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Day of Giving 2023

February 16th

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Your Passion. Our Mission. Your Gift.

Join the CTS community for our annual Day of Giving on Thursday, Feb. 16th, 2023. This 24 hour celebration of CTS and the power of generosity is an opportunity for alumni, friends, faculty, students, and staff to invest in our mission and values.

Last year 124 donors gave a total of $28,747.  This year our goal is to have 150 donors participate in the Day of Giving. We hope you’ll join us in giving on February 16th, but you don’t have to wait until then to make an impact. If you’d like to make a gift now, click the button below!

Still Need a reason to support Day of Giving? Here’s three!
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Your gift increases our capacity to be an academic learning community that gives witness to God’s liberative, restorative, and life-affirming message.
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Your gift supports our efforts to provide affordable mental health services when they are needed most.
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Your gift helps us address poverty mitigation in Indianapolis while working towards justice for all.

Your support directly impacts our students

Every gift has a direct impact on our students. Check out this video to see just how grateful our students are and how big that impact is:

Frequently Asked Questions

What is CTS Day of Giving?

Our Day of Giving is a 24-hour celebration of CTS and the power of giving back. It starts at midnight, EST, on Feb. 16 and takes place annually. The Day of Giving is a special opportunity for CTS students, alumni, staff, family, and friends to come together virtually and show their support for CTS’s mission and values.

The goal is to engage our community to advance the mission of CTS. The Day of Giving helps secure resources that enhance our capacity to form disciples of Jesus Christ for church and community leadership to serve God’s transforming of the world. Together—in one day—we help create a brighter future for CTS.

Why should I participate?

Your gift increases the capacity to offer an intellectually rigorous, spiritually formative, and emotionally supportive education to our students.

Your gift supports our efforts to provide affordable mental health services when they are needed most.

Your gift supports CTS as we address the issues of poverty mitigation in Indianapolis, racial equity, and justice for all.

How can I participate?

Anyone can get involved with CTS’ Day of Giving! Simply by donating, you will make an impact. If you wish to be more involved as a CTS Ambassador, contact Gayle Spicer, Director of Annual Giving at 317-931-2340. You can also post about the Day of Giving and interact on social media using #ctsindy #dayofgiving #philanthropy

When can I make my donation to CTS Day of Giving?

CTS Day of Giving begins at midnight (12am EST) on Feb. 16 and ends at 11:59 pm.

How can I donate?

Donating is easy. Click the Give Now buttons above or visit cts.edu/give between midnight (12am EST) on Feb. 16 and 11:59 pm. We strongly encourage you to make your gift online. To give by phone, you may call 317-931-2314.

You can make a gift to support the seminary’s greatest priorities and opportunities, including scholarships, through the annual fund. Or you can make a gift in support of the academic area or program of choice. You can also choose to give to more than one area in the same transaction.

Then, share your experience! Post about it on social media. Email it. Encourage your friends to match your gift. Encouraging others to participate with you helps us reach our goal!

Is there a minimum donation?

You can make a gift of $5 or more to participate in CTS’ Day of Giving.

I'm having trouble making my gift and/or I haven't received my gift confirmation email. What should I do?

If you have issues with the payment process, and/or if you haven’t received your confirmation email and tax receipt, please email advancement@cts.edu for assistance.

What were the results from past Day of Giving events?

During CTS’ first Day of Giving in 2020, 83 donors stepped up—mid-pandemic—and made gifts with a collective impact of $23,000 in 24 hours.  Last year, 124 donors gave a total of $28,747 during the 24 hour event.

I don't see my preferred gift designation. What should I do?

If you do not see your preferred gift designation, contact us call 317-931-2314.

Is my contribution tax deductible?

Yes, philanthropic contributions to CTS are tax-deductible as prescribed by law.

Will I receive a receipt for my contribution?

Yes, CTS will send you an emailed receipt shortly after you complete your gift.

When will my credit card be charged?

Your card will be charged immediately after finalizing your gift on the site.

What is your refund policy?

Charitable gifts to Christian Theological Seminary, a 501(c)(3) organization, are not refundable.

Date

Feb 16, 2023

Time

All Day

Organizer

Christian Theological Seminary
Email
communications@cts.edu
Website
https://www.cts.edu

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