Fortua

Power your project, event, workshop, or fundraiser with Fortua.

We help you promote and crowdfund healthy, active, and eco-friendly activities and causes in your community!

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It’s simple. It’s fun. It’s free to start.

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Fortua is a powerful new way to organize, fund, and promote activities and causes that your friends and your community will enjoy participating in!


With Fortua you can crowdfund workshops, classes, festivals, races, camps, retreats, inspiring talks, films, trails, playgrounds, parks, educational programs, fundraisers, and more!

Here are a few of the ways you can use Fortua.



Benefits of Fortua!

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    Success! We will help you create and market your crowdfunding page.

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    Request gear, supplies, and sponsorships on your page.

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    Get visibility and promote your project to Fortua’s growing community.

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    Grow your audience and connect with more customers, followers, and fans.

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    Secure volunteers to help by creating custom sign ups on your page.

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    Raise money for your project, event, or cause without a loan, grant, or investors.

How Fortua Works.

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    Create a crowdfunding page and on it pre-sell entry to your event, spots in your workshop, access to a cool experience or perk etc. – or – support a cause!

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    Share your page and get funded!

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    Fulfill your participants' pre-orders by throwing your event, holding your workshop, delivering your cool experience or perk etc. and saying thank you!


No need for a loan. No need for a grant. No need for investors. Instead, fund your project, event, or cause by offering access and special benefits to people who want to participate in making it happen!

  • Your project, event, or cause gets funded.

  • Your backers get cool stuff or experiences.

  • The planet is one Fortua project happier!

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Successful

Gear, Equipment, Technology

AvaTech Avalanche Safety Device

by Fortua
Lightweight portable avalanche safety device that evaluates snowpack structure within seconds and alerts users to high-risk areas.
Successful
116% $58,005 Funded
Funded Contributed Oct 14, 2015
Trails, Courses, Parks

Downhill Mountain Biking Flow Trail

by Fortua
We are building a new mountain bike specific downhill flow trail in Brown County State Park. It's gonna be awesome!
Successful
170% $17,000 Open
Funded Contributed Jul 16, 2015
Film & Video

Documentary Film about Backcountry Snowboarding

by Fortua
Jeremy Jones and team are creating a new backcountry snowboarding film called 'Higher'.
Successful
125% $62,500 Funded
Funded Contributed Jun 18, 2015
Events & Event Production

Sprint Triathlon in Grand Haven Michigan

by Fortua
We are starting a new sprint triathlon (0.25mi swim, 12mi bike, 3.1mi run) in Grand Haven, Michigan. It promises to be a great event!
Successful
120% $18,100 Funded
Funded Contributed Oct 14, 2015
Treks, Hikes, Retreats

Three Day Outdoor Retreat

by Fortua
We are organizing a three day outdoor retreat in Yosemite National Park for twenty-five elementary school students from Oakland, California.
Successful
148% $25,250 Funded
Funded Contributed Oct 14, 2015
Exploration & Discovery

Antarctic Expedition

by Fortua
Expedition of leading researchers from MIT, University of Colorado and Stanford to study climate change and ice sheet melting in Antarctica.
Successful
107% $80,500 Funded
Funded Contributed Oct 14, 2015
Publishing

The Teahupoo Story

by Fortua
A book about the history of Teahupoʻo and the first surfers to ride what is referred to as the 'heaviest wave in the world'.
Successful
150% $22,500 Funded
Funded Contributed Oct 14, 2015
Film & Video

Documentary Film about Mountain Biking

by Fortua
Danny MacAskill and team are creating a new film about mountain bike trials riding. It will amaze you!
Successful
120% $30,100 Funded
Funded Contributed Oct 14, 2015
Endurance Sports

Cycling for Change - Cycling 3,400 Miles to Break the Cycle of Human Trafficking

by Santhosh Paulus
We are cycling 3,400 miles to end human trafficking, a modern day slavery that dehumanizes an estimated 36 million people worldwide.
Successful
101% $45,817 Funded
Funded Contributed Sep 20, 2015
Endurance Sports

