The Excellence Fund


Is my contribution tax deductible?

Yes. All gifts received through this platform support Bowling Green State University and are considered tax-deductible donations to BGSU Foundation, Inc. Any benefits associated with your donation are not tax-deductible and will be itemized in your gift receipt.

How do I make a recurring gift?

At the top of this page, under “Please enter the amount you would like to contribute”, click on “Recurring” then indicate through the selection boxes the frequency and duration of your gift. From here, fill out the rest of the form as directed.

When will my credit card be charged?

Your credit card is charged when you finalize your gift on the website.

Where is my donation going?

100 percent of your donation will go directly to the fund selected. All processing fees associated with your donation are absorbed by the BGSU Foundation, Inc. and will not be taken from the gift fund.

Does my gift count as an annual gift?

Yes, your gift to this fund will count as an annual gift to BGSU.

I am a BGSU employee, how do I make my gift with a payroll deduction?

Click here and enter your BGSU username and password to access a DocuSign form that will allow you to make a gift through a payroll deduction.

Who should I contact with questions about my contribution?

Call (419) 372-2424.

How do I take advantage of my employer's matching gifts program?

Visit our matching gift webpage to see if your company offers this opportunity and then call (419) 372-2424 to get the fund number for the gift designation you are supporting. Include the fund number when you file for the matching gift, and the matching gift will be added to the gift designation total when it is received. Matching gifts must be requested by the individual who made the donation through their employer

Are international donations accepted?

Yes, we accept international gifts via credit card.