Sep 11, 2018 • 17M

What He Did When He Recognized He'd Never Given Back To His Alma Mater Surprised Him - #692

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Never miss another interview! Join Devin here: Read the full Forbes article and watch the interview here: Kestrel Linder, now 34, and his friends got chatting about how successful they were as they reached their 30s and yet were still not giving back to their alma maters. “That seemed odd to us,” he said. “We had high paying jobs few of us had debt and if we did have debt paying off the debt was not a particularly big challenge for us and we all loved school or schools that we went to,” he continued. So, he did some research and found that over the past 20 years, a declining percentage of people in virtually every demographic have been giving to educational institutions. “That struck us as a pretty big problem,” he said, as he described his motivation for creating GiveCampus, a “digital fundraising” platform as he calls it; the users interviewed for this article all describe it as a crowdfunding platform. Semantics aside, he and his team wanted to increase giving to education. Read the full Forbes article and watch the interview here: Check out my free webinar where I share the secrets of successful nonprofit crowdfunding at