Tagged: charity

8 Social Media Strategies for Nonprofit Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

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Peer-to-peer (P2P) fundraising rallies your supporters together to reach your fundraising goal, as each person individually fundraises from their own networks. Since social media is a significant aspect of many people’s lives, creating a strategy for all the posting, tweeting, and sharing can help you… Read More

Rapper The Game & Son Returns to GoFundMe to Raise Funds For 3-Year-Old Shooting Victim

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Less than a month after teaming up with his son Harlem to raise funds on GoFundMe for Little Rock police officer Tommy Norman, rapper The Game has launched a new campaign on the crowdfunding platform for Zachaeus Waters, a three-year-old boy who was shot in the face… Read More

Brief: Worldbuilders Raises Over $100,000 During the Annual Geeks Doing Good Indiegogo Campaign


Worldbuilders recently kicked off its annual 7-day Geeks Doing Good campaign on Indiegogo to raise $30,000. Within a matter of four days, the initiative has raised over $100,000 from over 2500 backers. Established in 2008 by author Patrick Rothfuss, Worldbuilders seeks to bring the geek community for great… Read More

Crowdfunding & Corporate Philanthropy: Fundraising’s Next Dynamic Duo?


As you probably know, crowdfunding websites are one of the most popular fundraising options for nonprofits and individuals alike. It makes total sense: crowdfunding enables a group of people–small, large, or in between–to collectively raise money for a specific cause or charity. Plus, crowdfunding is incredibly… Read More

Bette Midler Promotes Crowdrise Initiative By Challenging Kim Kardashian to Use Her Selfies For Charity

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For those who are not up-to-date on the latest Twitter drama, earlier this week Kim Kardashian made headlines after she posted a naked selfie on the social media platform and some celebrities shared their opinion about the reality star’s need to show off her body,… Read More

John & Hank Green’s Annual Project For Awesome Initiative Captures Over $675,000 on Indiegogo

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Last week, Vlogbrothers hosts John and Hank Green launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise funds for their annual event, Project For Awesome. Project for Awesome was started in 2007 when a group of video creators decided it would be good, for one day… Read More

Naya Coin Partners with Lean In Los Angeles & K5 Ventures on “Positive Impact Currency”

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Naya Coin, a positive impact currency, is launching to help organizations incentivize social issues. The digital currency may be awarded to for verified employee volunteer work and used to purchase unique services from the App’s marketplace.  Naya Coin states its objective to help organizations create… Read More

Netwrix Launches Charity Program Through NonProfit Crowdfunding Platform GlobalGiving


Netwrix Corporation, a provider of IT auditing software that delivers complete visibility into IT infrastructure changes and data access, announced it has launched Netwrix Donation, a program to support charity projects worldwide. This new project will grant financial aid to the communities through a close… Read More

Nearly 300 Generosity by Indiegogo Campaigns Offer Up $2M So Far For 2015 #GivingTuesday


Gearing up for this year’s #GivingTuesday (December 1st), Generosity by Indiegogo announced that 296 campaigns and 17.9k donors have raised close to $2 million for towards the annual nonprofit event.  The platform revealed: “In 2014, 365 campaigns on Indiegogo raised over $10M for #GivingTuesday. We hope to… Read More

At Behest of White House, Kickstarter Raises Funds for UN Refugee Agency. Now Over $440,000

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Kickstarter is working with the White House once again. This time the project is a bit different though. Two weeks ago, the White House reached out to Kickstarter and asked if their platform could be utilized to aid in the refugee crisis that is besetting… Read More

Fashion for Change Seeks £300,000 on Crowdcube to Expand Online Fashion-Recycling Boutique

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Last week, Stroud-based startup Fashion for Change launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £300,000 for the expansion of its online fashion-recycling boutique. Fashion For Change, which was created by experienced entrepreneur Isla D’Aubigny, is described as an online fashion-recycling boutique dedicated to fundraising. It enables donors to easily… Read More

Crowdfunding With A Mobile Twist: One Of Africa’s First Mobile Crowdfunding Platforms, Orange Collecte, Launches In Ivory Coast

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Orange Collecte, a service to enable private individuals and charities to finance their projects, has added a mobile twist to crowdfunding by launching one of Africa’s first mobile crowdfunding platforms. Launched in Côte d’Ivoire last week in partnership with French charity-giving site HelloAsso, Orange Collecte is linked to Orange’s existing… Read More

Revlon Teams Up With Crowdrise to Launch LOVE IS ON Million Dollar Challenge

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Beauty brand, Revlon, announced on Thursday the second phase of its new philanthropic platform designed to have a greater impact on women’s health initiatives with the Revlon LOVE IS ON Million Dollar Challenge. The Revlon LOVE IS ON Million Dollar Challenge is inviting charities dedicated to three leading health… Read More

Charitable Giving Platform Omaze Collects $9M During Series A Funding Round Led by FirstMark Capital

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Omaze, a charitable giving platform, today announced it has closed a $9M Series A led by FirstMark Capital and including participation from early seed and angel investors: Michael Eisner’s Tornante Company, Vayner/RSE, Warby Parker co-founder and co-CEO Dave Gilboa, Boulevard Capital’s Dave Leyrer, CrossCut Ventures,… Read More

NachoBirthday Debuts New Crowdfunding Platform Dedicated to Honoring Birthdays & Charities

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Dallas-based NachoBirthday announced the launch of its grassroots crowdfunding platform, which aims to bring friends and family together in support of good causes everyday, not just on birthdays. NachoBirthday notably promotes fundraising for charities and community projects initiated by users, relying primarily on their social… Read More

“Bob’s Burger” Writer Wendy Molyneux Jokingly Launches GoFundMe Campaign to See “Entourage” Movie For Cancer Charity

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Despite her loathing for the HBO series Entourage, Wendy Molyneux, the writer of Bob’s Burger has launched a GoFundMe campaign with a mission to see the show’s upcoming film. Molyneux set up the campaign with a goal to raise $10,000, which would force her to “see the worst movie of the year and… Read More

UK Fundraising Platform JustGiving Goes Live With Crowdfunding Tool

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  JustGiving, a UK-based fundraising platform, has just gone live with its crowdfunding capabilities, offering crowdfunders the chance to be part of the JustGiving community of 12 million, according to a recent press release by the company. Since launching in 2001, JustGiving has enabled over 22 million people across 164… Read More

Austin’s 121Giving Launches Product Charity Marketplace & Crowdfunding Platform at SXSW 2015

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For donors and consumer givers who want to know that the money they donate to charity is making a tangible impact and serving real needs, Austin-based startup 121Giving today launched a new product marketplace and crowdfunding platform that enables donors to know where their giving… Read More

GiveALittle Raised $12.2 Million in New Zealand for 2014

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GiveALittle is a zero fees donation crowdfunding platform for New Zealanders. The no fee pledge is thanks to the owners the Spark Foundation who acquired the platform back in 2012.  The site has been doing the crowdfunding thing for about 8 years now and they are the… Read More