Questions and Answers

Below you will find answers to many common questions about FLC Forever.

What is #GivingTuesday? 

#GivingTuesday is Fort Lewis College's online Giving Day - a celebration of generosity in our Skyhawks community. For 24 hours, alumni, students, parents, friends, staff, and faculty come together to invest in what matters most to them at USF. 

When is #GivingTuesday? 

November 29 at 12:00 am through 11:59 pm (MT). 

Why should I participate in #GivingTuesday? 

By donating during FLC's annual #GivingTuesday, you can help unlock challenge funds or take advantage of matches—amplifying the impact of your gift. Every gift, of any size, will impact students whether you choose to support the President's Impact Fund, Scholarships, Student Engagement, Athletics, or all of them!

Who can participate?

Anyone! Gifts of all sizes from all members of the community will be counted toward challenges - students, parents, alumni, friends, faculty, staff, neighbors, roommates, aunts, uncles, and new friends who love FLC.

How do I make my gift?

Visit between 12:00 am through 11:59 pm (MT) on November 29 to make a gift!

What are challenges?

Throughout #GivingTuesday, a variety of challenges will create opportunities to unlock gifts and additional matching funds. These may include goals for a certain number of people to donate within a certain period of time, or to donate a certain amount, which will unlock additional funding. Click "challenges" at the top of this page to see what's in store this year!

What is an Ambassador?

Ambassadors help us spread the word about #GivingTuesday and encourage fellow classmates to join in on the fun by making a gift and/or becoming an Ambassador, too! Sign up to become an Ambassador and receive exclusive updates and content to share with your network to build excitement.

Is there a minimum donation amount?

We believe that gifts of every size make a difference! Every gift of $1 or more supports #GivingTuesday and FLC students.

Is my contribution tax-deductible?

Yes. You will receive a confirmation that acts as a donation receipt for tax purposes.

Can I make a gift by phone or mail?

Can I make a gift by phone or mail?

Yes. You can give by phone at 970.247.7080. Or mail your check (made payable to Fort Lewis College Foundation) to:

        Fort Lewis College 
        Office of Advancement
        1000 Rim Drive
        Durango, CO 81301


I don't see my favorite FLC cause featured. Can I still support it for #GivingTuesday?

Yes! We appreciate gifts to all areas of the College, featured or not. Simply select the general category of "featured cause", then under "fund designation" select "other".  A text box will appear entitled instructing you to designate where you'd like your donation to be attributed. We will match all donor intent with the most appropriate fund based on your wishes!

Can I give to multiple areas?

Yes! To add multiple designations to your gift amount, select "add another gift to your donation" underneath the dollar amount you choose.

When will my card be charged?

Your credit/debit card will be charged immediately upon finalizing your gift. When making a gift with your credit card, be sure to use your billing address and NOT your mailing address.

Who should I contact if I have a question about my gift?

970.799.3252 or 

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