Category Archives: States

Social Issues of Medical Crowdfunding

Why do some medical crowdfunding campaigns attract the attention of Ellen and rake in more cash than others? Scholars now studying this phenomena believe that good videos, compelling stories and a well written appeal help. Also necessary are interesting patients … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Sites Turning Away White Supremacist Suspect

While other criminal types have been successful in crowdfunding their defense, the man alleged to have run over and killed Heather Heyer is being turned away. GoFundMe, the prime charity crowdfunding portal, says that it has turned away a number … Continue reading

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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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