Online Gifts - FAQ
- How do I give online?
Making a gift online can be done in these five simple steps:
1. Complete your personal information
2. Choose the area of the college you wish to support and the amount of your gift
3. Complete the matching gift section, if applicable
4. Verify your information
5. Submit your gift
- What credit cards do you accept?
You can use Discover, Mastercard or Visa to complete your online gift.
- Is it safe?
Yes. Franklin College’s secure online giving site encrypts your private information, including credit card numbers, for your protection.
- How does the college verify online donations?
The college’s gift processing staff members review name and address information, graduation dates and any other comments associated with the gift in order to correctly match the online donation with the correct donor.
- Will I receive a receipt for my gift?
Yes. You should expect to receive a confirmation letter, including tax information, within a week after making your online gift.
- Can I make a memorial gift online?
Yes. In the comment section of the online giving form, you may provide information to make your gift in honor or memory of someone. We will notify the honoree or next of kin about the gift.
- What if my employer will match my gift?
You can increase the value of your gift to Franklin College if the company where you or your spouse works is a matching gift company. Franklin College benefits greatly from companies who match, or double, or even triple the amount of their employees’ charitable contributions. Some companies will also match their retirees’ gifts for several years following retirement.
Click here to find out if your company will match your gift to Franklin College. Or contact your company’s human resources office to see if your company has a matching gift program or to obtain a matching gift form. Complete the employee section and mail the form to us. We’ll do the rest!