ArtistShare has a similar model to SellaBand, providing fans a way to fund recording projects since 2003.
Kiva uses crowdfunding for microfinance, providing loans in developing countries. This is a major success, having lent over $130 million so far. Since it lends to deserving entrepreneurs, once the funds are repaid the original lender can lend to another cause, donate the funds, or withdraw them.
ChipIn is a simple fundraising site which asks for donations for any purpose. It uses widgets to broaden the visibility of fundraising efforts.
Read the complete article at the link above.
I am a PhD student at the University of Southern California with research interests in robotics. I did my undergraduate studies from IIT Bombay. Being a member of NGO Post is an attempt at doing something for the community that I am a part of.
Most of my posts here are due to Chandni (htt.....read more