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Revolut and Mastercard Join to Help Repair Schools in Mozambique

Leading digital bank Revolut is partnering with Mastercard to help repair four schools destroyed by  Cyclone Idai in Mozambique. The charitable project is also in support of Universal Children’s Day. According to Revolut, customers are able to round up their spare change and donate the… Read More

Digital Bank Revolut Adds Charity Feature that Enables Seamless Donations

Digital bank Revolut has announced a new feature that facilitates donations to charitable causes. Launched today, Revolut’s new in-app feature labeled “Donations”, allows customers to round up payments and donate the money to three international charities. Another option of the feature is to allow customers… Read More

UK Fintech & Digital Charity Box Pennies Surpasses 70 Million Consumer Digital Donations

Pennies, a UK-based fintech and digital charity box, has reportedly surpassed 70 million in consumer digital donations. Founded in 2010, Pennies revealed it is creating a “unique digital ecosystem” by using new technology to unlock millions of pounds in new giving. “Designed to fit with our… Read More

Game On! Monax’s New Blockchain-Based Game Benefits Charitable Organizations

Gamers ready? Monax, a smart contract and blockchain technology platform, has launched a new blockchain-based game called Marmota Prime, in which players win donations in kind to charitable organizations, including The Salvation Army, Toys for Tots and Edinburgh’s Royal Hospital for Sick Children. Beginning today, new challenges… Read More

USAID: All 43 Blockchain Charity Projects Studied Unwilling to Prove Claims

Three researchers at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) say that of none of 43 “blockchain for charity” projects they studied were willing or able to prove claims the new tech is revolutionizing the sector as claimed: “We found a proliferation of press releases, white… Read More

Why the Charity Sector Desperately Needs to Adopt Blockchain Technology

Currently, all eyes are fixed on the financial applications of blockchain technology. The idea of transferring money between two parties without a bank’s involvement is revolutionary stuff. Transferring money for charitable purposes is also fraught with middlemen. Charities, just like financial institutions, are beset by… Read More

GoodBox Surpasses £1.8 Million on Seedrs, Uses Tech to Connect Donors with UK Charities

GoodBox, a techcompany focused on building solutions that connects donors and causes, has secured over £1.8 million from over 460 investors — including Tennis star Andy Murray — on its Seedrs’ crowdfunding campaign. GoodBox has set a funding goal of £2.4 million for a 23.21% percent… Read More

JustPark Advisor & Former CEO Alex Stephany Comments on New Crowdfunding Platform Beam Targeting London Homeless Population

Over 8,000 people are sleeping on UK streets. Over 200,000 “hidden homeless” people live in temporary accommodations such as hostels. New crowdfunding platform Beam founder Alex Stephany is making a difference and addressing London’s growing homeless problem, one person at a time. The result is Beam, a… Read More

Razoo Management, a Charity Crowdfunding Site, Buys Out Founder Legatum

Razoo, a crowdfunding platform for charitable giving, has announced that its management has successfully concluded a buyout of the business from global investment firm and founder of Razoo, the Legatum Group. Razoo was founded in 2006 and has since enabled $550 million in donations globally…. Read More

New Fundraising Platform DonorSee Seeks to Improve the Charity Industry

DonorSee is described as a new fundraising platform specifically to improve the charity industry. Its goal is to change the way people support charities with complete transparency. Instead of giving to a large charity that may fall short of the mark or simply has huge… Read More

5 Nonprofit P2P Fundraising Lessons We Learned This Year

As legislation changes and technology advances, peer-to-peer fundraising is developing as a fundraising tool in the nonprofit world. These developments can pose interesting challenges for nonprofits, as well as opportunities to capitalize on advances in social networking and fundraising strategy. Social networking is steadily evolving… Read More

7 Crowdfunding Trends That Nonprofits Can Learn From

The success of crowdfunding as a whole isn’t something that nonprofits can ignore. Nonprofits, in the constant state of needing more donations, can learn from the more lucrative crowdfunding trends. In fact, nonprofits have already started applying crowdfunding techniques to their online fundraising channels. These… Read More

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

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

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

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

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”

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

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