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Center for Alumni and Donor Engagement
4510 Dorr St., MS #820
Toledo, OH 43615-4040

Frequently Asked Questions

What is UToledo's Day of Giving?

A 36-hour fundraising event during which students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends come together to raise money for student scholarships and funds while creating awareness of UToledo's mission to improve the human condition.

When is Day of Giving?

Rocket Forward will kick off at midnight on Wednesday, April 7 and end at noon on Thursday, April 8.

How will the money raised during UToledo's Day of Giving be used?

Donors may choose to give to one of more than 2,000 University of Toledo Foundation-held funds. Your gift will advance the possibilities for UToledo students to continue their education.

I could not find the fund I was looking for on your website. How do I give to a fund that is not on your list?

Our team is ready to help! Please contact one of the following Development Officers:

Andrea Franklin: 419.530.5626
Nick Langenderfer: 419.530.5419
Toni Marsteller: 419.530.4679

May I make my gift to the campaign before April 7?

Yes! Click here to make your gift early!

Will my check count toward the Day of Giving if I place it in the mail by a certain date?

All gifts postmarked on or before April 8 will be counted! Please help us make sure we know you’d like to support our campaign by writing "Day of Giving" in the memo line of your check, in addition to the fund you’d like to support.


You are welcome to make a gift at any time but in order for your gift to be counted specifically for our Day of Giving campaign, you must give before the end of the campaign on April 8 at noon.

To whom should I make my check payable?

The University of Toledo Foundation.

Which credit cards do you accept?

Visa, MasterCard and American Express.

Are gifts tax-deductible?

Yes. Gifts are 100 percent tax-deductible.

May I bring my donation to the Foundation office?

Yes. We are located at The Center for Alumni and Donor Engagement, 4510 Dorr St. Toledo, Ohio 43615.

Is there a minimum online donation?

Yes; the minimum is $1.

May I donate to any fund I wish?


I prefer to make my gift over the phone. Whom should I call?

Our team is ready to help! Please contact one of the following Development Officers:

Andrea Franklin: 419.530.5626
Nick Langenderfer: 419.530.5419
Toni Marsteller: 419.530.4679

Will a pledge count?

Yes. All new pledges count. Payments on existing pledges do not count.

Can I make part of my existing pledge count toward the Day of Giving?


Can I use payroll deduction if I am a University or Foundation employee?

Yes. Faculty and staff at UToledo may choose to make their gift via payroll deduction by contacting:

Anna or 419.530.5610
Nancy Fenchel, or 419.530.5629

How do I make my matching gift count?

Please contact your Human Resources department for the form and send it to The University of Toledo Foundation at:

Center for Alumni and Donor Engagement
4510 Dorr St., Mail Stop 820
Toledo, Ohio 43615-4040

Who can I contact if I have any questions?

Heather Slough at 419.530.8495 will be happy to help.

Last Updated: 4/5/21