Matchfunding BNDES+’s first campaign raises over R$2 million

The fundraising campaign of Matchfunding BNDES+ Cultural Heritage’s 2019 call for proposalshas come to an end. The initiative, a philanthropic fund managed by SITAWI and co-idealized with the crowdfunding platform Benfeitoria, Museu Vivo and BNDES, has evaluated over 50 projects and selected 20 to start fundraising campaigns.

Eighteen projects have met their fundraising goals and will have their campaign funds tripled by BNDES through Matchfunding BNDES+ Cultural Heritage. They are: 

Animação Velha Guarda da Portela (Rede Samba) | Artes sem Fronteiras: bibliotecas em rede (Redarte) | Cantos da Terra (Cantos Terra) | Escadaria do Selarón – Pedaços do Mundo (Associação Antigo) | Guia (Co)Memorativo da Boa Vista (Coletivo Massapê) | Memórias Indígenas | Meu Baque é Semeador (Associação Cultura) | Museu Bispo do Rosário (Bispo Cultural) | Museu Imperial (Sociedade Imperial) | Museu de Imagens do Inconsciente (Sociedade) | Neojiba – Sarau da Arca (Instituto Música) | Narrativas Invisíveis (Drone Brasil) | Reforma do Recinto das Aves Museu Goeldi (Instituto Peabiru)  Retratos da Imigração Judaica (Associação Paulo) | Teatro Oficina É Legado (Associação Uzona) | Tectur Campina (Fundação Tecnológico) | Turismo Afro Cultural na Fazenda Roseira (Associação Ribeiro) | Vestimenta Cênica (Theatro Municipal)

Matchfunding BNDES+ is the first project in the public sector to adopt a financing model that combines direct contribution by BNDES and crowdfunding dedicated to preserving cultural heritage in Brazil. For every R$1 donated, BNDES directly contributes with R$2 matching, observing the limit of R$200,000 per project. 

The 2020 call for proposals will be available soon. For more information, go to www.benfeitoria.com/canal/bndesmais