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Importance of Social Media to Crowdfunding

Audiences have moved to new online tools, new digital places. Social media is the new access point for discovery, referrals and trust building–all of which are essential for building your donor list or gaining support for your projects. Social media … Read More

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How to Fund for Healthcare

Let’s talk about crowdfunding for healthcare. (If you do not know what crowdfunding is or have not had the chance to read our blog on Introduction to Crowdfunding, please review it prior to reading this blog.) Healthcare institutions’ missions statement … Read More

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Top 5 Reasons to Use Crowdfunding

If you do not know what crowdfunding is or have not had the chance to read our blog on Introduction to Crowdfunding, please have a read before digging into this blog post; it will help you get a sense of … Read More

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Crowdfunding for Arts and Culture

If you do not know what crowdfunding is or have not had the chance to read our blog on Introduction to Crowdfunding, please review it prior to reading this blog. Crowdfunding for art and culture is a unique environment compared … Read More

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Introduction to Crowdfunding

What is Crowdfunding? Crowdfunding is a relatively new method of raising capital from a variety of networks, expanding your donor base to fund ideas and projects. It allows a large number of people to contribute and get behind your project, … Read More

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Crowdfunding for Universities: A First-hand Example of Success

What is crowdfunding? Where did it come from? Where is it going? To give you some perspective, crowdfunding originates in the relatively recent phenomenon of crowdsourcing, wherein a collective body gets together and works towards a common goal using predominantly … Read More

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Crowdfunding for Canada’s Heritage: This Place Matters

Canada’s first Crowdfunding platform designed to preserve national heritage sites. The National Trust for Canada was looking to provide a space for heritage organizations across the country to share their projects and attract new audiences to their fundraising efforts. The … Read More