How a Community Garden Used FundRazr for Crowdfunding Success!

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When Greenest City, a Toronto environmental nonprofit, decided they wanted to reclaim a vacant lot and turn it into Milky Way Garden, a space for community agriculture, they knew the most effective online fundraising campaign possible would be crucial to their success. With a hefty goal of $25,000, they’d need to make it crystal clear to potential donors the impact …

Fundraising for the #NoDAPL Resistance

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As you probably know by now, the Standing Rock Sioux have been engaged in a protest against the construction of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline, which will destroy sacred sites, and pose a huge ecological risk that extends to potentially poisoning their water supply. The original crowdfunding goal was modest: $5,000, enough to help a few dozen people camping in …

Behind The Scenes: A Crowdfunding Success Story

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In March this year, Quest Atkinson volunteered in the Dominican Republic to help with various community outreach activities. Knowing this trip would be costly she decided to start a crowdfunding campaign to reach her family, friends and other like minded people to help fund her expenses. We decided to go behind the scenes to break down her crowdfunding success. Use …

Sunshine House Shines Light On Community

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The Sunshine House project titled ‘Like That’ began this past December in an effort to provide a space where people can explore their gender and/or sexual identity while engaging in fun, recreational, and skill-building activities. Their initial government grant of $5000 was intended to carry the program from December until April, with the program running only twice per month. ‘Like …

FundRazr 2014: A Year In Review

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To celebrate the achievements of so many FundRazr campaigns in 2014, we created a video to highlight some of the incredible things accomplished through the power of crowdfunding. These projects and causes brought together large groups of supporters to turn dreams into reality and transform lives. See our list below for more about the featured campaigns of 2014.

Internet Celebrity Crowdfunds Surgery

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Marmalade the ginger cat is an Internet Celebrity, with a following of over 63K YouTube Subscribers and 23K Facebook Followers. After x-rays showed a mass in Marmalade’s intestines, emergency surgery was needed to remove it. The mass was unfortunately cancerous and Marmalade also tested positive for FIV which is the likely cause of him becoming sick so early in life. …

Ezra’s Kicking Cancer To The Curb

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Ezra has been going through an aggressive treatment for metastatic stage 4 colon cancer, including months of recovery. He’s gone through numerous rounds of chemo, undergone a liver surgery, and is facing even more chemo. Through all of it, Ezra has maintained a tremendously positive attitude. As a self-employed carpenter jack-of-all-trades, he hasn’t been able to work, therefore savings have …

FundRazr Success Story: RiverBlue [VIDEO]

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RiverBlue is a feature documentary that uncovers how the fashion industry plays part in destroying our world’s rivers. The film follows Mark Angelo, internationally-celebrated river conservationist and advocate. As Mark journeys through some of the most pristine to most devastated rivers around the world, he unveils the source of much destruction of these waters; harsh chemical manufacturing processes and the …