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6 pages tagged with Crowdfunding:

  • Fundraising for the Statue of Liberty’s pedestal by SOFII Without the inspiration of Joseph Pulitzer who inspired 120,000 ordinary New Yorkers to donate a huge number of small donations, the 150ft tall Statue of Liberty would not be standing today on New York’s harbour.
  • How crowdfunding is helping fundraise for community projects by Sarah Daren Sarah Daren explains how crowdfunding sites can be used not just for start-up businesses but to benefit entire communities, as demonstrated in towns and cities across the USA.
  • Humans of New York: the power of storytelling for social fundraising by Laura Croudace Humans of New York has been a stunning example of community engagement through social media and a demonstration of the power of storytelling since its launch in 2010. And now, it is also a model for crowd funding.
  • Il singolare sit-in di Who Gives a Crap by SOFII Who Gives a Crap è un’iniziativa, originale e audace, lanciata recentemente. E tutti qui in SOFII siamo piuttosto curiosi di vedere se questa campagna, decisamente creativa e singolare, prenderà piede.
  • Minus18: Same Sex Gender Diverse Formal is accidentally crowdfunded by an anti-gay group by SOFII An attempt by an anti-gay group in Australia to ruin an LGBT youth dance, by buying all the tickets and preventing youngsters from attending, backfired spectacularly when they ended up funding the whole event. The organisers, Minus18, upped their original fundraising target from AUS$18,000 to AUS$40,000 and now everyone is going for fre
  • Unbound: the reinvention of an idea that flourished 200 years ago by Aline Reed This is a strange one. It the reinvention of an idea that was flourishing two hundred years ago, yet has left the notion of 'traditional' charities behind. Maybe even the sponsors don't see themselves as donors, but it's clear that this scheme contains all the ingredients of good fundraising – tangible need, a target, donor reward, donor recognition and the chance to support again.