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    Makeshift Society: Coworking and Community in Brooklyn by Rena Tom

    We're building a clubhouse for creative freelancers. Help us make shi(f)t happen in New York – LAST DAY!

    Successful!
    • 106% funded
    • $31,905 pledged
    • Funded

    A creative tool lending library for Brooklyn. Read more from Makeshift here: http://bit.ly/19gEg3D

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    Spencers Art House: A design laboratory and community space by Andrew Perkins

    A vacant funeral home turned artists’ residency, design laboratory, and model for material reuse.

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $12,000 pledged
    • Funded

    How Spencer's Art House is changing Flint, Michigan. Read more here: http://bit.ly/1cuL9TL

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    America, In Love by Nate Bagley

    Capturing 100 of the greatest love stories across America. True love exists—you've just got to be willing to find it.

    Successful!
    • 103% funded
    • $29,951 pledged
    • Funded

    A documentary about love and how to keep the faith in relationships. Read more from the filmmaker here: http://bit.ly/1etGD8T

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    Dithyrambalina-Musical Architecture for New Orleans by New Orleans Airlift

    Dithyrambalina will be a sonic playground, performance venue and laboratory for musical architecture in New Orleans.

    Successful!
    • 120% funded
    • $60,051 pledged
    • Funded

    Swoon and New Orleans Airlift are building a musical city. Read more here: http://www.good.is/posts/bringing-musical-architecture-to-new-orleans

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    The Indonesian Story of Mental Illness: A Photo Story & Film by Gabriela Bhaskar & Stan Okumura

    In Indonesia, mental illness means that spirits have manifested your body. We will tell the stories of the spirited ones.

    Successful!
    • 112% funded
    • $6,759 pledged
    • Funded

    Through photography and film, these artists plan to demystify mental illness in Indonesia. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/18I7ejq

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    Dancing Arches at Rodney Park by Tracy Beyl

    “Dancing Arches”, a Public Art sculpture, invites guests-- with a burst of color and form-- to enter the newly renovated Rodney Park.

    Successful!
    • 114% funded
    • $30,810 pledged
    • Funded

    This park installation will beautify a playground in Pennslyvania. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/1cmwsUS

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    Pursuing Happiness - A Documentary Film by Adam Shell & Nicholas Kraft

    A quest to find the happiest people in America and a look at the Industry of Happiness. Join the Journey!

    Successful!
    • 105% funded
    • $52,644 pledged
    • Funded

    'Pursuing Happiness' tells the story of the happiest people in the world. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/18FNzka

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    Frame by Frame by Alexandria Bombach & Mo Scarpelli

    A documentary exploring Afghanistan's recent revolution of photography through four local photojournalists.

    Successful!
    • 175% funded
    • $70,301 pledged
    • Funded

    'Frame by Frame' tells the story of journalists fighting to free press in Afghanistan. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/140GUfU

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    Create & Collaborate at THE UNIQUE SPACE, coming soon to LA! by Sonja Rasula

    This September Unique USA is creating THE UNIQUE SPACE - a groundbreaking co-work, office & event space in Downtown LA's Arts District.

    Successful!
    • 114% funded
    • $114,933 pledged
    • Funded

    Unique Space is a co-working office for writers and creatives in Downtown Los Angeles. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/19Pvv7N

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    The Itty Bitty Project - Creativity Inducing Tshirts by Agnieszka Gasparska

    Nurturing your budding innovator, bit by bit.

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $12,021 pledged
    • Funded

    This playful clothing company helps kids develop a sense of creativity in the way they dress. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/1c8uVTm

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    Henrietta Bulkowski by Rachel Johnson

    A new stopmotion short about a young woman's journey to overcome her limitations and see her dreams take flight.

    Successful!
    • 176% funded
    • $70,575 pledged
    • Funded

    An animated film about a girl finding creative ways to explore the world around her, despite her disabilities. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/1cvKQLK

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    "The Sound of Sangre" - A Feature Length Documentary by Ted Griswold & Chris Valdes

    A quest to find Honduras’ most infamous underground drug-ballad band.

    Successful!
    • 105% funded
    • $40,100 pledged
    • Funded

    This documentary explores Honduran drug violence through eyes of a Narco Ranchera band. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/1222Mca

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    CHANGING THE GAME - the Soccer Documentary by Shilpi Gupta

    Six Teens. Three Continents. A World Cup to Save Lives.

    Successful!
    • 128% funded
    • $25,678 pledged
    • Funded

    This documentary shows how an organization is teaching kids soccer, team-building, and life skills to prevent AIDS. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/18UvvTu

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    LIBRARY FOR ALL: a digital library for the developing world by Library For All

    Unlocking knowledge to those living in poverty by providing access to ebooks and other digital content in low bandwidth communities.

    Successful!
    • 109% funded
    • $109,955 pledged
    • Funded

    If most poor countries have access to cell phones, why don't kids have access to books? Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/12xFbKe

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    Nourishmat - Changing the Way We Think About Food by Phil & John - Earth Starter

    An amazing new way to grow your own vegetables, herbs, and flowers. Designed for people with small spaces and limited time.

    Successful!
    • 153% funded
    • $107,534 pledged
    • Funded

    These guys are changing the way urban neighborhoods source food. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/1ac9a0n

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    Time 2 RE:INVENT by Magnus Rex Studio

    An Artist Paralyzed By ALS Inspires Others To Fulfill Their Creative Potential.

    Successful!
    • 233% funded
    • $17,531 pledged
    • Funded

    See how one man didn't let ALS stop him from making art. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/1cVtF0Q

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    Dry River Brewing ~ More than a brewery by Dry River Brewing

    Steer the course of LA’s future. Kick-start a craft brewery on the banks of the LA River - Dry River Brewing! Party with a purpose.

    Successful!
    • 104% funded
    • $26,060 pledged
    • Funded

    Would you like to see a sustainable brewery along the LA River? Believe it or not, the culture is rich there, despite the water being dry. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/112Qr7b

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    Notebook on Cities & Culture S4: London, Copenhagen, Toronto by Colin Marshall

    60 in-depth talks with cultural creators, internationalists and observers of the urban scene in Los Angeles + three other world cities.

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $8,037 pledged
    • Funded

    This podcast focuses on the culture of Copenhagen, Toronto, and London, with interviews of both creators and observers.

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    MOMENTA by Plus M Productions

    Momenta is a documentary film project about proposed coal exports in the Pacific Northwest and the potential for a clean energy future.

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $65,790 pledged
    • Funded

    This film explores coal export and what it's doing to the air of the Pacific Northwest. Read more about how it's affecting sports communities on good.is: http://bit.ly/11CFbta

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    Flexible Public Art by Darren Goins

    Flexible is a interactive public art sculptural workout area where people can stretch and exercise, or observe and think.

    Successful!
    • 104% funded
    • $3,120 pledged
    • Funded

    This interactive public sculpture park also serves as a workout area. See how they're involving the Boys and Girls Club. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/11t4bWX

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    + POOL, Tile by Tile by Family and PlayLab

    Like a giant strainer dropped into the river, + POOL makes it possible for everybody to swim in clean river water right here in NYC.

