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our goal of $120K
Give & Receive
GivingTuesday, the global day of philanthropy, is coming soon on Nov. 28! We’re celebrating GivingTuesday through #GGUGives all month long so that alumni, employees, staff, students, and friends have 21 days to help advance the University’s mission to provide quality, affordable, accessible education for all.
This November, join us for 21 days of giving through #GGUGives and Make It Possible for students to realize their dreams of higher education and successful futures. Every donation, large or small, makes a huge difference in our students’ lives. To show our appreciation for your generosity, we’ll randomly select one lucky donor to have lunch with President Fike! We’ll also award randomly selected contributors with GGU merchandise to keep you warm all winter: a Columbia Fleece Jacket, 84”x54” Sweatshirt Blanket, and a 16 oz. Bistro Mug.
First Time Donor Match
First time GGU donors will receive a dollar-for-dollar match up to $1,000.
It’s easy and fun to take part in the #GGUGives social media challenge! This November, like, share, or retweet any GGUGives promotional post, and do not forget to tag us.
Day of Giving Overall Challenge
When we reach 200 donors, it will unlock $3,000 in matching money for the Fund for GGU or the Dean’ s School of Excellence Fund, thanks to the generosity of our Board of Trustees.
Faculty and Staff Match
All gifts made by faculty and staff will be matched dollar for dollar up to $1,000.
Double Your Impact
Your gifts of any size will be matched dollar for dollar up to $10,000
by the generous matches from our Board of Trustees and Alumni Board.
Meet Kaitey and Craig
After married couple Kaitey Vasquez and Craig Elliott earned their Master’ s degrees in Project Management, they wanted to complete the Project Management Professionals certification to advance their careers, but with a new baby it didn’t seem possible. The Phanstiel Professionals Practice Fellows Program, which provides financial support to students preparing for professional exams, has allowed them to enroll in a prep course, prepare for the exam, and care for their infant
Give by Nov 28th at midnight and your gift will be matched dollar for dollar to help students like Kaitey and Craig.
Frequently Asked Questions
#GGUGives Day is a 24-hour fundraising event. As part of the GGU community, your participation will allow us to create opportunities for current students by making a gift to The Fund for GGU.
In conjunction with the International Day of Giving, #GivingTuesday, #GGUGives Day will take place Tuesday, November 28, 2023. But we encourage supporters to give all month long!
Gifts are accepted all month long, however November 28 is your chance to make the most of your gift and show off your GGU pride. Every contribution will count toward challenges and matches throughout the day and make an impact on the entire GGU community.
The Fund for Golden Gate University is the primary channel for unrestricted annual gifts to the university. It provides the flexibility to address the most urgent needs across every area of campus.
This campaign is for the Fund for GGU. Our goal is to build and sustain a base of supporters, ensuring a continuing source of annual, expendable, and unrestricted funding for GGU. The Fund for GGU provides the flexibility to address the most urgent needs across every area of campus.
Yes, you can make a gift at any time by contacting Pam Cottrell at 415-369-5233.
You can make a recurring gift through the GGU GivingTuesday website.
All gifts count towards #GGUGIVES Day however we recommend a minimum donation of $10.
All gifts to the Fund for GGU are tax-deductible.
Thank you for your support! While we certainly encourage you to consider another gift on #GGUGives Day, you can also help in promoting #GGUGives Day among your friends and family through our social media toolkit!
We encourage you to promote #GGUGives Day on your social media channels using the assets in our social media toolkit. Additionally, you can share our #GGUGives Day with your friends and family.
Some challenge winners will be randomly selected. Other challenge winners will be determined by making a first-time gift or a gift of at least $25 during a specific period. You can see more about our hourly and all-day challenges by clicking here.
You can contact Pam Cottrell at email@example.com or by calling 415-369-5233.