Questions and Answers

Below you will find answers to many common questions about Giving Day 2020.

What are the goals for Giving Day 2020?

Our goal is to engage 2,020 donors in 24-hours as well as to create a friendly competition among the colleges and departments to raise funds for initiatives across Cleveland State University.  

Where can I direct my gift?

You can make a gift to any area on campus - a specific department or program, your college's annual fund, scholarships...it’s your gift, you decide.

What are the hourly challenges?  How can I participate?

Each hour throughout Giving Day, donors may be entered to win prizes during the hour(s) during which they donate to Giving Day. Prizes range from tickets to sporting events, to CSU attire and money awarded to Colleges, Departments and programs.

How can I make a gift?

Make your gift to Giving Day via our Giving Day website: csugivingday.com.  Only gifts received between 12:00 am and 11:59 pm (est) on February 12th will be counted for Giving Day.

Is my gift tax deductible?

Yes. Your gift is tax deductible as prescribed by law. After submitting your online donation, you will receive an email confirmation that serves as your receipt for tax purposes. 

Can my donation be anonymous?

Your gift can be anonymous, simply check the appropriate box on the donation form.

What is the Annual Fund?

The Annual Fund provides vital unrestricted funding. Gifts to the Annual Fund support scholarships, facilities, hiring outstanding faculty, and allows for the creation of innovative, engaging programming on our campus. 

 

How do I become an Ambassador?

Click on the "Ambassador" portal on the top right of the homepage. Follow the registration prompts and help us spread the word about Cleveland State's 7th annual Giving Day. As an Ambassador, you will be entered to win exclusive prizes for those who bring in the most donors and dollars raised during the 24-hour period. 

Giving Day has ended, can I still make a donation to CSU?

Yes! Visit https://www.supportcsu.org/give-today and make your gift to one of the many important programs on our campus.

Still have questions?

Contact us at annualgiving@csuohio.edu