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Awards and Recognition

We don’t like to brag but we do love celebrating our achievements. Over the years, our mission-driven work has been recognized by industry leaders and peers.

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Press releases

August 15, 2023

For the Second Consecutive Year, GiveCampus Makes the Inc. 5000 List as One of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies 

June 8, 2023

GiveCampus announced today it has acquired Community Funded, a leading provider of giving day and crowdfunding technology.

September 19, 2022

GiveCampus Raises $50 Million Investment Led by Silversmith Capital Partners

August 16, 2022

GiveCampus Ranks No. 2,610 on the 2022 Inc. 5000 Annual List

April 20, 2021

GiveCampus Will Support Cryptocurrency Donations to Schools

July 11, 2021

GiveCampus and PeopleGrove Announce a Partnership to Help Schools Deepen Value, Engagement, and Giving

January 5, 2021

New Partnership With Windfall Equips Schools with Cutting-Edge Data to Identify Next Major Donors

In the news

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December 6, 2023

AI Will Impact Every Stage of the Fundraising Life Cycle

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June 30, 2023

To Build a Business that Lasts, Start with Your Mission

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June 8, 2023

GiveCampus buys Community Funded to boost fundraising

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November 2022

10 Years In, GivingTuesday Has Become a Day Charities Can’t Afford to Sit Out

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October 2022

Silversmith Capital Leads $50 Million Deal Backing GiveCampus

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September 2022

Education Fundraising Platform GiveCampus Raises $50M logo ARTICLE

May 2022

Headcount doubled and work went hybrid. Here’s how GiveCampus keeps company culture alive. ARTICLE

August 2020

How This DC Entrepreneur Has Helped Universities Raise Almost $1B

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July 2019

Startup Grind DC hosts Kestrel Linder, CEO of GiveCampus

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June 2019

Democratic presidential candidates are introducing ambitious plans to get more Americans into college without adding to the $1 trillion mountain of student debt

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April 2019

Kestrel Linder CEO and co-founder GiveCampus, featured in DC Entrepreneur

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January 2019

Online Giving To Schools Jumped in 2018

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January 2019

Recurring Donors and Mobile Giving Lift 2018’s Results at Colleges and Schools, Report Says

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October 2018

Q&A: GiveCampus CEO Kestrel Linder on High Growth in Higher Education

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September 2018

What He Did When He Recognized He’d Never Given Back To His Alma Mater Surprised Him

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September 2017

Sourcing a younger crowd

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February 2017

Why Gilman and City College turned to this Hopkins Alum’s digital fundraising firm logo ARTICLE

December 2016

How this Y-Combinator-backed startup created a crowdfunding model that works for schools

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April 2016

Colleges are going online to crowdsource donations, and they’re raising millions

TechCrunch ARTICLE

July 2015

GiveCampus Aims to Make Higher Education Fundraising More Social