FAQ

UCLA Athletics Day of Giving FAQ

What is UCLA Athletics Day of Giving?

UCLA Athletics Day of Giving will be a 24 hour campaign on October 19th where we’re challenging UCLA alumni, students, parents, friends, faculty, and staff to come together to give to the UCLA Athletics program that YOU are most passionate about.

Do I have to wait to make a gift on October 19th?

We’d love to count you in for UCLA Athletics Day of Giving! Make your gift early at woodenathleticfund.com and share with your network on October 19th to increase the impact of your support.

Can I send my gift in via the mail?

UCLA Athletics Day of Giving is a time limited giving campaign, we strongly encourage you to make your gift online at spark.ucla.edu/g/athletics. However, if your check is received by October 19th with "UCLA Athletics Day of Giving" in the memo, it will also be counted as part of the overall challenge results. Please make checks payable to the UCLA Foundation. Let our team know at development@ucla.athletics.edu so we can count your support towards our goal.

Can I make a gift with stocks or securities for UCLA Athletics Day of Giving?

Yes! Please call (310) 206-3302 or email development@ucla.athletics.edu to let our team know so we can count your gift, mention “UCLA Athletics Day of Giving”.

 

Can I make a gift through a donor-advised fund?

Yes, to make a distribution to UCLA Athletics through your donor-advised fund, please contact your financial institution and include “Giving Day” along with your gift designation. Let our team know at development@ucla.athletics.edu so we can count your support towards our goal.

Is there a gift minimum to count towards the UCLA Athletics Day of Giving?

No! Gifts of all sizes will count toward our goals for UCLA Athletics Day of Giving. We’re aiming to get members of the UCLA community to participate with a gift, so we encourage you to share this initiative within your UCLA network.

Will this go toward or increase my Wooden Athletic Fund Membership for 2021-2022?

Thank you for supporting UCLA Athletics this year! Please note that all gifts for Day of Giving are separate from annual Wooden Athletic Fund contributions and there are no WAF membership benefits associated with this gift.

I already made a gift earlier this year. Will that count?

Thank you for supporting UCLA Athletics this year! For this challenge we are counting gifts specifically for UCLA Athletics Day of Giving. If you would like to support the Day of Giving we encourage you to make an additional token gift at spark.ucla.edu/g/athletics on October 19th.  

I’ve already made my gift for UCLA Athletics Day of Giving. How else can I help?

Thank you for your gift – you’re helping us get one step closer to unlocking critical funds for UCLA Athletics! We encourage you to share the Day of Giving within your UCLA social networks. Sign up to share your custom link and measure your impact! Post on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram with #UCLADayofGiving for a chance to win UCLA swag.

Need assistance with your gift?

For additional questions, or to speak with a member of the Wooden Athletic Fund Team contact us at: (310) 206-3302 or development@athletics.ucla.edu

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