Olivia Wolfe, class of 2018, had already decided to attend Bloomsburg when she received word that she had been awarded the C.H. Burgess Scholarship. Her mother is a BU alum and her sister will complete her undergraduate degree at BU this summer, so it was a natural choice. Still, the cost of a college education had her worried, so she was especially grateful for the award.
Student projects and trips, equipment and supply purchases, university initiatives and programs - you name it, it has the potential to be funded through a crowdfunding site. Crowdfunding is a new tool being used by the BU Foundation to help campus groups set goals and raise money for worthwhile projects and initiatives.