Is my payment secure?
Absolutely. SIU crowdfunding utilizes CyberSource as our payment processor, which ensures PCI compliance in processing gifts. Anyone interested in donating at http://salukifunder.siu.edu will be directed to cybersource, which encrypts all the information and processes such transactions.
Is my contribution tax-deductible?
Yes! All philanthropic contributions to the institution are tax-deductible as prescribed by law.
Will I receive a receipt for my contribution?
Yes! The SIU Foundation will send you a receipt immediately upon finalizing your gift on the site.
When will my credit card be charged?
Your credit card is charged immediately upon finalizing your gift on the site.
Will the funds raised be returned if a project does not meet its goal?
No. All gifts raised will be deposited in the account for each project regardless of whether the project goal is attained or not.
Can I send a gift by mail or call the Foundation to support a crowdfunding project?
No. All gifts must be submitted online, unless you are able to make appropriate alternative arrangements with the project leaders to make a gift.
Who should I contact with questions about my contribution?
Call Heather Hollmann at 618-453-4935 or email email@example.com
How do I make a gift of securities?
Please call Cindy Ciganovich, Investment Specialist, at 618-453-4922
Are international donations accepted?
Yes, the institution accepts international gifts via credit card or check.
What is the institution's Employer Identification Number (EIN), also known as a Federal Tax Identification Number?
The Institution's Tax ID Number is 37-6024575