    Successful!
    • 109% funded
    • $273,114 pledged
    • Funded

    These guys are filtering the New York River with smart design for a community pool. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/16NQsuH

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    Shark Wheel - the SQUARE skateboarding wheel that shreds! by SharkWheel.com and SharkWheelSkate.com

    Go faster. Slide better. Ride on wet surfaces with incredible grip or go smoothly through gravel. We reinvented the wheel. Literally!

    Successful!
    • 793% funded
    • $79,350 pledged
    • Funded

    The ancient wheel, reinvented. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/ZOZ8iw

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    Question Bridge Interactive by Hank Willis Thomas

    A responsive design platform that reveals the true complexity, diversity, and humanity within an identity group.

    Successful!
    • 114% funded
    • $77,676 pledged
    • Funded

    Question Bridge is an interactive educational design platform that initiates valuable discussions about race. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/11mkSA1

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    Bucketlistmap: Putting the Awesome Back in Maps by Simon Schuetz

    Worldmaps used to be awesome and inspiring. Now they're boring. We're fixing that with bucketlistmap - a map of everyone's bucket list!

    Successful!
    • 704% funded
    • $56,332 pledged
    • Funded

    Simon Shuetz is documenting all the best places to surf via map. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/143uNw9

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    Recognizing the Renosterveld by Evan Eifler

    Using photography to increase scientific understanding and local awareness of a critically endangered ecosystem

    Successful!
    • 134% funded
    • $13,417 pledged
    • Funded

    Biologist and conservationist Evan Eifler is photographing and mapping plant species at risk of extinction within the renosterveld, the richest and most biodiverse floral ecosystem on Earth. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/13NnCIw

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    WALLONWALL - A photo exhibition on the Berlin Wall by Neil Burgess Pictures / Kai Wiedenhoefer

    A photo exhibition on the Berlin Wall about 8 border walls that separate people worldwide.

    Successful!
    • 113% funded
    • £14,692 pledged
    • Funded

    Photographer Kai Wiedenhoefer has been documenting the walls that separate people across the world. Now, he wants to post 9x27 photos of the walls on a section of the Wall of Berlin. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/168CtPJ

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    Home: The 50 State (and DC) Poster Project by Nathan Hoang

    A photographic documentation all 50+1 states and a list of why people call their state "Home" in the shape of the state.

    Successful!
    • 103% funded
    • $12,468 pledged
    • Funded

    Artist Nathan Hoang is compiling words and phrases that define the word "home" into shapes of America's 50 states by interviewing locals within their hometowns. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/16T2yGx

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    Red Bread Brick & Mortar Market by Rose Lawrence

    Red Bread is a Seasonal Organic Kitchen & eGrocer. We're trying to build our home.

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $25,395 pledged
    • Funded

    Seasonal Kitchen and eGrocer Red Bread brings healthy food to Los Angeles, along with cooking classes. Now, they want their own space. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/15Kt5Sd

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    The Culinary Cyclist: Concocting the Good Life by Elly Blue

    Love bicycles and eating well? Anna Brones has a cookbook for you. Classy gluten-free meals to fuel your ride without breaking the bank

    Successful!
    • 240% funded
    • $7,210 pledged
    • Funded

    This lifestyle guide and cookbook can teach us how to live a simpler and healthier life. Read a recipe on good.is: http://bit.ly/15DaaZA

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    B-25 Bomber "Sandbar Mitchell" Rescue from Alaska by Patrick Mihalek and Todd Trainor

    A Brighton, Michigan man is rescuing a crashed WWII B-25 Bomber to restore. This airplane is a piece of WWII and aviation history.

    Successful!
    • 135% funded
    • $27,154 pledged
    • Funded

    These two aviation experts are mentoring youth in the community through aircraft restoration classes. Their plan is to restore a WWII plane for a local museum. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/18EUWV5

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    The Focus Microscope Camera by Exo Labs

    Help us engage students and inspire the next generation of scientists. Our new Focus Microscope Camera connects iPads and microscopes.

    Successful!
    • 125% funded
    • $36,362 pledged
    • Funded

    This focus microscope allows you to explore organisms in a more detailed way by using a camera that can connect to iPads. They'll be given away to schools to encourage students to become future scientists. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/11gWOBi

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    The Smart Citizen Kit: Crowdsourced Environmental Monitoring by Acrobotic Industries

    An Open-Source Environmental Monitoring Platform consisting of arduino-compatible hardware, data visualization web API, and mobile app.

    Successful!
    • 136% funded
    • $68,000 pledged
    • Funded

    This mobile app empowers you to collect data about your own environment, including soil and water, electromagnetic fields, energy consumption and air composition inside the home, and even biometrics. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/13qO9er

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    Monkey Light Pro - Bicycle Wheel Display System by MonkeyLectric

    Display images and animations on your bike wheel. Download your own graphics to the Monkey Light Pro and show them while you ride.

    Successful!
    • 122% funded
    • $220,293 pledged
    • Funded

    How do you encourage more people to ride bikes? Pimp their wheels. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/17J7cXM

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    ARKYD: A Space Telescope for Everyone by Planetary Resources

    The first publicly accessible space telescope! Take amazing photos of space or have your photo displayed above the Earth.

    Successful!
    • 150% funded
    • $1,505,366 pledged
    • Funded

    This space telescope that orbits the Earth can be controlled by you. Plus, the company is planning to form educational programs for kids.

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    P.S.1010 by Concord

    P.S.1010 is a mobile laboratory for researching the connections between social spaces, art, and education.

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $12,100 pledged
    • Funded

    This mobile creativity classroom will host collaborations, lessons, workshops, performances, and conversations. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/192JDZJ

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    BRCK - your backup generator for the internet by Ushahidi

    The easiest, most reliable way to connect to the internet, anywhere in the world, even when you don’t have electricity

    Successful!
    • 137% funded
    • $172,107 pledged
    • Funded

    This backup generator for the internet could be used anywhere, even in places with no wi-fi. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/13P7WCV

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    The Kua Fu Initiative by Doug Cambron

    A low orbit photography and video research experiment designed to rekindle interest in exploration and inspire people of all ages.

    Successful!
    • 280% funded
    • $2,800 pledged
    • Funded

    The Kua Fu Initiative is launching a payload capsule into the lower stratosphere with the intent to record HD video and photography of the curvature of the earth and surrounding areas. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/Z2u0hr

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    Prints for Preservation: A Project for Memphis History by Rebecca Phillips

    Memphis Type Illustrated & the landmarks documented through it are disappearing. Help me preserve the history of my city with art!

    Successful!
    • 137% funded
    • $825 pledged
    • Funded

    Photographer Rebecca Phillips is preserving the vintage signs and typography of her neighborhood in Memphis, Tennessee with affordable prints for her community. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/112GEHn

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    Walk the West by Owen Martel

    A 50-minute video documenting 100 days on foot from the Gulf of Mexico to Seattle, exploring transit development in the American West

    Successful!
    • 131% funded
    • $3,296 pledged
    • Funded

    Long distance walker Owen Martel will be walking from the Gulf of Mexico to Seattle to document the development of transit through video and grassroots journalism. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/10wSM4s

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    milk+sugar: good coffee. good cooking. good cause. by natalie+whitney

    seeking a food truck to support milk+sugar's mission to provide youth with valuable internships to inspire entrepreneurship.

