Kickstarter is a great resource to raise money from strangers for recording an album, putting out a comic book, or developing innovative new hardware. But what if you need an easy way to raise money for a non-creative pursuit from people you may already know?
Enter Crowdtilt, the site that lets you raise money for absolutely anything you want. Fundraising campaigns can range from the noble, such as this one that raised over $10,000 to help pay for an international student’s education, to the fun or silly, like raising $2,340 to take a party bus to see Phish in concert.
It’s straightforward to use—create a Crowdtilt page that outlines what you’re raising money for, set a monetary goal, then solicit contributions via your social networks. When your goal is met, your campaign “tilts” and only then are contributors’ credit cards charged.
Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/crowdtilt-kickstarter-alternative-2012-11?op=1#ixzz2B0vPouS4