Short on funding? Can't get a grant? Crowdfunding! #SciFund27 Sep 2011 crowdfunding
Crowdsourced funding is becoming a sustainable way for various artists, entrepreneurs, etc. to get their idea funded from individuals. For example, think of Kickstarter and RocketHub.
Jai Ranganathan and Jarrett Byrnes have started an experiment to determine how well crowdfunding can work for scientists: The SciFund Challenge. Go here to signup and here for their website.
The deadline to sign up is Oct. 1