FAQ


Q. What is Sarah Lawrence Giving Day?

Sarah Lawrence Giving Day is our special 24-hour fundraising challenge. Your gift of any amount on March 4 will be put to immediate use to support scholarships for talented students, resources for our esteemed faculty, and the one-of-a-kind education provided by Sarah Lawrence. This year, your gifts go even further, with $25,000 in matching funds unlocked for every 100 donors.


Q. When is Sarah Lawrence Giving Day?

Sarah Lawrence Giving Day is on March 4, 2020 from 12:00 AM to 11:59 PM Eastern.


Q. Who can donate?

Anyone may donate and everyone is encouraged! Donations through the Sarah Lawrence Giving Day online portal are tax-deductible. Contributions may be made via credit and debit card only. Donations will be received and receipted by GiveGab.


Q. What is GiveGab?

GiveGab is a nonprofit giving platform that helps nonprofits raise money, engage donors, and manage volunteers quickly and efficiently. GiveGab offers a full portfolio of simple and easy-to-use products that allow organizations to function in a more streamlined manner.


Q. How much of my donation goes to GiveGab?

GiveGab retains a 2.75% campaign management fee from all donations. Credit card processing fees are an additional 2.2% + $0.30 for all major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover). All donations are final and cannot be refunded.


Q. Who will receive my contact information?

When you donate via GiveGab, Sarah Lawrence College will have access to your name and email address. This information is used solely to send thank you messages, provide the option to receive future notifications, and to notify you of future activities.


Q. Do I need to create an account with GiveGab?

No, you do not need to create a GiveGab account to make a donation. Your gift receipt is emailed immediately upon processing your donation. To claim a donation as a deduction on U.S. taxes, you should retain the donation receipt as an official record.


Q. Can I make donations via a mobile device?

Yes! Simply visit slc.edu/givingday on your mobile device.


Q. Can I pre-schedule a donation for Sarah Lawrence Giving Day?

Unfortunately you cannot pre-schedule your Sarah Lawrence Giving Day gift. In order for your donation to be counted toward helping the College earn challenge gifts, it must be made between 12:00 AM and 11:59 PM Eastern on March 4, 2020.