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C of I to participate in Idaho Gives campaign

The College of Idaho is participating in the second annual Idaho Gives campaign, a statewide crowd funding event on May 1 that celebrates the work of Idaho’s nonprofit organizations.

Gifts to the C of I can be made online now through the end of May 1 via the College’s Idaho Gives referral page at http://www.razoo.com/story/The-College-Of-Idaho?referral_code=share.  Supporters can show their support for their favorite Idaho nonprofits and encourage others to participate in Idaho Gives through the social media sharing links on the College’s referral page.

Individual donations will have an even greater impact during Idaho Gives, thanks to a pool of award money totaling $48,000 provided by generous supports.  Awards will be given to nonprofits with the largest number of unique donors in three different categories — small, medium and large nonprofits.

Idaho Gives was launched in 2013 by the Idaho Nonprofit Center as a new avenue for nonprofits to reach donors. In its inaugural year, participating nonprofits raised $578,735 through 9,415 donations from 6,192 individuals directed at 541 causes.

Founded in 1891, The College of Idaho is the state’s oldest private liberal arts college. It has a century-old tradition of educating some of the most accomplished graduates in Idaho, including seven Rhodes Scholars, three Marshall Scholars, and another 12 Truman and Goldwater Scholars. The College is located on a beautiful campus in Caldwell, Idaho. Its distinctive PEAK curriculum challenges students to attain competencies in the four knowledge peaks of the humanities, natural sciences, social sciences and a professional field, enabling them to graduate with an academic major and three minors in four years. For more information on The College of Idaho, visit www.collegeofidaho.edu.