Crowdfunding is a web-based fundraising technique that can generate many small donations in support of an endeavor.
Endowments and quasi-endowments help organizations establish long-term financial stability. This guide explains the basics; provides links to resources that address creating, managing, and fundraising for these funds; and describes the practices of 10 land trusts. (Print version of ConservationTools.org guide)
In Pennsylvania, local governments may give money, land and easements to land trusts. WeConservePA guide. 2 pages.
When a seller wants to close a sale of real estate but the buyer is not yet in a position to fully fund the purchase, the parties can close the sale with the seller taking from the buyer a purchase money note and mortgage in lieu of an all-cash payment.