Below you will find answers to many common questions about Commit to Witt 2023.
What is Commit To Witt?
Commit To Witt is Wittenberg's annual day to pass our light and give back to this institution. Our goal each year is for the Wittenberg community to come together in order to make an immediate impact on current and future Tigers.
Can anyone participate in Commit To Witt?
Absolutely. Support from the entire Wittenberg community and beyond is what makes our University a remarkable place!
What is an Ambassador?
Ambassadors are Wittenberg's peer leaders who share messages and create excitement about Commit To Witt before and during the day. With an investment of a few minutes, Ambassadors help spread awareness—asking their network to participate in Commit To Witt using their preferred forms of communication: social media, email, text, and phone.
Can I make a gift before Commit To Witt and have it count?
If you are unable to join us on March 14 & 15, but still want to participate, please call 937-327-7430 or visit our giving page: http://giving.wittenberg.edu
Simply add "Commit to Witt" in the notes section of the donation page and we will make sure it gets on the donor wall for Commit to Witt and counts toward our total.
Is my gift tax deductible?
Yes! Your gift is tax deductible to the fullest extent under IRS guidelines. You may deduct the amount you contributed, less the fair market value of any goods or services you received.
Are employer matching gifts accepted?
Yes, but due to processing restrictions, matching gifts may not be counted in the overall dollar total for Commit to Witt.
Matching gifts from the company or organization you work for double the impact of your gift. Check to see if your employer might match your gift.
Can my donation be anonymous?
Yes, you can make your gift anonymously by simply selecting the box on the giving form.
Can I give through my Donor Advised Fund (DAF) or IRA?
Yes! Contact your financial institution or click here to recommend your DAF or IRA distribution gift to Wittenberg University. Let us know it's on the way by calling us at 937-327-7430 or emailing us at email@example.com and we can count it toward our day!
What if I prefer to mail a check?
That's okay! You can send a check (specifying the fund you would like to support in the memo line) to:
The Wittenberg Fund/Commit to Witt
Post Office Box 720
Springfield, OH 45501
Let us know it's on the way by calling us at 937-327-7430 or emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we can count it toward our day!
I have placed Wittenberg in my estate plans. Can that count toward Commit to Witt?
We do not count estate gifts in our totals during Commit to Witt, but documenting your legacy intentions with our office is extremely important to us and can typically be counted toward our Having Light Campaign!
Please contact our office to learn more by calling 937-327-7430 or emailing email@example.com