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A crash course in crowdfunding
Aug 7 15
Crowdfunding is a major buzzword these days, especially in the non-profit space. There’s a good reason for this: it’s projected to become a $90 billion dollar industry by 2025 and 30% of that money will be directed toward charitable causes.
Despite this opportunity, I find that we non-profiters are generally fearful of crowdfunding because it is something new that we don’t understand. So, let’s take some time today and unpack the basics of crowdfunding. I’ll chat about what it is, talk more about why you should do it, and finally, share some tools that will help you crowdfund like a pro.
First, what is crowdfunding? It’s the process of raising money for a project or venture from a large number of people. This is typically done online and is based around a defined timeline. For example, y