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Questions and Answers

Below you will find answers to many common questions about Missouri State Giving Day.

What is Missouri State Giving Day?

Giving Day is a 36-hour celebration of Bear spirit and the power of giving back, starting at 10am, CST, on March 1. Giving Day is a special opportunity for Missouri State students, employees, alumni, family, and friends to come together virtually and show their support for their favorite Missouri State departments, programs, student organizations, and teams. You choose where you want your gift to have an impact, and special challenges mean that your gift can go further and do more than at any other time of the year.

How can I participate?

Anyone can get involved with Missouri State's Giving Day! Simply by donating, you will make an impact. If you wish to be more involved, sign up to be an Ambassador. Please also post about Missouri State's Giving Day on social media using #BearsGive.

When can I make my donation to Missouri State's Giving Day?

Giving Day will be live here at 10:00am on March 1, 2023 and end at 10:00pm March 2, 2023.


How can I contact Missouri State with a giving-related question?

Call us 417.836.4143 or email alisonharper@missouristate.edu

How can I donate?

Donating is easy. Visit givingday.missouristate.edu between 10am on March 1 2023 and 10pm March 2, 2023 and find one or more areas to give. We strongly encourage you to make your gift online. This is the only way to assure that your gift will qualify for matches and challenges taking place throughout the event. To give by phone, you may call (417)836-4143. You can make a gift to support the university's greatest priorities and opportunities, including scholarships, or you can make a gift in support of your school, college, or program of choice. You may make a gift to more than one area in the same transaction!


When you make your gift you could also earn bonus funds to support it. Then, share your experience! Post about it on social. Email it. Encourage your friends to match your gift. Encouraging others to participate guarantees success

I'm having trouble making my gift and/or I haven't received my gift confirmation email. What should I do?

If you have issues with the payment process, and/or if you haven't received your confirmation email and tax receipt, please email alisonharper@missouristate.edu for assistance. 

I don't see my preferred gift designation. What should I do?

If you do not see your preferred gift designation, give us a call 417-836-4143.

Is my contribution tax deductible?

Yes. Philanthropic contributions to the Missouri State Foundation are tax-deductible as prescribed by law.

When will my credit card be charged?

Immediately after finalizing your gift on the site.

Still have questions?

Contact us at alisonharper@missouristate.edu