Tagged: scholarships

Former Google Exec. Launches Crowdfunding Platform Dedicated to Academic Scholarships

Peter Hazlehurst, former CEO of Google Payments Corp., announced on Tuesday the beta launch of his new education crowdfunding platform, AngelScholars. According to its description, AngelScholars offers up a crowdfunding solution to the scholarship system providing a new and unconventional way of giving back. “Located in… Read More

Brief: MobileCause Forms Partnership With Step Up For Students to Secure Funds For Scholarships & Wraparound Services

MobileCause, a mobile, social and online fundraising platform, announced on Wednesday that it has teamed up with nonprofit education organization, Step Up For Students, to launch a series of digital fundraising and communication campaigns for scholarships and wraparound services. According to MobileCause, the new partnership… Read More

University of Connecticut Employees Launch Crowdfunding Pages as Part of “Close to Home” Campaign

Earlier this week, University of Connecticut (UConn) employees launched new crowdfunding pages as part of the university’s “Close to Home” campaign. The project’s description reads: “The Close to Home Campaign provides UConn’s faculty and staff with an opportunity to make a gift to UConn in… Read More

New Crowdfunding Platform Audition Trail Seeks to Help Musicians With Audition Costs

AuditionTrail, a crowdfunding platform, recently launched as a new site that will allow musician backers to fund their upcoming audition travels. The platform was created by musician Miguel Sonnak, who was inspired to create the site following a visit to the Aspen Music Festival. Sonnak revealed he hopes that… Read More

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