We're over 117% of the goal… In less than 48 hours.
I have many thank you notes to send off, starting tomorrow afternoon…
But, today I have to put finishing touches on the first feature. We've fundraised and covered the launching expenses. However, additional funding just helps us diminish the overall $100,000 we're going to raise from corporate sponsors.
Additional funds benefit sub-contractors (music, photographers, designers), an archival data storage system, website management/video delivery… So many things. You've helped the start. You've helped start to tell the stories, and support a project that employs artists. Sleep well tonight, and wake up energized with purpose tomorrow.
The story here is a tremendous one. You believe that Rockford's story needs to be told, and that this is an important project. Social proof. So, please — continue to look forward to the project. Continue to talk about the project. Continue support it. I'm thrilled the first step we took was a solid one. The more funding we gather here just further supports us in the search for corporate sponsorship.
This post doesn't even come close to describing the gratitude I feel towards my friends, and fellow citizens.