5 Easy Steps to Charity 501c3 Form 1023 Approval

Don’t sweat the 501c3 Form 1023 application for your charity or non-profit organization. Follow these five easy steps to approval. Crowdfunding has opened the door to fundraising and charity organizations with more than $2.85 billion donated in 2015 alone. That number keeps growing every year and doesn’t even include traditional fundraising activities. Still, many people miss out on their … [Read more...]

Shaping a Successful Crowdfunding Idea

Putting a successful crowdfunding idea together is a lot like traditional business planning but there are some key points you need to build into your plans. While crowdfunding was seen as an alternative form of finance just a few years ago, it’s quickly becoming the preferred way of launching a new product or business. While equity crowdfunding generally raises more money, even rewards-based … [Read more...]

Free Video: What is Crowdfunding?

Crowdfunding is taking off as the preferred way to raise money for fundraising or small business. Check out the video and post below to answer all your, “What is Crowdfunding?” questions. Today we’re starting a video series to answer the question, “What is Crowdfunding?” the online fundraising phenomenon that is changing the way people raise money for small business and social causes. Over the … [Read more...]

The Habits of Successful Crowd Funding – Video

Successful crowd funding is not about the project but about the person I get emails every week from people with small business and fundraising ideas but lacking the money to make them a reality. They find the blog in a search for funding ideas and wonder if their project is right for successful crowd funding. My usual response probably isn’t what they expect. While you may need to tweak your … [Read more...]

Check out this Free Crowd Funding Webinar

I wanted to thank small business community Manta for a great crowd funding webinar last week. If you missed it, check out the recorded webinar by clicking here. I have also transcribed the content below for readers of the blog. Over the 40-minute crowdfunding webinar; we covered the difference between rewards- and equity-crowdfunding, how to find the right crowdfunding platform for your campaign, … [Read more...]