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Live Fundraising Examples

Check out the amazing stories our clients are telling.




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Featured Client

The Principia

With their fifth #GivingTuesday effort The Principia cultivated immense support for the three pillars of their annual giving program. They even featured a class participation leaderboard with the class of ’83 coming out on top!

See It In Action

University of Minnesota

Explore how University of Minnesota staff, faculty, students, and supporters are elevating a world-class experience by fundraising for scholarships, study abroad trips, internships, and more.
Higher Ed

Liberty Common School

Liberty Common is making a difference for every student and teacher today by investing in the future with support for quality classroom materials, athletics programs, and even a Festival of Ideas.

The Local Crowd

The Local Crowd is working with rural communities to create local crowdfunding ecosystems that support growth and the sustainability of local businesses and organizations across the country.


Compass Community Collaborative School

With redefining efforts like providing community ventures, seminars, and internships as well as a program to fight student food insecurity Compass is creating a new education paradigm.

Colorado State University

Colorado State University’s crowdfunding platform empowers students, staff, and faculty to approach fundraising projects through personal and direct grassroots efforts — all in less than 40 days.
Higher Ed

Children's Hospital Colorado

Crowdfunding for Children’s Colorado brings the community together to help transform care for children, and features ambassador stories of those who have been directly impacted.

Salus University

Salus University’s #GivingTuesday effort provided vision screenings to 4,289 children, dispensed 1,358 pairs of glasses, and added hearing aids and assistive devices for children who hadn’t received their own.
Higher Ed

Ohio University

The first-ever Ohio University Giving Day was an incredible success thanks to an engaged community of alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff, and friends who supported six key programs across campus.
Higher Ed

Oregon State University

On April 30, Beavers everywhere came together for Oregon State University’s inaugural Dam Proud Day and funded transformative education, life-changing research and other important programs.

Higher Ed

No Barriers

No Barriers empowers people from all walks of life to overcome obstacles, live a life of purpose, and give back to the world. Their fundraising supports their ongoing and life-transforming efforts.


Stony Brook University

The Class of 2020 will leave an everlasting mark on Stony Brook with their Senior Class Legacy Gift. Donors who give $20.20 or more are recognized with a Generosity Cord to wear at Commencement!

Higher Ed

Knox College

The first-ever #KnoxProud Day was a huge success! More than 1,600 alumni and friends of the College made a gift to Knox in a 24-hour period far exceeding the original goal of 1,400, and raised over $450,000.
Higher Ed

Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State’s Maverick Student Athlete Challenge encourages each student-athlete to raise a minimum of $150. All sports compete to gain the most donors and dollars and to share their pride!
higher ed

Peak to Peak Charter School

Unlike traditional public schools, Peak to Peak operates on a funding gap per student. This effort helps the Puma community fill that gap while creating scholarship and innovation oppurtunities.

University of California, Santa Cruz

UCSC’s College Giving Week allows Colleges to compete by giving each the opportunity to unlock challenge funds by reaching a personalized donor goal. The college with the most gifts will win $5,000.
Higher ed

Take Your Fundraising to the Next Level.

Katie Haystead

Katie Haystead

Senior Vice President, Partnerships

With over a decade of experience working with K12 schools and higher education institutions’ fundraising efforts, Katie Haystead now oversees the partnerships team at Community Funded. Her passion for partner success and satisfaction aligns with Community Funded’s priorities and Katie’s unique background is well suited to manage the day to day operations of our partnerships team as well as new market acquisition.

Prior to joining the team at Community Funded, Katie served many roles within the Fundraising Division at Ruffalo Noel Levitz. Her experience ranges from working onsite and remotely with clients executing phonathon programs, developing annual giving strategies, onsite consultations and also developing multichannel strategies allowing for strong synergy between annual giving channels and creating strong major and planned gift pipelines.

Katie is based in Metro Detroit and is a graduate of Central Michigan University, where she worked for the phonathon for 3 years while working towards her History Major.

Kim Jennings

Kim Jennings

Senior Generosity Strategist, Generis

Kim Jennings, CFRE is a skilled fundraising leader who believes in the power of Christian education to raise up thoughtful, strong, committed leaders who can make our world a better place for all.

Kim Jennings

Todd Turner

Director of Digital Strategies, Generis

In addition to his 11 years overseeing Chuck Swindoll’s Insight Living Ministries communications department, Todd Turner has worked as a digital strategist for faith based organizations across the globe..

Kim Jennings

Jennifer Perrow

Senior Generosity Strategist, Generis

Jennifer is a skilled fundraising and communications professional who helps ministries articulate vision, communicate mission, and raise abundant funds to advance Kingdom priorities.