Office of Development Impact Jacks


What is Impact Jacks?

Impact Jacks is the crowdfunding website for Stephen F. Austin State University. It is open to all SFA students, faculty and staff who are raising money for university-based and affiliated student initiatives and projects. The Office of Development Annual Giving coordinator serves as the administrator for the website and works with a representative for each initiative or project. If you’re interested in fundraising for your student success project, contact Kat Kessler Thompson.

Is my contribution tax deductible?

Yes, 100% of your gift is tax deductible. Gifts to Impact Jack initiatives are considered a charitable contribution to SFA.

Will I receive a receipt for my contribution?

Yes, you will receive a gift acknowledgment and detailed tax receipt from the Office of Development. This will be sent to the address supplied when finalizing your payment details.

When will my credit card be charged?

Your credit card is immediately charged upon finalizing your gift on Impact Jacks.

Whom should I contact with questions about my contribution?

For general questions about your gift, please call 936-468-8490, or email Kat Kessler Thompson at

Can I send a gift by mail or phone?

Yes; however, to have your donation reflected on the Impact Jacks page, the Annual Fund office will need to be notified of any accepted pledges or offline gifts. You can contact Annual Giving at 936-468-8490 or