Georgia Tech Giving Day has ended, but you can still make a difference when you give today!

Questions and Answers

Below you will find answers to many common questions about Georgia Tech Giving Day.

What is Georgia Tech Giving Day?

From noon EDT on March 12, 2024, to 9 p.m. EDT on March 13, 2024, the whole Tech community will come together to support Georgia Tech. For 33 hours, Yellow Jackets from far and wide will show their Georgia Tech pride while supporting vital scholarships, providing funds for student needs, and helping to enhance student-focused programs. 

What are matches and challenges? 

Matches and challenges help your gifts on Georgia Tech Giving Day make an even bigger impact. Check during the event on March 12-13 to see updates and new opportunities for your gift to go even further. A complete list of matches and challenges will beon the Challenges page, and active matches and challenges can be viewed at

When is Georgia Tech Giving Day? 

The campaign kicks off officially at noon EDT Tuesday, March 12, 2024, and closes at 9 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, March 13, 2024.  

Where can I make my gift? 

Visit from noon on Tuesday, March 12 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, March 13 to participate. 

Is it possible to make a gift by mail or by phone? 

Because Georgia Tech Giving Day is a live, online giving campaign, we strongly encourage you to make your gift online. This is the only way to assure your gift will qualify for matches and challenges taking place throughout the event. To give by phone, you may call 404-385-4483 (GIVE) during the event, but we cannot guarantee these gifts will count toward matches and challenges. 

How can I make my donation go even further? 

Thousands of companies match gifts to higher education, which can double or even triple your gift. To find out if your employer (or your spouse's employer) has a matching gift program, please visit If so, please contact your Human Resources representative for a matching gift form. You may need to provide the Georgia Tech Foundation Employer Identification Number (EIN) on the form: 58-6043294. 

What other ways can I get involved? 

Share your stories and images using the hashtag #GTgives to help spread the word on social! The GTgives.orghomepage will be constantly updated throughout the day to show messages and images from across the Tech community.  

You can also become a Georgia Tech Giving Day Ambassador, sharing messages and creating excitement before and during the event. Spread awareness within your network and encourage others to join you in giving back to Tech (for more information see “What Is an Ambassador?”). 

Why should I participate in Georgia Tech Giving Day? 

Giving on Georgia Tech Giving Day benefits current and future students by providing much needed financial support, illustrates the awesome collective power of the Tech community, and is a great way to show your Georgia Tech pride. 

There are also opportunities throughout the day to amplify your gift immediately! Thanks to our generous lead donors, there will be special opportunities for your gifts to be matched, doubling the impact of your investment. There will also be exciting challenges taking place throughout the day. 

What is an Ambassador?

Ambassadors are Georgia Tech Giving Day’s digital leaders who reach out to their network, share messages, and create excitement before and during the event. With an investment of a few hours, Ambassadors help spread awareness—reaching out to their network by email, text, phone, and/or social media to ask fellow Tech alums and friends to participate in Giving Day. If you are interested in becoming an Ambassador, you can register online or email with questions. 

I already give to Georgia Tech, why am I being asked to give again? 

Philanthropic support makes a difference in all areas of campus. We are appreciative of all of our current donors, but ask that you consider making an additional gift to Georgia Tech on Giving Day to help further our progress for this special event.  

Can I designate my Georgia Tech Giving Day gift to a specific area? 

Yes! Each participating group is featuring funds to support that are key funding priorities for that area. Browse the participating group pages for different areas to support.  

What areas can I support? 

Check out the "Areas to Support" section to choose which area to support! We have featured funds from each of the colleges, and you can also give to Athletics, the Library, Student Engagement and Well-Being, and Roll Call.

Does my Georgia Tech Giving Day gift count toward Transforming Tomorrow: The Campaign for Georgia Tech?

Yes, your Giving Day gift makes you part of the Institute’s campaign, which will build a foundation to support our students, our research, our campus, and our community, and expand our impact at home and around the world.

What if I want to make a contribution from a donor-advised fund, my company's matching gift program, or a gift of stock? 

Georgia Tech Giving Day is a unique online giving event, and we encourage all gifts to be made directly at However, we will do our best to accommodate these special gifts. Please contact our Manager, Leadership & Volunteer Giving, Jessica Fischler (, to work out the specific details. 

What should I do if my card is not working or is declined? 

First, ensure the address you entered for your gift matches the current billing address for the card (for example, the card is not tied to an old address or a business). If you still encounter issues, please reach out to 404-385-4483 (GIVE) or email, and we will be happy to help you! 

When will my credit card be charged? 

Your credit card is charged immediately upon finalizing your gift on the site. Once you complete your gift transaction, you will receive an email confirmation which will serve as your official receipt. 

Are gifts tax-deductible? 

All gifts are tax-deductible to the extent provided by law. Once you complete your gift transaction, you will receive an email confirmation. This will serve as your official gift acknowledgement and tax receipt. 

Does my Georgia Tech Giving Day gift count towards my Roll Call consecutive giving years? 

Only gifts designated to Roll Call on Georgia Tech Giving Day will count towards your Roll Call consecutive giving. 

Will my gift to Athletics on Georgia Tech Giving Day count towards my A-T Priority Points?

Yes. Gifts to Athletics will earn A-T points at 2 per $100 given. As an added incentive, an additional 1 bonus point will be added for every $250 given during Georgia Tech Giving Day.

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