Secrets to Fundraising for Competing in NASA Challenges

Secrets to Fundraising for Competing in NASA Challenges

NASA has several exciting technical challenges open for universities and colleges to compete in.  They include the Student Launch, the Robotic Mining Competition, the Human Exploration Rover Challenge, the X-Hab Academic Innovation Challenge, as well other challenges.  In order to be successful, teams not only need to master engineering and technical obstacles, they must also raise the funding necessary for equipment and travel expenses.

In order to help all universities and colleges that are interested in competing, the NASA Minority Innovation Challenges Institute (MICI) is hosting a special FREE webinar Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 3:00pm-4:00 Eastern…

Secrets to Fundraising for Competing in NASA Challenges (see attached flyer).  This webinar will cover:
1) the best fundraising practices utilized by teams that competed in the 2014 NASA Robotic
Mining Competition
2) how to locate potential donors, and the best way to land contributions
3) how to use Crowdfunding Sites to expand fundraising efforts to regional and national levels
4) grant opportunities that are open and receptive to funding university teams

The session will be hosted by a Certified Fundraising Executive, along with two Certified Grant Writers.

To sign up for this webinar, and gain access to MICI’s other free webinars, visit:  If you are already a MICI registrant, just enter your email and current password.  If you have forgotten your password, please click the “Forgot Password” link to reset it.  If you are new to MICI, please create a new account by filling out the simple form.

Questions about this opportunity should be directed to Mary Baker at
You WON’T want to miss these secrets!! 
P.S.  When you register for this session, please also consider registering for our next webinar “Can You Dig It?” on September 18th, where we will be discussing this specific competition, and details how your University/College can win $10,000+ in grant funds!  Registration for this webinar can also be found at  
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