FAQ


Q. What is #IUPGivingDay?

#IUPGivingDay is a day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. #IUPGivingDay is an initiative of Indiana University of Pennsylvania.


Q. When is #IUPGivingDay?

#IUPGivingDay is on April 8th, 2021 from midnight to 11:59 PM.


Q. Who can donate?

Anyone may donate. Donations through the #IUPGivingDay online portal to charitable nonprofit organizations are tax-deductible and cannot be refunded. Contributions may be made via credit and debit card only. Donations will be received and receipted by GiveGab.


Q. What is GiveGab?

GiveGab is a nonprofit giving platform that helps nonprofits to raise money, engage donors and manage volunteers quickly and efficiently. GiveGab offers a full portfolio of simple and easy to use products that allows organizations to function in a more streamlined manner.


Q. How much of my donation goes to #IUPGivingDay?

GiveGab retains a 3.5% campaign management fee from all donations. Credit Card processing fees are an additional 2.5% + $0.30 for all major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover). You are given the option to cover the fees and if you choose this option, 100% of your online charitable gift will go to the receiving organization. All donations are final and cannot be refunded. Any donations processed outside of #IUPGivingDay donation period, through GiveGab.com, or subsequent recurring donations are subject to transaction fees outlined on the GiveGab.com pricing page: http://info.givegab.com/pricing.


Q. Do I need to create an account with GiveGab?

No. You do not need to create an account to make a donation. The benefits of creating an account include having your tax receipts collected in one location, being able to track your donations, follow the charities you support, and engage in future volunteering and donations. Your tax receipt is emailed immediately upon processing your donation. To claim a donation as a deduction on U.S. taxes, you should retain the donation receipt as an official record.


Q. Can I make donations via a mobile device?

Yes! Simply visit givingday.iup.edu on your mobile device.


Q. Can I pre-schedule a donation for #IUPGivingDay?

You cannot pre-schedule your #IUPGivingDay gift, but you may make a donation to a participating nonprofit before or after the #IUPGivingDay. In order for your donation to be counted towards prize incentives awarded on #IUPGivingDay it must be made between midnight at 11:59 p.m. on April 8th, 2021.