The Amplify Hope Initiative is a new study helping families develop and launch crowdfunding campaigns to raise funds for sequencing while at the same time measure the impact of community engagement.

Selected families have been trained, supported and coached on crowdfunding strategies. Starting Monday September 14th, they are given 30 days to launch and run their own crowdfunding campaigns.

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1. The Basics

Crowdfunding involves asking a crowd of people online to donate money to an individual project or campaign. 

2. What Makes the Difference?

You’ve probably heard of crowdfunding, but what is it? Does it work? Why is it different than other kinds of fundraising?

3. Planning your Campaign

Experts agree that successful campaigns boil down to knowing the right problem, the right approach, the right audience, and the right timing.

4. How to Coach Your Crowdfunding Team

Crowdfunding works because people working together can make things happen. Be sure you have the right team for your crowdfunding campaign.

5. Crowdfunding: Crafting Your Message

Messaging is the most important part of your campaign. So what can you do to make absolutely sure your message is ready for your campaign?

6. Write an Awesome Crowdfunding Email

Your goal is to raise the first third of your fundraising goal before the campaign begins. 


7. How to Make a Great Crowdfunding Video


Getting a crowdfunding video to go viral is one of the best things that can happen to a campaign.


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