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LEAP fundraising goal falls short

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Sad in an age when a guy can get get money hand over fist to make potato salad, but a Wenatchee multimedia arts project to be funded largely through Kickstarter missed its goal this week.

That forces Nicole Benoit, organizer of the Local Enterprising Artists Project, to reconfigure her idea. Benoit said she’d meet this week with backers and advisors of the project to offer a fallback plan, after LEAP’s Kickstarter drive earned just $3,800 in pledges out of a $10,000 initial goal.

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