Displaced Due to COVID-19, Former Service Industry Workers Turn Filmmakers Seek to Produce Web Series with Help from Crowdfunding Efforts

What happens when the people beside you become your support system? For this group of Atlanta-based servers turned filmmakers, the answer is a web series called Gratuity Not Included. Even when the tips stopped the show did not. The cast and crew of Gratuity Not Included has come to provide their own form of relief amid the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing. Today, the web series launched its official crowdfunding campaign via Indiegogo. Left to Right: Megs Free, Andrew Klasnic, Chris June Based in Atlanta, Gratuity Not Included is a…

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CDC Foundation Launches Crowdfunding Campaign to Extend and Accelerate Public Health Coronavirus Response

The CDC Foundation has announced the launch of a crowdfunding campaign aimed at raising hundreds of millions dollars needed to bolster public health response efforts to address the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, which now has cases in more than 40 U.S. states and in more than 115 countries. This funding will be used to support the CDC Foundation’s Emergency Response Fund to address a wide variety of in-the-moment, on-the-ground needs from public health responders, at the local, state, national and international level. “This crowdfunding campaign provides an incredible opportunity for…

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Launch Code After School Announces Equity Crowdfunding Campaign to Fund Expansion of Kids’ Coding Education

Launch Code After School is on a mission to create leaders through computer science education for kids — leaders who will fill the growing programming skills gap and the shortage of trained engineers needed to innovate our changing world. Launch is thrilled to announce that customers and community members can join the mission through an equity crowdfunding campaign. Launch has partnered with SeedInvest, a leading investment platform that only accepts the top 1% of startups. Crowdfunding allows anyone to be an investor, instead of only the wealthiest 2%. “The team…

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The Wayback VR opens Crowdfunder

One of the ethical campaigns we really enjoyed last year was the Wayback Campaign, in fact we had it as our favourite Campaign for November last year, if you missed it here is the original post: VR helps dementia sufferers by transporting them back in time The people behind the original Wayback film for those living with dementia and Alzheimer’s, have asked for help in helping them to create another.  This time the team want to reach even more people by recreating the summer of 1966 in virtual reality 360 film –…

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Social Enterprise Crowdfunding To Support Underdog Athletes

London-based SEUK certified non-profit social enterprise; Harper Performance have launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise at least £30k in just 30 days to enable them to continue their work supporting aspirational athletes in disadvantaged, deprived and marginalised communities across the world, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. In 2018, a team of expert practitioners; from sports scientists, to physiotherapists and sports nutritionists drawn from elite sports teams all over the world will head to Liberia, Uganda and Kenya to support sports academies in some of the most deprived communities in the world.…

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