– With open voting, public may elect, even day 12 de Mayo, in the best of the three finalist campaigns in the ten categories at premio.benfeitoria.com. Virtual Ceremony Happens Day 19.
A prize where all of us win. This is how Benfeitoria launches the first award aimed at the increasingly necessary crowdfunding sector in Brazil. In the year that the first decade of crowdfunding is completed here, the platform team, one of the first and most complete in the country, wants to celebrate this milestone by valuing the path taken so far and spreading, stimulate the Brazilian collaborative spirit in the following decades. Only in 2020, year that demanded the most from network mobilization, of the collective sense to help projects and people most affected by the pandemic, 3.050 projects came to life. A 1 Collective Financing Improvement Award announces its debut with the most emblematic campaigns of these years, divided into three finalists in ten categories. The vote, already open to the public at premio.benfeitoria.com continues until the day 12 de Mayo, a week before the long-awaited virtual award ceremony, on 19. See the nominees below.
Among the categories, nine give visibility to projects carried out thanks to the solidarity of hundreds of thousands of benefactors with the most urgent causes in the country, that are many. Are they: Environmental, Activism, Combating Covid, Culture, Entrepreneurship, Publications, Social and Technology, in addition to the Popular Referral category, open for the public to choose one of the more than eight thousand campaigns made possible in the platform's ten years. The Fomento category, on the other hand, will value institutions committed to the collective good and which launched matchfunding notices, model in which companies multiply each real donated to selected campaigns, further encouraging the collaborative movement in Brazil. “It's exciting to see, ten years later, this model gaining momentum. It took us a while to do the first and, since then, impact and learning are pure power. Category competitors, Nature, BNDES and Tide Setúbal Foundation form a collaborative tripod that unites government, companies and foundations for the benefit of the collective ”, says the co-founder of the platform, Tatiana Leite.
Winners will receive an exclusive trophy created by artist Pedro Girardello, plus a surprise from the platform. The award is an old dream of its founders, the couple Tati Leite and Murilo Farah, who founded Benfeitoria in 2011, after a decade working at a multinational.
“Despite ten years of crowdfunding in Brazil, few people know how it is changing the way to make projects in the country viable, whether in the cultural area, social, technological and content production. The award is a way to at the same time recognize these creators and inspire more people about the power of collective achievement.”, says Murilo.
-Army Help the Pantanal
-Back to the forest
-The return of the gardener from the forest
-March of the Daisies
-Seeds: Black women in politics
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-Together for music
-Citizenship Action Against Hunger
-José Costa Leite forever
-Once upon a time the world
-Tide Setúbal Foundation
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-Belchior: Living is better than dreaming
-We are Water
-There is love
1º Collective Financing Improvement Award
Day 19 May 2021
Free online transmission through the official channel of Benfeitoria
Voting open until 12 May through www.premio.benfeitoria.com