Questions and Answers

Below you will find answers to many common questions about Seattle U Gives.

What is Seattle U Gives?

Seattle U Gives is the university’s online day of giving and celebration of uncommon generosity in our community. For 24 hours, Seattle U alumni, students, parents, friends, staff and faculty come together to invest in what matters most to them at Seattle University.

Why should I participate in Seattle U Gives? 

By donating during Seattle U Gives, you can help unlock challenges or take advantage of matches—amplifying the impact of your gift. Every gift, of any size, contributes toward our goal of 2,500 gifts, and combined with the power of The Campaign for the Uncommon Good will impact students—and the futures that they’re building—for generations to come.

When is Seattle U Gives?

Seattle U Gives is on February 6th, 2020 from 12:01 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. PST.

Is there a minimum donation amount?

Yes, there is a minimum $5 gift to participate. 

How can I help spread the word about Seattle U Gives?

You can help spread the word by volunteering as a Seattle U Gives ambassador. Learn more and sign up here!

Can I give a gift through mail?

Yes! Gifts postmarked by February 6th and specified as "Seattle U Gives" will be counted toward Seattle U Gives. 

Can I give a gift over the phone?

Yes, we would love to hear from you. You can make your Seattle U Gives gift over the phone by calling 206-296-6301. 

Can I give a gift to multiple designations?

Yes! To add multiple designations to your gift amount, select "add another gift to your donation" underneath the dollar amount you choose. Please note that no matter how many designations you choose, unless you start a new transaction your transaction will count as a single gift towards our overall gift goal. 

I don't see the fund I would like to support listed as an option under fund designation. Can I still make a gift? 

Yes! You are welcome to make a gift to any area you choose to support regardless of if the fund designation is listed. Simply write the area you wish to support in the "other" category. 

Still have questions?

Contact us at annualgiving@seattleu.edu