Crowdfunding

Largest Number of Student Groups Ever Competes in Crowdfunding

Starting today, 33 student groups will compete in a nationally recognized campus-wide crowdfunding competition, the largest number ever. Student groups use the Ignite fundraiser to help pay for their activities, trips, or equipment. Last year, for instance, the UConn Marching Band raised money for a tower planned for the practice field while the Pre-Vet club […]

2015 Crowdfunding Campaign Ignites Student Philanthropy

Teaching UConn students the importance of philanthropy is the goal of HuskyDrive’s Ignite campaign. The recent conclusion of the current campaign, now in its third year, proves the program is working. More than $34,000 was raised in this year’s campaign. There were 1,644 donors—1,166 were student and young alumni donors. The top three teams this […]