I’ve been to a few presentations lately of innovative library programs that were funded through some social media crowdfunding websites. They raised the money quickly and I thought that these were interesting methods to raise funds for innovation. They’re often free and easy to set up.
Here are a few I’ve heard about:
Kickstarter is a funding platform for creative projects.Learn more!
The world’s funding platform. Go fund yourself.
Rally: Turn Fans into Fundraisers
Raise money for what matters.
Share your story. Reach new people.
Top 22 Free Fundraising Apps
Some links to articles but you can search too:
Crowdfunding 101: A Comparative Look at Kickstarter, Indiegogo and Razoo
As long as you’re lawfully allowed to raise money, it seems worth a try to experiment with a couple of these. Just do your homework.