How An Artist Can Make Music With Crowdfunding

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Tucker Livingston is an award winning singer, songwriter and guitarist from Austin, Texas. After the success of his first album and traveling the world, he moved to India to study ancient South Indian Carnatic music on a stringed instrument called the Saraswati veena. These studies have had a profound effect on his personal artistry, something that Tucker plans to utilize …

Artists Meet The Muppet World!

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When fibre artists Nikki Webber and Melissa Nasby, entered a Jim Henson [creator of The Muppet’s and Sesame Street] character contest, they received an “Honourable Mention” and a place in the top 10! They knew the character they created, Nym, was special when they were personally invited to New York City to meet the Henson’s and Brian and Wendy Froud! …

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Family, Friends and Strangers raise money for Baby Luca!

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In May 2014 the lives of Laura Gennuso and her family were shattered when her 21 month old son Luca suffered a near drowning. Found and pulled out of the water within minutes was given CPR but had no vital signs. Luca was rushed to the local hospital where a team of doctors and nurses worked on his lifeless body …

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FundRazr Success Story: Aprons for Gloves [VIDEO]

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What does it take to get over 3000 people involved in a charity event and raise almost $400,000 in the process? Aprons for Gloves. Aprons for Gloves Boxing Association is a non-profit organization focused on providing community outreach through the sport of boxing. This Vancouver based organization has provided programs for at-risk women and youth that offer free mentorship and …

Crowdfunding Inner Wisdom

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Colleen McGunnigle has been creating imagery that sings to the soul since 1989. As owner and creative director of Design by Muse, Colleen co-creates with coaches, healers and soul-centered entrepreneurs, by designing logos and web sites to help them shine their light. Crowdfunding helped Colleen exceed her funding goal for her current creative project, Inner Wisdom Cards: Inspirational Card Deck. …

FundRazr Success Story: Becoming Sophie [VIDEO]

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To produce any kind of creative project will take a lot of planning and often a lot of money (that we don’t have). Writer, producer and actor, Ashley Alexander, needed to fund the production of her short film Becoming Sophie. To make this happen Ashley had three options, to fund it herself, apply for grants or crowdfund. It didn’t take …

Cancer Survivor raises money to publish his book

Crowdfunding Helps Cancer Survivor Publish His Book

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Bayan Azizi is a true survivor. At the age of nine he was diagnosed with a brain tumor and given just three months to live. Fifteen years later Bayan has beaten the odds and written a book in order to share his inspiring story with others. Upon hearing of FundRazr Bayan decided it was the best way to help cover …

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Flash Fundraiser Rescues Dogs

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In a desperate bid to protect the welfare of a band of furry creatures who could not petition for themselves, Clayton County Animal Control in Jonesboro, GA, recently launched a last-minute crowdfunding campaign to save “the incredible lives” of 20 dogs on the threshold of euthanasia. Mercifully, Partners for Pets’ efforts proved successful — and they did so in a …

[Infographic] Top personal campaigns: First 24 hours predictive of success?

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We witnessed some amazing campaign raises from even more amazing stories in 2013- 2014. Yes, there were creative business ideas and art projects, but we were blown away by people’s compassion to help others get through difficult times. To celebrate the generosity we witness each and everyday, we have put together a infographic showcasing our top 5 personal campaigns from …