Do you have a soft spot for Texas? A hankering to be a part of a film project documenting cowboys, photographers, and filmmakers as they ride (on horseback!) the famous Chisholm Trail, placing historical markers along the way? Then let’s help make this project happen.
They need help fundraising, so if you have connections in Texas/the fundraising world, or if you want to make a donation yourself, let them know.
Brief explanation here:
With a small team of cowboys and documentary filmmakers, we plan to ride the 400 miles north from San Antonio to Red River Station, just outside of Nocona, Texas, documenting the rich history along the way. We will be working with local historians, county sheriff departments, and the Brazos, Hill Country, and Independence Trail branches of the Texas Heritage Trails Program to trace the original route, and tell as much of the story of the Chisholm Trail as we can.
We are trying to generate interest in the trail and help it become a National Historic Trail, place markers along the trail, and create a documentary of the entire process.
We need funds. Kickstarter is where the cool kids hang out, but we would like the donors to also get a tax deduction, which means indie gogo. Has anyone had to choose? Any other ideas on how to raise money? What are your thoughts?