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1,677 lending teams in the "Colleges/Universities" category
  • The Ohio State University

    The Ohio State University

    158 members have lent $66,200 in 2,591 loans
    Columbus, OH Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: we can make a difference in our global community.
    GO BUCKS!!!!!! O-H-I-O
  • The University of Texas at Austin

    The University of Texas at Austin

    179 members have lent $65,475 in 2,338 loans
    Austin, Texas Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: What starts here changes the world.
  • University of Missouri

    University of Missouri

    45 members have lent $64,925 in 2,421 loans
    Columbia, MO Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Feb, 2009
    We loan because: Tigers care!
  • Luther College

    Luther College

    81 members have lent $64,775 in 2,370 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.
  • Brigham Young University BYU

    Brigham Young University BYU

    318 members have lent $63,225 in 2,304 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

    164 members have lent $62,650 in 2,214 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 $61,000 in 2,142 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

    140 members have lent $59,150 in 1,902 loans
    Hyde Park, Chicago, IL, USA Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Aug, 2008
  • Textbooks For Change

    Textbooks For Change

    11 members have lent $56,150 in 667 loans
    London, Ontario, Canada Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Nov, 2012
    We loan because: Giving back is the only way to move forward