Questions and Answers

Below you will find answers to many common questions about Bronco Giving Day 2021-2022.

What is Bronco Giving Day?

Bronco Giving Day is a 36-hour campaign on Thursday, September 10, 2020, in support of Boise State University's students, colleges, scholarships, athletics, and program for all members of the Bronco Nation! Bronco Giving Day 2020 will be Boise State's third annual university-wide day of engagement.


With outreach on social media, spirited Bronco Ambassadors, emails, student activities, and online campaigns, Bronco Nation is invited to engage in the giving day to raise critical funding throughout the university. The purpose of Bronco Giving Day is to ensure we continue to build on our foundation in order to provide big opportunities of our current and future students. 

When does Bronco Giving Day go live?

Bronco Giving Day will be launched and active at 12:00 am, MST, on September 10, and will close at 12:00 pm, MST, on September 11, 2020.

How can I become involved in Bronco Giving Day?

Become involved in Bronco Giving Day by donating and sharing our Giving Day page! Throughout the 36- hour giving campaign, Bronco Giving Day will utilize various social media platforms to engage Bronco Nation to participate and be excited to support Boise State University. Post about your #BroncosGive experience and participate in challenges for chances to win money for a Boise State program of your choice!


If you wish to become a Bronco Giving Day Ambassador, sign up and share Boise State's Giving Day platforms! 

Why should I support Bronco Giving Day?

Each individual's support to Bronco Giving Day pushes the university towards the future. Every donation leaves a lasting impact on not only Boise State University student experiences but also for the colleges and departments on campus. Each college and campus program has designated priority funds that need critical support from the Bronco Nation.


It is up to you which program, sports team, student organization, or scholarship you want to support. Bronco Giving Day is a celebration and Broncos give back to what they're passionate about. By supporting, you can help your favorite campus cause! Check out our Areas of Interests for more information on ways to support Bronco Giving Day.

How do matches and challenges work?

Matches and challenges add a flair of fun and competition to Bronco Giving Day!

Challenge gifts have been pledged by generous donors to Boise State University. Each challenge, once the goal is met, will release an additional donation to the university. Goals can be based on gifts received or the amount of dollars raised.

Matching gifts are dollar-for-dollar donation matches, up to a certain amount. When you make your gift, our matching donors will make an equal gift.

Learn more about Bronco Giving Day matches and challenges.

Can my employer match my gift?

Yes! Matching programs increase the impact of an individual's gift. Look to see if your employer is listed, or visit your human resources department to see if your employer offers a matching gift program.

If you need any help with the process, please email 

Are there other ways I can give?

Employees of Boise State can set up a payroll deduction gift by filling out this form for online payroll deduction option and sign in with your Boise State University credentials. 

You can make a monthly or one-time gift, the first month's installment will count towards Bronco Giving Day total.

Become a Bronco Giving Day challenge or matching donor by contacting Boise State University's Advancement team as soon as possible!


Phone: (208)-426-2040


However you chose to give, make sure to mention your gift is for Bronco Giving Day when contacting University Advancement to arrange other ways of giving!

I have a question not answered on this page. Who can I contact with questions regarding Bronco Giving Day?


Phone: (208)-426-2040

Is there a minimum donation amount?

Yes, a gift of $5 or more allows you to participate in Bronco Giving Day.

Every donation makes a difference!

Is my donation tax-deductible?

Yes, philanthropic contributions to Boise State University are tax deductible as provided by law. Please consult your tax adviser with questions about whether your gift is tax deductible. You will receive an email receipt shortly after completing your gift.

If you require a printed receipt, please contact University Advancement at:


Phone: (208)-426-2040

What should I do if I cannot find my preferred gift designation?

If you have an interest in supporting other departments or programs at Boise State, feel free to contact University Advancement. 


Phone: (208)-426-2040

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