    Successful!
    • 103% funded
    • $20,667 pledged
    • Funded

    This baking and coffee roasting company teaches teens business skills by letting them run the show. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/12hZFrB

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    Community Roots: 85th and Knapp Intersection Beautification by Mic Marusek

    Be a part of building community in the Kelly/Glenwood hood! Start by helping to create a beautified intersection at 85th and Knapp.

    Successful!
    • 165% funded
    • $745 pledged
    • Funded

    A community in Portland, OR is beautifying their local intersections with street art. Support their civic efforts.

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    Mark's House - A Ceiling Installation made possible by you by Two Islands

    Mark's House will open this June and its ceiling installation gives everyone the chance to be an integral part of the architecture.

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • £10,063 pledged
    • Funded

    This ceiling installation for Flint's Art Walk in Michigan plans to use images of community members in its architecture.

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    Hey, I'm Walking Here! by Los Angeles Walks

    L.A.'s first-ever pedestrian campaign celebrating walking in Los Angeles through design, awareness, events, and action.

    Successful!
    • 127% funded
    • $12,798 pledged
    • Funded

    Los Angeles Walks aims to make the city more walkable. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/15yHynG

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    Arts in Parts: Summer in the Rockaways by Arts in Parts

    A 4 week summer program that integrates diverse forms of art making, ecology, nutrition with the backyard wilderness of the Rockaways.

    Successful!
    • 104% funded
    • $15,661 pledged
    • Funded

    Seeing a need for creative stimulation for the kids in the Rockaways, Arts in Parts offers four sessions focusing on the arts, environment, exploration, and nutrition. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/10S1JV9

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    Music Box on Governors Island by Ashley, Kelly and Geddes

    A giant, interactive Music Box that will be installed on Governors Island in New York for the entire summer.

    Successful!
    • 123% funded
    • $4,335 pledged
    • Funded

    These Brooklyn artists are making a giant sculpture of a music box that can be played by two people so visitors can harmonize and collaborate with one another.

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    Sparki - The Easy Robot for Everyone! by ArcBotics

    Easy, affordable, feature packed Arduino robot. Comes w/ sensors motors and more. Great intro to programming/electronics/robots

    Successful!
    • 314% funded
    • $188,786 pledged
    • Funded

    This robot will introduce coding and programming to youth to inspire them to be interested in engineering.

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    Through Our Eyes: Photojournalism for Women Around the World by Cristi Hegranes

    Global Press Institute uses journalism as a development tool to educate, employ and empower women throughout the developing world.

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $26,762 pledged
    • Funded

    Global Press Institute is training women across the world to be local journalists. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/121IPxA

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    The Siva Cycle Atom - Powering your life one pedal at a time by Aaron Latzke & David Delcourt

    A lightweight generator to charge your phone, lights, and removable battery pack as you bicycle. Pedal power by you, for now or later.

    Successful!
    • 148% funded
    • $126,082 pledged
    • Funded

    This pedal-powered generator can charge your phone, lights, and removable battery pack. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/18oPaoy

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    STEAM Carnival by Two Bit Circus

    The carnival reimagined with robots, fire, and lasers to inspire young inventors in science, technology, engineering, art, and math

    Successful!
    • 102% funded
    • $102,699 pledged
    • Funded

    This traveling carnival will include games based on science, technology, engineering, and art to encourage an interest in STEAM. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/18aGWmQ

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    Green Deserts - The Salt Water Revolution by Julie Bayer

    A documentary about the people and progress of the visionary Sahara Forest Project - a groundbreaking effort to "green" the deserts.

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $35,385 pledged
    • Funded

    Scientists from The Sahara Forest Project are attempting to green deserts with saltwater. Read more from the documentary filmmaker on good.is: http://bit.ly/17tCvlJ

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    PARKING LOT PROJECT-an OLD building made into NEW things by Architecture for Humanity-Denver

    We're re-purposing old building parts into a much needed Outdoor Classroom and into new rewards so you can have a piece of it too!

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $20,345 pledged
    • Funded

    Because this summer camp for Museo de las Americas is over capacity, they're building an extension into the parking lot. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/18paixG

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    Creative Despite War by MONODUO FILMS

    A documentary film that follows the life and work of some of the most talented young artists in Afghanistan!

    Successful!
    • 122% funded
    • $36,742 pledged
    • Funded

    A documentary featuring four young artists of Afghanistan, working on different disciplines, despite the war. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/12oMtT7

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    LeeFest: A Music and Arts Festival Run By You! #growLeeFest by LeeFest

    Project to #growLeeFest into a 5000 capacity festival that remains independent. No sponsors, no corporate investors - just run by you!

    Successful!
    • 103% funded
    • £51,627 pledged
    • Funded

    A music and arts festival in the UK run by the people, without corporate sponsors.

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    Public Art 3.0 by Centerboard

    The third installment of our photo mural project on the MBTA railroad bridge. The art is street level and adds beauty to the block!

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $7,000 pledged
    • Funded

    Nonprofit Centerboard is blowing up photographs by community members and placing them on MBTA's railroad bridge to bring pride and beauty into the city. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/14Qe3gQ

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    Good News Baltimore: Taking News To Places Its Never Been by Jamar Jones

    Good News Baltimore creates cinematic short films & docu-news style videos on issues and the actions of leaders for social change.

    Successful!
    • 105% funded
    • $12,696 pledged
    • Funded

    Focusing on the more positive and progressive stories about its community, Good News Baltimore promotes solutions for local issues. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/11D1kJJ

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    Harvesting Hope by Growing Home Inc.

    A new hoop greenhouse in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood will provide fresh organic produce and job training to local residents

    Successful!
    • 105% funded
    • $21,027 pledged
    • Funded

    This urban garden program teaches the homeless and unemployed in Englewood, Chicago important life skills.

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    YOXO: fueling kid inventors by Play from Scratch

    YOXO is a recyclable construction kit that inspires kids to invent their own toys out of Y, O and X links and reused cardboard tubes.

    Successful!
    • 105% funded
    • $10,532 pledged
    • Funded

    Made to fuel the inventor in any child, this construction toy is made of recycled chipboard connectors and reused cardboard tubes.

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    Under the Mango Tree: Food, Health, and Love in Ghana by Katrina Moore

    A documentary about Shekhinah Clinic, which offers free healthcare and meals to the mentally ill and handicapped of Tamale, Ghana.

    Successful!
    • 113% funded
    • $11,320 pledged
    • Funded

    This documentary raises awareness about the Shekhinah Clinic, which offers free healthcare and meals to the mentally ill and handicapped of Tamale, Ghana. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/15M7Pha

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    Mark This Town by Meghana Khandekar

    Collaborative street art that sparks conversation. Make your own statement using sustainable materials.

