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Questions and Answers

Below you will find answers to many common questions about 1869 Challenge 2019.

What is the Trinity University 1869 Challenge?

During the annual 1869 Challenge, Trinity comes together as one to support students, break records, and make history.

 

For 1,869 minutes, alumni, families, faculty, staff, students, and friends have a chance to support any area of the University they choose. Your gift can reflect your unique passion—for scholarships, sorority and fraternity life, music, athletics, or anything in between!
 

The 1869 Challenges begins on Wednesday, Sept. 18, at 5 p.m. CDT and ends at 11:59 p.m. CDT on Thursday, Sept. 19.


During this 1,869 minutes for Trinity, we come together to show our commitment to Trinity and its students. Year over year, your support surged past the previous year’s challenge, and this year we’ve got our sights set on 3,100 gifts. Every gift counts toward this goal, regardless of the amount. Let’s make history together!

 

Why is it called the 1869 Challenge?

Trinity University was founded in 1869. As we gear up for Trinity’s 150th anniversary, we want to honor the past, celebrate the present, and prepare for the future. We can’t provide support to all of the different parts of a Trinity education without your help.

Who can participate?

Anyone is welcome to donate to the 1869 Challenge! We are relying on the strength of our Trinity Network—including alumni, students, employees, former employees, families, and friends—to band together and make University history with a record-breaking 1,869 gifts.

Can I designate my gift?

Yes! Give where it matters to you. You can designate your gift to any area of campus.

I make a gift before or after the Challenge, will my gift count towards the Challenge?

Gifts made on Wednesday, Sept. 18 - Thursday, Sept  19 will count toward the 1869 Challenge. If you would like to give prior to the scheduled Challenge date, you can do so by….. If you missed this Challenge, however, we encourage you to give whenever you'd like by visiting give.trinity.edu

What’s the giving minimum?

The minimum gift is $5.

What if the area I want to give to isn’t listed?

If you can't find the area where you'd like to designate your gift, give us a call at 210-999-7415.

 

Still have questions?

Contact us at trinityfund@trinity.edu or call (210-999-7472).

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Who can participate?

Anyone is welcome to donate to the 1869 Challenge! We are relying on the strength of our Trinity Network—including alumni, students, employees, former employees, families, and friends—to band together and make University history with a record-breaking 3,100 gifts.

Can I designate my gift?

Yes! Give where it matters to you. You can designate your gift to any area of campus.

Is my gift tax-deductible?

Yes, it is! 

What's the giving minimum?

The minimum gift is $5.

Still have questions?

Contact us at trinityfund@trinity.edu