Frequently Asked Questions
Q: I want to name a room after my granddaughters who were Pi Phi’s at different chapters. Will this be possible?
A: All naming specifics must be approved by the Building Committee and will be agreed upon in writing with the donor upon approval. Naming preferences should honor the tradition and legacy of Pi Beta Phi and its mission. While we anticipate that most Legacy Gifts will be given in honor or memory of an Arkansas Alpha, Pi Phis from any chapter are welcome to be acknowledged.
Q: I plan to give at several different giving levels – a Pi Society Gift at $3,141.59, a Memorial Bench at $5,000 and a Chapter Room Chair at $2,000. Since my gifts will exceed $10,000, do I have a naming opportunity, also?
A: No, your gift at each giving level entitles you to that acknowledgement. The same is true in reverse, if you give $10,000 to name a bedroom, you do not get the acknowledgements of the lower levels unless specifically stated.
Q: I would like to give an in-kind gift to the project. How will I be recognized?
A: We are thankful for all who can contribute in any way to the project. In-kind contributions of materials, furnishings, equipment or professional services that would normally have to be paid for with our raised funds will be acknowledged in an appropriate manner and agreed upon with the donor before we accept the gift.
Q: Will my gift be tax deductible?
A: We are currently working with a tax attorney and the Pi Beta Phi Foundation on ways to maximize the tax-deductible amount of contributions. It is anticipated that all gifts at the Pi Society level and above ($3,141.59 and above) will be tax deductible. This will be confirmed at the time of the pledge.
Q: I would like to host a fundraising event for the project. How do I go about that?
A: Great! We plan to coordinate many fundraising events during the campaign. Please let us know if you would like to be involved in these efforts by contacting Misty McIlroy Hawkins.
Q: I would like to make a pledge, how do I do that and how long will I have to complete my gift?
A: Pledge agreements are available online and all Arkansas Alphas will be asked to participate. Pledges, $1,000 and above, may be payable in installments with the first payment due at the time of the pledge. All pledges must be paid in full by December 31, 2019, and annual payments will be expected.
Thank you for choosing to make a donation to The Second Century Campaign in support of the new Pi Beta Phi Arkansas Alpha Chapter House! Donations made through our website will be sent directly to the Arkansas Alpha Chapter House Corporation and will NOT be tax deductible. For information on tax deductible donations or to make a pledge to the campaign, please download a pledge agreement here.
All donations of $1,000 or more will receive a small brick paver in the new Courtyard. You will be contacted later in the year for exact wording of your paver.