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Questions and Answers

Below you will find answers to many common questions about Believe in the G 2023.

What is Believe in the G?

UNCG's annual day of giving is when everyone connected to UNCG comes together to show Spartan spirit, support what they love best about UNCG, and invest in its future. Special challenges mean that your gift can go further and do more good than at any other time of the year!

When is Believe in the G?

Believe in the G starts at 7:00am on Tuesday, March 14 and goes through 2:00pm on Wednesday, March 15. That's 1,891 minutes to make an impact!

Why should I give to Believe in the G?

Annual gifts go to work immediately to sustain university operations, enhance programs that serve to enrich the student experience, fund student scholarships and maintain a supportive environment for outstanding faculty and staff.

Your philanthropic support is a vote of confidence in the educational experience provided by UNCG. If you are an alumnus, your participation in annual giving can lift the university’s rankings in national polls, helping to increase the value of a UNCG degree.

A strong, supportive community of alumni, parents, faculty, staff and friends also influences the amount of financial support the university receives from corporations and foundations.

Why is alumni giving so important?

Gifts of any size made to UNCG have the power to change the lives of all Spartans. Gifts from alumni are especially powerful because they do something else: they raise our national profile.

US News & World Report and other publications take alumni giving into consideration when ranking colleges and universities, so when alumni make a gift, they are also helping to increase our national rankings.

A higher ranking makes a UNCG degree even more valuable, encourages prospective students to apply to UNCG and benefits all members of our Spartan community.

How can my gift be counted for Believe in the G?

Gifts can be made throughout our Believe in the G campaign in one of three ways:

1) Make your gift online to the school, program or cause about which you’re passionate.

2) Call 336-334-9817 to make your gift conveniently over the phone.

3) Mail your check, made out to UNCG, with your gift designation and “Believe in the G” written in the memo line, to:

UNCG Advancement Services
PO Box 26170
Greensboro, NC 27402

How do I spread the word about Believe in the G? 

Wear your blue and gold, and talk to anyone who will listen about the love you have for UNCG. Reach out directly to people in your network. Share early and often on social media using #BelieveintheG. Sign up to be a social media ambassador and find samples you can post on your own social media feeds. The more you share, the more people we will reach, and the greater the impact we will have on the university!

Can I give more than once or to more than one area? 

Yes, you may choose to give as many times and to as many areas as you would like throughout the Believe in the G giving period.

Who do I contact with questions I may have? 

For any other questions, please contact UNCG Annual Giving at

Don't see the fund you'd like to donate to? 

If you don't see the fund or department you'd like to support, please visit UNCG's primary giving page here and make your gift. And don't worry — it will be counted for Believe in the G!

Will my gift be tax deductible?

Your gift to UNCG qualifies for tax-deduction in accordance with IRS regulations in the calendar year during which you make your gift. Consult your tax professional for more information.

Is it safe to give online? 

Yes, it is indeed safe to make a gift online. UNCG is PCI compliant and takes significant measures to ensure all donor information is safe and secure.

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