Posts Tagged ‘fundraising’

Quick Tip: How to Ask Donors to Support Your Photo Project

Posted by on Friday February 9, 2018 | Business

Few photographers are comfortable asking for donations to support their projects. Fundraising expert Dianne Debicella, program director at Community Partners in LA (and formerly senior program director at Fractured Atlas), reminds artists that they’re not begging. She explains why confidence is so important when asking potential donors for money: “You have to frame [the pitch]... More

Tuesday Tip: Clear Your Calendar for Your Kickstarter

Posted by on Tuesday November 7, 2017 | Business

“I don’t think people are prepared for the amount of work it takes to be successful with Kickstarter,” says photographer Ryann Ford. She ran a a Kickstarter campaign to subsidize publication of her 2015 book called The Last Stop. powerHouse had expressed interest in the project, which is about the architecture of disappearing rest stops... More

Tips for Successful Fundraising from Kickstarter

Posted by on Monday October 11, 2010 | Business, Events

In order to raise money to produce their projects, more photographers, writers, artists and aspiring filmmakers are appealing directly to their potential audiences for funding. At a seminar held at the Vimeo Festival + Awards on October 9, Yancey Strickler, co-founder of the crowd-funding Web site Kickstarter offered practical advice on why some projects posted... More