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About USC Day of SCupport

Our second USC Day of SCupport is a university-wide fundraising initiative held on May 4, 2017. On this day, we will demonstrate the united spirit, generosity and loyalty of the entire Trojan Family. The goal: Rally as many people as possible to create the single largest day of giving participants in USC’s history. Every donor counts, and all gifts, no matter the size, make a difference. Thank you for your SCupport, and Fight On!

Giving on USC Day of SCupport

How do I participate?

Sign up to become a USC Day of SCupport Champion and make a gift in support your favorite program or initiative at USC by 11:59 pm PST on May 4, 2017.

How do I become a USC Day of SCupport Champion?

To receive USC Day of SCupport behind-the-scenes highlights and reminders and to be entered to receive a prize from USC, go to the Champion webpage and plant your USC virtual sword on the map.

How do I make a gift and is it eligible for tax deduction?

There are several ways to make a gift, including:

  • Online: Click the button to the right that says “Give Now” and follow the directions provided or give through a USC crowdfund project by 11:59 pm PST on May 4, 2017.
  • Phone: Call the USC Office of Annual Giving at (213) 740-7500 or toll free (877) GIVE-USC (448-3872) by 5:00 pm PST on May 4, 2017.
  • Mail: a check payable to “USC” and instructions on how to allocate your USC Day of SCupport gift to: USC Office of Annual Giving, 3551 Trousdale Way, USC Center T2500, Los Angeles, CA, 90089 and ensure it is received by 5:00 pm PST on May 4, 2017.
  • Texting: the word “USC” to the number 71777 on your mobile phone to submit your gift form by 11:59 pm PST on May 4, 2017.

All gifts are tax-deductible in accordance with State and Federal law.

Is there a minimum donation amount?

All gifts, no matter the amount, make a difference at USC and will help the USC Day of SCupport become the single largest day of participant led support to the university at one time. Gifts to multiple designations are accepted and encouraged. Thank you for your participation and support.

Can I make a recurring gift?

Yes, you can make a recurring gift online by selecting the “Give Now” button above, and follow the directions provided.

Can I make a gift by phone or mail?

Gifts made by phone or mail need to be received by 5:00 pm PST on May 4, 2017.
Call the USC Office of Annual Giving at (213) 740-7500 or toll free (877) GIVE-USC (448-3872). 

Mail checks payable to “USC” and instructions on how to allocate your USC Day of SCupport gift to: USC Office of Annual Giving, 3551 Trousdale Way, USC Center T2500, Los Angeles, CA, 90089.

Do I need to wait until May 4, 2017 to make my gift?

No, gifts can be made today through this website or USC Day of SCupport crowdfund project or mobile text-to-give form and still be counted as a participant.

Can I make a gift via wire, stock or planned gift for Day of SCupport?

Please contact the USC Investment Office to obtain the university’s brokerage accounts and further instructions about gifts via wire and stock.  Please contact the USC Office of Planned Giving to request information and instructions about planned gifts.

USC Investment Office
851 Downey Way
Los Angeles, CA 90089-1055
(213) 740-5413 or 740-5414
Fax: (213) 740-6827

USC Office of Planned Giving
1150 South Olive Street, 20th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 740-2682
Fax: (213) 740-7510