There were 120,923 votes cast by attendees at One Spark 2014, and the top-voted winners in each category, art, innovation, music, science and technology, also received additional awards of $10,000. Take a look at the photo list to see how much money and how many votes each Creator received.
The creator project that received the most individual contributions through the One Spark platform also received a $10,000 award. Project 50,000+ Users in One Month received that award for a total of $21,250.
In addition to the $310,000 in guaranteed crowdfunds and cash awards, there was $53,739 contributed to creator projects, representing a greater than 580% increase in contribution to creator projects from attendees compared to 2013’s festival.
All of the results are subject to a full audit, and are not yet considered final. The audit will take approximately two to four weeks.
Theatre On A Mission $11,930.15 -1,167 votes:
They are a group of teenagers that followed one girl's dream all the way to Kenya to meet and to inspire a young orphan she sponsored. She wanted to bring the joy of theatre to children who might never get the opportunity to experience it. She asked a few of her friends to help her take a theatre camp to that orphanage in Africa. #20124
Boneshakered $1,852.42 - 1,120 votes
He calls himself “a boring old fart” who, after going through chemo, realized if he didn't let some of his crazy out before he passed he'd be disappointed with himself. With a little electricity, a small amount of compressed gas and lots of hard work, he put a lot of smiles on faces last year and did again this year. http://www.news4jax.com/news/One-Spark-Creativity-on-display/19811596 #20134
Project Atrium $1,766.41 - 1,068 votes
Shaun Thurston has never before worked in a space like the Haskell Atrium Gallery. MOCA's Project Atrium series is the only one of its kind in the region, working with nationally known artists to create works of art exclusively for Northeast Florida. #20196
The Snyder Memorial Building Renovation $13,772.65 - 2,281 votes
They intend to restore and revitalize one of the most beautiful and iconic buildings in Downtown Jacksonville that will serve as a civic and cultural asset for our community. They will preserve the historic beauty & integrity of the building, while it is transformed into a live music venue, commercial quality recording studio, wedding/private party destination and a place of technology training in musical arts. They are confident that Snyder will become a destination of choice for entertainment and will play an integral role in creating the missing vibe within the core of Downtown. #20361
Food to Truck $2,337.02 - 1,413 votes
They will have a full size facade that will resemble a food truck with window, awning, sample menu, living garden including vegetables and herbs from Berry Good Farms. They will also have marketing materials and sample food items. On site will be a newly hired chef consultant, program directors and student representatives (truck farmers), eagerly sharing the vision of the "farm to truck" project. #20468
Fur-Ever Home Fund $2,184.86 - 1,321 votes
They need to relocate to more property so they can continue to rescue endangered big cats and educate the public about their plight in the wild. This fund will help with the purchase for new property and facilities so they can expand and continue rescuing endangered big cats. #20050
Grandpa’s Cough Medicine $11,309.92 - 792 votes
Jacksonville-based outlaw bluegrass band, Grandpa's Cough Medicine wants to make their third full-length album their best yet! They want to further develop this musical relationship, and ensure that their next recording is of equal or better quality than the last. All funding will go towards the cost of recording, mixing, mastering, printing and releasing our new CD. #20278
Cyrious Exposure $714.50 - 432 votes
His name is Dalton Cyr & he’s a singer, songwriter, musician and recording artist from Jacksonville Beach, Florida. He’s currently working on recording his second full length album and is looking for financial assistance to promote it nationally once it’s finished. He’s been approached about getting his songs out on radio stations coast to coast to reach a wider audience and already have tour dates lined up. #20516 http://youtu.be/xHmp2MBeY2U
A New Sound for the First Coast $640.08 - 387 votes
As part of our 25th Season Celebration, The Creators want to commission Robert W. Smith to compose a major work for Wind Band that highlights the beauty, history, cultural diversity, and musicology of the Jacksonville region. They want to have Mr. Smith travel to Jacksonville during February 2015 to conduct a concert in Jacoby Hall that includes the World Premier of this new composition. #20401