Frequently Asked Questions

About the Day

What is Purdue Day of Giving?

Purdue Day of Giving is an annual single-day online fundraising event for Purdue University; the most recent day took place on April 25, 2018. In this event, for 24 hours, students, alumni, faculty, staff, retirees, parents, and friends made their mark by granting opportunities for the next generation of Purdue students.

Is it too late to make a gift?

Purdue Day of Giving may have passed, but you can still make a gift to the University by clicking the “Donate Now” button at the top right and following the directions provided on that page. You can also make a gift by phone at 1-800-319-2199. Thank you for your support!

Are Day of Giving contributions tax-deductible?

Yes, your gift is tax-deductible. You received an email confirmation that serves as your receipt for tax purposes. If you did not receive a receipt, you can request a new one by entering your email address in the box on the right marked “Get Your Receipt.”

Where are the hourly challenge winners displayed?

You can find the winners of all the hourly challenges listed on the leaderboards page.

Where does challenge money go?

The bonus funds won in the various challenges are awarded to the winning unit’s area of greatest need.

Does my gift count toward Ever True: The Campaign for Purdue University?

Yes, all gifts on Purdue Day of Giving will count toward the overall dollar and gift totals for Ever True, which includes the Campus Campaign, International Engagement Campaign, and Parent and Family Campaign.