Find Boomer organizes in-person crowdfunding for non-profit startups and social innovators in partnership with StartSomeGood. Organizations like Wecyclers and the Definition of Nyce, currently running campaigns on StartSomeGood, are part of Find Boomer’s network of superstars. Find Boomer organizes events so that potential donors can meet start up founders face to face. Find Boomer’s quick campaign needs some support with only a few days left—it is raising funds to hire people to run more events to start even more good.
Sophia Unfolds runs retreats, workshops, screenings, and various gatherings where women are able to come together to deeply connect and learn from one another. Sophia unfolds is running a 2012 Retreat and wants to provide scholarships for three women to attend it for free. To make this possible, the mother-daughter founding team needs to raise $2,000 in funding.
Spend Consciously is building EyeSpend, a website and mobile app that will provide a way for consumers to educate themselves on how they are spending their money. Based on a person’s belief system, it will match him or her with the products and companies that are in alignment with these values. This campaign will help Spend Consciously launch EyeSpend—the $7,500 tipping point goal will allow Spend Consciously to purchase hardware and build the proof-of-concept.
Ferment Collaborate runs in Australia and Sri Lanka, designing culturally appropriate ways of organizing, planning, activating, showcasing, skill sharing, and building on strengths and opportunities locally. Methods can include, but are not limited to, art workshops, mentoring programs, and establishing online communities. This campaign is designed specifically to support three Sri Lankan projects that will enable artists and community facilitators to network, collaborate, build skills, and. most importantly, create change.
The Definition of Nyce (The DON) is a community-oriented clothing brand that dedicates its profits to charity. The premise of The DON is that every company can make a difference with regard to social impact, including companies within the fashion community. The DON has recently created the Keep Love Alive collection to promote solving world problems with love. This campaign will use fashion and outreach to spread love while engaging and empowering communities. The Keep Love Alive campaign will help spread this message.
GalliGalli seeks to put Nepal on the map through the use of technology solutions via people-to-people networks by assisting its citizens and visitors in navigating the city and government services. It is creating a future where citizens within a community work together to build powerful online tools and make information more freely available through open source technology. This campaign will help GalliGalli support operations for four months and help it build on an existing public transportation app in addition to building a wiki on Nepali government practices.
Prop Roots is empowering the children of the Jingpo minority in a remote area of China by raising their self-esteem through creativity building, language education, and intercultural exchange. The slogan, “Empower Jingpo children with their own culture, their own creativity!” speaks volumes. An important step is needed to help this mission flourish—building a brand new project center to lodge more volunteers and house more activities for Jingpo children.
Lenny’s Café is a vegan café and worker’s co-operative in Finsbury Park, London delivering delicious vegan dishes at reasonable prices. The funds raised through this campaign will be utilized to deliver high quality vegan meals in an area overloaded with fast food coices. As a worker’s co-op, Lenny’s Café delivers a second service to society by allowing workers more freedom and autonomy in an enjoyable work environment. This campaign just tipped and still has over a week left to reach its total funding goal. Let’s help this campaign get fully funded!
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