What is Falcon Day of Giving?
The Falcon Day of Giving 2022 is the university’s third annual 24-hour giving campaign, which aims to inspire Falcons to come together, show their pride in their alma mater, and provide essential funding to support current and future students. This annual event shines a spotlight on giving at Fairmont State and creates a sense of energy around philanthropy.
When is Falcon Day of Giving?
Falcon Giving Day will take place on October 27, 2022.
Can I send a gift by mail or phone?
Yes. However, due to the tight period of Falcon Day of Giving, only gifts made online, by phone or in response to Falcon Day of Giving mailings count toward overall totals and competitions. If you would like to make a gift by phone on October 27, 2022, please call (304) 534-8786.
Who can donate?
Anyone with a credit card and access to the internet.
What is GiveGab?
Where does my Falcon Day of
Giving gift go?
Supporters are encouraged to give to the Falcon Fund which is a key source of expendable income and one of the university’s best resources to address emerging opportunities and respond to unanticipated needs and challenges of students, like scholarship support and emergency assistance. However, you also can designate your gift to the area on campus that means the most to you.
Does it cost anything to give through Falcon Day of Giving? How much of my donation will my the organization I am supporting receive?
Who will receive my contact information?
Do I need to create an account with GiveGab?
Is my Falcon Day of Giving
contribution tax deductible?
Yes, your gift is entirely tax deductible. You will receive an email confirmation that may serve as your receipt for tax purposes.
Can I pre-schedule a donation for Falcon Day of Giving Gift?
What if my preferred area of support is not listed?
Can I help promote Giving Day?
Please do! We encourage you to share the images and messages that are located in the Ambassador Toolkit. Send an email to classmates, post on your Facebook page, tweet, blog, yell, put signs on your lawn. It's all encouraged!
What is state charitable solicitation registration?
Why is state charitable solicitation registration compliance important?
What if I already made a gift
to Fairmont State this year?
Thank you for being part of the amazing Fairmont State donor family! We appreciate your commitment and encourage you to make an additional gift of any size on October 27. We also need your help to promote Falcon Day of Giving to others by spreading the word on social media using #FalconsGive2022. We have created sample email and social media posts to help you do this more easily, which are located in the Ambassador Toolkit on the site.
Why does Fairmont State care
about my participation?
The collective generosity of many multiplies to provide valuable dollars for scholarships, academic and athletic excellence and programs that strengthen the university’s mission. In addition, the added donors on Falcon Day of Giving will continue to help increase the overall giving participation rate, which effects the college's ranking in key recruitment publications such as U.S. News & World Report. Giving participation is a marker of alumni satisfaction. The higher the rankings, the more valuable the degree – so all Falcons – past, present, and future – benefit when more give back.
Is there a minimum or maximum
donation I can make on Falcon Day of Giving?
Yes, there is a $5 minimum donation.
How will the donation be
reported on my credit card?
Gifts made on Falcon Day of Giving will appear on donors' credit cards as GIVEGAB [Fairmont State].
Will my Falcon Day of Giving
gift – if made in advance of 10.27.22 – help populate the leaderboards?
Yes! Gifts made in advance of the Day of Giving through falconsgive.fsufoundation.org (and in response to Day of Giving mailings) will be displayed on the leaderboard when it goes live at 12:00 a.m. on October 27, 2022.
Who do I contact with questions
about Falcon Day of Giving?
firstname.lastname@example.org | 304-534-8786