Crowdfunding is an amazing way to fund your next project by professionally asking your community for financial support through an online sponsor. In an earlier post on the KCAI Case Study, Matt Jacobs, BFA Sculpture ’10, wrote about his experience using KickStarter see here to fund his residency in Iceland.
There are additional sites similar to KickStarter, but can also offer tax incentives for your supporter!
Go Fund Me http://www.gofundme.com/
Rocket Hub http://rockethub.com/
Pledge Music http://www.pledgemusic.com/
Indie Go Go http://www.indiegogo.com/