Tagged: charity

Fundly: Crowdfunding for the Greater Social Good Interview with Dennis Hu, CEO of Fundly

Dennis Hu Fundly

Excitement abounds for Fundly’s philanthropic crowdfunding. Fundly, the donation-based crowdfunding platform that empowers people, groups and organizations to raise funds for near and dear campaigns,  concurrently hosts thousands of active campaigns daily.  With over 100,000 campaigns created in the last year, Fundly allows users to create campaigns and leverage social tools to collect donations and… Read More

Social Enterprise Projects on Crowdfunder Benefit from Match by Santander

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Twelve South West England social enterprises are to benefit from £10,000 match funding from the Santander Social Enterprise Challenge, run in partnership with the UK’s largest rewards-based crowdfunding platform, Crowdfunder. The challenge was created to fund promising social enterprises from across the South West. Social enterprises launched their crowdfunding campaigns on Crowdfunder and those with… Read More

Second Annual “Do More 24″ Raises $1.1M During Its One Day Crowdfunding Campaign

Do More 24

The second annual Do More 24 crowdfunding campaign powered by United Way of the National Capital Area (United Way NCA) raised more than $1.1 million in online donations, cash prizes, bonus funds and in-kind support for more than 560 nonprofits serving the District of Columbia, Northern Virginia and Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties in Maryland…. Read More

Dana.io Officially Launches Crowdfunding Platform

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Vancouver-based Dana.io, the crowdfunding platform that charges entirely by donations, officially launched on Tuesday morning (May 27th).  Described by founder Alan Clements, a former Buddhist monk in Burma, author and lifelong activist, as a “radical experiment in global transformation,” Dana.io is the world’s first platform to operate exclusively on a voluntary payment model, charging no… Read More

MyGoodness Partners Up with Samuel Jackson on “Have You Got Balls”

samuel jackson on mygoodness

MyGoodness, a new crowdfunding platform that marries charity donations with exclusive opportunities,  has teamed up actor Samuel L. Jackson to raise awareness of male cancer. Captain America  has been tweeting to his 3.5m Twitter followers, engaging with users on Reddit and taking to social media the past few weeks making a strong call to action: all men… Read More

New Video Chat Platform Launches To Connect Fans With Inspiring Influencers

Wizeo

Boston-based Wizeo, the first video-chat-for-a-cause platform, officially launched on Thursday morning. The website is designed to raise funds and awareness for nonprofits by connecting the world’s most inspiring people, also known as “Wizzes,” with their community of fans through live video chats. Wizeo’s unique model marries two major trends, crowdfunding and live videos, motivating fans to… Read More

New Philanthropy site PhilanthropistList Offers New Way to Crowdfund for Those in Need

Philanthropist List

Philanthropist List, owned and operated by Fusta Group LLC, is dedicated to changing lives through philanthropy and is pleased to announce the official launch of its new philanthropy website that serves as a giving platform where philanthropists can connect with organizations, non-profit charities, and needy people in today’s society. Philanthropy entails giving a true purpose… Read More

Ryan Lewis’ 30/30 Project Tops Crowdfunding Campaign Goal on Indiegogo

Ryan Lewis

Excited to share the special news, American rapper Ryan Lewis took to his Twitter account on Thursday to announce the 30/30 Project, which will help build HIV clinics in Malawi, has smashed its original crowdfunding campaign goal on Indiegogo and raised $137,600 from 1,200 backers. Immediately following the closing of the campaign, Mr. Lewis wrote: A… Read More

Craig Newmark and CrowdRise Launch Crowdfunding CampaignTo Support American Heroes

Veterans Charity Challenge 2

Craig Newmark’s craigconnects and Crowdrise launched the second annual Veterans Charity Challenge on Thursday morning, expanded to benefit police and fire fighter nonprofit, in addition to veterans and military charities. This year’s “Veterans Charity Challenge 2” is a follow-up campaign, which raised more than $445,000 for veteran, military and their family-affiliated nonprofits. It is set… Read More

GiveForward Announces It Reached $100 Million in Donations

GiveForward

One of the top medical crowdfunding websites, GiveForward announced on Thursday that it has helped raised a total of $100 million for more than 100,000 medical fundraisers over the past six years. By achieving this milestone, GiveForward has delivered on its mission to empower compassion many times over to consumers across the globe.  From five… Read More