    Successful!
    • 117% funded
    • $943 pledged
    • Funded

    MarkThisTown will collect short positive statements from community members each week to spread all over New York City. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/14lV2SN

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    FIRST CONTAINER: Collision Works Story Box Installation by Shel Kimen

    Prototype of creative shipping container hotel and community space. Designed to connect people through art and stories. Pure Awesome.

    Successful!
    • 110% funded
    • $41,064 pledged
    • Funded

    Shel Kimen is creating a storytelling venue for Detroit that's also a hotel, and it's made of shipping containers. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/Z3qqSa

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    Daphnis and Chloe: Tiny farms, Delicious herbs, Greece by Evangelia Koutsovoulou

    Bringing the finest Mediterranean herbs to the cities, straight from where they grow (and taste) better.

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • £10,092 pledged
    • Funded

    Daphnis and Chloe sources fresh unique herbs from local farmers in Greece and distributes them globally to bigger metropolitan cities so that people around the world can connect to the ancient city through food.

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    RigidBot 3D Printer by Michael Lundwall

    A sturdy, customizable 3D printer that is easy to use and affordable for all. 3D print almost any object. There are no limits!

    Successful!
    • 3,466% funded
    • $1,092,098 pledged
    • Funded

    Utah County company Invent-A-Part is making an affordable 3D printer to inspire the creator in anyone.

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    idBrooklyn by The idBrooklyn Collective

    idBrooklyn is a large-scale design project aimed at creating the graphic identity of Brooklyn through your participation.

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $30,511 pledged
    • Funded

    idBrooklyn is a large-scale design project aimed at helping the community of Brooklyn create the neighborhood's graphic identity. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/11AeU0l

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    Nava: A Revolutionary Filtering Water Bottle by KOR

    Nava makes ordinary tap water taste great by filtering as you sip. Finally—a stylish, convenient and fun alternative to bottled water.

    Successful!
    • 523% funded
    • $261,677 pledged
    • Funded

    With coconut shells and sleek design, this water bottle may just encourage people to ditch plastic all-together with a first-ever filter subscription program. Check it out: http://bit.ly/ZlWe0W

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    The Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change by Yoram Bauman

    The Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change will be a fun and accessible guide to global warming science and policy.

    Successful!
    • 105% funded
    • $21,129 pledged
    • Funded

    Yoram Bauman, a standup economist, has created an accessible way for kids (and adults) to learn about climate change: a cartoon book. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/10AXvqu

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    Englewood Codes by Teamwork Englewood

    A 10-week summer project where teens from Chicago's Englewood neighborhood will learn how to build their own websites from scratch.

    Successful!
    • 186% funded
    • $10,235 pledged
    • Funded

    Hoping to empower teens to build their own websites and learn coding, this summer program in Englewood, Chicago will help build the portfolios of youth in the community

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    A Total Disruption: Ondi Timoner's Portal For Innovators by Ondi Timoner

    Two-time Sundance-winning director tells the riveting stories of the tech revolution to feed the innovator in you.

    Successful!
    • 150% funded
    • $144,449 pledged
    • Funded

    Ondi Timoner is documenting tech innovators' stories in a web series to inspire people to learn how they can fulfill their dreams faster, better, and more efficiently. Learn more on good.is: http://bit.ly/14dU2k3

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    Greene Street NYC Clean Art through REVERSE GRAFFITI by Greene Street NYC

    Greene Street NYC is a REVERSE GRAFFITI clean art project. Aimed at cleaning art onto the streets of NYC to inspire you in YOUR city.

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $15,136 pledged
    • Funded

    These artists aim to raise awareness about green tagging with their reverse graffiti in New York. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/17eyG3G

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    Albuquerque Subway Poster by Ben Byrne

    Albuquerque doesn't have a subway system, and likely never will. But if it did, the map might look like this 18" x 24" poster.

    Successful!
    • 121% funded
    • $3,659 pledged
    • Funded

    Albuquerque, New Mexico may not have a subway system — and it probably never will — but that doesn’t mean that this map could inspire the city to build one. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/Zxkm0P

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    Forklift Danceworks - PowerUP! by Allison Orr

    A grand civic spectacle featuring Austin's public power workers—50+ linemen, bucket trucks, 20+ utility poles, and a live orchestra.

    Successful!
    • 146% funded
    • $22,026 pledged
    • Funded

    Alison Orr created a dance company of community members and city workers in Austin, Texas to show the value of connecting neighbors to the people that keep neighborhoods in tact. Support a project that will foster appreciation for public power employees.

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    LANDFILL HARMONIC: Inspiring dreams one note at a time! by Landfill Harmonic

    A heartfelt & moving story of how instruments made from recycled trash bring hope to children whose future is otherwise spiritless.

    Successful!
    • 122% funded
    • $214,129 pledged
    • Funded

    Landfill Harmonic is launching a film about kids in a Paraguay orchestra that are playing instruments made of trash. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/17i9WZp

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    The Gleaners' Kitchen by Maximus Thaler

    We turn waste into wealth by making fresh, wholesome meals from food that others thought was garbage. All our ingredients are freegan.

    Successful!
    • 214% funded
    • $3,212 pledged
    • Funded

    Gleaner's Kitchen will serve freegan food, collected from dumpster dives. Support a public space that will minimize food waste.

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    The BikeSpike by Team BikeSpike

    A bike GPS tracker that automatically reports a crash to contacts, alerts you if tampered with, iOS/Android/Web friendly with open API.

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $152,631 pledged
    • Funded

    This GPS tracker for bikers can let city planners know when to fix potholes. It will also keep bikers and their bikes safer. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/XrUmbL

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    Runner Without A Country by Bill Gallagher

    A documentary about refugee Guor Marial, the Olympic marathon runner who ran in the London 2012 Olympics without a country.

    Successful!
    • 125% funded
    • $15,004 pledged
    • Funded

    Olympic runner and refugee Guor Mariel plans to return to Sudan to talk to the government about becoming a part of the international athletic league. This documentary will tell the story. Learn more from the director here: http://bit.ly/13ZgkpA

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    A Guide to Stroller-friendly Trails near Denver by Chris Sekirnjak

    Bring your jogging stroller and run or hike the unpaved trails in this high quality guide book.

    Successful!
    • 102% funded
    • $2,046 pledged
    • Funded

    Chris Sekirnjak is creating a guide to all the stroller friendly trails in Denver, Colorado. Support a project that could get more families to enjoy the great outdoors. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/16ukYr6

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    The Vermont Sail Freight Project by Erik Andrus

    A sail-powered food-trading adventure connecting the farms and forests of Lake Champlain with the Lower Hudson Valley

    Successful!
    • 111% funded
    • $16,754 pledged
    • Funded

    Erik Andrus believes that he can transport non-perishable food by a community-built boat from the Lower Hudson Valley to New York City. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/12snhKM

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    Unísono en el Zócalo by The Resurrection Project

    Unisono is a public arts festival that features painters, artists and music from Chicago to celebrate the historic Pilsen neighborhood.

    Successful!
    • 116% funded
    • $5,836 pledged
    • Funded

    Getting the Pilsen neighborhood together in Chicago for the Unísono Festival, the Resurrection Project aims to support public arts and music while celebrating diversity, culture, and social justice. Support a project that will bring rich arts to an underserved community.

