Support student crowdfunding campaigns this fall

Wednesday, October 18, 2023

Crowdfund UNC Charlotte is an online platform that harnesses the power of the broader UNC Charlotte community to help students, faculty and staff create detailed campaigns and raise funds to fuel their passions, innovations and ideas. It enables students to become leaders and fosters a philanthropic force across campus.

Join our effort this fall. These projects range from robotics to figure skating to travel. Read on to find a project or initiative that matches your interests, piques your curiosity and inspires you to support.

Robotics competition

Norm Robotics
The Norm Robotics Club participates in VEX U, an international robotics competition with more than 200 university-level teams participating annually. Every year they are given a new game and must design, build and program robots to solve the unique set of challenges. Make a gift to help cover costs for robot materials, machine shop tools, event registration fees and travel expenses.

Students participate in Camps on Campus

School of Professional Studies Summer Camps
Every summer UNC Charlotte’s Camps on Campus program welcomes thousands of rising first through 12th graders onto the main campus for safe,fun experiences that satisfy every interest imaginable from wildlife exploration to interior design. Help send a kid to camp this year by making a gift!

Air Force ROTC Students

Air Force ROTC
Air Force ROTC Detachment 592 is organizing a Dining Out ceremony to support the detachment’s cadets in their efforts to become an officer in the U.S. Air Force or Space Force. Detachment 592 performs at high levels every year, ranking in the top-third nationally among AFROTC Detachments. Support their campaign!

Rocketry Team

49er Rocketry Club is returning to the NASA Student Launch competition in spring 2024! Last year, the club came in second place overall. Donate today to help cover rocket materials and travel to this year’s competition in Huntsville, Alabama.

Mock Trial Students

Mock Trial Club
The UNC Charlotte Mock Trial Club is competing against top-notch mock trial clubs to enhance public speaking and critical thinking skills. Donate to help the team cover the cost of travel to and from mock trial competitions.

Zeta Beta Tau Students

Zeta Beta Tau Leadership Fund
The members of Zeta Beta Tau are seeking to provide leadership and professional development opportunities. Make a gift to help the fraternity maximize preparedness of their members upon graduation.

Formula SAE International Collegiate Team

Formula SAE International Collegiate Competition
The 49ers Racing team designs, manufactures, fabricates, tests and competes in a Formula-style race car. Donate today to help the team improve upon their top 10 finish at the Society of Automotive Engineers International Collegiate competition at Michigan International Speedway in spring 2024.

Students from the LatinX Student Union

LatinX Student Union Gala
The LXSU Gala: Maravillas de Invierno is a celebration of the LatinX student population at UNC Charlotte. It serves as an opportunity for students to have an impact on the LatinX population in Charlotte. Make a gift to help recognize and celebrate the contributions of the LatinX student body.

Astrobotics Team

The 49 Miners are a team of UNC Charlotte engineers who are building an autonomous robot to compete at the 2024 NASA Robotic Mining Competition. Donate today to help them reach their goal of building a successful rover to compete against top-ranked collegiate astrobotic engineering programs.

Students participate in alternative service break

Alternative Spring Break
Alternative Service Break (ASB) is a unique volunteer experience during which students forgo their traditional spring break activities and engage in direct service in a community outside of their own. Help support an ASB student so they can make an impact through ASB this spring. Make a gift today!


Students from the Figure Skating Club

Club Figure Skating
The UNC Charlotte Club Figure Skating team is a group of students who are dedicated to the sport of figure skating.The team aspires to represent Niner Nation while competing in intercollegiate competitions this season. Make a gift to support the costs of ice time, competition fees and travel expenses.

Students from the Engineering Leadership Academy

ELA Capstone Projects
The Engineering Leadership Academy is a two-year, extracurricular program modeled after leadership training programs for young professionals in industry. It prepares undergraduate students to successfully fulfill leadership roles on campus and within the engineering industry by building their leadership abilities. Make a gift today to support this cohort's impact on three community projects.

For more information, please contact Shayna Long, senior director of annual giving.