Today’s Solutions: May 28, 2024

How crowdfunding saved this be

How crowdfunding saved this beautiful fjord from logging

Things that were once impossible to raise enough funds for have now become possible with crowdfunding. In the latest example of such, a foundation in British Columbia, Canada, successfully fundraised $3 million to purchase nearly 2,000 acres (800 hectares) of forest in order to protect it from Read More...

Possibility: The justice of th

Possibility: The justice of the crowd

From The Optimist Magazine Fall 2015 In recent years, crowdfunding has become a popular tool to fund projects and interests shared by groups of people. It is particularly common in arts and culture, leaving it up to the audience to determine what gets done and what they want to see. A British Read More...

Lawsuits in the public interes

Lawsuits in the public interest now have their own crowdfunding site

Legal aid in the U.K is in a crisis. Government funds that used to be available to people who couldn’t afford to go to court were eviscerated, according to lawyer Julia Salasky. She founded Crowdjustice, a crowdfunding platform where anyone can donate to fund civil cases involving a community Read More...