Questions and Answers

Below you will find answers to many common questions about Founders' Day of Giving 2020.

What is The Founders' Day of Giving?

Theta Tau's Founders' Day of Giving is a way to connect with the fraternity on Founders' Day. Support student brothers through donations to the Leadership Academy, Scholarships, or to the Foundation's Annual Fund.

When is the Theta Tau Founders' Day of Giving?

The Theta Tau Founders' Day of Giving begins on October 15, 2020 at 8:00am ET.  The event will run for #1904Minutes (31 hours and 44 minutes), ending on October 16, at 3:44pm ET.

When Founders' Day of Giving 2020 goes live, there will be a "Give Now" button that appears at the top of each page. 

I want to create a Match or Challenge Gift for the Founders' Day of Giving - what do I do? 

Please contact Board@thetataufoundation.org.  Match and challenge gifts are vital to the success of the Founders' Day of Giving, and we will reach out to you to customize your idea!

I would love to do more - how can I help?

We would love ambassadors to help spread the word on social media. Please sign up on the Ambassadors tab above.

Is my donation tax deductible?

Yes, the Theta Tau Educational Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public charity and gifts are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by U.S. law. You will receive a confirmation email that can be used as your receipt.

Considering a recurring donation to the Theta Tau Educational Foundation?  If so, select the 'Recurring' radio button above the donation amount. 

You can donate on the recurring frequency of monthly or quarterly!

My employer offers a gift matching program. Are gifts on Founders' Day of Giving eligible?

Yes!  You will receive an email confirmation of your gift that can be used for tax and gift matching purposes.

What does Fund Designation on the Donate page mean?

Fund Designation identifies where your gift will be given.  Gifts can be designated to:

1) the Annual Theta Tau Educational Foundation Fund,

2) the Leadership Academy Fund, or 

3) one of the 10 designated/scholarship funds

Will my chapter receive my donation?

The Educational Foundation does not provide funds to specific chapters via donations.  Any gift made will be routed into

1) the Annual Theta Tau Educational Foundation Fund,

2) the Leadership Academy Fund, or 

3) one of the 10 designated/scholarship funds

 

Chapters may receive benefits from any of these 3 funds in various ways throughout the year.

The Region Affiliation drop-down is available during donation so we can track donations and award various challenges & matches.

Still have questions?

Contact us at board@thetataufoundation.org