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Why Crowdfunding Campaigns Succeed: 10 Case Studies from the Best Crowdfunding Websites

Written by Boheng Su MPA Candidate, Cornell University (Student Intern – Summer 2013) PEAKS is committed to helping every one of our Changemakers launch an exciting, inspiring and successful fundraising and friendraising campaign! We scoured the most popular crowdfunding platforms out there, including PEAKS, for ten prime examples and analyzed what they did best. In addition [...]

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The Meat Locker: Genius Project for Sustainably Raised, Affordable Meat

Written by Boheng Su MPA Candidate, Cornell University (Student Intern – Summer 2013) This week’s Changemaker, Matt LeRoux, is committed to helping local, sustainable livestock farmers sell more meat while making their meat more affordable and more accessible for every consumer in the Ithaca and Corning areas. Let me introduce you to Matt’s Meat Suite and [...]

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A playground for everyone!

Written by Boheng Su MPA Candidate, Cornell University (Student Intern – Summer 2013)   Get out and play to support the Stewart Park Playground! Since 2011, the Friends of Stewart Park (FSP) have lent a big hand in creating the new vision for Stewart Park and its current magic at the tip of Cayuga Lake. Last [...]

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Community Foundation of Tompkins County: Our Endowment Fund

Written by Boheng Su MPA Candidate, Cornell University (Student Intern – Summer 2013) Join CFTC in helping our community excel! Want to help make your community in Tompkins County a better place to live? To find out how, I interviewed George Ferrari, an outstanding Changemaker and the Executive Director of the Community Foundation of Tompkins [...]

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