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Chuffed.org & TDI Crowdfunding for Social Causes Workshop - Melbourne

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The Difference Incubator

673 Bourke St

Melbourne, VIC 3000

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Join the team at Chuffed.org and The Difference Incubator for a workshop on Crowdfunding for Social Causes!

Donation-based crowdfunding is a new way of raising funds and allows you to source money for a project by asking a large number of contributors to donate a small amount, and asking a small number of contributors to donate a large amount. In return, backers may receive token rewards that increase in prestige as the size of the donation increases.

The Workshop

Chuffed.org is one of the leading (free!) global crowdfunding platforms for social causes. During this Workshop, our local Chuffed Community Ambassador, Darrend Sandford, will give you an introduction to Crowdfunding and take you through the 5 Steps to a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign for Social Causes:

  1. Find your crowd (figure out who is going to support your project and why)
  2. Tell a specific, inspiring story that your supporters care about
  3. Set an achievable target and blow it out of the park
  4. Build early momentum
  5. Create a marketing and promotion plan for your campaign


About The Speaker

Darren Sandford

Chuffed.org Community Leader

Born and raised in Melbourne, Darren spent 25 years in IT in the banking and finance industry. In 2017 he launched his first 'Gift a Birth Certificate in Burundi' crowdfunding campaign on Chuffed.org, which raised $14,000 and smashed the original $8,000 target! In the workshop Darren will be sharing Chuffed.org's key 5 steps to running a successful crowdfunding campaign, drawing both on his own experience as well as the learnings from over 5000 campaigns on Chuffed.org.

Fees

  • $30 Discount ticket for TDI members, existing Chuffed.org Campaigners or registered charities
  • $60* Standard ticket price

As this is a hands-on workshop, places are limited to max. 15 participants.

About The Difference Incubator

The Difference Incubator exist to awaken the possibility of doing good and making money by returning to the roots of business. They are passionate about building business models that combine doing good and making money; no venture should have to compromise on financial returns to achieve social impact. Check out the TDI website for more: http://tdi.org.au/

What previous attendees say

"Thanks very much for an enjoyable and useful workshop, it definitely broadened my understanding of what is possible and confidence to run a campaign. Thanks too for the information and again for your support, it is greatly appreciated." - Trish Appleton-Fox, Centre Manager, The Rainbow Centre for Children

So whether you're new to crowdfunding, planning to run a crowdfunding campaign but don't know where to start or just looking for new ideas for your current or future campaigns, we look forward to see you there!

Can't make it?

Email us at events@chuffed.org if you have any questions or would like to learn more about Crowdfunding for Social Causes.



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