Questions and Answers

Below you will find answers to many common questions about #MakeItPossible this Giving Tuesday.

What if the area I would like to support is not listed?

You may support any area at the University with your Giving Tuesday gift. To designate your gift to an area that is not listed above, please choose "Other" from the drop-down list of "Areas of Support" and select "Other" from the drop-down list of "Fund Designations." You will be prompted to enter the designation for your gift.  

Is it safe to make my gift on this site?

Yes. The site is 100% secure, and gifts are made over Transport Layer Security. Your information is used only by the University of Mary Washington and the University of Mary Washington Foundation and is never shared with a third party. 

What is the minimum donation amount?

The minimum online donation is $5. All gifts are appreciated and valued! 

Is my gift tax-deductible?

Yes. Your gift is to the University of Mary Washington Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, and is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. If you chose to select to receive a pair of #GetDirtyGoWashSocks then only the portion of your gift that exceeds the fair market value ($10) may be tax-deductible.

Will I receive a receipt for my gift?

Yes. You will receive an email receipt.

May I give to more than one area with a single submission of the donation form?

Yes, you can give to as many areas as you would like. On the donation form, click "+Add another gift to your donation," to make multiple gifts to different areas across the University in the same transaction.

I'm having trouble making my donation, and my question is not answered here.

Please contact the Office of University Advancement. We are happy to help and can take your gift over the phone if you prefer. Please call 540-654-1024 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on November 30 or December 1. Outside of those hours, please email umwgift@umw.edu and we will get back to you as soon as possible. 

Still have questions?

Contact us at umwgift@umw.edu