Thank you for your interest in Rfund, the University of Redlands crowdfunding platform. Rfund helps fund student, faculty, and staff projects that are inspired by a passion to see the University succeed. The platform is similar to other crowdfunding sites like KickStarter and GoFundMe, and allows project advocates to tell their story and accept donations online. The big difference is, all the money raised through an Rfund campaign goes to the project, with no administrative fees being deducted. Below is a list of frequently asked questions for those interested in using Rfund to crowdfund for their project.
Your gift will support various efforts. Each project on this platform provides specific details regarding where your support goes. If you would like more information on gift designations, please visit our homepage www.redlands.edu/giving.
Yes! All philanthropic contributions through Rfund are tax-deductible as prescribed by law.
Shortly after you make your gift, you will receive an email confirmation that will serve as your receipt.
Your credit card is charged immediately upon finalizing your gift on the site.
100% of your gift will go directly to the project you chose to support.
If a campaign raises more than its stated funding goal, we will work with the organizations advisor/department chair to determine whether the surplus should be used to expand or enhance the project, or reserve for use by similar projects in the future.
Yes, you can mail gifts to: Office of Annual Giving, 1200 East Colton Ave., Redlands, CA 92373 or call (909)748-8068.
Please call the Office of Annual Giving at (909)748-8068 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.