Frequently Asked Questions

What is Purdue Day of Giving?

Purdue Day of Giving is an annual online-based fundraising event for Purdue University; the most recent day took place on April 27, 2022. In this event, for 24 hours, students, alumni, faculty and staff, retirees, parents, and friends helped meet the challenge to grant opportunities and transform lives at Purdue.

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 Purdue 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 emailing

Where are the hourly challenge winners displayed?

You can find the winners of all the hourly and full-day challenges listed on the leaderboards page.

Where did the challenge money go?

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

How do I get a new tax-receipt?

Please email for a new tax-receipt.