Frequently Asked Questions

GiveCampus Community and Uses

Who does GiveCampus work with?
GiveCampus partners with non-profit educational institutions of all shapes and sizes, including K-12 schools, public and private colleges and universities, and community colleges and technical schools. GiveCampus partners with schools in nearly every US state and over a dozen international countries.

If you represent a school and are interested in working with GiveCampus, please contact us at
Does GiveCampus work with nonprofits that do not have a focus on education?
For too long, schools have not had access to tools that were designed specifically for them and meet their unique needs and processes. GiveCampus was built from the ground up to meet the unique needs of educational institutions and organizations with missions tied to advancing education.
Is The Social Fundraising Platform only for giving days or does it work for other longer campaigns?
The Social Fundraising platform can be used for fundraising initiatives of any length! Though most crowdfunding campaigns are 30 days or less, we see reunion, senior class gifts, and annual fund campaigns run for as long as an entire year.
What kinds of donors participate in campaigns on GiveCampus?
Our partners report that more than half of all gifts on GiveCampus come from newly-acquired, reactivated, or upgraded donors. In addition, about half of all gifts on GiveCampus come millennial donors (donors born after 1980) and half come from non-millennials.

Set up

How long does it take to get up and running on GiveCampus?
You can complete onboarding and launch your first Social Fundraising Platform campaign or Giving Form in less than an hour!
Is setting up a GiveCampus campaign highly technical? Will I need my IT team’s help?
Non-technical users can fully configure and manage your school’s fundraising campaigns, giving forms, acknowledgment emails, and robust reporting all via a simple and intuitive administrator interface.

Business Office / Operations

What is GiveCampus’s pricing model?
GiveCampus designed its subscription pricing model to ensure that schools of all shapes and sizes can become part of the GiveCampus partner community. For more information on our pricing, click here.
Is GiveCampus PCI compliant?
Yes. A PCI DSS SAQ-A and SAQ-C and Attestation of Compliance are on file and available upon request.
How frequently can donations be deposited into our account?
100% of gifts are deposited via direct deposit (ACH) into your bank account at a frequency of your choice (e.g. daily, weekly, or monthly).
Who is the merchant of record and legal recipient of the gift?
The school is the merchant of record and legal recipient of donations and you can treat your donors with hard credit.
Is GiveCampus compatible with my database (e.g. Blackbaud’s Raiser’s Edge or Ellucian’s Advance)?
Yes! GiveCampus’s reporting functionality can be configured to make it easy to upload gifts and volunteer engagement data into any database.