Analysis of all Kickstarter projects related to Journalism: http://www.journalism.org/2016/01/20/crowdfunded-journalism/
Crowdfunding-Platforms for Journalists
Verspers received 6000 Euros in one year for six projects, 3 of them were succesful.
Journalist Outlets which used Subscription-Based Crowdfunding
Krautreporter raised about 1 Million Euro in Summer of 2014.
Direkt36 raised about 20.000 Euro in Winter 2015.
El Espanol raised more than 1 Million Euro in the Winter of 2015.
Equity-Based Crowdfunding Platforms with Journalism Projects
Edition F on Companisto raised around 200.000 Euros in Januar 2015.
Gimlet has raised 275.000 US-Dollar in 2014.
Reward-Based Crowdfunding Platforms with Journalism Projects
Journalism projects on Kickstarter
Since we added the Journalism category in June 2014, backers have pledged over $5.4 million to support nearly 2,000 independent journalism projects.
Crowdfunding success of long-reads on Kickstarter:
Narratively raised more than $50,000 in fall 2012. Matter, now part of Medium, brought in $140,000 earlier that year. The Classical, which can be considered a form of longform sports journalism, brought in $55,000.
Uuden Maan-Sanomat on Mesenaatti raised 16.000 Euros.
Latterly on Kickstarter raised 12.000 US-$.
Uncoverage on Indiegogo raised 16.000 US-$.
Radiotopia on Kickstarted raised 620.000 US-$