About Crowdfunding

"U and I Give" is the University of Idaho's crowdfunding platform for community fundraising. Crowdfunding offers our donors a new avenue to provide support directly to schools, programs, and specific projects at the university that are most meaningful to them.

University of Idaho FAQ

Who can start a campaign on the U&I Give crowdfunding platform?

Students, faculty, and staff can apply to create a fundraising campaign on the platform.

I have an idea for a crowdfunding project. How do I start?

Apply to create a fundraising campaign by filling out this application.

I've applied. What's next?

A member of the U of I Annual Giving team will contact you to set-up an in-person meeting. Your application will then be reviewed by the U&I Give committee. If your campaign is approved, Anne will help you develop a campaign plan and launch your project.

How do I contribute to a campaign on the U&I Give website?

From the main page, click on the project you'd like to support to visit the project page.  Then click "Give Now" on the project campaign page and continue the prompts go complete the payment process. You can also contribute to the project by telling your friends and family about a project or by sharing the project across your social networks.

Is my gift tax-deductible?

Yes! All donations to our projects are tax-deductible contributions to the University of Idaho Foundation. Upon making a donation, you will receive an e-receipt.

Are contributions returned if a campaign does not reach its stated fundraising goal?

No, all funds raised will be applied to the stated fundraising purpose. If a project becomes impractical or impossible to implement, funds will be used in the spirit of the original purpose of the project.



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