Category Archives: States

Cities Crowdfund To Remove Confederate Statues

Cities that want to remove monuments to rebellion are crowdfunding to pay for the costs of removal. St. Louis’ Treasurer has started a GoFundMe campaign to raise $25,000 to take down a 32-foot granite monument honoring Confederate soldiers and sailors … Continue reading

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Communities Use Crowdfunding For Local Improvements

Michigan organizations are using crowdfunding to obtain state grant to “support new parks, pedestrian and street improvements, trails, public art and more.” State entities are matching crowdfunded amounts to help communities meet financial goals for local improvements. For example, the … Continue reading

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Austin, Texas Crowdfunding To Replace State Grants Due To Immigration Policy

The city of Austin, Texas is crowdfunding to cover costs that the State has unfunded due to Austin’s Sheriff’s position that it will not totally enforce the Trump Administration’s anti-immigrant policies. Governor Greg Abbott has cut $1.5 million in state … Continue reading

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New Cannabis Oriented Crowdfunding Platform

If you really want to be on the cutting edge of finance today, then perhaps a crowdfunding campaign that intends to invest in the cannabis industry. That’s where Fundana is going. The company is the first ” Regulation Crowdfunding platform … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Sustaining Pipeline Protest

Crowdfunding is helping to perpetuate the biggest protest no one is following, the fight over the Dakota Access Oil Pipeline in North Dakota. The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe has now raised over $1 million to pay for food, shelter, waste … Continue reading

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Better Business Bureau Rates Crowdfunding Portals

The Houston Better Business Bureau has put out guidance for consumers about crowdfunding and has even accredited two in their area. “BBB has determined that NextSeed TX, LLC meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good … Continue reading

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Petition Website Adopting Crowdfunding To Drive Revenues

Change.org, a petition website that hosts sponsored (ie, paid) campaigns for organizations, after testing it out, is now turning to crowdfunding for its customers. It plans to phase out payments for a piece of the fundraising action. Previous crowdfunding tests … Continue reading

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