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Devin D. Thorpe

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University of Illinois Foundation Selects Community Funded to Expand Community Engagement and Fundraising Capabilities

Press Release – FORT COLLINS, Colorado, May 11, 2016. Community Funded ( today announced that the University of Illinois Foundation ( has selected Community Funded’s technology platform to expand fundraising capabilities at its three campuses.

The University of Illinois system is comprised of three distinct universities and the UI Health system, all of which are supported by central administrative offices. The system and its universities have regional campuses, research facilities, clinics, and Extension offices throughout the state. The University of Illinois System is the state’s largest institution of higher education, with more than 80,000 students.

“We’re excited to be working with Community Funded to provide our University system with a tool that will expand outreach and fundraising capabilities,” said Julia Miller, Director of Annual Giving for the University of Illinois Foundation. “Being able to provide this cutting edge technology adds a critical new layer of engagement that helps us connect what is happening on campuses with those who want to invest in our future.”

The University of Illinois Foundation will use Community Funded’s crowd fundraising platform, Day of Giving module, and consulting services to connect, support, and empower its current and future donors with meaningful engagement opportunities.

“Our team is honored to be working with the University of Illinois Foundation,” said McCabe Callahan, Co-Founder and CEO of Community Funded. “The strength of the University’s academic, research, public service, and healthcare programs is unrivaled and we look forward to helping grow support for these programs in Illinois and beyond.”

About Community Funded

Community Funded ( provides powerful yet easy-to-use crowdfundraising solutions that help organizations achieve their development goals. We also offer education and training to ensure success. @communityfunded

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