide! Donations can be made to your favorite department, program or scholarship on campus. Scroll down and click on the buttons for colleges, departments, and programs to learn how your gift can make an impact, or call (360) 650-3027 with to learn more about the areas and projects on campus that need your support.
How can I participate?
Donate, share, or pledge your own matching gift!
Give to whatever area of campus you're most passionate about. Then share the link to that page on social media and via text and email!
If you're interested in issuing a Give Day Challenge or match contact Fred Gold, Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Memberships at (360) 650-6464 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Can my employer match the gift I make on #WWUGiveDay?
Many companies will match their employees' gifts to the University, increasing its impact or even doubling or tripling its value! You can visit our matching gift page to search for your company and initiate a matching gift!
I have a question that is not answered on this page. Who can I contact?
We are happy to help! Please contact the WWU Foundation at (360) 650-3027 or email@example.com.
Is there a minimum donation amount?
You can make a gift of $10.00 or more to participate in Western's Give Day. Every gift counts and makes a difference.
Is the WWU Foundation a tax-exempt entity? Is my gift tax deductible?
Yes, your gift is deductible as a charitable contribution for federal income tax purposes to the maximum extent allowed by the law.
The WWU Foundation is a 501(c)3 exempt nonprofit and our tax ID number is 91-6073519
Will I receive a receipt for my contribution?
Yes, your gift is processed immediately and you will receive an official receipt via email.
When will my credit card be charged?
Your credit card will be charged immediately upon finalizing your gift on Give Day.
Whom should I contact with questions about my contribution?
For general questions about your gift, please call (360) 650-3027