Tag: crowdfunding

Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

In Pandemic, Some Students Turn to Crowdfunding for Help

April 16, 2020

Via: The Chronicle of Higher Education

When the new coronavirus forced campus closures and upended higher education, colleges scrambled to stitch together emergency support for their most vulnerable students. Fearing it wouldn’t be enough, many low-income students armed with Cash App, Venmo, and PayPal accounts turned […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Report: High-poverty schools’ crowdfunding requests less likely to be fulfilled

February 11, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Educators are turning to crowdfunding for basic academic materials across the nation at a time when education philanthropies are shifting away from that kind of support. More teachers are also resorting to online fundraising to support whole-child approaches, with requests […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

17 crowdfunding sites for millions in higher ed donations

April 29, 2016

Via: eCampus News

Figures like $2 million, $300,000, $10 million, and $900,000, abounded in a recent Washington Post story that revealed how small liberal arts schools are turning to the relatively new-ish startup concept of crowdfunding sites for alumni and student program donations—all through […]