Frequently Asked Questions

Are gifts tax deductible

Yes! You'll receive a receipt upon donation.

Can my donation be anonymous?

Yes. When donating on this site, unless you click the check box that says "Display my name as a donor," your name will be kept anonymous.

Who can I contact with my questions?

Please email with any questions.

Who can apply to create a campaign on Waves Impact?

Pepperdine crowdfunding is open to registered student groups, including department-sponsored interest groups, rec or club sports teams, alumni, parents, faculty, and staff.

How quickly can I expect my campaign page to be set up?

This depends on the thoroughness of your application and other details. Please allow 30 days for campaign applications to be reviewed and set up.

How do I apply for a campaign?

In order to ensure your campaign application is accepted, please know the name of the pre-existing Pepperdine fund you will be fundraising for.

You'll need:

- A sponsoring department, faculty, or staff
- A goal of at least $10,000
- A google folder of photos and videos ready to submit

For more information, visit our appeals and crowdfunding dashboard.