Fundraise to help a novel NFT with purpose
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Geneva, Switzerland, 21 Nov. 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) use cases have diversified with their rapid adoption, and one of them is philanthropy. NFTs can be used to raise funds in a transparent manner with the potential to reach very broad audiences. Some large organizations have already adopted NFTs as a way to organize fundraising for charitable causes, such as WWF with their Non-Fungible-Animals (NFA), Alivia’s Buy my cancer NFT series to fund cancer treatments, Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund with their carbon-neutral moon gorillas, and Beeple’s $6 million NFT auction donated to the Open Earth Foundation. Recently, Gomo+ has launched a new format for charities under the hashtags #collectto help and #C2H.
NFTs are often associated with gambling and speculative investments, and not everyone thinks NFTs for charity are a good idea. However, it is Gomo+ not another one-off NFT project. Gomo+ is intended to create awareness about biodiversity loss and its impact on humanity. It aims to organically build a society that cares and takes action to protect nature. Each NFT collection will support a cause. The Gomo+ team has selected the first collections and causes to be supported, while the community is expected to decide the next causes to be supported, and upcoming collections will be created accordingly.
The story of Gomo+ started in early 2022, in a meeting between colleagues, former colleagues and friends, to celebrate the life of the late Margot, also known as Gomo. Margot was a dog found languishing in horrific conditions on a construction site, who became glued to the team of a cutting-edge innovation lab and its Chief Entertainment Officer. Her excitement and care for every moving creature cheered and motivated everyone around her.
The Gomo+ project invites people to care for nature as much as she did, and to support those who act to protect it. NFTs are used as a tool to reach and engage with an audience that appreciates the importance of local communities – the same audience that supports DeFi, participates in Discord groups, and contributes to DAOs. Those who buy and trade the NFTs will also know who they want to help – everything will be visible in the smart contracts. Secondary sales of these NFTs will continue to support conservation causes via royalties.
Gomo+ trusts that an audience trying to build a fairer economic system will also support real causes in a different way and via NFTs with a purpose that can be collected. Also, NFT collectors are known to love animal themes, so Gomo+ is one to watch! Collect NFT to help on gomoplus.xyz.
Contact name: Mat de Franceschi
Contact email: care (at) gomoplus.xyz
WWF – Non-fungible animals
Contact email: info (at) wwf.de
Contact name: Eberhard Brandes
Buy my cancer
Place: Alivia Foundation ul. Wąwozowa 11, 02-796 Warsaw, Poland
Contact name: Martyna Pawlikowska
Contact email: martyna.pawlikowska (at) alivia.org.pl
Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund
Location: Atlanta, USA
Contact name: Erika Archibald
Contact email: earchibald (at) gorillafund.org
Open Earth Foundation
Place: California, USA
Contact email: info (at) openearth.org
Contact name: Manuela Lopez