Q. What is Luther Seminary Give Day?

Luther Seminary Give Day is an online giving event that provides the Luther Seminary community to give back to the Sustaining Fund. Luther Seminary Give Day is an initiative of Luther Seminary.

Q. When is Luther Seminary Give Day?

Luther Seminary Give Day is on October 13th, 2021 from 12:00 p.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Q. Who can donate online?

Anyone may donate! Donations through the Luther Seminary Give Day online portal to the Luther Seminary Sustaining Fund are tax-deductible and cannot be refunded. Contributions may be made via credit and debit card. Donations will be received and receipted by GiveGab. (More on GiveGab below)

Q. How much should I donate?

Any amount, no matter how big or small, is appreciated! However, on the Luther Seminary Give Day, online donates have be a minimum of $10.00. There is no offline donation minimum.

Q. How much of my donation goes to Luther Seminary?

GiveGab retains a 3% campaign management fee from all donations. Credit Card processing fees are an additional 2.5% + $0.30 for all major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover). You are given the option to cover the fees and if you choose this option, 100% of your online charitable gift will go to Luther Seminary. All donations are final and cannot be refunded. Any donations processed outside of Luther Seminary Give Day donation period, or through GiveGab.com are subject to transaction fees outlined on the GiveGab.com pricing page: http://info.givegab.com/pricing.

Q. Who will receive my contact information?

Luther Seminary will have access to your name and email address. This information is used solely to send thank you messages, provide the option to receive future notifications, and to notify you of future activities.

Q. Can I make donations via a mobile device?

Yes! Simply visit https://giveday.luthersem.edu on your mobile device.

Q. Can I pre-schedule a donation for Luther Seminary Give Day?

You cannot pre-schedule your Luther Seminary Give Day gift, but you may make a donation to the Luther Seminary Sustaining Fund the week leading up to Luther Seminary Give Day and still have it be counted on Give Day. 

Q. What is GiveGab?

GiveGab is a nonprofit giving platform that helps nonprofits to raise money, engage donors and manage volunteers quickly and efficiently. GiveGab offers a full portfolio of simple and easy to use products that allows organizations to function in a more streamlined manner.

Q. Do I need to create an account with GiveGab?

No. You do not need to create an account to make a donation. The benefits of creating an account include having your tax receipts collected in one location, being able to track your donations, follow the charities you support, and engage in future volunteering and donations. Your tax receipt is emailed immediately upon processing your donation. To claim a donation as a deduction on U.S. taxes, you should retain the donation receipt as an official record.