Q. What is G-Day?
G-Day is an annual giving day facilitated by the University of the Sunshine Coast (UniSC). It's a day when staff, alumni and community join together to give a donation, small or big, to make a difference in the community.All donations on G-Day can be directed to a preferred project, either assisting students, supporting UniSC’s work in mental health through the Thompson Institute, or conservation and environmental projects helping endangered sea turtles.
Q. When is G-Day?
G-Day will be held on Wednesday 7 September 2022.
Q. How can I get involved with G-Day?
There are opportunities to donate and participate across all UniSC locations. If you would like to organise an activity in your workplace, or help spread the word, please email: email@example.com.
Q. Can I help promote G-Day?
Please do! We encourage you to share the website, send an email to friends, post on Facebook, tweet, blog, yell, and spread the word about G-Day in any way you can.
Q. Can I fundraise for G-Day?
If you would like to be a Fundraising Champion for G-Day, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. We’d love to have you join the G-Day fundraising team and help spread the word!
Q. How can I donate to G-Day?
Donations will open in August 2022. You can donate via credit card by clicking on the Donate button on this site for G-Day donations.If you would like to donate via direct deposit, cheque or cash, please phone (07) 5430 1104 or email email@example.com for information.
Q. Will my donation be matched?
Yes! UniSC will be announcing matching and challenge gifts that will increase the impact of your gift.
Q. Can I choose to give somewhere else?
Of course - you can show your support and choose to donate to something that means the most to you. If you’d prefer to give to another UniSC initiative, outside of the three giving areas selected for this year’s G-Day, please phone (07) 5430 1104 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Q. Are donations to G-Day tax deductible?
Yes, all donations over $2 are tax deductible in Australia. Donating online will provide you with a receipt for tax purposes. A receipt will be emailed to you within 24 hours of your donation.
Q. Is my payment secure?
Absolutely – G-Day is facilitated by GiveGab, a company who has partnered with Stripe, a PCI Service Provider Level 1 (the most stringent level of certification possible) to process all gifts. Read through Stripe's security documentation online.
Q. Having trouble making your donation?
Some credit card companies may ask you to verify donations which are made via our G-Day partner, GiveGab.com. If you require assistance, please contact the UniSC Advancement Office on 07 5430 1104 or email email@example.com.
Q. Who benefits from G-Day?
Since 2016, G-Day supporters have helped change the lives of nearly 200 students, providing financial assistance through a UniSC Study Support Bursary that enabled them to stay at UniSC. In 2022 we are aiming to help even more people through G-Day. This year, in addition to student financial challenges, we are tackling mental health and supporting conservation and environmental projects.
Donations can be directed to a preferred project, either assisting students with financial need or supporting UniSC’s work in mental health through the Thompson Institute, or conservation and environmental projects helping endangered sea turtles.
Q. How much of my donation will go to the cause?
The total amount (100%) donated to G-Day will go directly to the cause you choose. UniSC will cover the cost of all credit card transaction and platform fees.
Q. What is GiveGab?
GiveGab is a non-profit giving platform based in Ithaca, New York USA that helps other non-profits to raise money for their organisation and fundraise in a more streamlined way. UniSC is partnering with GiveGab to facilitate our annual giving day.