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1,667 lending teams in the "Colleges/Universities" category
  • Luther College

    Luther College

    82 members have lent $64,575 in 2,363 loans
    Decorah, Iowa Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We believe in serving each other as part of our daily lives. We believe in peace without borders.
  • University of Missouri

    University of Missouri

    45 members have lent $63,725 in 2,373 loans
    Columbia, MO Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Feb, 2009
    We loan because: Tigers care!
  • The University of Texas at Austin

    The University of Texas at Austin

    178 members have lent $63,575 in 2,265 loans
    Austin, Texas Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: What starts here changes the world.
  • Brigham Young University BYU

    Brigham Young University BYU

    316 members have lent $61,900 in 2,254 loans
    Utah, Idaho, Hawaii Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We support the growth of people, communities, and business across the globe.
  • UC Davis

    UC Davis

    163 members have lent $61,600 in 2,173 loans
    Davis, California Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We feel strongly that inspiring people to make a difference in their own lives effects us all.
  • Calvin Kiva

    Calvin Kiva

    151 members have lent $60,075 in 2,107 loans
    Grand Rapids, MI Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: we are called to be agents of renewal in academy, church and society.
  • University of Chicago

    University of Chicago

    139 members have lent $58,725 in 1,885 loans
    Hyde Park, Chicago, IL, USA Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Aug, 2008
  • University of Colorado at Boulder

    University of Colorado at Boulder

    115 members have lent $54,150 in 1,588 loans
    Boulder, Colorado Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: Each man's death diminishes me,
    For I am involved in mankind.
    Therefore, send not to know
    For whom the bell tolls,
    It tolls for thee.
  • Textbooks For Change

    Textbooks For Change

    11 members have lent $50,950 in 612 loans
    London, Ontario, Canada Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Nov, 2012
    We loan because: Giving back is the only way to move forward