Below you will find answers to many common questions about Day of Giving 2023.
What is Giving Day?
Giving Day is an online fundraising event on Thursday, Nov. 2 from midnight through 11:59pm PST. We encourage all members of the Fresno State community to participate, including students, parents, staff, faculty, alumni, friends and community leaders. The goal is to have as many participants as possible come together to raise financial support for student success.
How do I participate in Day of Giving?
It's simple! Give online at dayofgiving.fresnostate.edu and spread the word to family and friends. Make a gift to a specific school/college, or whichever program that resonates with you. Then encourage others to make a gift of support! The more people who participate, the greater the funds raised to strengthen the programs you care about. The beauty of digital fundraising is your message can be sent to anyone, anywhere.
Why should I participate?
This campaign enables Fresno State to succeed in its mission to educate and empower students for success. Your gift, no matter how big or small, helps to make a transformative impact on the next generation of leaders.
What are the challenges?
Participating areas across campus can earn bonus funds, up to $60,000, provided by the Office of the President. Challenges are designed to encourage donor participation and increase excitement about the campaign throughout the 24 hours.
How can I spread the word about Fresno State's Day of Giving?
Please use the hashtag #FresnoStateDOG on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram and encourage others to give! Be sure to check out Fresno State's social media feeds and share posts throughout the day.
Is there a minimum gift amount?
Fresno State's Day of Giving accepts gifts of $10 or more.
Where should I give?
Give to whichever fund you choose! If you aren't sure of a specific area to give, the Fresno State Annual Fund provides for the highest priorities on campus. Or, you may support specific departments within schools/colleges by selecting 'Other' and typing in the program of your choice. Descriptions should be very specific to help gift processing.