Sunday, March 15, 2015

THE ADVANTAGES OF CROWDFUNDING


Crowdfunding is an efficient new way to provide funding for projects and is especially popular with charity organizations and those interested in bettering their community. Do your research on the method and study the examples. When you are done, write about the advantages of crowdfunding.
Familiarize yourself with the concept:
·         “What is crowdfunding?” http://dailycrowdsource.com/training/crowdfunding/what-is-crowdfunding
Reading material and videos to make notes on:
·         “What are the advantages and disadvantages of crowd funding projects? http://www.premierline.co.uk/knowledgecentre/business-guides/2014/8/what-are-the-advantages-and-disadvantages-of-crowdfunding
·         “What nonprofits need to know about crowdfunding” http://www.techsoupcanada.ca/en/community/blog/what-nonprofits-need-to-know-about-crowdfunding
Specific examples
·         “Can soup change the world?” http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-31594513
·         “Community Canoe” http://www.csicatalyst.org/projects/31-community-canoe

·         “Help us save the fruit in Toronto and increase our picking power” http://www.csicatalyst.org/projects/24-help-us-save-the-fruit-in-toronto-and-increase-our-picking-power

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