Crowdfunding at BGSU

“Falcon Funded” Crowdfunding at BGSU

BGSU is excited to announce the start of crowdfunding here on campus. Crowdfunding is a relatively new fund-raising tool designed to fund a project or venture through raising smaller amounts of money from a large number of people, typically via the Internet. Crowdfunding is driven through personal connections and outreach.

Crowdfunding projects at BGSU

Current and past crowdfunding projects are available at

How will crowdfunding be used at BGSU?

Crowdfunding at BGSU will be used in a variety of capacities including, but not limited to, funding for research projects, scholarships, specialized equipment, service projects, student organization trips, athletic department projects and more. Falcon Funded will be administered by University Advancement using the ScaleFunder platform.

Who can create a Falcon Funded project?

Any of BGSU’s colleges, departments, divisions, student groups and faculty are eligible to apply to have their project “Falcon Funded.” All projects are considered on an individual basis by the Falcon Funded Review Committee and must be aligned with University priorities as detailed in BGSU’s strategic plan.

How do I apply?

To apply to have your project “Falcon Funded,” please review the materials below. After reviewing, submit the Falcon Funded application (Please see documents below) via e-mail to


For additional questions please contact Sara Thompson, assistant director of annual giving, at (419) 372-7700 or

Falcon Funded Application

Falcon Funded FAQs
Falcon Funded Campaign Strategy (Student)
Falcon Funded Campaign Strategy (Faculty/Staff)