CHICAGO, IL – The HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) cordially invites Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) to participate in part of its Supported Institution of the Month Initiative Program for the year 2020 and 2021.

The Supported Institution of the Month program is intended as a monthly awareness and another avenue of advertisement for HBCUs and MSIs, which targets the areas of academic excellence, fundraising, recruitment, and student success.

The program will annually select twelve (12) partner schools with support from HCF. The partner schools will be exposed to the organization’s audience and support system socially and publicly as well as given the opportunity to be advocated by taking over HCF’s social media handles (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, WordPress, and Website) for a month.

During the partner schools month, HCF will aim awareness towards student success, recruitment, and fundraising (if the school has chosen to agree to through its institutional advancement or foundation office).

The partner school will be assigned a partnership page on the organization’s website, dedicated to its designated month. The page will include academic and student success, student spotlights, alumni spotlights, the institution’s history, recruitment information, admissions link, and information provided for donating through its institutional advancement or foundation office. HCF will designate a hashtag for social media engagement.

TIMELINE – Partner schools will be selected in three parts:

  • Interest institutions must submit an application via the organization’s website at www.hbcucampaignfund.org/programs/supportedinstitutions. Deadline is no later than January 17, 2020.
  • January 2020: all submitted applications and proposals for the year 2020 will be reviewed. The partner schools advancing in the process will be notified.
  • January 2020: the organization will make an official announcement of the selected partner schools for the year 2020.
  • February-March 2020: all submitted applications and proposals for the year 2021 will be reviewed. The partner schools advancing in the process will be notified.
  • April 2020: the organization will make an official announcement of the selected partner schools for the year 2021.

Individuals may request the Supported Institution of the Month Initiative Program Handbook or electronic application by email to djohnsonjr@hbcucampaignfund.org. You may also direct any questions that rise to the following email as well.

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About HBCU Campaign Fund

Founded in 2012, HCF is the vision and brainchild of founder Mr. Demetrius Johnson, Jr. In 2015, HCF incorporated its mission to supporting the significance and raising funds for scholarships and services at HBCUs and MSIs. HCF today remains as a strong advocate for students and higher education. For more information, visit www.hbcucampaignfund.org.

The HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) organization cordially invites Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Predominately Black Institutions to participate in part of its Supported Institution of the Month Initiative Program that is designed as a monthly awareness and another venue of advertisement for HBCU and PB institutions which targets the areas of infrastructure, academic programs, fundraising, recruitment and enrollment, and institutional development.

The program will annually select twelve (12) partner schools with support by the HCF organization. The partner schools are exposed to HCF audience and support system socially and publicly and are giving the opportunity to be advocated throughout a month on HCF social media handles (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, WordPress, and Website).

During the partner schools months, HCF strives to bring awareness toward recruitment and monetary giving (if the school chosen to do so, through its institutional advancement or foundation office).

The partner school will be given a partnership page on HCF’s website dedicated to its designated month. The page will include school pride photos, student profiles, the institution’s history, a recruitment video (if accessible), a link to the institution’s website, admissions application link, and information provided by the institutional advancement or foundation office pertaining to ways to give, and any other accessible information requested to be added by the institutions. HCF will have designated hashtag for social media engagement.

TIMELINE – Partner schools will be selected in three parts:

  1. Interest institutions may submit an application via HCF’s website at www.hbcucampaignfund.org/programs/supportedinstitutions/ and must be submitted no later than September 1, 2018.
  2. October 2018: all submitted applications and proposals will be reviewed. The partner schools advancing in the process will be notified by email.
  3. December 2018: the organization will make an announcement of the selected partner schools.

If you would like to request the Supported Institution of the Month Initiative Program handbook or have additional questions, please do not hesitate in contacting Demetrius Johnson, Jr., Initiative Program Coordinator at djohnsonjr@hbcucampaignfund.org with “Supported Institution Initiative Program” in the subject line.