This guest post was written by Allison Jones on behalf of the Rare Disease Foundation in support of Rare Disease Day on February 29th. I never would have thought that I would be involved in fundraising but after having my second child, who is now five, things just kind of took off… in particular in […]
We love seeing technological innovators in action, and 2016 has really started with a bang. We love supporting the innovators and game changers of the world to make a difference in the way we live – whether it’s in road safety or healthy living. This month we’ve helped some very exciting technology get off the […]
Flint’s drinking water became contaminated with lead in April 2014 after the city, while under the control of a state-appointed emergency manager, temporarily switched its source from Lake Huron water treated by the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department to water from the Flint River, treated at the Flint water treatment plant. Department of Environmental Quality […]
You spoke, we listened. Many of you were requesting a place to communicate and collaborate with other FundRazr users, so we are very excited to announce the launch of the FundRazr Community! What is the FundRazr Community? The FundRazr Community is, simply put, your space! It’s the place to go when you want to share […]
You’ve seen enough inspirational teamwork quotes on stock photos to last a lifetime, which makes it easy to forget sometimes that there’s a reason they’re so prevalent. Teamwork really is essential to success, and crowdfunding projects are no exception.
If your first crowdfunding campaign doesn’t reach its funding goal, it’s easy to be disappointed. If you’re not disappointed, it’s likely you didn’t have much skin in the game to start with and I’ve already identified why you failed for you! But like anything else, a failed first attempt could actually act as the foundation for a successful second attempt.
Stories connect and unite us, and telling your story authentically is a huge part of resonating with potential donors. But as your audience is inundated with more and more native content, the need to stand out and differentiate your campaign has become even more profound. It’s not a secret any longer that video holds the key to opening more donor doors. However, as campaigns become more saturated with video content, it’s not enough to include a video, you need to include good video.
When kids come to school hungry, they can’t concentrate on their lessons. Breakfast programs funded by your donations to Adopt a School help hundreds of children start the day with a nutritious meal.