Silicon Valley Gives Raises $7.9 Million in 24 Hours

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More than 14,600 donors came together to support over 650 charitable organizations in Silicon Valley in a one day event that raised an incredible $7.9 million.  The first ever day of giving event was powered by crowdfunding platform Razoo. “It is incredibly gratifying to see how generously Silicon Valley residents and companies responded to the… Read More

YouCaring Announces Its Users Have Raised Over $100M in Crowdfunding Campaigns

YouCaring

Sharing some exciting news about its progress, Tampa-based crowdfunding platform YouCaring has announced its users have raised more than $100M in campaigns. Founded in 2011, the site is considered as the second-most popular site for philanthropy fundraisers. CrowdsUnite recently named the site as a top platform for its kind, beating other portals. “We are grateful… Read More

Brief: Pozible & GiveNow Form Partnership

GiveNow

Australian crowdfunding platform Pozible has formed a new partnership with  Australia’s leading charitable fundraising platform GiveNow.  The charity platform GiveNow sees an opportunity to benefit from the project based approach that Pozible offers.  The two organizations are working together to enable approved organizations to accept donations directly from Pozible – next to or in lieu… Read More

Jacksonville Center for the Arts Prepares Indiegogo Campaign

Jacksonville center for the arts

Ready to expand its already growing community, Floyd’s Jacksonville Center for the Arts is launching its own crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo. The nonprofit art center is hoping to raise funds to meet a variety of needs, including a bedrock of an endowment. Sharing details about the campaign, marketing coordinator for the organization, Lee Chichester stated, “We’ve… Read More

Crowdfunding site Techbridge Enables Nonprofits to Raise Money for Tech Projects

TechBridge

TechBridge has announced the launch of the TechBridge Nonprofit Exchange, the first crowdfunding website that enables nonprofits to raise funds for technology projects that will increase their capacity to serve their respective communities. “Nonprofits recognize the role of technology in increasing their capacity to serve. Eighty-three percent of nonprofits surveyed in a 2010 Johns Hopkins… Read More

BerryWhite Launches £300,000 Equity Offer on Crowdcube

BerryWhite

Hoping to mainstream its delicious products, BerryWhite launched its crowdfunding campaign to raise £300,000 on Crowdcube earlier this month. The company manufactures, markets and sells non-carbonated organic fruit drinks. The drinks are packaged in a 330ml glass bottle and certified organic. They are blended from naturalnon-GMO fruits, and because of the no added sugars or an additive,… Read More

Nonprofit Platform Onefund Launches First Crowdfunding Campaign

Onefund

It launched its website earlier this month, and now the new crowdfunding platform for nonprofit endeavors Onefund is sharing more details about its goal of becoming a global service.  Created by a group of Boulder, Colorado residents, platform aims “to provide a mechanism that will help nonprofit organizations and initiatives raise money they need.” According… Read More

CrowdRise Receives $23 Million Led by Fred Wilson & Union Square Ventures

Crowdrise

According to reports CrowdRise has received a significant investment of $23 million led by Fred Wilson and Union Square Ventures, including Spark Capital, Index Ventures, RatPac, CAA Ventures, UTA Ventures and Bezos Expeditions.  Wilson was one of the first big backers in Kickstarter. CrowdRise is a donations based crowdfunding platform that includes well known actor… Read More

Charitable Crowdfunding Site Jumbow Partners with Tiger Woods Foundation

Tiger Woods on Jumbow

Jumbow has announced their official launch and partnership with the Tiger Woods Foundation. Consumers can go online and pay as little as $10 for a chance to win one-on-one experiences with iconic athletes, celebrities and more, and get 100% of their donation back. “We are thrilled to bring Jumbow to the masses and rollout our… Read More

Update: YouTube Phenom PewDiePie Trumps $250K Indiegogo Crowdfunding Goal For Save The Children

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PewDiePie is one of a rare breed of YouTube phenomenon. In fact, he’s king of the mountain… he can lay claim to the most subscriptions for a YouTube channel in history. As he has done in the past, he launched a crowdfunding campaign via Indiegogo seeking $250,000 from the crowd for Save The Children, a… Read More