01/16/2013 08:39 am ET

Crowdfunding: More Than Just Creative Money | USA Today College

There’s money for the taking — if you know where to look and who to ask.

Crowdfunding services like Kickstarter, Indiegogo and GoFundMe are helping students by providing alternative funding sources for a multitude of needs.

They help pay for everything from a graduating film student’s senior project about an amateur taxidermist haunted by the animals he’s stuffed, a semester abroad or even a student’s tuition.

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