With a gift of $25 or more from each valuable member of our community of 9,000 alumni, the COPH Alumni Society Scholarship can grow to surpass endowment level ($25,000). This will allow the fund to continuously earn interest in perpetuity and empower the College of Public Health to award a new student with this coveted scholarship every year.
The Wimauma Clinic Fund was created to provide uninsured migrant and farm workers with acute care and preventive health care needs. The fund will continually support a comprehensive, free clinic in the Wimauma community, which will be staffed by volunteer students and faculty with support from interdisciplinary partnerships including mental health, nursing, medicine and physical therapy.
Support student scholarships for full or part-time students, at all academic levels, pursuing a Bachelor's, Master's or Doctor of Social Work degree in the College of Behavioral and Community Sciences on the Tampa and Sarasota campuses.
The mission of This Is My Brave is to empower individuals to put their names and faces on their personal stories of recovery from mental illness and addiction in order to inspire others to speak openly about their experiences in an effort to eradicate the stigma surrounding these topics. The OneUSF Production asks student storytellers to share a creative piece, live on stage, about their lived experience with mental health and/or addiction.
The Class of 2027 enters medical school at an unprecedented time in our world. You can invest in these students’ dreams by making a gift to the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine White Coat campaign.
» What is HerdFunder?
HerdFunder is USF’s crowdfunding platform. Through HerdFunder, the University of South Florida seeks to work in tandem with our students, alumni, faculty and staff to raise awareness and funds in support of innovative and meaningful work being done within our university every day. HerdFunder gives us the opportunity to showcase various initiatives and needs throughout USF in a manner that generates excitement and encourages philanthropic support.
By visiting HerdFunder, one is able to learn about and support a variety of diverse projects. Each gift, regardless of size, can have a tremendous impact when grouped with others gifts from people who share your same passion.
» How is HerdFunder different from other crowdfunding platforms?
All funds raised through HerdFunder will directly benefit USF’s programs and organizations, less credit card processing fees.
» How do I participate as a donor?
By visiting HerdFunder, you are able to learn more about various campaigns and initiatives within USF. Once you determine the project(s) you would like to support, simply select your gift level and complete the secure online giving process. Make sure you spread the word about your support and encourage others to get involved as well. We have implemented email and social media sharing options to make this easy to do.
» Where does my gift go?
Your gift will directly benefit the project you choose to support. The project team will have access to every penny of what is raised less credit card processing fees noted above.
» What happens if a project doesn’t reach its goal?
This is one of the ways HerdFunder is different (and we think much better!) than other crowdfunding platforms. All gifts are processed directly by the USF Foundation and are made available in the fund attributed to each project, even if the goal is not achieved. Your gift makes an impact regardless!
» Is my gift tax deductible?
Your gift is considered a charitable gift to the USF Foundation, designated for the project you have chosen to support. A tax receipt will be provided at the end of your transaction. You may be entitled to a charitable income tax deduction for your gift since the USF Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization. Please consult your tax advisor for advice regarding your specific tax situation.
» When will my credit card be charged?
Your credit card will be charged at the time you make your gift.
» How do I submit a project for HerdFunder?
Please complete and submit an application here. The Office of Annual Giving will review your submission and follow-up with you within two weeks.
» My question is not frequently asked. Whom do I contact to get an answer?
Contact us by email HERE and we'll get all your questions answered.