Masterclass: Crowdfund Your Passion Project or Side Hustle

How I crowdfunded $65,000 in less than 90 days

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Not sure how to fund your passion project or side hustle?

If you master the art of crowdfunding, you can not only raise more money than you need but build yourself a strong community of brand supporters that will help launch your passion project or side hustle!

This Masterclass will give you a step-by-step guide to launching your crowdfunding campaign. Here's what this class includes:

  • Templates to help guide your social media, communications, and team management strategy
  • Samples of the materials I during my campaign
  • Unlimited Access to the course and to my personal email
  • 30 Minute Consultation or Review of your campaign
  • Access to a Facebook Community of people who have also enrolled in this class where you can share best practices, cultivate relationships, and ask questions

Your Instructor


Jibran is the Executive Director of Resurge Detroit, whose mission it is to transform blighted spaces into powerful community places. His first project, Liberty Harvest, crowdfunded $65,000 in 90 days. Liberty Harvest is a an off-grid (solar powered) greenhouse retrofitted from a recycled shipping container. The greenhouse is used to teach Detroit based youth and veteran's agricultural skills.

His latest project is Think Detroit, an business incubator space designed for Detroit-based businesses to take their ideas from napkin-sketch to market.

Jibran is also the host of the Jibs Podcast. The podcast showcases the entrepreneurs, creatives, and activists that are moving Detroit forward.

What I was able to do with the money I crowdfunded?

I created an solar powered shipping container greenhouse - retrofitted from a recycled shipping container. We use it to teach Detroit-based veterans and youth agricultural skills!

The Course Outline


  1. Who Am I?
  2. My Crowdfunding Story
  3. Pros/Cons of Crowdfunding
  4. What You'll Learn

Phase 1: The Set-Up

  1. Questions To Ask
  2. Market Testing
  3. Create a Team
  4. Contact List

Phase 2: Campaign Construction

  1. Crowdfunding Platforms
  2. How Much Should You Raise?
  3. Branding
  4. Crafting a Compelling Story
  5. Giving Levels

Phase 3: Pre-Launch

  1. Identifying Donors
  2. Communications Strategy
  3. Outreach Materials
  4. Event Planning
  5. Launch Party

Phase 4: Campaign Hustle

  1. Communications Strategy
  2. Donation Management
  3. Follow-Ups
  4. Corporate Sponsorship
  5. Final Week
  6. Wrap-Up
  7. Tips

Phase 5: Post-Launch

  1. Reward Fulfillment
  2. Follow-Ups
  3. Post-Project Evaluation
  4. Next Steps

The course is distributed over 5 weeks.

  • Week 1 - Intro & Phase 1
  • Week 2 - Phase 2
  • Week 3 - Phase 3
  • Week 4 - Phase 4
  • Week 5 - Phase 5

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

The course is distributed over 5 weeks.

  • Week 1 - Intro & Phase 1
  • Week 2 - Phase 2
  • Week 3 - Phase 3
  • Week 4 - Phase 4
  • Week 5 - Phase 5

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