Hatchfund offers artists free way to raise funds
The South Carolina Arts Commission has partnered with Hatchfund (formerly USA Projects) to help spread the word about this nonprofit, crowdfunding site dedicated to supporting artists. Hatchfund is a micro-philanthropy platform and online community where artists can post projects for funding. The Hatchfund team provides educational services, from fundraising 101 to case studies and best practices for project development and outreach support. There is also a matching fund program, which leverages contributions to help artists succeed faster. Why fundraise on Hatchfund?
- Hatchfund is 100 percent FREE for artists
- Artists receive personalized project development and fundraising support from your assigned Program Officer.
- Tax deductibility for every donor, which means larger donations on average ($124) for your project.
- Hatchfund has a 75 percent success rate, with more than $5 million raised as of August 2013.