Submit a Project Idea!

Thank you for your interest in the University of South Carolina’s crowdfunding platform. This application will evaluate your project’s sustainability for a 30-45 day fundraising campaign. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis. Please submit your application below and send any questions to Amanda Hamilton: Once your application has been received and reviewed, the Office of Annual Giving will be in touch. 

Tell us about yourself


Tell us about your project

Project Title*

Project Leader's Name*

Project Leader's Email Address*

Project Leader's Phone Number*

Project's University Affiliation*

Please select all that apply.

Project Goal and Purpose*

Please be as specific as possible about the desired outcomes of the project.

What is your fundraising goal for this campaign?*

How much money do you hope to raise?

What is your deadline for fundraising?*

A successful crowdfunding project takes a minimum of 12 weeks.

How will the funds be used for your project?*

Please be as specific as possible with examples and costs associated.

Are you involved in any other fundraising initiatives for this project?*

If yes, please provide additional details below.

How does your project embody the values and mission of the University of South Carolina?*

Have you informed your department’s development team and leadership about your project application?*

If you are unsure, please note below and Annual Giving can connect you with your development team.

Does your organization/project currently have an Education or Business Partnership Foundation account into which funds can be deposited?*

If unsure, please note below and Annual Giving can assist.

In addition to your project leader, how many other team members will be actively involved with your crowdfunding project?*

Please list their names and contact information below.

Who is your target audience for this crowdfunding campaign?*

Be as specific as possible and include the number of contacts you plan to solicit.

Please list any social media accounts, blogs, websites, etc. that will be used to share information about this project and your fundraising efforts.*

Include audience information here as well if available.

Can you provide videos, pictures and other promotional materials for this crowdfunding campaign?*

A checklist with dimensions and compatible file types will be provided after application approval.

Can promotional materials be provided at least two weeks in advance of campaign launch?*

A timeline will be established as part of your approval process.

What stewardship will be handled by project leaders after donations are made?*

Additional donor relations support can be provided upon request.

Are there any additional comments you would like to include? Optional

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