Submit a Project Idea!

Now accepting applications the 2020-2021 Academic Year! 

 

If you are interested in launching a crowdfunding campaign, you're in the right place! We are looking for compelling stories, dedicated teams of five or more, and individuals who aren't afraid to ask for money. There are a limited number of spots available per month and we will approve projects that show the most potential for success! 

Application deadlines: 

  • Apply by September 7, 2020: Crowdfund October 1 - October 31, 2020
  • Apply by December 11, 2020: February 1 - February 28, 2021
  • Apply by February 8, 2021: April launch TBD

Please complete the following application, as well as review the policies located under the 'About' link to submit a project for approval.

Note: Completing this application does not guarantee that your project will be approved. Please contact Stormie Kirby at sdkirby@bsu.edu with any questions. 

Tell us about yourself

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Tell us about your project

In 15 words or less, what is your project trying to accomplish?

Clearly explain the project purpose and how it will positively impact the Ball State community.

Setting a realistic goal is important! Most projects are able to raise $5,000 or less.

You should expect to spend 4-6 weeks prior to your launch developing materials and outreach strategy

A team must have a minimum of 5 members. Please list below. The more people, the more successful!

These items will be important when building your campaign site and in social media promotion.

This is an important component of your crowdfunding project.

You may need to contact your administrative staff for this information.

Who are you, what are you raising money for, and why should donors support you? Why is it important?

Your goal should be achievable within 30-days.

Projects get 1 month to fundraise. Expect to spend 4-6 weeks prior to your start date preparing.

Have questions? Send us an email at foundation@bsu.edu