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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

About the Day

What is Purdue Northwest Day of Giving?

Purdue Northwest Day of Giving is the largest day-long online fundraising event for the university. During this event, for 24 hours, students, alumni, faculty, staff, and community come together to create opportunities for PNW students.

What can I do to help get the word out about Purdue Northwest Day of Giving?

Post about Purdue Northwest Day of Giving on your social networks, like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Snapchat, using #PNWDayofGiving to spread the buzz that we are PNW and encourage others to give back! Check out our Social Media Toolkit to help spread the word at

How do I make a gift?

First: Make sure to click on the calendar reminder or email reminder for April 24, 2024! When it's Purdue Northwest Day of Giving, come back to this site, simply click any button that says "Donate" or "Give Now," and follow the instructions provided. You can also make a gift by phone on Purdue Northwest Day of Giving at 1-219-989-2323. Most importantly: Thank you for your support!

Is there a minimum donation amount?

Yes, there is a $10 minimum on Purdue Northwest Day of Giving.

Giving on Purdue Northwest Day of Giving

How do I decide where to give?

You can choose from among many giving opportunities at Purdue Northwest. Gifts to any fund make a vital difference in the lives of students. If you don't wish to prioritize a specific cause, you may donate to your favorite participant's listed unrestricted fund, which allocates your donation to their area of greatest need.

Where does the challenge money go?

Challenge and prize money will go to each winning unit's area of greatest need.

Can I give via stock in support of Day of Giving?

Yes. For more information, please contact Development at 219-989-2323 or

Is it safe to make my gift online?

Yes. Purdue Northwest Day of Giving utilizes a technology vendor called GiveGab. GiveGab is partnered with Stripe, a certified PCI Level 1 Service Provider (the most stringent level of certification possible), to process all gifts made through Stripe's security documentation is available online.

Will my Purdue Northwest Day of Giving contributions be tax-deductible?

Yes, your gift is tax-deductible. You will receive an email confirmation that serves as your receipt for tax purposes.