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One Spark creator list hits 555 at 71 venues

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The numbers are in.

This year's One Spark festival will have 555 projects among 71 Downtown venues as part of the 2015 crowdfunding festival April 7-12.

The projects will encompass art, education, health and science, music, social good and technology categories.

Of those projects, 29 percent are based outside of Jacksonville, an increase of 23 percent from last year.

The technology category saw the biggest year-over-year increase, jumping from 88 projects last year to 127 this year.

Broken down, there are: 88 art projects; 70 in education; 53 in health and sciences, 82 in music; 135 in social good; and 127 in technology.

For the full list of projects and venues, go to onespark.com/festival/2015/projects.

Also new this year, creators will be able to offer rewards for direct contributions to their projects. They also can run crowdfunding campaigns on onespark.com for up to 30 days.