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Welcome to UC Berkeley's Crowdfunding platform, where students, faculty, staff members, and researchers can raise money to turn their great ideas into reality. 

Before applying, please review the Berkeley Crowdfunding Guidelines.


Applications are now closed for fall 2018, but you can complete an application for 1 of 2 spring cohorts.

NOTE: Fall applications will begin being reviewed on August 24, 2018. There are 20 spots available and projects will be notified if they are selected on or just after September 5, 2018.


Eligible Projects: Are affiliated with UC Berkeley and non-profit in nature; have a sponsoring Berkeley department, program or center, in which donations can be deposited into; consist of project leaders that are willing to create and market promotion materials before, during and after the campaign; and gain approval by submitting an application and project pitch before the next round’s deadline. 

If you have any questions, contact calcrowdfunding@berkeley.edu

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