Here is a summary of sites that support crowdfunding for green technologies, renewable energy and social entrepreneurship. This list enables entrepreneurs, non-profits, and their
supporters to solicit funds through social media that do environmental or social good.
organization that connects micro-investors with social entrepreneurs who have
ideas in categories such as sustainable food, health, education, and the
Innovation – Funding platform to support Ashoka’s network of social
online fundraising platform (including leveraging Facebook) for nonprofits and
nonprofits and other causes to create online fundraising campaigns.
Capital – Firm offers Direct Public Offering (a method of investment
non-profit supporters to create their own fundraising page to raise money for
the cause of their choice.
micro-funding organization that helps nonprofits and individuals to set up a
campaign to raise money for causes.
crowdfunding platform for sustainable products and clean technology.
funding platform for green, sustainable, and related projects.
Fundraising – Crowdfunding for sustainability and healthy living projects,
from Green VC.
platform for non-profits and charities that allows individuals, organizations,
corporations, and foundations to set up a fundraising page to raise money for
their own cause or their other cause of choice.
Investment-based crowdfunding platform.
Connects social entrepreneurs with crowd funded venture capital..
Generation is a UK-based crowdfunding platform that connects individuals and
communities with crowdfunding campaigns. The company has quite a few wind power
projects as well, and has seen increased momentum in renewable energy funding in
the area since its launch in 2012.
crowdfunding renewable energy, with a specific focus on solar systems. It offers a model of payback and return on investments.
allows investors to fund various solar power projects.
world. Through its platform, the company allows businesses to provide affordable
energy solutions to underserved communities in developing nations in particular.
Sun Funder has a minimum $10 investment and offers a return on the principal
investment. Solar businesses can apply to fund projects in emerging economies
and have had targeted loan agreements ranging from $50,000 to $500,000.
and manage solar power projects through investments from individuals in the
local community. There is no minimum investment amount, but SEC rules regulate
how many investors can participate in crowdfunded projects like