Q. What is IP Giving Tuesday?
IP Giving Tuesday is part of the Day of Giving during Celebrate Catholic Schools Week (Jan. 30th – Feb. 5th, 2022). This initiative, MANY GIFTS, ONE NATION, was inspired 20 years ago by the words of Saint Pope John Paul II. He encouraged the countless people who have been blessed by the many gifts of Catholic schools to give back to the schools that positively impacted them so much.
Q. When is IP Giving Tuesday?
IP Giving Tuesday is on February 1, 2022 from midnight to 11:59 PM.
Q. Who can donate?
Anyone may donate. Donations through the IP Giving Tuesday online portal to charitable nonprofit organizations are tax-deductible and cannot be refunded. Contributions may be made via credit and debit card. Donors who give at least $100 have the option to pay via direct bank withdrawal through Plaid. Donations will be received and receipted by GiveGab.
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. How will donations be distributed?
Each donation will be disbursed directly from GiveGab via direct deposit within 5-7 business days.
Q. How much of my donation goes to Iona Prep?
GiveGab retains a 3.5% 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). For donations used via Plaid, there is a 3.5% technology fee and a flat rate of $3. You are given the option to cover the fees and if you choose this option, 100% of your online charitable gift will go to the receiving organization. All donations are final and cannot be refunded. Any donations processed outside of IP Giving Tuesday donation period, through GiveGab.com, or subsequent recurring donations are subject to transaction fees outlined on the GiveGab.com pricing page: http://info.givegab.com/pricing.
Q. Who will receive my contact information?
Iona Prep 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. 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.
Q. Can I make donations via a mobile device?
Yes! Simply visit givingtuesday.ionaprep.org on your mobile device.