Who gets the money we raise?

The money you raise—whether or not you hit your goal—goes directly into your group’s USC-designated fund.

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.

Can my employer match my gift?

Yes! Many employers have matching gift programs that could double or even triple your gift. Check here to see if your company has a matching gift policy. 

Will I receive a receipt for my contribution?

Yes! You will receive a gift acknowledgement and tax receipt from the university. 

Whom should I contact with questions about my contribution?

For general questions about your gift, please call 803-777-9109 or email

What is USC’s tax ID number?

USC’s tax ID number is 57-6017985.

What if I have more questions?

Email the Office of Annual Giving at

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