"We Are 110" Campaign

Welcome to the NCCU crowdfunding page, which facilitates support for projects led by NCCU students, faculty, and staff. Crowdfunding empowers the NCCU community to come together and create a lasting impact for our students. Since there’s not an in-person Ultimate Homecoming this year, explore our exciting opportunities below to make your "We Are 110" gift today! Thank you for all you do for NCCU. Eagle Pride, Amplified.

University Priorities

NCCU Graduating Students

General Scholarships

Need-based scholarships provide support to students who demonstrate financial need.  Ensuring access to education remains a top priority. Your gift helps to provide much-needed resources to recruit and retain tomorrow’s leaders.

Goal: $250,000

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University Sustainability

A gift to the Annual Fund directly impacts the University’s ability to sustain operations and supports every student, faculty member, and program at NCCU. Your gift provides resources to ensure relevant, state-of-the-art learning and discovery opportunities are available and gives the University the flexibility necessary to be responsive to emerging needs and challenges.

Goal: $200,000

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ITS Tech Fund

These resources are used to purchase the latest mobile hot spot devices to provide reliable internet services for students.

Goal: $25,000

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School of Business

School of Business Students

Taking the Leap

These resources will be used to support ten students to attend the Taking the Leap 2021 summer program. Through workshops and classes, this program prepares students to launch new businesses.

Goal: $40,000

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Eagle Idea Competition

Gifts to the Eagle Idea Competition support an entrepreneurship program open to all NCCU students that develop and mentor students who have ideas for a business start-up. The five-week program culminates with finalists presenting their business idea to a panel of judges for cash prizes.

Goal: $25,000

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Financial Literacy

Contributions are used to provide financial literacy programs for both the NCCU and the greater Durham communities.

Goal: $100,000

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College of Arts, Social Sciences and Health (CASH)

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Senior Support

CASH seeks funding to support 15 seniors who are near graduation but cannot afford their last semester’s tuition due to federal aid constraints.

Goal: $75,000

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Jazz Studies Program

The Jazz Studies Program seeks scholarship funding to help support students and remain competitive in recruiting.

Goal: $100,000

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Dance Studio Students

Dance Studio and Instrument Lockers

CASH seeks funding to install new flooring in the dance studio and storage lockers for musical instruments.

Goal: $150,000

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Law School

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New Institute for Social Justice and Racial Equality

The NCCU School of Law New Institute for Social Justice and Racial Equality Initiative will provide educational outreach on social justice, anti-racism and other equity concerns. The four-part initiative will collaborate with the School of Business and the Department of Criminal Justice through its Juvenile Justice Institute.

Goal: $25,000

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Law School Students

Performance-Based Admission Program

The NCCU School of Law offers a conditional admission program, the Performance-Based Admission Program (PBAP). We are proud to be a law school that trains attorneys who become leaders and serve their various communities around the state, country, and world. Applicants selected for this program have an opportunity to gain admission for the fall semester upon successful completion of the summer program. 

Goal: $25,000

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School of Law General Fund

The NCCU School of Law has turned 80! Please consider making a gift of at least $80 to support student scholarship and faculty development. Your decision to support the law school today helps us achieve our goals of providing the finest legal education in the world.

Goal: $80,000

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Student Affairs

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Transitions Program

The Transitions Program is a campus-based support program for students who are facing homelessness and food insecurity. The initiative aims to provide assistance and resources to support the needs of this student population. The program provides food through the Transitions Pantry at no cost to students who are facing food insecurity, assists with housing instability by identifying resources, and offers life skills seminars focused on financial literacy, leadership development, personal growth, and health and wellness.

Goal: $20,000

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Women’s Achievement Center

The Women’s Achievement Center empowers students to find their voices by promoting personal and professional development and celebrating the strengths and aspirations of women. Through structured "edutainment," we focus on managing healthy relationships and women's unique leadership experiences in society.

Goal: $10,000

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Men’s Achievement Center

The Men’s Achievement Center (MAC) is committed to enriching the quality of students' collegiate experiences and ensuring their success at NC Central and beyond.

Goal: $10,000

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School of Education

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Senior Student Support

Help support 30 students who are required to take the licensure practice tests during their senior year prior to graduation. 

Goal: $20,000

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Students’ Experiential Opportunities

Support five students’ experiential opportunities to provide learning experiences outside of the classroom through travel, research, or study abroad opportunities.

Goal: $25,000

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Funded Professorships

Support the growing demand for five outstanding undergraduate professors through funded professorships to attract and retain talented faculty/scholars.

Goal: $25,000

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School of Library and Information Science

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Laboratory for Artificial Intelligence and Equity Research

Your support is needed for the Laboratory for Artificial Intelligence and Equity Research (LAIER), which will encompass work on a diverse set of topics within artificial intelligence related to (1) machine learning, (2) human-computer interaction, (3) diversity and inclusion and the disparities of impact on our everyday life. The lab was founded in 2020 by Dr. Siobahn Grady.

Goal: $50,000

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SLIS Digital Archives and Record Management Lab

Your support is needed to update the equipment for the SLIS Digital Archives and Record Management lab for students to train on how to do remote collaboration to digitize special collections for the Black Caucus of the American Library Association and the Dr. EJ Jossey papers.

Goal: $50,000

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New Dean Portraits

Your support is needed to update the portraits of former SLIS deans, including the commissioning of a new portrait of Dean Irene Owens.

Goal: $10,000

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BRITE

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STEM Conferences

Resources will be used to support 20 Pharmaceutical Science students who are members of NCCU’s ISPE chapter to attend STEM-related conferences in 2021.

Goal: $30,000

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BRITE Futures Program

Resources will be used to expand STEM outreach with the BRITE Futures Program to access all 100 counties in North Carolina.

Goal: $50,000

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PPE Supplies

Resources will be used to ensure that students and faculty can work safely in the BRITE labs with proper PPE supplies.

Goal: $30,000

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College of Health and Sciences (CHS)

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Sports Medicine Research and Teaching Laboratory

CHS seeks funding to set up and equip a Sports Medicine Research and Teaching Laboratory for the newly approved Sports Medicine degree in the Department of Kinesiology and Recreation.

Goal: $200,000

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CHS Students

Internships

CHS seeks funding to facilitate students’ participation in experiential career exploration, which will expand the diversity of internship opportunities.

Goal: $20,000

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Nursing Program

CHS seeks funding to sustain its top-rated Nursing program.

Goal: $75,000

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Athletics

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Stronger Together Campaign

The #NCCUStrongerTogether Campaign outlines specific strategic initiatives to maintain opportunities for student athletes and elevate the competitiveness of all NC Central’s athletics programs.

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