FAQ


Q. What is Ithaca College Giving Day?

Ithaca College Giving Day is a day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Ithaca College Giving Day is an initiative of Ithaca College. When you give on #ICGivingDay, you're joining our entire community in supporting the progress of IC's students. Your gift, no matter the size, will contribute to the success of a program, school, team or group of your choice. (Thank you!)


Q. When is Ithaca College Giving Day?

Ithaca College Giving Day is on May 4, 2021 from midnight to 11:59 PM EDT. 


Q. Who can give?

Anyone may give! Gifts through the Ithaca College Giving Day online portal to Ithaca College 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. Is there a minimum gift amount?

Yes, Ithaca College's gift minimum is $5.00.


Q. Where's my fund?

If you usually give to a specific fund, area, scholarship, or program and can't find it using the search, choose the "other" option provided. During the check-out process, you will be prompted to type in the name of your fund, area, scholarship, or program. 


Q. Can I contact someone for assistance?

Ithaca College's office hours are 8:30 AM EDT - 5:00 PM EDT. If you have questions outside of these hours, please email givingday@ithaca.edu. If you are having difficulty placing your gift online, use the chat function at the bottom right of the screen to connect directly to GiveGab before reaching out to Ithaca College's Office of Philanthropy and Engagement. To connect with our office via phone, please dial 1-866-4IC-ALUM or 1-607-274-3194.


Q. Who will receive my contact information?

Ithaca College will have access to your name and email address. This information is used solely to send thank you messages, provide the option to receive future notifications, and to notify you of future activities.


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 allow organizations to function in a more streamlined manner.


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.ithaca.edu on your mobile device.


Q. Can I pre-schedule a donation for Ithaca College Giving Day?

You cannot pre-schedule your Ithaca College Giving Day gift, but you may make a donation to a participating school, program, team, or fund before or after the Ithaca College Giving Day. In order for your donation to be counted towards prize incentives awarded on Ithaca College Giving Day it must be made between midnight and 11:59 p.m. on May 4, 2021.


Q. Can I make a recurring gift for Ithaca College Giving Day?

You cannot make a recurring gift for your Ithaca College Giving Day gift. If you'd like more information about recurring gifts, please email givingday@ithaca.edu