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Crowdfunding program launches for locals only

The Sundance Economic Development Task Force is introducing a new way to invest in your community, whether by pioneering a project you think would improve local lives or offering financial support for someone else’s good idea.

The program is based on the idea of crowdfunding, popularized through such sites as GoFundMe and Kickstarter. What makes it different, says Andy Miller, who is spearheading the effort for Crook County, is that the Northeast Wyoming Crowd (or NEW Crowd) is entirely local.

It began, he says, with a $25,000 grant from The Local Crowd of Laramie to Campbell County’s economic...

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