ONE DAY. ONE KU. has ended, but you can still make a gift.

Questions and Answers

Below you will find answers to many common questions about 2021 One Day. One KU..

When is ONE DAY. ONE KU.?

Thursday, February 18, 2021. All donations made between 12:00 a.m. and 11:59 p.m. CST will count toward ONE DAY. ONE KU. totals.

What is ONE DAY. ONE KU.?

ONE DAY. ONE KU. is a 24-hour fundraising campaign in support of the University of Kansas. On this day, Jayhawks near and far are encouraged to contribute to the KU programs and priorities most meaningful to them.

How do I make a gift on ONE DAY. ONE KU.?

There are many different ways to make a gift on ONE DAY. ONE KU. To make a donation online with a credit card, visit To make a gift by phone, call (888) 653-6111. To make a gift by cash or check, visit one of our two office locations between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Thursday, February 18 — 1891 Constant Avenue in Lawrence or 4125 Rainbow Boulevard in Kansas City.

Can I make a gift before Thursday, February 18?

Thank you for your interest in participating in ONE DAY. ONE KU.! If you aren't able to make a gift on Thursday, February 18, please call (888) 653-6111 ahead of time to make your gift over the phone. Mention that your gift is for "One Day. One KU." and we'll be sure to count it in our totals!

How can I make my contribution go even further?

Thousands of companies match gifts to higher education institutions, which can double or even triple the impact of your contribution. To find out if your employer has a matching gift program, please visit

Is there a minimum donation amount?

Yes. The minimum donation amount for online gifts is $5. Contributions of any amount will be accepted in person at our two office locations — 1891 Constant Avenue in Lawrence and 4125 Rainbow Boulevard in Kansas City — or via telephone by calling (888) 653-6111.

What activities can I participate in on One Day. One KU.?

Enjoy virtual KU Experiences, including a workout with Big Jay and Baby Jay, a Bales Recital Hall concert, a behind-the-scenes lab tour, singing doctors and more. Participate in challenges on KU’s social media channels and have the opportunity to win money to designate to a KU area of choice. And, retweet KU’s retweet challenge and unlock support for the Greater KU Fund.


How is my gift spent?

KU Endowment allocates 100% of your gift to the designation you choose.

Is my contribution tax-deductible?

KU Endowment is a 501(c)(3) organization and gifts are tax-deductible within the limitations of U.S. federal income tax laws. The IRS accepts the email receipt that you will receive upon completion of your gift as documentation of deductibility. If needed for your records, KU Endowment's tax identification number is 48-0547734.

Will I receive priority points for my gift to KU Athletics on One Day. One KU.?

No, all One Day.One KU. donations are 100% tax deductible and do not qualify for priority points.

How will the charge appear on my credit card statement?

Credit card processing is provided by Converge. Your statement will reflect a charge from KU Endowment. Please visit for more information on donations made to KU Endowment for the benefit of the University of Kansas.

Who should I contact if I have further questions?

If you have questions about making a gift on "One Day. One KU." please call (888) 653-6111. For questions about your credit card transaction, please contact Gift Processing at (785) 830-7576.

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