Questions and Answers

Below you will find answers to many common questions about Husky Giving Day 2021.

What is Husky Giving Day?

Husky Giving Day is a 24-hour period for our community to celebrate the power of philanthropy and to support the people, programs and causes you care about most at the University of Washington. Gifts of all sizes will add up to make a big impact.

This year, Husky Giving Day will be held on April 8th from 12:01 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. PT.

How can I help spread the word about Husky Giving Day?

You can help spread the word by volunteering as a Husky Giving Day ambassador. Learn more and sign up here!

Can I give to any area of the UW on Husky Giving Day?

All gifts to the University of Washington on April 8th count toward Husky Giving Day totals. We encourage you to support the funds and causes promoted by participating UW programs, but if you can't find the fund you'd like to support, you can visit us online here.

Why does the University of Washington need my gift?

Philanthropy is an essential source of support for the UW. It helps enhance the student experience, drive the public good, empower innovation and expand our impact around the world. If you’re an alum or an even prouder parent, if you received exceptional care at UW Medicine, or if you simply believe that every student in Washington state should have access to a college education and a brighter future - then here's your chance to expand your impact by taking part in Husky Giving Day. Your support makes a real and lasting difference.

Are Husky Giving Day contributions tax-deductible?

Your gift may be tax-deductible as a charitable contribution for federal tax purposes, as allowed by IRS regulations. The UW Foundation’s federal tax ID is 94-3079432.

Gifts of securities (tax ID 91-6001537) may have additional tax benefits.

Where can I mail a check to support the UW?

Please make your check payable to the University of Washington Foundation and indicate which fund or program you wish to support. You can mail your check to the following address. Specify that you would like your gift to count toward Husky Giving Day so we can include you in this campaign.

University of Washington Foundation
Box 359505
Seattle, WA 98195

Don’t see an answer to your question?

Please contact us via email at give2uw@uw.edu. We are here to help!

Still have questions?

Contact us at give2uw@uw.edu