Crowdfunding is taking off right now as a way for entrepreneurs, artists, foodies and others to finance their projects and dreams. While the movement is picking up momentum it is still a very new and often misunderstood topic. As a response, we will be teaching a course about the crowd-funding movement. This will include a brief history of crowdfunding, practical approaches people can utilize to fund their projects and ideas, and general trends. Crowdfunding idea is a cousin of the Trade School Coop and fits naturally with the barter system movement.