Focus Experience 38
The Crowdfunding Tampere project promotes the implementation of community-led social initiatives through a participatory funding model with financial support and technical advice from the municipality. Check it out here!
Crowdfunding is an established form of financing projects, where people gather to support an initiative that will respond to an issue relevant to them. To do so, they contribute small amounts of money so that the project can get started. In the Crowdfunding Tampere model (inspired by the London Crowdfund programme), the local government participates as one of the donors of the community-led projects. In addition to financial support, the City offers visibility for the crowdfunding campaigns and advice on the planning and implementation of the projects: