A Guide to Scientific Crowdfunding.

PLoS Biology 14(2):e1002373 (2016) PMID 26886064 PMCID PMC4757556

Crowdfunding represents an attractive new option for funding research projects, especially for students and early-career scientists or in the absence of governmental aid in some countries. The number of successful science-related crowdfunding campaigns is growing, which demonstrates the public's willingness to support and participate in scientific projects. Putting together a crowdfunding campaign is not trivial, however, so here is a guide to help you make yours a success.

DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1002373