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1,602 lending teams in the "Colleges/Universities" category
  • UC Davis

    UC Davis

    161 members have lent $58,175 in 2,038 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 $57,050 in 2,080 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.
  • The University of Texas at Austin

    The University of Texas at Austin

    165 members have lent $55,725 in 1,961 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

    44 members have lent $55,275 in 2,047 loans
    Columbia, MO Category: Colleges/Universities Team since: Feb, 2009
    We loan because: Tigers care!
  • Calvin Kiva

    Calvin Kiva

    146 members have lent $52,725 in 1,859 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 $49,675 in 1,497 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 $45,725 in 1,743 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 $45,325 in 1,515 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 $43,575 in 1,622 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…