9th Annual Pedaling 4 Preemies (P4P)

by Billy Reilly
P4P began as a ride of gratitude to those who saved my son's life, and because of our friends it has evolved into something much bigger.
Successful
103% $15,546 Funded
Funded Contributed Oct 27, 2015
Trails, Courses, Parks

America's Trail System Needs Help

by Sustainable Trails Coalition
Outdated rules restrict proper trail maintenance and limit access to our Wilderness areas and scenic trails. We need your help.
Successful
109% $137,130 Open
Funded Contributed Aug 30, 2015
Education & Outreach

Boy Scout Adventure Program on Big Munson Island

by Thomas Marino
Help ten Boy Scouts from Quakertown, PA have the experience of a lifetime in a high adventure camp on Big Munson Island in the FL Keys.
Successful
105% $3,705 Funded
Funded Contributed Dec 21, 2015
Injury & Rehabilitation

Lyme and PANS Treatment & Recovery Center

by Elena Monarch Ph.D.
With the rise of Lyme and post-infection neuropsychiatric disorders (PANS) in Massachusetts, there is a need for a treatment center.
Successful
139% $29,894 Funded
Funded Contributed Dec 23, 2015
Community Farms & Gardens

Support our Farm to Food Pantry Program and Volunteer to Help Us Deliver Fresh Produce to Father Bill’s for Thanksgiving

by Jon Belber
Get amazing perks, like tickets to our 2016 farm-to-table dinner and more for contributing!
Successful
141% $3,125 Funded
Funded Contributed Dec 21, 2015
Treks, Hikes, Retreats

Scholarship for Molly Carpenter to Attend Haven Writing Retreat

by Laura Munson and Susie Stangland
Support Molly Carpenter's lifelong dream of becoming a writer and help her attend Haven Writing Retreat in Whitefish, MT from Feb 24-28.
Successful
110% $3,883 Funded
Funded Contributed Feb 18, 2016
Injury & Rehabilitation

Help Build a Cabin for Cozmo - SBTS Trail Builder and Former Downieville Masters Downhill Champion

by Greg Williams
Help us put a roof over Marc “Cozmo” Cosbey’s head. He's fallen on hard times and funds will be used to build a cabin for him on his land.
Successful
103% $4,130 Funded
Funded Contributed Feb 5, 2016
Endurance Sports

200 Mile Bicycle Ride for Rosie’s Place

by Tom DeGraan
We’re bicycling 200 miles across Vermont to support Rosie's Place! You can donate money, summer clothes, toiletries and children’s books.
Successful
145% $725 FUNDED
Funded Contributed
Endurance Sports

10th Annual P4P Ride in Norwell, MA on Sept 18, 2016

by Billy Reilly
Join the P4P Bicycle Ride on Sep 18, 2016 in Norwell, MA! It will be a great day with a BBQ for riders and families to enjoy after the ride!
Successful
113% $28,280 FUNDED
Funded Contributed
Fitness & Active Lifestyle

Pop-Up Yoga Class for Kids on April 10, 2016 at Hingham Community Center

by Meg Durkin
Miss Meg is holding a Pop-Up Yoga Class for 3 to 6 year-olds at Hingham Community Center on Sunday, April 10, 2016 from 3-4pm. Register now!
Successful
122% $275 Funded
Funded Contributed Apr 2, 2016
Sustainability & Conservation

700 Mile Kayak Journey to Raise Funds and Awareness for a Healthy Chesapeake Bay

by Conor Phelan
We are kayaking 700 miles in the protected landscapes of Alaska to raise critical funds and awareness for the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
Successful
107% $2,150 FUNDED
Funded Contributed
Fitness & Active Lifestyle

Pop-Up Meditation Class for Adults May 7, 2016 8:30am – 9:30am at Ames Chapel in Hingham Square

by Meg Durkin
Join the amazing Meg Durkin for a Pop-Up Meditation Class from 8:30am – 9:30am on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at Ames Chapel in Hingham, MA!
Successful
150% $270 Funded
Funded Contributed May 4, 2016