Offers 3 Ways To Help Communities Thrive

Published on November 11th, 2011 | by

Money for Schools

The ongoing economic recession has caused funding for schools and small businesses (the backbones of our communities) to virtually evaporate. While the politicians stall almost every practical solution for creating jobs and supporting innovation in Congress, children, families, and local economies continue to suffer.

The recent passage of the McHenry Crowdfunding Bill in the House shows that our political leaders have more faith in the public’s ability to spot and fund worthy industries than their own. A new social network for sustainably-minded people called “” takes this idea a step further by providing a fundraising platform that connects schools, small businesses, and the people who want to support them.

Learn more about how your school or business could get in on the action below!

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About the Author

Beth believes many societal problems can be solved through sharing or other alternatives to the corporate system. I'm interested in exploring the growing collaborative consumption movement and how sharing is changing the way we work and play. See what I'm up to by following me on Twitter as @ecosphericblog.