Many ICT4D projects never get off the ground, often due to a lack of funding. This article from the Stanford Social Innovation Review discusses why this is and how it can be avoided.
By Raevyn Goates
When running a non-profit organization, one can use any funding they can find. There are the traditional methods of finding money: government and corporate grants, campaigning, courting major donors, canvassing, event and product fundraising, and many others. One of the most promising methods is Crowdfunding. Crowdfunding is a fairly new method, and while still relatively overlooked or unknown, it is rapidly growing.