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This policy ensures that all crowdfunding activities by students, faculty and staff are in compliance with the Fort Lewis College Mission, Institutional Advancement guidelines and Foundation guidelines.
Vice President for Institutional Advancement
March 22, 2018
March 22, 2018
Scheduled for Review
I. Policy Statement
Institutional Advancement: The Vice President of Institutional Advancement oversees all fundraising activities at Fort Lewis College. The Annual Fund Director reports to the Vice President for Institutional Advancement. The Crowdfunding Manager is the Annual Fund Director or a direct report.
Crowdfunding: The practice of funding a project by raising many small amounts of money from a large number of people, typically via the Internet.
Crowdfunding Project Leaders: One or two individuals that will act as the face of a crowdfunding project, work with platform administration, delegate tasks to Team members and collaborate with the Crowdfunding Manager.
Crowdfunding Project Team: Responsible for content and copy creation, help with marketing tasks and outreach, and track fundraising progress.
The Office of Institutional Advancement will determine the eligibility of student, faculty and staff crowdfunding projects. The Vice President for Institutional Advancement, Annual Fund Director or the Crowdfunding Manager may discontinue an active crowdfunding project at any time due to a Project Leader's failure to comply with these policy guidelines.
II. Reason for Policy
To ensure that all crowdfunding activities by students, faculty and staff are in compliance with the Fort Lewis College Mission, Institutional Advancement guidelines and Foundation guidelines.
For following the policy: Students, Faculty, Staff
For enforcement of the policy: Annual Fund Director
For oversight of the policy: Vice President for Institutional Advancement
For notification of policy: Policy Librarian
For procedures implementing the policy: Annual Fund Director
IV. Cross Referenced Policies