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 […]

Igniting Student Philanthropy at UConn

A nationally recognized crowdfunding competition that offers UConn student groups a chance at $27,000 in incentive prizes has returned for a second year. The Ignite competition for 2014 involves 18 UConn student teams, including eight who competed in the inaugural 2013 event. It will run through April 6, 2014, with winners announced on April 17. […]