How is the Overall Participation rate winners determined? The teams with the greatest participation rate of potential donors. Potential donors is based on number of eligible alumni, number of current athletes and current parents (assuming 1 per athlete)*
How is the Alumni Participation winners determined? The teams with the greatest participation rate of solicitable alumni. This number does include multi-sport athletes.*
Can I give to more than one team? Yes! You can either make two or three separate gifts or make one gift and split the gift between two teams.
Is there a minimum dollar amount for my gift to be counted toward the challenge? Yes for a gift to count toward the challenge it needs to be $5 or more.
Can I give more than once to help my team? You may only give one time to support your team. (per email and name)
Is my gift tax-deductible? Yes! Gifts made to Utica College are tax-deductible and can be claimed on your taxes.
What if I don't itemize my deductions? In accordance with the 2020 CARES Act, taxpayers who don't itemize deductions may take a charitable deduction of up to $300 for individuals and $600 for joint filers for contributions made to qualifying organizations in 2021. The CARES Act also temporarily suspends limits on charitable contributions.
Can I do more to help? We're glad you asked! Sign up to be an advocate to help spread the word, offer a match or challenge gift, or upload a personal plea video! See the advocate tab for more information.