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About the Event

About the Event

What is the Purdue Fort Wayne Day of Giving?

Joining in the success of the annual Purdue Day of Giving, Purdue Fort Wayne will participate in this fundraising initiative on April 24. For 24 hours, students, alumni, faculty, staff, parents, and friends will be encouraged to help us provide opportunities and transform lives at Purdue Fort Wayne.

How do I make a gift?

On April 24, come back to this site, and give to an area you are passionate about. You can also make a gift by phone at 260-481-6962.

How you Can Promote Day of Giving

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

Post about Purdue Fort Wayne Day of Giving on your social media using #PFWDayOfGiving, #TheBigGive. Check out our Social Media Toolkit for this event at

Giving Details

Is there a minimum donation amount?

Yes, $10.

How do I decide where to give?

You can choose from among many giving opportunities at Purdue Fort Wayne. Choose a category (or multiple!) that you value most. These include academic, professional development, social, emergency, and even food insecurity-related funds. Gifts to any fund make a vital difference in the lives of students.

Can I give via securities, donor-advised fund, or IRA rollover in support of Day of Giving?

Yes. For more information, please contact Development at 260-481-6962 or

Is it safe to make my gift online?

Yes. Purdue Fort Wayne 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 the website. Stripe’s security documentation is available online.

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

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