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University of Winnipeg Launches Crowdfunding Website

January 26, 2015 11:58 AM | News

By Sarah Klein

University of WinnipegA new crowdfunding site has been launched by the University of Winnipeg Foundation to help support research, students and projects on campus.

UWinnipeg is the first post-secondary institution in Manitoba to have such a site, which has already brought in $81,015 for the Lindor Reynolds Youth-in-Care Tuition Waiver Bursary.

“The website provides an interactive online platform to showcase some of UWinnipeg’s innovative research and projects,” said Dr. Annette Trimbee, UWinnipeg president and vice-chancellor. ”It’s great to see the community respond to enrich our students’ experience, and to support faculty and staff in turninfg ideas into action.”

The University of Winnipeg Foundation is a registered charity recognized by the Canada Revenue Agency and all donations made are tax deductible with receipts provided.