Welcome to UTC’s crowdfunding platform, GoFundMocs, where students, faculty, and staff can raise money to turn big ideas into reality. GoFundMocs can be used to fund student organizations, competition and conference expenses, equipment costs and more.

Check out current GoFundMocs projects here!

GoFundMocs Projects Are:

Affiliated with UTC and nonprofit in nature

Sponsored by a UTC department, program, center, or official student organization to which donations are deposited via the UC Foundation

Managed and promoted by project leaders themselves

How Does GoFundMocs Work?

Step 1

UTC students, faculty or staff apply to fund a project on GoFundMocs at least 30 days in advance of a project start.

Step 2

Members of the UTC Advancement team will review each application and follow up with the submitter.

Step 3

Approved projects will be featured on the GoFundMocs website for a minimum of 30 days to accept donations.

Ready to apply?

The UTC Advancement team cannot wait to help you reach your goals!

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Current Projects

Interested in seeing current GoFundMocs projects? See how crowdfunding is being used at UTC and support a project today.


Project Toolkit

The beauty of GoFundMocs and crowdfunding is the power of your reach! Use our toolkit to help spread the word.


GoFundMocs FAQ

Your donation will be deposited with the University of Chattanooga Foundation (UC Foundation) and distributed to the department, program, center, or official student organization that is leading the project.

Yes, contributions through GoFundMocs support specific areas of the university and are therefore eligible for income tax deductions, as allowed by law

Yes, the UC Foundation will send you a gift receipt via email for tax purposes.

Your credit card will be charged immediately upon finalizing your gift on the website.

All donations given to a project will be distributed to the project leaders, regardless of whether the set goal is reached.

No. One hundred percent of each donation goes directly towards the project’s monetary goal.

The Tax ID for the UC Foundation is 62-0476521.

By making a charitable gift to the UC Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, the donor understands that charitable donations are not refundable.

Yes. However, it can take several months for employers’ matching funds to reach the UC Foundation. In the event the match does not arrive before the project deadline, it will be applied to the respective club or organization’s account for future projects.

Check out our GoFundMocs toolkit with graphics, a sample communication plan and templates to use via email, text, social and more to promote your project.

Have question about GoFundMocs?

The UTC Advancement Team is here to help. Contact Shannon Edmondson, Director of Annual Giving, at 423.423.5308.