Day for Wesleyan 2021
Thank you for supporting the Day for Wesleyan Campaign held March 31st. Due to the kindness of people like you, we had a successful giving day event raising over $88K from 448 donors. Your gift is an investment towards educating our students, providing relevant resources, improving learning environments, and securing Wesleyan’s future. For your support and generosity, we are truly grateful.
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What is A Day for Wesleyan?
A 24-hour opportunity on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 to show your Bishop Pride and benefit the College. This year, our goal is to raise $40,000 from the support of our alumni and other donors. For more information, visit dayforwesleyan.com.
Who can participate?
Everyone can support A Day for Wesleyan by making a gift of any amount.
Why is A Day for Wesleyan participation important?
Alumni giving, in particular, is a measurement used by many national publications and external groups, including magazines like U.S. News and World Report , when ranking colleges and universities across the southeastern United States. Alumni giving participation is an indicator of satisfaction thus improving the ranking. So participation in A Day for Wesleyan is important because everyone benefits when everyone participates.
What type of gifts are accepted on A Day for Wesleyan?
Cash, checks and credit cards towards new and additional gifts on or before March 31, 2021. If your employer has a matching gift program, these matching gifts are also applicable. Not sure if your employer participates in the matching gift program? Visit doublethedonation.com/givetoncwc to confirm.
Can I make a pledge to the College during A Day for Wesleyan?
No, but you can pay off an existing pledge if you wish.
Can I choose how my gift will be used to help students?
Yes! For the day of giving this year, you can choose to support students through the following funds:
- The Wesleyan Fund (Annual Fund) supporting the College’s greatest needs as they arise
- The General Scholarship Fund to help boost the financial assistance available to deserving students
- The Bishop S.O.S. Fund to aid students with emergency needs or crisis assistance
- Athletic Funding allows your choice to support a particular men’s and/or women’s sports program(s)
Can I send a check as payment on A Day for Wesleyan?
Yes, but checks have to be received by close of business on Friday, April 2, 2021 and must have “A Day for Wesleyan” on the memo line.
Mail to: NC Wesleyan College, 3400 N. Wesleyan Blvd., Rocky Mount, NC 27804
Is my online payment secure?
YES, absolutely! The payment processing portal uses a secure online giving form and information collected during A Day for Wesleyan will only be used by NC Wesleyan College.
Are A Day for Wesleyan gifts tax-deductible?
Yes, NC Wesleyan College is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization to the extent under Federal Law and the IRS tax code. Please consult your tax or accounting professional for further guidance. A Gift Acknowledgement receipt will be provided to you for your records.
My spouse and I are both NC Wesleyan alumni. Will we each count towards the donor count?
Yes, if one of three things happen:
- You both make an individual gift
- You specify to “soft credit my spouse” for all gifts
- You include instructions on how to split a gift to each alum’s record (please include spouse’s name)
Will phone support be available for payments, questions and/or help designating my gift to a fund not featured on the DFW website?
Yes, the Advancement Office is open daily, Monday – Friday, from 8 a.m. (EST) until 5 p.m. (EST). Please call 252.985.5266 on or before March 31, 2021.
How do I make a gift online?
Visit dayforwesleyan.com for details about the 24-hour event and to make a secure gift online.
Ways to Give
Giving of time and talents are important, but donations of money and securities help build new opportunities. No matter which method you choose, your gift will directly impact the students by providing scholarships, classroom resources, campus facilities, special events, career opportunities and so much more.
Gifts by Credit Card
Many alumni and friends of the college choose to have their gifts charged to a VISA, MasterCard, Discover or American Express account. You may make a credit card gift online using our secure online donation form at ncwc.edu/donate, or call 252.985.5266 to speak with the Office of Advancement.
Gifts by Check
A personal check is a simple way to make a gift. Checks should be made payable to:
North Carolina Wesleyan College
Attn: Advancement Office
3400 N. Wesleyan Blvd.
Rocky Mount, NC 27804
North Carolina Wesleyan College has been privileged to enjoy the support of many alumni, parents, friends, corporations and foundations in the greater Rocky Mount community and beyond. These gifts vary in amounts from the smallest and most sincere gifts, to very large gifts of over a million dollars.
Every gift, regardless of amount, is important.
Other Ways You Can Give...
Your gifts don’t only help keep the lights on, donating to NC Wesleyan helps in many ways including funding academic programs, maintaining facilities and helping enhance students’ overall college experience.
Use our convenient link to determine if your employer participates in the matching gift program. Matching gifts increase the impact of your gifts.
Endowments & Scholarships
These gifts continue support for programs, facilities, students, staff or faculty in perpetuity. The minimum corpus is $10,000 to establish an endowed scholarship, but you may also build the corpus over time if desired.
Allowing you to continue enjoying your present lifestyle, level of income and financial security, planned gifts help to ensure your support of North Carolina Wesleyan College now or at a future date. Contact our Office of Advancement for more information.
When you permanently link your name to the campus, you will enhance the experiences and learning environments that benefit our students each day. Affirm your dedication and belief in NC Wesleyan’s mission through a naming opportunity.
Support your passion at NC Wesleyan. By designating your gift you can make an impact to a specific area that you are passionate about.
The College works closely with a local securities broker to provide both the College and our donors with the highest level of service. This relationship enables us to record your gifts and put them to work as quickly as possible. The brokerage account and detailed instructions for making gifts of securities are available upon request.
The Athletics Fund helps provide these student-athletes with the resources and equipment they need to make game-changing plays both in their games and in the classrooms.