Tag: Fundraising

Ken Grossman on the Sierra Nevada Camp Fire Relief Fund and the Collaborative Effort Behind Resilience IPA Beer It Forward by

Sierra Nevada’s Ken Grossman talks about the potential reach of the Camp Fire Relief Fund, the logistics of coordinating such a large initiative, and his company’s dedication to helping its community rebuild.

Both Sides of the Coin: CDFI Funding Boosts Craft Breweries and Struggling Neighborhoods The Business of Beer by

In struggling towns and neighborhoods, breweries are partnering with Community Development Financial Institutions, which provide funding based on community impact.

Crowdfunding with Equity: Craft Breweries Will Soon Have a New Way to Close the Funding Gap The Business of Beer by

A new form of equity crowdfunding will allow breweries and other startups to raise money by selling stock to average-Joe investors.

Shelf Life: A Look Back at the Last Eight Years of the Brewing Industry Feature by

In 2007, when BeerAdvocate became the country’s first monthly beer magazine, the combined output of 1,406 craft breweries represented less than four percent of the total market in the US.

A Little Help: Breweries Turn to Crowdfunding Sites for Money, Marketing The Business of Beer by

Websites like Kickstarter, Indiegogo and CrowdBrewed have changed the game for upstart breweries seeking a foothold in a crowded beer industry.

Creative Cash Feature by

Last year saw more craft beer start-ups than ever using creative funding methods to fill in the financial gap, with brewers often going directly to the public with their pleas.

Charity Beer Innovation by

It could be anybody’s guess exactly when the first beer-related benefit came to fruition, but it’s safe to say that the concept of selling beer to raise money for a good cause has been around for decades, if not centuries.