Motivations and barriers to crowdfunding

Klaebe, Helen G. & Laycock, Rebecca (2012) Motivations and barriers to crowdfunding. Australia Council for the Arts (Artsupport Australia), Sydney, NSW.

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Abstract

This modest study is a snapshot of Australian donor motivations and donor barriers to crowdfunding, and provides some tentative recommendations to Artsupport Australia on ways crowdfunding uptake in Australia might increase.

Limited qualitative data was gathered from 17 participants who have used crowdfunding in Australia such as: creative producers seeking funds; financial crowdfunding donors; Artsupport Australia mentors of artists who are using crowdfunding; and crowdfunding site stakeholders.

These recommendations contribute ideas for development and implementation that align with the Australia Council for the Arts priorities, particularly to ‘build programs that support artists through all stages of their careers and to increase support for the arts from the business and general community through cultural philanthropy’ (Artsupport Australia website).

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ID Code: 57675
Item Type: Report
Refereed: No
Additional Information: The shorter version of this report is also available online at:
http://eprints.qut.edu.au/53471
http://www.australiacouncil.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0017/132362/How_to_work_the_crowd_FINAL_300712.pdf
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Keywords: Arts, Crowdfunding, Donor, Fundraiser
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES (200100) > Communication and Media Studies not elsewhere classified (200199)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > OTHER LANGUAGE COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (209900)
Divisions: Current > Schools > Creative Writing & Literary Studies
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Current > Schools > School of Media, Entertainment & Creative Arts
Deposited On: 28 Feb 2013 04:01
Last Modified: 24 Mar 2013 01:09

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