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    Loud Silence Media by marisa.schwartz

    Loud Silence is innovating journalism in Africa, bringing you real stories from the front lines.

    Successful!
    • 103% funded
    • $6,184 pledged
    • Funded

    Loud Silence Media is innovating journalism in Africa by bringing you guerilla-made stories directly from the frontlines. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/XZvCqw

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    Smart Herb Garden by Click & Grow by Click & Grow

    High technology meets your house plants. This smart garden lets everyone grow fresh herbs at home.

    Successful!
    • 834% funded
    • $625,851 pledged
    • Funded

    Click and Grow has created the easiest indoor garden to use with nanotechnology and LED lights that provide plant roots with the right amount of oxygen, water, and nutrients at any time. Support a project that could bring gardens into any city home. http://bit.ly/120Fhfc

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    Visualizing Pi: Mural with High School Math Students by Ellie Balk

    A mural project that uses mathematics to connect Brooklyn students to their community through a visualization of Pi !!

    Successful!
    • 291% funded
    • $12,541 pledged
    • Funded

    Students from Green School are revitalizing their neighborhoods in Williamsburg with murals of data they've collected. Read more on good.is:
    http://www.good.is/posts/murals-and-math-one-school-s-solution-to-graffiti

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    Hoist Up Our Hoophouse! by City Schoolyard Garden

    The Buford Schoolyard Garden needs a hoophouse to grow seedlings for school and community gardens in Charlottesville.

    Successful!
    • 116% funded
    • $6,971 pledged
    • Funded

    Buford Middle School in Charlottesville, VA is planning on building a hoophouse to grow seedlings for the community. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/YLYgqR

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    Complete Paine's Skatepark by Franklin's Paine Skatepark Fund

    Paine's Park is almost done, but we need one final fundraising push to complete construction and open the park by this summer!

    Successful!
    • 115% funded
    • $11,511 pledged
    • Funded

    Paine’s Skatepark is being redesigned so that non-skaters can participate in the skating community. Support a project that will improve civic design in Philadelphia. To learn more, check this out: http://bit.ly/13RXh0g

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    Honeybee Mobile Market -- A mobile farmers market by Tony Pavelko and Gina DiMaggio

    We're creating the Twin Cities’ first mobile farmers market and filling it with fresh, tasty foods from local farms and artisans.

    Successful!
    • 107% funded
    • $21,420 pledged
    • Funded

    This is the first mobile farmer's market in the Twin Cities to bring fresh, sustainable food to the community. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/16hZbVk

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    THE 10-YEAR HOODIE: Built for Life, Backed for a Decade! by Jake Bronstein

    EVERY STITCH TELLS A STORY: A Premium Sweatshirt Designed for Life, Guaranteed for a Decade and Backed with FREE Mending!

    Successful!
    • 2,107% funded
    • $1,053,830 pledged
    • Funded

    The 10-year hoodie offers a solution to textile waste. Support a project that promotes sustainable, made-in-America fashion. Learn more on good.is: http://www.good.is/posts/the-10-year-hoodie-designing-planned-obsolescence-out-of-clothing

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    Slum Rising by The Seattle Globalist

    A three-part series about the world's growing slums, told through writing and photography on SeattleGlobalist.com

    Successful!
    • 108% funded
    • $3,736 pledged
    • Funded

    Kibera is Africa's largest urban slum, with hundreds of registered NGOs that either offer critical social support or fuel futile projects. Slum Rising is a three-part interview series that explores this issue in the area. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/XQ7EbO

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    L.A. River Bike-In Movie Theater by L.A. River Revitalization Corporation

    Let's go to the movies on the L.A. River! Help us fund the first ever Bike-In Theater along the banks of the city's best kept secret.

    Successful!
    • 105% funded
    • $10,545 pledged
    • Funded

    The Los Angeles River Revitalization Corp is bringing you a Bike-In Movie Theater at the LA River so that we can start using the most underutilized resource in the city. Support a project that will bring the community together. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/Z8TeDO

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    Saucee: Eat More Creatively by Antical Eats: Mohit & Himanshu

    100% organic sauces locally made with love and purpose. Each hot sauce with a unique flavor and style. #GetSaucee #EatMoreCreatively

    Successful!
    • 219% funded
    • $21,996 pledged
    • Funded

    Saucee makes sustainable, all organic sauces straight from spices and vegetables. Made in San Francisco, Saucee inspires you to #EatMoreCreatively

    For more go to:
    http://www.good.is/posts/eat-more-creatively-with-saucee

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    Public Coffee by Marie Janiszewski

    Community Centered. Quality Focused. Passionately Driven. Public Coffee - A coffee shop on wheels.

    Successful!
    • 117% funded
    • $14,100 pledged
    • Funded

    Public Coffee is bringing back conversation into coffee culture, just as it was when artists and thinkers found each other not on the internet, but through a cup of joe. Support a coffee cart project that will fuel a better community. Learn more on good.is: http://bit.ly/ZW3Wlv

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    Little Creek Oyster Ranch by NorthForkOysters

    We are a small oyster farm in the beautiful Peconic Bay, NY. Help create a spirit moving oyster experience- Eat an oyster. Feed a bay!

    Successful!
    • 191% funded
    • $14,385 pledged
    • Funded

    By the time Little Creek Ranch harvests their oysters, each oyster will have filtered almost 55,000 gallons of water, or 50 gallons/day. Support a project that will create a sustainable way to process food. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/15Wc9Ih

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    Grow Jar - A Simple to use Hydrogarden in a Jar by Grow Jar Project

    The Grow Jar is an innovative product that uses no power and allows everyone to grow fresh edibles from home year round!

    Successful!
    • 9,445% funded
    • $47,225 pledged
    • Funded

    Everyone should grow a food plant to understand what it takes to get produce in a market. Grow Jar offers a simple hydroponic kit to grow foods like kale, peppers, or tomatoes. Support a project that makes gardening more accessible. Read more on GOOD. http://bit.ly/W65Hvn

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    GrowUp! An aquaponic urban farm for London by Kate Hofman

    Help us turn a car park in central London into a sustainable urban farm using a specially modified shipping container and greenhouse.

    Successful!
    • 109% funded
    • £16,467 pledged
    • Funded

    GrowUp! is an urban farming business utilizing hydroponics in a London parking lot to grow fresh vegetables without soil or pesticides, but rather fish poo. Support a large-scale project that will start a conversation about how we grow our food. http://bit.ly/16uIPtJ

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    Pushing Pedal Pops into RVA! by PedalPopsRVA

    Gourmet Popsicle Bike Cart

    Successful!
    • 113% funded
    • $1,706 pledged
    • Funded

    Healthy sweet treats for a hot day delivered in a sustainable way. Based in Richmond, VA, Pedal Pops offers an edible, gourmet, let's-cool-off experience at any community event or curbside. Support a project that brings food, bikes, and people together.

