Entries by Diane Sontum

Ana’s on Main Street

Today we have another successful campaign story to share with you! Ana’s On Main St. was in need of equipment to keep up with the demand for juices at her shop in Evanston, Wyoming. With the help of The Local Crowd and Evanston Wyoming’s Main Street office, Ana was able to create a campaign and reach her goal by […]

Serendipity Books & Antiques

In 2015, Serendipity Books & Antiques and Evanston, WY Main Street worked with The Local Crowd to raise $6,000 to replace damaged flooring in the kitchen and service area of their store. With the help of 56 generous, local supports they were able to harness the power of their community and successfully raise the funds to complete their project! The store […]

Six More Communities Selected as TLC Demonstration Sites

LARAMIE, Wyoming, July 7, 2016.  The Local Crowd has selected six more rural communities to serve as Demonstration Sites for a USDA funded research project. The communities joining the The Local Crowd are: Golden Hills, Iowa; Goshen, Indiana; Monadnock Region, New Hampshire; Oregon, Illinois; Sauk Valley Region, Illinois and Spoon River, Illinois. They will join […]

The Local Crowd Selects Community Funded’s Crowdfunding Solution for Economic Development Organizations Nationwide

FORT COLLINS, Colorado, November 11, 2015. Community Funded (www.communityfunded.com) today announced that The Local Crowd (www.thelocalcrowd.com) has chosen Community Funded’s crowdfunding technology platform to provide better access to capital for rural businesses and organizations across America. The Local Crowd, based in Laramie Wyoming, provides education and technology to help rural businesses and non-profits raise funds […]

Four Rural Communities Selected to Become Crowdfunding Demonstration Sites

LARAMIE, Wyoming, April 25, 2016. The Local Crowd (www.thelocalcrowd.com), a locally-focused crowdfunding platform, has selected four rural communities to serve as Demonstration Sites for a USDA funded research project. The Local Crowd’s platform offers features and educational programs designed to help rural communities activate entrepreneurial ecosystems and spur local investment. The two-year USDA Small Business […]