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1,601 lending teams in the "Colleges/Universities" category
  • UC Davis

    UC Davis

    161 members have lent $58,000 in 2,033 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.
  • Brigham Young University BYU

    Brigham Young University BYU

    305 members have lent $57,000 in 2,078 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.
  • University of Missouri

    University of Missouri

    44 members have lent $55,250 in 2,046 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

    165 members have lent $55,125 in 1,937 loans
    Austin, Texas Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: What starts here changes the world.
  • Calvin Kiva

    Calvin Kiva

    146 members have lent $52,625 in 1,855 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 Colorado at Boulder

    University of Colorado at Boulder

    108 members have lent $49,550 in 1,492 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.
  • Yale University

    Yale University

    94 members have lent $45,700 in 1,742 loans
    New Haven, CT Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: Because we can...
  • University of Chicago

    University of Chicago

    133 members have lent $45,250 in 1,512 loans
    Hyde Park, Chicago, IL, USA Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Aug, 2008
  • UT Students for South America

    UT Students for South America

    1 members have lent $43,200 in 1,607 loans
    Austin, TX Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Aug, 2009
    We loan because: UT Students for South America was started so that students could have the opportunity to help alleviate poverty in the world simply by leasing an apartment or condo near the University of Texas at Austin. Skylight…