Crowdfunding 2019 – Don’t miss out!

Trying to raise funds for a project? Why not increase your donation network?

Crowdfunding is a means of getting donations for your project via the web from donors literally across the World. A specific project with specific timelines and goals. An on-line event for example selling tickets for a coffee morning.

Typically, the average project donation target is £15,000 but an individual project target can start from as little as £4,000.

Because of the success of Rotary Clubs who have already taken advantage of this relatively new way of raising funds to support their projects, Rotary has agreed a special start up initiative with the largest global Crowdfunding community for non-profits, Global Giving, a registered charity who have already helped to raise more than $345m from 814,095 Donors for 20,611 projects across 170 Countries.

Global Giving have agreed to allow Rotary to use their existing successful portal, training and support at a reduced cost of 8% which is deducted from donations received. GlobalGiving will also collect any Gift Aid on behalf of the project.

Crowdfunding is a way to go beyond our usual team of fundraisers and receive donations from individuals and Corporates Worldwide. One UK Rotary project has already received over $1,500 from American donors, who, receive tax benefits by donating through the Global Giving platform.

Membership opportunities – Advertising our projects on the web is also a great way to promote our work and of course, people supporting our projects are likely to make good Rotarians themselves.

Want to know more? Access live examples of current projects set up by Rotary Clubs via our landing page with Global Giving: https://www.globalgiving.org/rotary/

or drop me an email at alan.moss@rotarysouth.org.uk

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