Giving FAQ and 501(c)(3) information
Gonzaga University is a not-for-profit (or charitable) organization with 501(c)(3) IRS status. Contributions to Gonzaga University are tax deductible in the manner and to the extent provided by section 170 of the internal revenue code. It is recommended that you consult your tax advisor regarding the exact deductibility of gifts to Gonzaga University. Gonzaga's Tax ID number is 91-0236600
Your gift to any area or fund makes a significant difference for Gonzaga University and its students. The top priority areas for which the University is currently fundraising include:
- Student scholarships
- Academics (College/Schools)
- The John and Joan Bollier Family Center for Integrated Science and Engineering (ISE facility)
- Unrestricted annual funds
Gonzaga University subscribes to the Donor Bill of Rights developed by the American Association of Fund-Raising Counsel (AAFRC), Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP), Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), and the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP):
Philanthropy is based on voluntary action for the common good. It is a tradition of giving and sharing that is primary to the quality of life. To assure that philanthropy merits the respect and trust of the general public, and that donors and prospective donors can have full confidence in the not-for-profit organizations and causes they are asked to support, we declare that all donors have these rights.
You can very easily make a pledge now, and then request that the University remind you or charge your credit card at a specific time in the future. Making a pledge gives you the opportunity to distribute your payments throughout the year, allowing you to consider a larger gift to the University.
With respect to pledge payment options, billing arrangements can be made monthly, quarterly, or annually for your convenience. We gladly accept the following forms of payment: cash, check, electronic check, credit card, electronic fund transfer, wire transfer, and stocks/securities.Please contact our Gift Accounting office at (800) 463-6925 or firstname.lastname@example.org to set up or modify your pledge as needed.