Submit a Project Idea!

Welcome to CSUN Funder!

Please use this form to submit information about your prospective crowdfunding project. Please be advised that the submission of this application does not guarantee immediate project approval. The CSUN office of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving will follow up with each submitting party within 3-4 business days to further discuss project eligibility.

If you are applying with the intent to fundraise for a student or faculty research project, please be advised that all research projects must be approved by CSUN's department of
Research and Sponsored Programs.

If you are applying with the intent to fundraise for a business venture, please be advised that all projects must be approved through the
CSUN Innovation Incubator.

In submitting this application, you agree to adhere to the
CSUN Funder Crowdfunding Guidelines and follow all other applicable CSUN policies and procedures if approved.

Tell us about yourself


Tell us about your project

What is your affiliation with CSUN?*

Are you looking to raise funds on behalf of a Official CSUN Student Club or an established CSUN Department or Program? If yes, please provide the name of the Club/Org or Department/Program below. Optional

Do you have a specific sponsoring faculty member, adviser, or staff member? If yes, please provide their name and email address. Optional

This only applies to research projects and student clubs/organizations.

What is your desired fundraising goal?*

We recommend goals of $500 to $10,000.

Do you need these funds by a specific date? If so, please list your deadline. (MM/DD/YY) Project goals should be achievable within 30-45 days.*

Funds raised will be available approximately 2 weeks after the end of the fundraising period.

Please provide a general outline of how funds raised through this project will be spent.*

A projected itemized list of expenses will be required at a later date, upon project approval.

Are you willing to solicit your friends and family for donations?*

The majority of your donations will come from your personal networks.

Please describe how you plan to promote this project?*

How are you planning to use social media, email, WOM, events, etc., to promote the project.

Do you have, or are you able to create a short video and/or provide pictures for your project page?*

These items will be important when building your project site and in social media promotion.

How many people do you or your team have the capacity to reach via email, social media and other channels?*

Please list any other information that the CSUN Funder team should be aware of. Optional

What else do we need to know about your project, that we haven't asked for?

How did you hear about CSUN Funder? Optional

If approved, do you and your project team agree to follow the CSUN Funder Crowdfunding Guidelines?*

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