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Crowd Funding

  1. coronavirus
    With No Other Options, Desperate Restaurant Owners Turn to the Public for HelpWithout government support, some of the city’s restaurateurs have set up GoFundMe pages to help the staffers they were forced to lay off.
  2. openings
    Can New Brooklyn Save Old Brooklyn?The long life, ignominious death, and crowdfunded rebirth of Gage & Tollner.
  3. milk money
    World’s Best Kindergartner Crowdfunds $5,000 to Buy Classmates’ MilkShe’s raised enough to give them milk for more than four years.
  4. crowdfunding
    There’s a GoFundMe to Send This Popular Halal-Cart Worker on VacationHe told the New York Times his family dreams of taking a Caribbean cruise.
  5. food allergies
    A Restaurateur Wants to Build a Chain for People With Food AllergiesHe’s crowdfunding to make it happen.
  6. crowdfunding
    Comet Ping Pong’s Owners Have Started a GoFundMe to Pay for Restaurant SecurityThey’re asking for $28,000.
  7. It Ain't Over Yet
    For Once, a Beloved But Troubled Neighborhood Joint Won’t Actually CloseFort Greene’s Madiba was on the verge of closing but will stay open thanks to $20,000 in crowdfunding and a renegotiated lease.
  8. Buttered Up
    Genius Invents Device That Just Straight-Up Sprays Butter Anywhere You WantCan’t believe it’s not been invented before now.
  9. Good Karma
    Bus Boy Returns $3K, Gets Rewarded Even More“Merry Christmas to a super-honest man.”
  10. Restaurant Struggles
    Yet Another Beloved Neighborhood Joint Needs Serious Help to Stay OpenThe owner of Fort Greene’s Madiba says he needs to crowdfund $200,000 or he’ll have to close the restaurant.
  11. Crowd-Funding
    Pommes Frites Still Needs Your HelpThe owners have launched a crowd-funding campaign to cover equipment costs.
  12. Crowd-Funding
    This Start-up Wants to Be the Uber of Grilled Cheese“We’re thinking drones.”
  13. Foodie Kids
    There’s Finally a Food Magazine for ToddlersIt’s called ‘Butternut.’
  14. Family Ties
    Marcella Hazan’s Son Wants to Bottle Her World-Famous Tomato SauceHe’s aiming to have the product ready by June.
  15. Grub Guides
    9 Food-Related Crowd-Funding Projects That Deserve Your MoneyProbiotic coffee, an apartment gardening system, and portable beer kegs.
  16. Drama
    People Have Donated Over $500,000 to the Anti-Gay Indiana Pizzeria’sSome 17,000 donors think it’s a worthy cause.
  17. Support
    Crowd-funding Campaigns Have Raised $75,000 for the SAE Fraternity’s BlackOne person who set up a fund calls Howard Dixon “a hard-working and loyal employee for over 15 years, always making it in through rain, sleet and snow.”
  18. Flash In The Pan
    Is This App-Connected Frying Pan the Future, or Just Another Stupid Gadget?Judging by its crowd-funding so far, the latter.
  19. Complex Carbohydrates
    The Potato Salad Kickstarter Lost $30,000But the dude still has $40,000 for a side dish.
  20. Complex Carbohydrates
    Guy With Potato Salad Kickstarter Will Owe at Least $21,000 in TaxesDude better hold the mayo.
  21. Complex Carbohydrates
    That Potato-Salad Kickstarter Has Now Hit $40,000And he still hasn’t decided what kind yet.
  22. Complex Carbohydrates
    This Potato Salad Has Raised $9,600 and Counting on Kickstarter“Basically I’m just making potato salad. I haven’t decided what kind yet.”
  23. Crowdfunding
    Quintessence Struggles to Stay Afloat After Co-owner’s DeathLess than 48 hours remain to save the raw-foods restaurant.
  24. Crowdfunding
    City Grit’s Kickstarter Campaign Kicks Into High GearTalk about true grit.