NU Day of Giving is an annual single-day global online fundraising event for Northwood University. In this event, for 24 hours, alumni, parents, students, faculty, staff, and friends from around the world come together to “add back” and transform lives. On this day, you help the young men and women who attend Northwood University develop into the future leaders of a global, free-enterprise society.

March 22 will be the capstone event of Values Emphasis Week, fueling excitement for Founders Day and an expression of belief in The Northwood Idea. Your gift and participation during this special one-day event is a commitment to principled entrepreneurship and to our Code of Ethics, and is an expression of the belief that freedom is reliant upon a responsibility to help others.


Giving Milestones

First Milestone: 25 Gifts Received

We have reached our first milestone of 25 donors! A generous $500 additional gift to Northwood University has been unlocked thanks to your support.

Second Milestone: 50 Gifts Received

We have reached our second milestone of 50 donors! A generous $1,000 additional gift to Campus Life has been unlocked thanks to your support.

Third Milestone: 100 Gifts Received

We have reached our third milestone of 100 donors! A generous $1,500 additional gift to Academic Life and Faculty has been unlocked thanks to your support.

Fourth Milestone: 150 Gifts Received

We have reached our fourth milestone of 150 donors! A generous $2,000 additional gift to Northwood University has been unlocked thanks to your support.

Beyond Milestones

Thanks to your support, we have reached all of our milestone goals for the Day of Giving! Please feel free to continue contributing to and spreading the word about our Day of Giving.


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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the NU Day of Giving?

NU Day of Giving is an annual single-day global online fundraising event for Northwood University. In this event, for 24 hours, alumni, parents, students, faculty, staff, and friends from around the world come together to give forward and transform lives. You can help the young men and women who attend Northwood University develop into the executives and entrepreneurs of tomorrow, as leaders in free-market thought.

Taking place on Founders Day during Values Emphasis Week, this is your chance to show your NU pride through a gift. We look forward to the timing of this year’s day of giving fueling enthusiasm both on campus and through social media. Your gift and participation in this special one-day event is a commitment to the Northwood Idea and an investment in the growth of free-enterprise.

Is there a minimum donation amount?

Yes, for this special event there is a $10 minimum donation.

Can I make a gift by mail or phone and have it counted for this special one-day event?

While we always welcome your generous support of Northwood, due to the short timeframe of the NU Day of Giving, only the following gifts count toward this special event and the associated contest goals or matching funds:

  • Gifts made by phone or online on March 22, 2019
  • Checks with “NU Day of Giving” in the memo field that are dated on or before March 22 and are received by March 29
  • Online gifts securely contributed on this site made in response to any day of giving e-mail or social media promotion

Can I make a gift of stock on the NU Day of Giving?

Donors can give a gift of stock to support their favorite school, program, or cause. To learn more about how to make gifts of appreciated stocks, bonds, and mutual funds, please call the office of Advancement at 989-837-4279.

  • To transfer stocks being held in street name at a broker (there is no physical certificate), please advise your broker to route through Morgan Stanley DTC #0015 for Northwood acct #949-017984. For questions, please call Mary Deasey at 614-473-2425.
  • Please be sure to have your broker notify the Northwood University Finance Department (Dave Bender 989-837-4374) of the gift. Formal notification by the broker will initiate processing of the gift.

Can I make a recurring gift on the NU Day of Giving?

Yes, donors can make a recurring gift. Please use the online gift form and check the box for “Make this a recurring gift” to see your options.

Can I make an estate gift on the NU Day of Giving?

Absolutely! Please be sure to call Warren Mault at 989-837-4349 on or before March 22, 2019 to discuss your options.

Is my NU Day of Giving contribution tax-deductible?

Yes. Your gift is tax-deductible as allowed by law. After you make your gift, you will receive an e-mail confirmation, followed up by a mailed letter in the next week or two. You may also request a receipt by mail by contacting us at moselerl@northwood.edu.