FAQ


Q. What is Shining a Light?

Giving Tuesday is a global crowdfunding effort fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. The Schneck Foundation is participating in Giving Tuesday with our Shining a Light campaign.


Q. When is Shining a Light?

Our Shining a Light campaign is on Giving Tuesday, December 1, 2020 from midnight to 11:59 PM.


Q. Who can donate?

Anyone may donate. Donations through the Shining a Light online portal are tax-deductible and cannot be refunded. Contributions may be made via credit and debit card, ACH payment, and mobile wallet payment options such as Apple Pay. Donations will be received and receipted by GiveGab.


Q. What is GiveGab?

GiveGab is a nonprofit giving platform that helps nonprofits to raise money, engage donors and manage volunteers quickly and efficiently. GiveGab offers a full portfolio of simple and easy to use products that allows organizations to function in a more streamlined manner.


Q. How much of my donation goes to the Foundation

GiveGab retains a 3.5% campaign management fee from all donations. Credit Card processing fees are an additional 2.5% + $0.30 for all major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover). ACH Processing fees are a flat $3.00. You are given the option to cover the fees and if you choose this option, 100% of your online charitable gift will go to the Foundation. All donations are final and cannot be refunded. Any donations processed outside of Shining a Light donation period, through GiveGab.com, or subsequent recurring donations are subject to transaction fees outlined on the GiveGab.com pricing page: http://info.givegab.com/pricing. No donor dollars are used to support fundraising efforts.


Q. Who will receive my contact information?

The Schneck Foundation will have access to your name and email address. This information is used solely to send thank you messages, provide the option to receive future notifications, and to notify you of future activities.


Q. Do I need to create an account with GiveGab?

No. You do not need to create an account to make a donation. The benefits of creating an account include having your tax receipts collected in one location, being able to track your donations, follow the charities you support, and engage in future volunteering and donations. Your tax receipt is emailed immediately upon processing your donation. To claim a donation as a deduction on U.S. taxes, you should retain the donation receipt as an official record.


Q. Can I make donations via a mobile device?

Yes! Simply visit www.schneckfoundationgivenow.com on your mobile device.


Q. Can I pre-schedule a donation for Shining a Light?

You cannot pre-schedule your Giving Day gift, but you may make a donation to the Schneck Foundation before or after the Giving Day. Contact us at foundation@schneckmed.org for more information.