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Launch UMD Provides Students With Crowdfunding Portal

The University of Maryland has created its own crowdfunding site to fund student endeavors. Called “Launch MD” the portal offers donors a chance to contribute to such projects as new uniforms for the Terp Dance Team to more cerebral endeavors … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Generation Gap?

A ┬áNew York Times article suggests that crowdfunding is drawing donors, particularly younger donors, away from legacy charities such as the Red Cross and Save the Children. While charitable crowdfunding is growing, legacy charities revenues have not. Many younger donors … Continue reading

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