Questions and Answers

Below you will find answers to many common questions about Stephen Alonzo Jackson Weekend of Giving 2020.

When is it?

SAJ Weekend of Giving will go from 12:01 AM EST on Friday, March 6th and 11:59 PM HST on Sunday, March 8th.

How do I donate?

Make a gift online at donate.sajgiving.com on March 6 - 8. When the campaign is live, you can click the "Give Now" button at the top of the website. Of you can mail a check prior to the event to the Kappa Sigma Endowment Fund, at 1610 Scottsville Rd Charlottesville, VA 22902.

Is my donation tax-deductible? 

Contributions to the Kappa Sigma Endowment Fund are deductible as charitable contributions for income tax purposes to the extent that the IRS will allow it. No goods or services were received in exchange for your gift. The Kappa Sigma Endowment Fund is established under 501(c3) of the U.S, Internal Revenue Code. Please consult your tax advisor concerning the deductibility of any donations.

What will my donation fund?

100% of all donations made on Stephen Alonzo Jackson Day will be applied to the donor's Chapter Scholarship Fund of choice. These funds enable generous supporters to direct their scholarship assistance to brothers in every chapter of Kappa Sigma! Since 1947, the Endowment Fund has donated nearly $5 million to brothers demonstrating excellence in academics, campus involvement, and fraternity leadership. 

How can I set up a matching gift/challenge for my chapter?

If you would like to set one up for your chapter, please email kyle@ef.kappasigma.org with the details of your gift. All matching gifts and challenges donations are pledges and will be updated and collected following SAJ Weekend of Giving. Matching gifts and challenges are a great way to drive support from your chapter brothers! Matching gifts will match donations dollar for dollar up to a set amount, and challenges can drive # of donations or # raised before a challenge unlocks your donation(s).

 

How can I get more involved with Kappa Sigma?

In addition to your donation, find out more about supporting Kappa Sigma in other ways by clicking here.

 

iPledge is a revolutionary, new standard that is focused on volunteer and alumnus development. Launched in 2019, iPledge works to provide a road map to ongoing alumnus involvement in Kappa Sigma Fraternity.

Brothers who sign the iPledge Commitment Contract are pledging themselves to:

Follow Kappa Sigma on all social media platforms.

Pay their Alumni Dues.

Mentor an undergraduate.

Become a Kappa Sigma volunteer.

Become One of Jackson’s Men within 5 years.

iPledge seeks to bring into practice Kappa Sigma’s belief that membership is “not for a day, or an hour, or a college term only, but for life”.

What does an "Ambassador" do?

Ambassadors are the brothers that are leading the way on SAJ Day of Giving! They are being asked to share information about the event and promote it to their networks of brothers. Becoming an Ambassador allows you create a custom donation link for your Chapter Scholarship Fund and gives you access to social sharing links including Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

To sign up for an Ambassador account and to receive updates leading up to SAJ Weekend of Giving on March 6-8, please click here or follow the link at the top of the page. 

Is my donation tax-deductible?

Contributions to the Kappa Sigma Endowment Fund are deductible as charitable contributions for income tax purposes to the extent that the IRS will allow it. No goods or services were received in exchange for your gift. The Kappa Sigma Endowment Fund is established under 501(c3) of the U.S, Internal Revenue Code. Please consult your tax advisor concerning the deductibility of any donations.

How can I set up a matching gift/challenge for my chapter?

If you would like to set one up for your chapter, please email kyle@ef.kappasigma.org with the details of your gift. All matching gifts and challenge donations are pledges and will be updated and collected following SAJ Weekend of Giving. Matching gifts and challenges are a great way to drive support from your chapter brothers! Matching gifts will match donations dollar for dollar up to a set amount, and challenges can drive # of donations or # raised before a challenge unlocks your donation(s).

 

 

What will my donation fund?

100% of all donations made on Stephen Alonzo Jackson Day will be applied to the donor's Chapter Scholarship Fund of choice. These funds enable generous supporters to direct their scholarship assistance to brothers in every chapter of Kappa Sigma! 

 

Since 1947, the Endowment Fund has donated nearly $5 million to brothers demonstrating excellence in academics, campus involvement, and fraternity leadership. 

Still have questions?

Contact us at kendallm@hq.kappasigma.org