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Now is the time to crowdfund!

If you are a business or organization founded on the principle of doing something good for people or the planet—and you'd like to raise some money to help you do it better—now is the time for a crowdfunding campaign on TLC. Why now?…

The Stories We Tell Ourselves

We love telling the story of how people use the TLC platform to care for each other and their communities. Kim and I recently had the opportunity to speak at the Electric Cities of Georgia Forum. We met great folks from Georgia's communities…

Is your team on fire?

Building a crowdfunding team is like building a fire. Lighting it starts with a big whoosh of energy and a fast burning flame. Then you watch it, worry it, and nurture it to make sure it doesn't go out. Maybe you need to add more kindling,…

A New Twist on Crowdfunding!

I attended the Business Alliance of Local Living Economies (BALLE) Leadership Summit last month and was inspired by people who are doing important work for communities, economies, each other and the environment. During the event's…

Lighting the crowdfunding fire!

I like candles—not only for their soft light and cozy ambience—but also for the way they illustrate the concept of sharing ideas. When one candle is lit -- you can light another and another and another until a whole room of candles is…