Welcome to Crimson Crowdfunding, IUP’s Crowdfunding platform. We’ve pulled together some of IUP’s most exciting student projects to give you the opportunity to turn their great ideas to reality. When you find a project that inspires you, make a gift and
make a difference for IUP’s students. Continue to help the project by sharing with your friends and family on social networks. This helps increase the project’s chances of successfully raising its goal. Learn more
about our current projects.
IUP student organizations or departments lead a fundraising campaign tied to a specific funding goal and timeline. Supporters can contribute to the campaign financially and are encouraged to share the campaign with their own community and social network.
Anyone! Supporters can be any individual or organization inside or outside the IUP community.
No. Project teams will be able to keep the funds that are raised, even if the total funding goal is not met. Appropriate and demonstrated use of funds will be required by projects that did not meet their goal.
Donor contributions will go only to the campaign(s) you have designated. Each campaign has an account set up by the Foundation for IUP. The Foundation for IUP ensures that these funds are used for their stated purposes.
Yes. Your contribution is a charitable gift to the Foundation for IUP—a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization—designated for the project you have chosen to fund.
Yes, the Foundation for IUP will send you a gift receipt via email for tax purposes.
Yes, if it falls within the guidelines of your companies matching gift policy. However, it can take several months for employers’ matching funds to reach the Foundation for IUP. In the event the match does not arrive before the project deadline, it will
be applied to the respective club or organization’s account for future projects.
IUP students can submit an application. Check back for an online application.
Projects are selected by the IUP Office of Annual Giving, which reviews every application for funding submitted.