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    Wood Burning Stoves 2.0 - the DVD(s) by paul wheaton

    Four DVDs will be created: "Fire Science", "Sneaky Heat", "Boom Squish" and "Hot Rocket" - showing the most sustainable way to heat

    Successful!
    • 515% funded
    • $92,772 pledged
    • Funded

    Heat your home in a more energy-efficient way by building your own rocket mass heater. Paul Wheaton is making all of this possible with a 4-part DVD series. Read more on good.is: http://www.good.is/posts/this-simple-heater-could-save-serious-energy

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    LoGROcal - Sustainable Mushroom Farm by Ryan Sansbury, Jeremy Bastian

    LoGROcal is a sustainable mushroom farm that grows gourmet oyster mushrooms on spent beer grains and coffee grounds.

    Successful!
    • 110% funded
    • $11,076 pledged
    • Funded

    LoGROcal is building a sustainable farm using the waste of a local brewery to provide mushrooms and vegetables to a local pizza shop. They're also creating mushroom growing kits. Support a project that will provide a service to a community and educate a wider audience.

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    Literary Lots by Kauser Razvi

    Literary Lots is a program that "brings books to life" by transforming vacant lots in Cleveland into programming spots for children.

    Successful!
    • 140% funded
    • $7,745 pledged
    • Funded

    Literary Lots brings books to life by commissioning artists to design interactive spaces in vacant, under-utilized lots of Cleveland. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/XXR2mz

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    Revive the Hive with The Beez Kneez Honey House by Kristy Lynn Allen and Erin Rupp

    Creating a community hub for beekeepers and a space for our bicycle-powered honey production, delivery and education program.

    Successful!
    • 114% funded
    • $39,960 pledged
    • Funded

    1 of every 3 bites of food we eat depends on a pollinated plant, but bees are in danger. Help host safer hives for bees by supporting Beez Kneez's bicycle-pedaled production, delivery, and education program in Minneapolis. Read more on good.is: http://bit.ly/Zf4rCU

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    /Crowdring, a mobile organising tool by Deepa, Adriana, Leo and Carina

    What if people around the world could sign a petition for free using any mobile phone?

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $15,252 pledged
    • Funded

    Crowdring is a mobile organizing tool that makes it possible to turn missed calls into signatures for petitions, for free. Fund a project that could potentially fight political corruption and immediately create social justice through automatic civic engagement.

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    "Truck-n-Trailer" Mobile Surfboard-Building Classroom by Mike & Brad from Grain Surfboards

    Project: To share the craft of wood board-building with the West we need a truck we can sleep in, towing a trailer/mobile classroom.

    Successful!
    • 112% funded
    • $43,184 pledged
    • Funded

    Grain Surfboards builds sustainable wood surfboards on the coast of Maine. Now they want to share their skills across the nation with a mobile classroom. Learn more on good.is: http://www.good.is/posts/this-mobile-woodworking-classroom-lets-you-build-surfboards-anywhere

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    Head in the Clouds by STUDIOKCA

    53,780 plastic bottles- the amount, thrown away in 1 hour in NYC, turned into a Cloud-shaped pavilion on Governor's Island THIS SUMMER!

    Successful!
    • 146% funded
    • $13,216 pledged
    • Funded

    In 1 NYC hour, 53,780 plastic bottles are thrown away. STUDIOKCA is recycling these bottles and creating a cloud-shaped pavilion on Governors Island. Learn more about how they're celebrating GOOD's Neighborday here: http://bit.ly/120OkOS

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    Badger 360° LED Jacket by Badger Gears

    A New Type of Sport Apparel for Running & Cycling

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $12,510 pledged
    • Funded

    This lightweight jacket keeps runners and bikers safe at night by making them more visible to drivers on the road. Support health, safety, and energy-efficient clothing. Learn more on good.is: http://www.good.is/posts/could-this-led-jacket-save-cyclists-lives

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    Tapigami presents Hacker Glasses by Tapigami

    The world's first glasses that use Tapigami lenses and 3d-printed frames to create custom, wearable art pieces!

    Successful!
    • 107% funded
    • $16,058 pledged
    • Funded

    Tape artist Danny Scheible and Hacker Lab’s 3D printing start-up Genesi5 have teamed up to bring you custom, wearable art glasses that will make you see the world in a different way.

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    IN PURSUIT OF SILENCE - A Documentary Film by Transcendental Media

    A documentary exploring the value of silence, our relationship with sound, and the implications of living in a noisy world.

    Successful!
    • 107% funded
    • $35,371 pledged
    • Funded

    Learn more at GOOD.is:
    http://bit.ly/13ozmzK

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    Sundance Award Winning Film on the Egyptian Revolution by Jehane Noujaim

    What does it mean to risk your life for your ideals? How far will five revolutionaries go to fight for the future of their country?

    Successful!
    • 126% funded
    • $126,020 pledged
    • Funded

    Learn more at GOOD.is:

    http://bit.ly/W62xHL

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    The Taxonomy of Trash - an analytical approach to garbage by Tim Eads

    We are building a mobile trash analysis laboratory, publishing a book of photographs and having a multi-media exhibition.

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $7,511 pledged
    • Funded

    This pedal-operated mobile laboratory will collect and examine garbage, then take high-quality photographs and sound recordings of it for a published book and DCCA exhibition. Join the GOOD community in funding this educational project: http://bit.ly/XxGt5s.

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    Saturn V Relaunch by Paul Sahre

    A photography, design and video project documenting the restaging of a 40 year-old memory and a shot at dad redemption.

    Successful!
    • 141% funded
    • $19,753 pledged
    • Funded

    Super cool project, from a long-time contributor and collaborator with us at GOOD.

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    Sprout: a pencil with a seed by democratech

    Sprout is a pencil that wants to be a plant when it grows up. When it's too short to use, plant Sprout to grow herbs, flowers and more!

    Successful!
    • 150% funded
    • $37,715 pledged
    • Funded

    A pencil you can plant!

    Join with the GOOD community in funding this: http://www.good.is/posts/fund-sprout-a-pencil-you-can-plant

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    The Happiest Place : A Journey Across Bhutan by Ben Henretig

    A documentary capturing an unprecedented, border-to-border crossing of Bhutan - one of the happiest places on earth.

    Successful!
    • 249% funded
    • $112,110 pledged
    • Funded

    Bhutan is certainly a happy place. Learn more about it over at http://citizen.good.is/bhutan

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    Forage Kitchen by Iso Rabins

    Forage Kitchen is the first Co-working space for food. A hub for the Bay Area food community, and a home for artisan food makers.

    Successful!
    • 104% funded
    • $156,502 pledged
    • Funded

    NEEDS FUNDING: Fund San Francisco's first food co-working space and build an incubator for the most delicious food businesses you can imagine. If this model works, it can spread across the country.

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    The WATT? An Energy 101 Primer by Focus the Nation

    A user's guide to energy in the 21st century. Everything you need to know about energy, a print and interactive e-book.

    Successful!
    • 109% funded
    • $21,903 pledged
    • Funded

    An interactive guide to combat energy illiteracy—from our friends at Focus the Nation

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    Walk [Your City] by CityFabric

    An open-sourced "guerrilla wayfinding" project focused on helping anyone create safe and healthy walkable environments.

    Successful!
    • 195% funded
    • $11,364 pledged
    • Funded

    Another fun urban intervention, this one down in Raleigh, NC.

