Crowdfunding is having individuals contribute money through a digital platform to causes they are passionate about. It is a strong peer-to-peer giving experience made possible by the sharing of information about giving.
Who can apply to BullMarket?
Is my project eligible?
Gifts made to the BullMarket site are treated as gifts to Louisiana Tech University and are tax-deductible.These gifts are processed through the Louisiana Tech University Foundation and therefore are restricted to projects that meet certain eligibility requirements.
Projects that do not meet all of these criteria are not eligible for BullMarket.
To start a crowdfunding project, you must understand the following:
A crowdfunding project requires daily, active commitment in the following phases: quiet, active, and stewardship.
BullMarket is the official crowdfunding platform of the Louisiana Tech University Foundation. It features opportunities to support the University’s unique and diverse research projects, student initiatives and socially compelling activities. BullMarket is where your gift — big or small — can make a tremendous impact.
Is my contribution tax-deductible?
Yes! 100 percent of your gift is tax-deductible. Gifts to projects featured on BullMarket are considered charitable contributions to the Louisiana Tech University Foundation.
Will I receive a receipt for my contribution?
Yes! You will receive a gift acknowledgment and tax receipt from the Louisiana Tech University Foundation.
When will my credit card be charged?
Your credit card is charged immediately upon finalizing your gift on BullMarket.
Whom should I contact with questions about my contribution?
For general questions about your gift, please call 800-738-7950 or email BullMarket@latechalumni.org.
How do I make a gift of securities in support of a BullMarket project?
For more information on how to make a gift of securities and/or other gift details, please visit www.latechalumni.org/howtogive.