WVSU CrowdFunding


Give.wvstateu.edu is West Virginia State University's crowdfunding tool, which helps to financially ignite student, faculty, and staff projects that are inspired by STATE's mission. The platform, similar to crowdfunding sites like GoFundMe, allows for these projects to be shared throughout your social and professional networks. 

Donations are posted to GIVE in real-time, allowing project supporters to know the immediate status of the fundraising goal!  Want to stay up-to-date on the fundraising efforts and other University news?

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West Virginia State University FAQ

How do I make a gift?

GIVE makes supporting projects and challenges easy! Simply hit the 'Make A Gift' button on a project page. You will then be prompted to fill out our brief online giving form and then you can donate with your credit card via our secure server.


Additionally, gifts can be made at https://connect.wvstateu.edu/donate.

I am getting an error message when trying to make my donation? 

1. Make sure the address information you are entering matches the information associated with your credit card.

2. Try donating on a different web browser.


Still having issues? Call (240) 672-3684.

Additional questions?

We are happy to answer any additional questions you have about GIVE. 
Please call (240) 672-3684

West Virginia State University Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)3 public charity as recognized by the Internal Revenue Service and all gifts are tax deductible as permitted by law.


Thank you for supporting WVSU and our students! 

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Is my gift tax deductible? 
Outright gifts of cash to West Virginia State University Foundation, Inc. are charitable contributions and qualify for deductions on your federal income tax return for those who itemize deductions. 


Can I mail in my gift?
Of course! Mail your gift to:
West Virginia State University Foundation
100 East Hall
P.O. Box 1000
Institute, WV 25112 


Can my company match my gift?
Yes! Many companies will match the gifts of their employees; all you need to do is ask!
Find out if your company provides matching gifts by checking with your human resources department or contact the WVSU Foundation at (304) 766-3130.

Our Crowdfunding Groups