Questions and Answers

Below you will find answers to many common questions about UND Gives 2021.

What is UND Gives?

UND Gives is a 24-hour, online day of giving dedicated to enhancing the student experience at the University of North Dakota. On this day, alumni and friends near and far are contributing to the UND programs and priorities that mean the most to them.

When is UND Gives?

Wednesday, April 29, 2019. All donations made between 12:00 a.m. and 11:59 p.m. CST will count toward UND Gives totals.

How do I make a gift on UND Gives?

There are many ways to make a gift on UND Gives!

- To donate online with a credit card on April 29, visit UNDalumni.org/UNDGIVES

- To make a gift by phone, call 800.543.8764.

- Pregive your gift ahead of time, visit UNDalumni.org/Pregive

- To make a gift by cash or check, mail to or drop off at the Gorecki Alumni Center before April 29th at 3501 University Ave. Stop 8157, Grand Forks, ND, 58202 with your check post-dated for April 29th, 2020. Please note the area you would like your gift to support in the memo line.

Want to fund a Day of Giving challenge?

Thank you for your leadership! For more information, contact Chris DeMaster at chrisd@undalumni.net or 701.777.2758.  

Can I make a gift before Wednesday, April 29?

If you can’t make a gift on Wednesday, April 29, please call 800.543.8764 ahead of time to make your gift over the phone or visit UNDalumni.org/Pregive to make your pledge online. Mention that your gift is for UND GIVES and we'll be sure to count it April 29th. Thank you for your interest in participating in UND Gives!

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

You may support any area at the University with your Giving Day gift. To designate your UND GIVES gift to an opportunity that is not listed on the homepage, click on "Make Your Gift" and 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.

How do Matches and Challenges work? 

Your gift can count for as many matches and challenges for which it qualifies! To read about all the matches and challenges for different areas of the University, please see our Challenges page. Matches are gifts from other donors who have agreed to give a dollar for every dollar you give up to a set amount. Challenges unlock extra money once the objective is reached.

How can I inspire others to give?

Data shows that when you post about a Giving Day on social media, you inspire three more people to give. On April 29th:

- Share your reason for giving back to UND.

- Make your posts public to reach even more people.

- Include the #UNDGIVES hashtag and the UNDalumni.org/UNDGIVES url in all your posts! 

What if my question is not answered here? 

We would appreciate the opportunity to answer your question. Email nicolep@UNDalumni.net or chrisd@UNDalumni.net anytime or call 701.777.2758 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT. 

Is there a minimum donation amount?

Yes. The minimum donation amount for online gifts is $5. Contributions of any amount will be accepted in person at our office, 3501 University Ave., Grand Forks, ND, or via telephone by calling 800.543.8764.

Where does my gift go?

You can direct your gift to a challenge, program, college, or campus organization at UND that matters to you the most!

Can I give to more than one area on UND Gives? 

Yes! You can give to as many areas as you would like to in a single donation submission. On the donation form that will be available on the giving day, click "+ Add another gift to your donation," to designate different areas for your gift in the same transaction.

Is my contribution tax-deductible?

Yes. Your gift is irrevocable and tax-deductible as prescribed by law. You will receive an email confirmation that will serve as your receipt for tax purposes.

How can I make my contribution go even further?

Thousands of companies match gifts to higher education institutions, which can double or even triple the impact of your contribution. To find out if your employer has a matching gift program, please visit https://undalumni.org/matching-gifts

Is there a minimum donation amount?

Yes. The minimum donation amount for online gifts is $5. Contributions of any amount will be accepted in person at our office, 3501 University Ave., Grand Forks, ND, or via telephone by calling 800.543.8764.

Where does my gift go?

Your gift goes directly where you designate it: to your college, school, or department; to a program; to scholarships; or to Athletics—whatever matters most to you. 

Can I give to more than one area on UND Gives? 

Yes! You can give to as many areas as you would like in a single submission of the donation form. 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.

Is my contribution tax-deductible?

Yes. Your gift is irrevocable and tax-deductible as prescribed by law. You will receive an email confirmation that will serve as your receipt for tax purposes.

How can I make my contribution go even further?

Thousands of companies match gifts to higher education institutions, which can double or even triple the impact of your contribution. To find out if your employer has a matching gift program, please visit https://undalumni.org/guide-to-giving-matching-gifts

Still have questions?

Contact us at webmaster@undalumni.net