Large Pharma Matches Crowdfunding Donations

Large pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson has been supporting a global public health crowdfunding website for the past two years.

The CaringCrowd platform raises money from the public that is matched by J&J up to $250 per person per project with a total project max of $150,000. J&J has contributed a reported $118,000 to date.

The platform does not charge a fee to organizations who raise money there and they use Stripe to keep processing costs lower.

It won a People’s Choice award at the SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards in Austin last year.


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I am a corporate/securities attorney in the Washington, DC area. Prior to joining the firm, I was a Senior Attorney Advisor in the Division of Corporation Finance at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. I am a member of the Bars of the States of Maryland, New York and the District of Columbia. You can also follow this blog on LinkedIn at:
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