Tips for online crowd-funding

Crowdfunding enables you to raise money from a large group of people using an online platform, such as Kickstarter or Crowdrise. You post information about a project that needs funding and gather contributions from anyone who’s interested in helping your cause.


See the online fundraising campaign created by participants in Chicago’s Peace Exchange to raise money for training, travel and outreach in support of creating more peaceful communities. 

There are countless websites for crowdfunding. Here are a few to check out:

A global platform focused on bringing creative projects to life.

Indiegogo’s philanthropic platform where nonprofits and individuals can raise money for charitable causes and projects.

Aimed at helping youth–as young as five years old–fundraise online.

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