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2 minutes to read Posted on Wednesday April 26, 2017

Updated on Monday November 6, 2023

portrait of Annapaula Freire de Oliveira

Annapaula Freire de Oliveira

Former Community Editor , Europeana Foundation

Three projects #MadewithEuropeana go crowdfunding. Get involved!

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We recently announced the three innovative educational projects selected in Europeana’s first match funding call in collaboration with Goteo. Now, you can get involved and help them reach the next level!

From 26 April, these three products are launching their crowdfunding campaigns in a first round that will run until 5 June. If the projects meet their minimum financial goal by then, we will promote a second and final crowdfunding round from 6 to 25 June.

In these campaigns, Europeana will match each Euro donated by the crowd (up to a maximum of 100 EUR per individual donation), maximising the impact of each contribution. Each project campaign may receive up to 3.500 EUR from Europeana.

Meet the projects

Capturing Fashion in the 20th Century with Frieda Verhees' Study Collection

Minimum crowdfunding goal: 8.930 EUR
Ideal crowdfunding goal: 16.130 EUR

A joint initiative of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp (dept. Costume Design) and MoMu (the Fashion Museum in Antwerp), this project aims to preserve the fashion collection of the costume design teacher Frieda Verhees. It will also fund a documentary project on 20th century fashion based on interviews with Frieda and selected objects from her collection.
To thank donors MoMu offers a range of rewards, including an exclusive visit behind the scenes of the museum, and a festive fundraising evening on 1 June.

1821 Greek Revolution History Platform

Minimum crowdfunding goal: 12.000 EUR
Ideal crowdfunding goal: 20.000 EUR

The project aims to develop an online platform to discover, view and share 2D and 3D content (available on Europeana) that relates to the pre and post revolutionary period of the Greek War of Independence. The platform is an initiative of Personal Cinema. By donating to the development of this platform, you will receive as rewards, among other things, 3D printable models and digital posters.

Gli animali nella Grande Guerra/Animals in the Great War

Minimum crowdfunding goal: 3.000 EUR
Ideal crowdfunding goal: 10.000 EUR

Part of an Italian initiative called Oltre-confine, ‘Animals in the Great War’ will be an eBook that studies animals use in the First World War. The book will be published in Italian and English and will be available for free download. As rewards, donors may be given access to free study materials and even an invitation to a online launch conference.

Get engaged

Join the conversation via Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. You can also contact us by email if you have any questions.

Support crowdfunding for culture, spread the word and help these three educational projects meet their goals - every Euro counts!