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Are you a Jayhawk who wants to make a difference? If you have an idea for a project that will support the University of Kansas, LaunchKU can help.
LaunchKU is a crowdfunding initiative by KU Endowment that helps University of Kansas students, faculty and staff raise funds. LaunchKU also offers donors a new way to provide direct support to the people, schools and programs that are most meaningful to them. To learn more about KU Endowment’s mission, visit www.kuendowment.org.
To apply, visit our online application.
Application deadlines for student organization projects are as follows:
If you have all four facets in place, LaunchKU can help. KU Endowment provides a free platform for your use, as well as advice and feedback throughout the process. But crowdfunding is a lot of work. You must commit to promoting your project via email and social media during the 30 days of your campaign. Please choose a campaign timeline during which you can be actively engaged in raising awareness for your project.
If you answered ‘yes’ to all these questions, we encourage you to apply to participate in LaunchKU using our online application. Applications for faculty and staff projects are reviewed on an ongoing basis and are selected at the discretion of KU Endowment. If you have questions, please contact Alissa Bourneuf, Sr. Multichannel Digital Campaign Coordinator, at email@example.com or 785-832-7338.
Learn more about KU Endowment’s mission at www.kuendowment.org.
KU Endowment is a 501(c)(3) organization and gifts are tax-deductible within the limitations of U.S. federal income tax laws. The IRS accepts the email receipt that you will receive upon completion of your gift as documentation of deductibility. If needed for your records, KU Endowment’s tax identification number is 48-0547734.
Checks should be made payable to KU Endowment with LaunchKU and the name of the project you are supporting in the check memo line.
Please mail checks to:
C/O Annual Giving LaunchKU
PO BOX 928
Lawrence, KS 66044
Credit card processing is provided by PayPal. Your statement will reflect a charge from KU Endowment. Please visit www.kuendowment.org for more information on donations made to the University of Kansas.
If you have questions about the project you are supporting, please contact the Annual Giving department at (785) 832-7501 or Alissa Bourneuf, Sr. Multichannel Digital Campaign Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For questions about your credit card transaction, please contact Gift Processing at (785) 830-7576.