FAQ


Q. What is the Jesuit Family Financial Aid Fund?

The Jesuit Family Financial Aid Fund is a response to our community’s unprecedented needs for annual financial aid as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. This new fundraising campaign will support families through increased financial aid to help every student stay at Jesuit.


Q. Why should I support the Jesuit Family Financial Aid Fund?

We are family. When times get tough, we come together and lift each other up. Members of this Jesuit family need our support now, more than ever before. This May, let us join together to help every student stay at Jesuit through increased financial aid. Help us light the pathway forward.


Q. Is there a minimum or maximum donation I can make?

No – every gift makes a difference. Our recommended giving levels on the donation form represent the potential impact of your gift. Thanks to the support of our Sponsors and Lead Gifts, many gifts will be matched dollar-for-dollar. These matches are a wonderful way to amplify the impact of your gift, great or small.


Q. Does my gift qualify for a special match or challenge?

Yes – you could double or triple the impact of your gift! Your contribution may be matched dollar-for-dollar thanks to the generosity of our Sponsors and Lead Gifts.


Q. Where does my Jesuit Family Financial Aid Fund gift go?

All gifts will go toward annual financial aid, which includes tuition assistance, support for books, fees, and technology.


Q. Is my payment secure? What is GiveGab?

Yes – The Jesuit Family Financial Aid Fund is facilitated by GiveGab, a nonprofit giving platform that helps nonprofits raise money, engage donors and manage volunteers quickly and efficiently. GiveGab partners with Stripe, a PCI Service Provider Level 1, to process securely all gifts made through jesuitgivesback.org.


Q. Can I send a gift by mail or phone?

Yes – Gifts mailed in by check may not be reflected on the digital leaderboard. If you would like to make a gift by phone, please call Diane Salzman, Vice President for Development, at 503-291-5497. If you would like to mail a check, please make the check payable to Jesuit High School and mail to: Jesuit High School, attn: Development Office, 9000 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy., Portland, OR 97225.


Q. Is my Jesuit Family Financial Aid Fund contribution tax deductible?

Yes – your gift is tax deductible. You will receive an email confirmation that may serve as your receipt for tax purposes.


Q. Will I have to pay credit card fees to give through the Jesuit Family Financial Aid Fund? How much of my donation will Jesuit High School receive?

Credit Card processing fees are an additional 2.5% + $0.30 for all major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover). You are given the option to cover the fees and if you choose this option, 100% of your online charitable gift will go to Jesuit Family Financial Aid Fund. All donations are final and cannot be refunded. A qualifying gift using the ACH method will incur a $3.00 flat fee. Any donations processed outside of Jesuit Family Financial Aid Fund 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.


Q. What if I already made a gift to Jesuit High School this year?

Thank you for supporting this amazing Jesuit community! Your gift ensures that Jesuit can build on 60+ years of academic excellence and tradition through life-changing experiences for our students. We welcome you to make an additional gift of any size to support Jesuit families.


Q. Can I use my employer's matching gifts funds?

Yes – please contact us if you can extend your employer's generosity to enhance the impact of your support at Jesuit High School. Call Kathleen Cerri, Database Administrator, at 503 291-5476 or email kathcerri@jesuitportland.org.


Q. Can I make a gift through my donor advised fund or family foundation?

Yes – please contact us if you can make a gift through one of these options to support Jesuit families. Call Diane Salzman, Vice President for Development, at 503-291-5497 or email development@jesuitportland.org.


Q. How will the donation be reported on my credit card?

Gifts made to the Jesuit Family Financial Aid Fund should primarily appear on donors' credit cards as “Jesuit High School”, but on some statements, gifts may appear as “GiveGab Jesuit High School” or similar.


Q. Can I help promote the Jesuit Family Financial Aid Fund?

Of course! Please spread the word about this new fundraising initiative. Find us on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Check out the Downloads page for images to post on your social media!


Q. Who do I contact with questions about the Jesuit Family Financial Aid Fund?

Diane Salzman, Vice President for Development
P: 503-291-5497 | development@jesuitportland.org