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4,000 FOR THE FORUM: Increasing Debates and Panels on Campus

Raised toward our $4,000 Goal
79 Donors
Project has ended
Project ended on October 31, at 11:59 PM PDT
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Current Crowdfunding Campaign—2 Days Left!

October 29, 2017

Thanks to your help, we have raised $3,788 in the current crowdfunding cycle! We are only $212 away from reaching our goal of $4000. There are only 2 days left in our campaign and we would really appreciate it if you chipped in one more time. Your contributions will directly support our organization and its mission to provide a wide range of free and accessible events in the Berkeley community.


These include recent debates, panels, and talks with individuals like former White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest, who spoke at the Forum on October 12th, and artist and muralist Zio Ziegler, who visited on October 23rd.


Help us reach our $4,000 goal by continuing your support: share this campaign and like our Facebook page!

Thank You - 4000 times over!

November 14, 2016

On behalf of all of the student members of the Berkeley Forum, a massive thank you to all of those who donated. With your help, we were able to SURPASS our goal to raise $4,730!

The generous support of our donors will allow our organization to bring some of the best thinkers, leaders, and innovators to campus to participate in debates and panels. The money we raised will allow our organization to keep growing at the incredible pace that we have been since our founding in 2012.

Specifically, your donations helped fund our panel on Asian-American Representation in the Media and our upcoming panel addressing millennial voices in politics. We hope to be able to put on even more debates and panels with the amount raised and will keep you updated as we do.

We will be able to not only increase the number and quality of our debates and panels, but also strive to continue engaging our community in discussions featuring a wide array of perspectives.  Your incredible support will allow us to energetically pursue our mission of furthering Cal’s history and tradition as a place of free speech and intellectual dialogue.  More importantly, our crowdfunding success will keep our events completely free for all UC Berkeley students, staff, and faculty and accessible for community members.

Thank you so much again to all our donors on behalf of the Forum staff. Because of your efforts and support for #4000ForTheForum, the Berkeley Forum will be able to continue to grow and bring even more incredible guests to campus!

Our way
of Thanking You


Digital Shout-Out & Sticker

Mention on the Berkeley Forum's Facebook event page & name recognition on the pre-event(s) presentation plus EXCLUSIVE "The Berkeley Forum" laptop sticker (until supply lasts; pick up at an event)

10 of Unlimited Claimed
Estimated Delivery: November 2016


Event Planning Reception

Invitation to an exclusive event-planning reception with Berkeley Forum members to brainstorm potential ideas for future speakers/events/themes with the Berkeley Forum team, plus lower level perks.

1 of 50 Claimed
Estimated Delivery: December 2016


Guaranteed Seats

Guaranteed seating for 2 persons at debate(s)/panel(s), printed copy of exclusive, official event poster, plus lower level perks

7 of Unlimited Claimed
Estimated Delivery: November 2016


Preferred Seats

Preferred seating for two persons at debate(s)/panel(s), plus lower level perks

3 of Unlimited Claimed
Estimated Delivery: November 2016


Presidential Recognition

Recognition from Forum president during event introduction, signed copy of official poster from speakers at debate(s)/panel(s), plus lower level perks

0 of Unlimited Claimed
Estimated Delivery: November 2016


Printed Recognition

Recognition on printed and digital event programs and materials, plus lower level perks

0 of 50 Claimed
Estimated Delivery: November 2016


Reception with Speaker

Pre- or post- event reception with speaker(s). If speaker(s) are unavailable for reception, this perk will be substituted with reception with another, mutually-agreed upon speaker, plus lower level perks

1 of 10 Claimed
Estimated Delivery: November 2016
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