Tagged: charity

Digital Bank OakNorth and Founders4Schools to Support Students with Education and Career Opportunities

OakNorth, a regulated digital bank, and Founders4Schools, an ed-tech charity for teachers, have announced a new partnership to support 100,000 secondary school students -16 year-olds) – “including 40,000 from disadvantaged socioeconomic backgrounds – over the next three years.” The program will provide secondary school students… Read More

Crypto Education: Philcoin, the Blockchain Platform Focused on Philanthropy, Partners with Repton Family of Schools in the UAE

Philcoin, the blockchain platform dedicated to philanthropy, announces its collaboration with the Repton Family of Schools in the UAE. This partnership, part of Excella‘s esteemed network of high-performing K-12 institutions, promises to “turn student achievements into tools for fostering philanthropy through cryptocurrency tokens.” As the… Read More

Revolut, Game4Ukraine to Raise Funds for Reconstruction of Ukrainian School

Revolut, the global financial super app with more than 30 million customers worldwide, has partnered with the charity match Game4Ukraine, which will take place on August 5th at Stamford Bridge Stadium in London. Two teams lineup, captained by ambassadors of the fundraising platform UNITED24, Andriy… Read More

Financial Tech Firm Daffy.org Launches Daffy for Devs – Open APIs to Help Fintechs Integrate Giving Into Apps

Daffy.org, the modern platform and community for charitable giving, today announces the launch of its open APIs designed to make it easier to bring giving into every financial budgeting app, investing app, e-commerce site, and marketplace. By integrating Daffy into their applications and services, companies… Read More

Malaysia: Maybank Introduces Savings Campaign Providing Opportunities to Donate to Charity

Maybank & Maybank Islamic have launched the You Save & Pledge, We Donate #ForYou campaign, which is described as “a unique, first-of-its-kind savings campaign that offers customers both the opportunity to win cash prizes as well as a chance to donate to charitable organizations.” This… Read More

PayPoint Introduces Charitable Donation Platform

After the appointment of Jason Levy to lead its Strategic Development and Partnership plans in the charity sector, digital payments provider PayPoint is launching PayPoint Donate. PayPoint Donate brings together a digital solution to offer charities and their supply partners with an integrated platform to… Read More

The Ukraine Government Creates Website to Raise Money via Crypto Donations, Partners with FTX, Kuna, everstake

In the early days of the Russian invasion, the Ukrainian government, along with other charities and independent media, leveraged cryptocurrency to expedite transfers of money in the form of donations. By accepting crypto, Ukraine benefits from the speed of transfer – instantaneous – and the… Read More

NFTs: Ukraine to Issue Non Fungible Tokens for War Funding After Securing $52M+ in Crypto Donations

Ukraine is reportedly funding its war against Russia by appealing to the global crypto community. This, as the nation will soon introduce non-fungible tokens (NFTs) in order to help support financially its armed forces. Mykhailo Fedorov, the Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine, recently confirmed that… Read More

Cryptocurrency Donations have Increased Considerably, with The Giving Block, Fidelity Charitable Taking BTC, ETH, LTC

Cryptocurrency donations have increased considerably along with the Bitcoin price (and those of Ethereum as well as other major altcoins). Last year, Fidelity Charitable investors reportedly donated over $330 million in digital currency, which is over 12x the amount provided back in 2020, according to… Read More

Digital Asset Firm Coinbase Shares Progress Report on its Giving Initiative

In May 2021, the team at digital assets firm Coinbase (NASDAQ: COIN) had announced the launch of Coinbase Giving. As explained in a blog post, Coinbase Giving is the operational “embodiment” of their ongoing commitment to Pledge 1%, which is the firm’s “promise to dedicate… Read More

UK’s Metro Bank Introduces Magic Money Christmas Tree Campaign to Raise Funds for Children’s Charities

Metro Bank (LSE:MTRO), the United Kingdom’s community bank, has introduced its Magic Money Christmas Tree marketing campaign with the goal to raise funds via a gold coin mechanism for various children’s charities through its 78 stores. Created by Metro Bank’s in-house studio and domestic agencies… Read More

UK Payments Fintech Thyngs Secures £214,864 from 144 Investors via Seedrs

Thyngs, a platform for supporting touch-free instant payments from any physical marketing asset with a key focus on the Charity sector, has secured 85% (£214,864) of its £250,000 target (with 27 days left in the sale), as part of is crowdfunding campaign via Seedrs. Based… Read More

Tide Charity Reportedly Awards  £175,000 to Small Businesses Impacted By COVID-19 Pandemic

  UK-based challenger bank Tide recently announced its Tide Charity has donated £175,000 to small businesses that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Tide, the charity launched in November 2020 in partnership with the Daily Mail, Karren Brady, and The Federation of Small Businesses. Its mission is… Read More

U.S. Fintech Vennfi Raises $2.3 Million Through Seed Funding Round

Vennfi, a U.S.-based fintech focused on tax-exempt payments and the creator of Charityvest, reportedly secured $2.3 million through its seed funding round. According to FinsMes, the round, which comes just a little over six months after the startup raised $1.1 million through its pre-seed round, was… Read More

U.S. Fintech Vennfi Secures $1.1 Million Through Pre-Seed Funding Round

Vennfi, a U.S.-based fintech focused on tax-exempt payments and the creator of Charityvest, announced on Wednesday it secured $1.1 million through its pre-seed funding round. Founded in 2016, Charityvest focuses on enhancing the giving experience for donors by creating “Charity Funds,” which is a fund… Read More

COVID-19 Relief: Pakistan’s Digital Payments Firm EasyPaisa to Help Government Organizations Distribute Funds Following Coronavirus Outbreak

Earlier this month, Pakistan’s Easypaisa, a local provider of online financial services, teamed up with Zakat and Ushr department of the Government of (the province of) Punjab, in order to distribute funds to locals who have been impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and resulting… Read More

Revolut Works with Anti-Poverty Charity Trussell Trust Food Bank

Digital bank Revolut has partnered with the Trussell Trust food bank in the UK to enable Revolut users to donate in-App to individuals in need. Revolut made the decision to implement a direct donation feature in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The company says… Read More

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