What happens when I send a gift? July 06, 2020 23:30 Updated The fund owner (i.e. typically the parent) is notified of the gift, amount and sender. When you log-in to CollegeBacker, you'll see the gift under the "Gift" tab, grouped by fund. Related articles How do I send a gift to a child's college fund? What do backers for my funds see? How do I send a gift to a child who does not yet have a college fund? I just gave a gift. What does the gift receipient see? What happens if my child receives a scholarship to school?