Senior Giving


Impact UTD Frequently Asked Questions

How do I participate as a donor?

Select the project you want to support, enter the donation amount and finalize your transaction. We encourage you to share your support of Impact UTD crowdfunding projects with your social network.

Is my gift tax-deductible?

Yes. Your donation is deductible to the extent provided by law. Donations to projects featured on Impact UTD are considered charitable contributions to The University of Texas at Dallas. Our Tax ID Number is 75-1305566.

Is my payment secure?

Yes. Impact UTD uses, a PC Level 1-compliant payment processor. UT Dallas does not store any credit card information.

When will my credit card be charged?

Your credit card will be charged immediately upon finalizing your gift. You will be mailed a gift acknowledgment and tax receipt from UT Dallas.

Can I send a gift by mail or phone?

It is preferred that gifts to Impact UTD projects be submitted online. Please contact us for more information about how to submit gifts offline.

What if the project I supported doesn’t reach its funding goal?

All projects receive any funds donated to the project, whether or not they reach the funding goal. In the event that a project cannot be undertaken because of the shortfall, the money raised will be retained by the sponsoring college or unit for use on a project with similar goals.

What if a project is over-funded?

If a project raises more than its stated funding goal, the University will work with the project owner to determine how the surplus can be used to expand or enhance the project.

Who should I contact with questions about my contribution?

Questions related to Impact UTD may be sent to If you prefer, you may call Brennae Benda at 972-883-6962.

Are you a current student, faculty or staff member interested in using Impact UTD to fund your university project? Click here to learn more.