Submit a Project Idea!

We are currently accepting applications for projects for Spring 2019 and Giving Tuesday 2019 (December 3rd, 2019).


If you are looking to fund your project with Empower for Spring 2019,  fill out the application below. Applications will be reviewed by the Annual Giving staff and accepted on a rolling basis. Please allow a week for applications to be reviewed and a decision to be made. 


Please note, allow at least 60 days from the day your application is accepted to the day your organization/team needs the funds raised by. We require a 30 day planning period and 30 days of active campaigning. (Example, if your organization need funds by May 30th, your application must be submitted not later than March 1st.)


If you are interested in having your project on Empower for Giving Tuesday submit an application and indicate this is for Giving Tuesday in the "Additional Comments" section. 


If you have any questions, please contact the crowdfunding team at (please subject your emails: “Crowdfunding Project: Project Name/ Affiliation). 

Tell us about yourself


Tell us about your project

I am a...*

If a registered student organization...What is your organization name/department affiliation? Optional

If a registered student organization...Who is your Faculty Advisor? Optional

If a faculty/staff member...What is your affiliated academic or administrative department? Optional

Who is your Target Audience for your crowdfunding project?*

(Who are you going to ask for donations?)

When do you need fundraised money by? (mm/dd/yyyy)*

(What is your deadline?)

What is your fundraising goal?*

(How much would you like to raise through crowdfunding?)

How will the funds raised be used for your project?*

(Please be as specific as possible; travel expenses, scholarship, general support, research, etc)

If your goal is not met, how will the funds be used?*

Which of the following social media accounts does your organization utilize?*

Select all that apply

What is your plan of action to achieve your fundraising goal?*

(How do you plan to reach out to the campus community, recent graduates, personal network, etc?)

Any additional comments you would like to include*

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Our Crowdfunding Groups