Have you heard of Kickstarter? It’s a way to fund a project. Learn about how you can fund a project using Kickstarter.
Recently, I learned that Maureen Taylor is trying to raise funds for "Revolutionary Voices": A Last Muster Film. Judy Russell (the Legal Genealogist) has posted about this project.
Yesterday I learned that FGS is doing a program this Saturday about using Kickstarter.
FGS Radio: Kickstarter Funding Your Genealogy Society Project
Saturday, March 9, 2013
Of course, I then had to search on Kickstarter and see if there are other genealogy projects listed!
I found Ex-slave Marriage Book – Genealogy (
Saline County, MO
Are there other genealogy or family history related Kickstarter projects you are aware of?
Is there a project your or your local genealogy society might like to undertake? Might you consider the Kickstarter platform?
Do you know of a project successfully completed using funds via Kickstarter?
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A new matching challenge for Maureen Taylor's Revolutionary Voices project, this time by Marian Pierre-Louis, http://rootsandrambles.blogspot.com/2013/03/a-revolutionary-challenge-following.htmlReplyDelete
The slave-marriage book project mentioned has been successfully funded! http://blog.a3genealogy.com/p/thanks-sponsors-you-made-it-happen.htmlReplyDelete
Another Kickstarter project underway, Fighting for Freedom: Remembering African-American Veterans, http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1318805847/fighting-for-freedom-remembering-african-americanReplyDelete