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    Weapons of Mass Creation Fest 2012 by Jeff Finley

    WMC Fest is a grassroots event to inspire and enable the creative mind featuring 20 speakers, 20 designers, and nearly 30 bands.

    Successful!
    • 149% funded
    • $10,465 pledged
    • Funded

    NEEDS FUNDING: Weapons of Mass Creation Fest is looking for funding. In its third year, it is a quickly growing design/music festival with good things going on for all those in the midwest.

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    CicLAvia 2012 by CicLAvia

    CicLAvia is back! On April 15th and October 14th 2012, we'll get cars off of selected streets, and those streets will fill with smiles.

    Successful!
    • 102% funded
    • $12,343 pledged
    • Funded

    Help CicLAvia take over the streets of Los Angeles.

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    Thank You For Coming by swearonourfriendship

    An experimental food and art project where everyone can be a cook!

    Successful!
    • 109% funded
    • $10,951 pledged
    • Funded

    NEEDS FUNDING: Super cool new community project in the east side of the Los Angeles...

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    To Be Brave by Jennifer Sukis

    To Be Brave is a self-published book project about reshaping the American dream.

    Successful!
    • 126% funded
    • $3,795 pledged
    • Funded

    NEEDS FUNDING: Ever wanted to leave your job and travel the country, learning what exactly it is that makes your creative heroes so heroic? Designer Jennifer Sukis is doing just that, and reporting on her findings in a new book.

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    LowLine: An Underground Park on NYC's Lower East Side by Dan Barasch

    We plan to transform an abandoned New York City trolley terminal into a vibrant community green space using new solar technology.

    Successful!
    • 155% funded
    • $155,186 pledged
    • Funded

    NEEDS FUNDING: Former NASA Engineer is working on plans and designs for an amazing underground park in an unused subway station in NYC.

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    Occuprint by jesse goldstein

    We've collected 100s of Occupy images. Now we're going to print & distribute thousands of posters, to help this movement stay visible!

    Successful!
    • 144% funded
    • $24,218 pledged
    • Funded

    NEEDS FUNDING: Occuprint hopes to keep the movement alive in the time honored tradition of beautiful posters.

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    Primetime by Ryan Waller

    Brooklyn-based project and event space Primetime is raising funds to make itself available to artists for free in 2012.

    Successful!
    • 296% funded
    • $17,805 pledged
    • Funded

    FUNDED: Primetime, a collaborative space for artists and other creatives, is looking to fund itself for 2012. Help our friends in New York get another great year of lectures, artist visits, shows and receptions going by giving today.

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    Twine : Listen to your world, talk to the Internet by Supermechanical

    A wireless square with sensors and a simple web app to set rules, Twine tells you what your things are doing by email, text or Twitter.

    Successful!
    • 1,590% funded
    • $556,541 pledged
    • Funded

    FUNDED: Well, looks like we'll be able to get all of our data a lot easier. Where do we sign up to get Twine devices for the whole office?

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    No More New (t-shirts) by Project Repat

    Help us work with Kenyan artisans to turn the millions of t-shirts dumped on Africa each year into amazing new products.

    Successful!
    • 157% funded
    • $7,875 pledged
    • Funded

    FUNDED: Support the Project Repat Kickstarter campaign and help tell the world that it really doesn't need a new t-shirt.

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    Slake: Los Angeles—Dirt, the Fourth Issue by Laurie Ochoa & Joe Donnelly

    The new city journal revitalizing literary LA with its devotion to narrative journalism, fiction, poetry, photography and art.

    Successful!
    • 106% funded
    • $26,523 pledged
    • Funded

    FUNDED: Our friends are Slake are putting together their next issue. Give them a hand! So much great content to look forward to.

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    ABACUS @ Sundance Film Fest 2012 by Lars America Jan

    ABACUS is a visually immersive multimedia presentation about the future of national borders and how contemporary persuasion works.

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $18,550 pledged
    • Funded

    FUNDED: ABACUS is a visually immersive, genre-bending presentation exploring the future of national borders and how contemporary persuasion works.

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    Leaving a Disposable Camera in the Park by Katie O'Beirne

    Disposable cameras fastened to benches in NY's lovely & bustling parks with a note attached, asking people passing by to snap a shot.

    Successful!
    • 680% funded
    • $3,402 pledged
    • Funded

    FUNDED: Within four days, this project reached its' requested goal of $500! Continue to support this great public art project.

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    The Microlending Film Project - Saving the World's Women by Rachel Cook

    An independently produced feature documentary exploring microlending to women as a tool for alleviating poverty and changing the world.

    Successful!
    • 126% funded
    • $9,189 pledged
    • Funded

    FUNDED: With filming completed, The Microlending Film Project need funds to complete post-production - this includes editing, sound mixing, color corrections, and narration/translations among other things.

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    Whitelock Community Farm by Elisa Lane

    Neighbors Building an Urban Community Farm on an abandoned city lot in Reservoir Hill, Baltimore

    Successful!
    • 107% funded
    • $10,799 pledged
    • Funded

    FUNDED: Whitelock Community Farm is a resident-run urban farm located on a formerly vacant block in Reservoir Hill, Baltimore. They are fundraising to invest in farm infrastructure projects and expand community education programs.

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    Perennials: A Film & Exploration of Sustainability by The Perennials Project

    The Perennials Project is an exploration of individuals & communities working toward a sustainable future by bridging complex divides.

    Successful!
    • 102% funded
    • $6,639 pledged
    • Funded

    FUNDED: The Perennials Project is a documentary film about sustainability and the future of our world. Only it’s not about wind turbines, green roofs, GMOs, or other technological solutions. It's about people.

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    Elastic City: 2012 Season of Artist-Led Walks by Todd Shalom

    Elastic City commissions artists to lead conceptual and poetic walks throughout and outside of NYC. Please support our 2012 season.

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $25,143 pledged
    • Funded

    FUNDED: Started in May 2010, Elastic City commissions artists to give sensory, performative and ritualistic walks in New York City and beyond.

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    The Id of the Grid by Hither Yon

    Hither Yon is designing a new hybrid city and we want you to participate in its creation.

    Successful!
    • 120% funded
    • $6,049 pledged
    • Funded

    FUNDED: As a collective of four architects, these guys want to collaborate with the Kickstarter community in the design of a new city, created through a collage of spaces around the world.

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    CicLAvia expansion October 2011 by CicLAvia

    Help expand L.A.'s CicLAvia walking/biking street festival to 10.5 miles in October 2011

    Successful!
    • 109% funded
    • $11,540 pledged
    • Funded

    FUNDED: Help expand L.A.'s CicLAvia walking/biking street festival to 10.5 miles in October 2011

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    Gis.to - Cliff's Notes of the Internet by Len Kendall

    You’re a busy person, and there is so much great [long] content on the web. You need the information now, but don’t have time to read.

    Successful!
    • 245% funded
    • $2,454 pledged
    • Funded

    FUNDED: Gis.to is an aggregator of abstracts for the long-form web. It is a venue for the crowds to share the valuable nuggets of information held within long-form non-fiction content.

