Forty-five days. That’s how long Rover’s first-ever IndieGoGo fundraising campaign will be calling on readers and friends for contributions. Not just begging, either. We’ve got some pretty juicy prizes and rewards for those who give. Theatre and movie tickets, books, magazines and more – some of Montreal’s leading art and culture makers have donated to the pile of rewards to be handed out over the next six weeks.
The buzzword is “crowd funding.” IndieGoGo is a highly successful international site founded in San Francisco. In four years it has helped some 45,000 individual artists and groups meet their target by small and medium-sized donations for a lot of people.
Our campaign started April 16 and will wind up May 31. Click on our site at IndieGoGo and find out how you can help Rover reach our goal of paying writers and editors in the very near future. Our goal is $3,000. Thanks to Barbara Ford for jumping off the dock first, within hours of our launch.
Stay tuned for more news on the progress of our campaign. The project is headed up by our new marketing co-ordinator Danielle St. Amour.
You can help in more ways than giving money. Read all about it on our IndieGoGo campaign page.
Video by Leila Marshy