Monday, August 29, 2016

Our Final IndieGoGo Campaign Fundraising Report

So, here, finally, is the report you've all been waiting for:

Our goal was $4,300. We raised $1,000; just 23% of our goal. We were backed by 13 contributors. 

Our IndieGoGo campaign page was visited by 350 persons over 21 days. 

Roughly 60% of those visits came on Aug. 13 the day after I was on KXRO radio (and after those backers visited our website).

IndieGoGo Funds Breakdown

Funds raised to date: $1,000.00 [PayPal ($670.00); Credit Card ($330.00)]
Indiegogo fees deducted: -$50.00
Payment processing fees: -$12.00
PayPal fees estimated: 3-5%
Total takeaway: $938.00 (minus PayPal fees)

How We'll Use the Funds Raised

Promotional                                $235.00
Incorporation/Business License $200.00
Brochure Printing                       $150.00
Beverage and Snack Bar           $150.00
Folding Chairs (10)                    $100.00
Gala Event                                 $100.00
                                      TOTAL $935.00

Awaiting Funding*

Wireless Network Printer ($200)
40" LED Flatscreen Monitor for Training Video/Powerpoint ($300)
20 more folding chairs ($200)
Signage ($300)
Lectern ($150)
6 Folding Tables ($360)
Additional Library Resources

*in order of priority. We would love to receive these as in-kind donations.

Notes: Part of the funding request ($1,540 value) was for paint, some library resources, insurance, and furnishings. These have been paid for out of pocket.

1 comment:

  1. Marta Erdman needs your help today! Dmitry Recovery Fund. - Dmitry was attacked by 3 persons. As of now he has open femur fracture and teared muscles, fractured skull, back, ribs, hand and also leg. Partly lost vision on one eye. We where on the back seat, when suddenly the car, that was driving in a wrong direction, crashed into us. Dmitry stepped out