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    110 Stories: Augmented Reality Twin Towers iPhone App by Brian August

    An AR iPhone app that lets you "see" the Twin Towers, take a photo, comment & share your story with the world. Created by Brian August.

    Successful!
    • 111% funded
    • $27,809 pledged
    • Funded

    FUNDED: The 10th anniversary of 9/11 is coming up: here's a collaborative project/ iphone App on the topic that's looking for funding.

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    Moving Takahashi by josh soskin

    A mover who decides to rob a family must choose between pulling off a successful heist and saving the life of their suicidal daughter.

    Successful!
    • 142% funded
    • $24,944 pledged
    • Funded

    FUNDED: Our friend and former managing editor, Patrick James, has posted his latest film project in search of funding. Moving Takahashi sounds like a film that will contain a lot of charm and heart, and we're eager to see it get made!

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    NYChildren Exhibit: Let's open Park51's doors to the world! by Park51 Community Center

    1st exhibit at Park51 Community Center. NYChildren Exhibit includes photos of children from over 170 countries, living in NYC.

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $70,722 pledged
    • Funded

    FUNDED: When you enter Park51 and walk into the exhibition, you will be surrounded by a salon-style presentation of over 170 beautiful color portraits of children. The photographs reveal a moving spectrum of emotions that we all feel.

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    GMO Film Project (Untitled) by Jeremy Seifert

    Giant chemical companies are feeding you and your family untested, unlabeled genetically-modified food. Join the growing resistance!

    Successful!
    • 124% funded
    • $31,165 pledged
    • Funded

    FUNDED: A documentary wants to explore how corporate agriculture and chemical companies are producing and serving genetically-modified food.

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    +Pool: A Floating Pool in the River For Everyone by Family and PlayLab

    An initiative to build a floating pool that filters river water off the shores of New York City.

    Successful!
    • 166% funded
    • $41,647 pledged
    • Funded

    FUNDED: + Pool is an initiative to build a floating pool for everyone in the rivers of New York City

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    Longshot Issue #2 by mat honan

    Longshot Magazine is a raucous experiment in harnessing new tools to erase media’s old limits. We create a print magazine in 48 hours.

    Successful!
    • 226% funded
    • $17,007 pledged
    • Funded

    FUNDED: Thousands of writers, editors, artists, photographers, programmers, videographers, and other creatives from all around the world will come together via the Internet to make a magazine from start to finish.

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    Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry by Alison Klayman

    AI WEIWEI: NEVER SORRY is the first feature-length documentary about China's (in)famous artist and activist, Ai Weiwei.

    Successful!
    • 260% funded
    • $52,175 pledged
    • Funded

    FUNDED: Help fund this documentary on the famous Chinese artist and activist.

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    TiGr: Titanium Lock as Cool as your Bike by John Loughlin

    A titanium bike lock that’s designed as cleanly and thoughtfully as a bike. It's secure but elegant, simple and easy to use and store.

    Successful!
    • 288% funded
    • $108,065 pledged
    • Funded

    FUNDED: Smart design for those that bike. Even though this project has met its goal, that doesn't meant we all shouldn't have access to a better bike lock.

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    Urbanized: A Documentary Film by Gary Hustwit

    Help finish the new design documentary from the director of "Helvetica" and "Objectified".

    Successful!
    • 139% funded
    • $118,505 pledged
    • Funded

    FUNDED.
    We're big fans of Gary Hustwit and his design documentaries. Support his latest film about the design of cities. http://www.good.is/post/good-design-daily-buy-a-print-support-the-film-urbanized/

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    Atwater Village Farm~ A Local Market by Piper Goldstein

    We at AVF believe that everyone should have the opportunity to purchase fresh, organic local produce at an affordable price.

    Successful!
    • 111% funded
    • $22,365 pledged
    • Funded

    FUNDED: Help fund this new twist on the corner store—one that's funded and driven by the community. At this market you can connect not only with local food and farmers, but also with your neighbors.

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    Neighbors Helping NeighborGoods by Micki Krimmel

    Save money, live more sustainably and strengthen your local community by sharing goods and skills with your neighbors.

    Successful!
    • 113% funded
    • $11,391 pledged
    • Funded

    FUNDED.
    Donate to NeighborGoods and you'll be one of the first to try out its new way to share your possessions with those around you. http://www.good.is/post/neighborgoods-makes-it-easier-to-share-your-stuff-with-groups-of-any-size/

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    Protei, Open Hardware Oil Spill Cleaning Sailing Robot by Cesar Harada

    Oil spilled moves downwind : we are sailing upwind to capture it. Protei is an ocean cleaning and research open hardware drone.

    Successful!
    • 122% funded
    • $33,795 pledged
    • Funded

    FUNDED.
    We'd love to see a full-size prototype of this inspired project. See our past coverage here: http://www.good.is/post/protei-an-open-source-fleet-of-oil-spill-cleaning-robot-drones/

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    The Shape of Design by Frank Chimero

    The Shape of Design is a short, accessible book about the creative process & the intersection of storytelling, craft & improvisation.

    Successful!
    • 415% funded
    • $112,159 pledged
    • Funded

    FUNDED.
    A new book by celebrated Portland designer Frank Chimero on a new brand of design that goes beyond working for clients. http://www.good.is/post/how-to-kick-ass-on-kickstarter-a-q-a-with-frank-chimero/

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    Bringing back the WPA (Work Projects Administration) b/c the Gov't hasn't. by Christopher Robbins

    We will open two WPA offices - one in a rural hamlet, and one in an urban center - to do "government" recovery driven by the neighborhood itself!

    Successful!
    • 119% funded
    • $2,388 pledged
    • Funded

    FUNDED.
    We love this project to reinvigorate the American economy using the power of creatives. http://www.good.is/post/bringing-back-the-wpa-because-the-government-hasn-t/

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    Foodprint LA: A Food-Shaped City by Sarah Rich

    Foodprint Project is an event series exploring the ways in which food and cities give shape to one another.

    Successful!
    • 102% funded
    • $5,107 pledged
    • Funded

    FUNDED.
    Following on from Foodprint NYC, Foodprint Toronto, and Foodprint Denver, Founders Sarah Rich and Nicola Twilley (GOOD's Food editor) are putting together Foodprint LA for spring 2011. More here: http://bit.ly/cjc6eU

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    Sun Come Up by Big Red Barn

    Sun Come Up is a documentary that follows the relocation of some of the world's first environmental refugees. www.suncomeup.com

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $14,029 pledged
    • Funded

    FUNDED.
    Filmmakers Jennifer Redfearn and Tim Metzger manage to shrink the story of rising sea levels to a single island, and to the plight of its residents. The film was just nominated for an Academy Award for Documentary, Short Subject. More here: http://bit.ly/9e1iws

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    PieLab by John Bielenberg

    Neutral Place + A Slice of Pie = Conversation = Ideas + Design = Positive Change

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $10,070 pledged
    • Funded

    FUNDED.
    We've been following the fun, socially benevolent shenanigans of Project M since 2007. Pie Lab took the idea of small business and turned it into a community center. Read more on Project M here:
    www.good.is/tag/project-m