Below you will find answers to many common questions about Delts Give 2019.
What is Delts Believe. Delts Give.?
Delts Believe. Delts Give. is the Delt Foundation's annual day of giving! This 27-hour campaign is an international effort to inspire undergraduate and alumni members, as well as parents and friends of Delta Tau Delta to support our efforts to Educate. Lead. and Serve. with a gift of any size, to any area of focus.
When is the Giving Day?
May 15, 2019, beginning at 6:00 a.m. (est) and ending 29 hours later at 11:00 a.m. (est) When the Day of Giving goes live, there will be a "Give Now" button that appears at the top of the website.
Where is my gift most needed?
Gifts to the Annual Delt Fund allow the Foundation to allocate resources wherever the need is greatest, such as providing speakers at leadership conferences, support ongoing programs like Ignite and Presidents and Advisors Retreat, providing opportunities for mental wellness education. Your gift to the Annual Delt Fund on the Day of Giving will help us continue to offer needed support this summer at Karnea, as well as be prepared for new opportunities to support our Delta Tau Delta brothers throughout the year.
Can I support my chapter?
Yes! There are different ways to support your chapter:
Directly - if they have a scholarship, chapter fund established. Not all chapters have a chapter-specific fund established yet.
Indirectly - through many areas of focus that support ALL chapters, such undergraduate as programs to prevent sexual assault and hazing, programs to support mental wellness, and emergency grants for undergraduate or alumnae members in financial distress; also, gifts to the Annual Fund (our area of greatest need) benefits ALL members by allowing us to allocate resources where they are most needed
I'm a undergraduate member. How can I help?
Delts Believe. Delts Give. is a day for all Delt brothers to be inspired. Here are some ways that you can get involved:
1. Serve as a Day of Giving Ambassador - help us reach your chapter brothers, alumni, parents, and friends to encourage their support
2. Crescent Society (our undergraduate giving society) if you haven't already
3. Make a gift - gifts both small and large help Educate. Lead. and Serve. our brotherhood
Will my gift count towards my annual giving recognition in the Honor Roll of Donors and on the Foundation's website?
Yes. Your gift through Day of Giving will apply to your recognition in the Foundation's Honor Roll of Donors for the 2019-2020 giving year. See our Annual and Lifetime Giving Clubs on our website. Our giving year is August 1st through July 31st.
IRA Charitable Rollover
The IRA Charitable Rollover provides you with an excellent opportunity to make a gift during your lifetime from an asset that would be subject to multiple levels of taxation if it remained in your taxable estate. To qualify:
You must be age 70 1/2 or older at the time of gift.
Transfers must be made directly from a tradational IRA account by your IRA adminisrator to the Delta Tau Delta Educational Foundation. Funds that are withdrawn by you and then contributed do not qualify.
Gifts must be outright. Distributors to donor-advised funds or life-income arrangements such as charitable remainder trusts and charitable gift annuities do not qualify.
Yes! The Delt Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, so your gifts are tax-deductible. Please retain your email receipt for tax purposes. The Delt Foundation's Tax ID Number is 31-1020203.
Will I receive a receipt?
Absolutely! After you make your gift, you will receive a confirmation email that can be used for tax purposes.
My employer offers a gift matching program. Are gifts on the Day of Giving eligible?
Definitely! You will receive an email confirmation of your gift that can be used for tax and gift matching purposes. Not sure if your company offers a gift matching program? Check on our website.
Can I make a monthly gift?
Yes. Monthly giving is an easy, automatic way to support the Delt Foundation. It is convenient, customizable, and environmentally friendly, and it helps ensure a steady source of funding for the Foundation.
You can set up your monthly or quarterly gift by credit card. All recurring gifts set up on Day of Giving will count as a pledge towards our Day of Giving totals - i.e. if you set up a monthly gift of $84 for the next year, we will count your $1000 pledge towards our totals for the day. If you have further questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.