FAQ

Is my donation tax-deductible?
All funds received will be deposited with and distributed through RIT, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Your payment may be considered a charitable contribution. Please consult your tax adviser regarding the deductibility of charitable contributions.

Where is my donation going?
Your gift to Rochester Institute of Technology will benefit the general support fund in the associated academic or non-academic department.  Your gift in support of specific crowdfunding projects will be designated to this general support fund.

What happens if a campaign doesn’t meet its funding goal?
If a project does not meet its funding goal, collected funds may be used to support the current project or other initiatives within the program.

What happens if a campaign is overfunded?
If a project exceeds its funding goal, additional project funds beyond the stated goal amount may be used towards the project. Any funds available after the project ends may be used to benefit other projects within the program.

Who should I contact if I have questions about this website?
Contact the Division of Development and Alumni Relations at crowdfunding@rit.edu or call 
585.475.5500 to discuss giving opportunities.