Submit a Project Idea!

LaunchKU is a crowdfunding initiative by KU Endowment that aims to help students, faculty and staff at the University of Kansas raise funds for projects and passions that uplift and inspire the mission of the University of Kansas- impacting all Jayhawks! You will need four key things to succeed in your crowdfunding campaign.

We’re excited to assist you and your team in reaching your fundraising goal. Please complete the application to be considered for a LaunchKU project. Campaigns are accepted outside of cycles on a case-by-case basis. Please provide as much information as possible to help staff assess whether your project qualifies for the LaunchKU platform.

To be eligible, you must have either an existing fund at KU Endowment or be a 
Rock Chalk Central registered student organization with a SOFAS account.

Important Dates for STUDENT Projects: 

  • Applications due: September 27, 2024
  • Content due: October 7, 2024
  • Project sites go live: October 14, 2024

Student Project Applications are due September 27 to fundraise from October 14-November 18, 2024.

Tell us about yourself


Tell us about your project

This is usually a dollar amount (suggested range is $1K-$7K) but can also be a number of donors.

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