Questions and Answers

Below you will find answers to many common questions about Give:24.

What is a "giving day?"

Give 24 is Jessup’s annual generosity day. This is a 24-hour digital fundraising event to invite our community of supporters to participate in the mission and vision of Jessup. The goal is to expand the reach and impact of our kingdom purpose to send Christ-honoring leaders into the world.

What are giving day Matches and Challenges?

Matching Gifts are generated from generous donors who enjoy joining others to make a greater impact. Their gifts help motivate others to maximize their impact. Statistics reveal a donor is 25% more likely to give when they know their generosity can make a larger impact, together. 


Challenge gifts are celebratory gifts leveraged to encourage others to achieve a certain goal for the purposes of greater participation.


Only gifts made on September 20th qualify for matches and challenges. 

Why should I share?

When you share the Give:24 event over various social media platforms, generosity on this day is multiplied. If you give $24, share with 24 friends who give $24 the outcome is seemingly limitless.

What will my donation do?

Gifts during Give:24 will provide accessible Christ-centered excellence in higher education. A variety of investment opportunities are provided with matches linked to each. When you choose a specific designation 100% of your gift goes to your intended purposes. 

Do we accept Matching Gifts?

Yes, Jessup does qualify for employer matching gifts. To determine if your employer or your spouse's employer matches gifts, please go HERE.

Jessup Donor Bill of Rights?

Click HERE to learn more.

How do I give?

On the Give24 website ( there is a large BLUE donate button that appears when the campaign is launched. Simply click on this button and follow the prompts. If you are having technical difficulty you can go HERE and select Give:24 in the dropdown or simply contact the Office of University Advancement at 916-577-1800 and we can receive your gift over the phone.

Is my gift tax-deductible?


Yes, WJU is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. No goods or services will be exchanged when you make a gift. 

Why should I become a President’s Circle Member?

President’s Circle members give more than $1,000 annually to The Jessup Fund. $1,000 is strategically chosen as it is the average scholarship amount received by a student. Four years a President's Circle member could reduce a student's debt load by a minimum of $5,500. To learn more about the President’s Circle please go HERE

Is my gift safe and secure?

Yes. Jessup takes significant measures to ensure that all data and donor information is safe and secure. If you're at all concerned you can call our office at 916-577-1800. 

Is my gift tax-deductible?

Yes, WJU is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. No goods or services will be exchanged.  

Is my gift safe and secure?

Yes, WJU takes the proper measures to ensure your private personal information remains confidential. 

How will my gift be used?

During Give:24 you have the opportunity to choose which project or program you’d like to support. 100% of each gift will go to support that given designation to achieve its goals. 

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