Crowdfunding, transparency and limited projects

A discussion article from New Philanthropy Capital asks “what are the pros and cons for the charity sector?” on crowdfunding. It suggests that it works best for finite projects, as these tend to do well in a time-limited competition, whereas ongoing costs are less appealing.

There are also questions around transparency and core costs, http://www.thinknpc.org/blog/lost-in-the-crowd/.