Tagged: nonprofit

Brief: iDonate Announces Peer-to-Peer Support for Nonprofits

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Charity fundraising website, iDonate, announced on Friday the launch of its new peer-to-peer support that is dedicated to nonprofits. This new service reportedly enables organizations to support their causes by creating individual, team or event-centered crowdfunding programs that tap into personal networks. Ray Gary, CEO of… Read More

Brief: Funds From Viral Kanye West GoFundMe Campaign to be Donated to Music Education Nonprofit, Notes for Notes

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GoFundMe announced on Thursday the funds originally raised by campaign organizer Jeremy Platt to “Get Kanye Out of Debt” will be allocated to music education-focused nonprofit, Notes for Notes. Notes for Notes is a nonprofit organization that designs, equips, and staffs Boys & Girls Clubs… Read More

RE-volv’s Andreas Karelas Reveals: How Indiegogo Helped Me Start a Nonprofit Organization

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Opening up about his experience with Indiegogo, RE-volv founder Andreas Karelas revealed how the global crowdfunding platform helped get the nonprofit organization, which finances community-based solar energy projects with a revolving fund, off the ground. Karelas first started brainstorming for RE-volv when he was laid… Read More

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

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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

Give To Cure Offers Tips For Smart Giving As Part of #GivingTuesday Festivities

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As nonprofit organizations prepare for this year’s #GivingTuesday, Give to Cure offers up tips for those looking to give to various charities on December 1st. Suzanne Kwok, executive director of Give To Cure, stated: “With so many charities to consider, many individuals are looking for smart… Read More

YouCaring Teams Up With Eagle & Badge Foundation of Los Angeles to Raise Funds For LAPD Officers & Families

Peter R. Repovich

Nonprofit crowdfunding platform, YouCaring, announced on Wednesday that it is partnering with the Eagle & Badge Foundation of Los Angeles, a nonprofit created by members of the Los Angeles Police Protective League and members of the community, raise funds for the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD)… Read More

CrowdRise Kicks Off Holiday Season With “World’s Largest” Virtual Reality Tower on #GivingTuesday

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CrowdRise Calls All U.S. Nonprofits to Participate in Holiday Challenge offering $250,000 In Prize Money to Organizations that Fundraise the Most During Holiday Season CrowdRise, the crowdfunding platform for good, announced on Wednesday its second annual Giving Tower campaign for #GivingTuesday, on December 1, 2015. The Giving Tower,… Read More

Give To Cure Launches Crowdfunding Nonprofit to Accelerate Drug Clinical Trials (Infographic)

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This week, Give To Cure announced the launch of its nonprofit platform that accelerates drug development through “cure-funding,” or funding promising clinical trials directly and transparently by harnessing the power of the crowd. Lou Reese, co-founder of Give To Cure, stated: “We’ve created a science-driven community that… Read More

Kimbia Enhances Salesforce Integration Capabilities

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On Thursday, crowdfunding platform Kimbia announced a planned release of its next generation Salesforce integration. Aligned with Salesforce Foundation’s commitment to improving how nonprofits engage and connect with supporters, the Kimbia platform can now integrate with virtually any Salesforce solution, including NGO Connect, Nonprofit Starter Pack (NPSP)… Read More

United Way’s Do More 24 Giving Day Raises Record $1.4M for DC Metro Nonprofits

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The third annual Do More 24 crowdfunding campaign powered by United Way of the National Capital Area (United Way NCA) raised more than $1.4 million in online donations and sponsor support on June 4 for hundreds of nonprofits serving the District of Columbia, Northern Virginia,… Read More

New Crowdfunding and Giving Days Model Finds Growing Success Among Orthodox Jewish Nonprofits

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A new crowdfunding and giving days model from crowdfunding platform Charidy has developed an increasingly popular equation for success: heft of major donors + 24-hour-only campaign + all-or-nothing funding contingency = 100 percent campaign success rate (according to the crowdfunding platform), notes a recent story in the… Read More

Worldbuilders Launches Annual Geeks Doing Good Indiegogo Initiative to Raise Funds For Heifer International

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Kicking off its annual Geeks Doing Good crowdfunding efforts, Worldbuilders recently launched the 8-day campaign on Indiegogo to raise $35,000 for Heifer International, an organization that is seeking to put an end to poverty and hunger throughout the world. Worldbuilders, charity founded by author Pat Rothfuss, was… Read More

ABC’s The View Showcases Indiegogo Campaign Organizer & Nonprofit Fashion Organization RUNWAY OF DREAMS

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ABC’s THE VIEW is featuring today a Runway of Dreams fashion show in which differently-abled kids and teens model adaptive versions of popular fashions. The nonprofit organization recently launched an Indiegogo campaign to raise funds that will enable the organization to create the modified product samples needed to further… Read More

Brief: Baltimore’s Non-Profit Organization Section1 Launches Series A Funding Round.

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Earlier this week, Baltimore non-profit organization, Section1, opened its new Series A funding round in hopes of revitalize a 3.5-acre abandon site in the city’s art scene under Jones Falls Expressway ready for public view. The organization is dedicated to transforming, vacant, underutilized, or derelict sites… Read More

Brief: Katy Perry Fans Hit Indiegogo For Super Bowl Halftime Shark Suits

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Keeping the excitement of the Super Bowl XLIX alive, fans of singing sensation, Katy Perry, have taken to Indiegogo in an effort to get their very own Super Bowl halftime show shark suit. Adding some fun with his charity efforts, environmentalist David Lam launched a campaign… Read More

MobileCause Unleashes New Crowdfunding Initiative for Nonprofits

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MobileCause, a mobile, social and online fundraising platform, has released its newest service, crowdfunding for nonprofits. This new product empowers organizations to conveniently raise donations through volunteers, board members, donors and staff. Differing from traditional crowdfunding for projects, MobileCause crowdfunding pages can be setup on a… Read More

Indiegogo Announces Campaign Benefits For #GivingTuesday 2014

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With consumers prepping for the upcoming holidays, along with Black Friday and Cyber Monday, organizations from all around the world, including PayPal,  JustGiving, eBay, and Discover, have teamed up to celebrate this year’s #GivingTuesday. Now, global crowdfunding giant, Indiegogo, has also announced its support for… Read More

Nonprofit Code.Org Launches Indiegogo Campaign For New Computer Science Program

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Nonprofit computer science organization Code.Org debuted its crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo earlier this week to raise $5,000,000 for its new program called, An Hour of Code For Every Student. This gives 100 million students through the world an opportunity to have one hour per day of computer… Read More

Kickstarter’s Co-founder Launches New Service That is Dedicated to Helping Nonprofits

Perry Chen CEO of Kickstarter

Ready to bring his new project to life, Kickstarter’s co-founder and former CEO Perry Chen debuted a philanthropy service called Dollar a Day on Wednesday (October 1st). According to Re/Code, the platform is a email newsletter that features one nonprofit organization on a daily basis. Subscribers can sign… Read More

Creator of Potato Salad Kickstarter Holds PotatoStock 2014: Check Out Pictures!

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Over the past weekend, Ohio resident and creator the famous Potato Salad Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign, Zach “Danger” Brown, hosted PotatoStock 2014 in the state’s capital to give back to the Central Ohio homeless community. The free event featured performances by five bands, food trucks, and over… Read More