Tagged: crowdrise

GoFundMe Just Acquired Biggest Competitor in YouCaring Acquisition

“The world’s largest social fundraising platform” is about to get even larger, GoFundMe has just acquired rival YouCaring. The acquisition was announced late Tuesday in a pair of blog posts on the respective platforms. “It became clear to both us and them over the last… Read More

GoFundMe Announces “CrowdRise by GoFundMe” Social Fundraising Solution for Nonprofits

Just one year after announcing its CrowdRise acquisition, crowdfunding platform GoFundMe announced CrowdRise by GoFundMe, which is described as a new product that builds on the strengths of these two platforms to offer the best overall fundraising solution for nonprofits. According to GoFundMe,  CrowdRise by… Read More

CrowdRise & GoFundMe Announce More Than $400,000 Was Raised on Both Platforms for the Women’s March 2018

Just a few days before the second annual Women’s March on Washington and Women’s Marches took place around the globe, GoFundMe and CrowdRise announced that more than $400,000 was raised on their crowdfunding platforms for the historical cause. The funding portal revealed: “This week marks… Read More

CrowdRise Teams Up With Greenroom for New Football Initiative “My Cause My Cleats”

On Monday, crowdfunding platform CrowdRise announced it has formed a partnership with celebrity video chat platform Greenroom to launch a new football charitable initiative, My Cause My Cleats. According to the duo, NFL fans who donate on CrowdRise to Philadelphia Eagles’ Carson Wentz’s AO1 Foundation have a… Read More

Newman’s Own Foundation Partners With CrowdRise to Launch $500,000 Holiday Challenge

Newman’s Own Foundation, founded by the late actor and philanthropist Paul Newman, announced on Monday it has teamed up with CrowdRise to sponsor the crowdfunding platform’s annual Holiday Challenge. The duo revealed that from November 21st, prior to Giving Tuesday 2017, through January 3rd qualifying nonprofits will engage in… Read More

Singer-Songwriter Shawn Mendes Teams up With the American Red Cross to Launch Mexico Earthquake Relief Campaign on Crowdrise

On Friday, singer-songwriter Shawn Mendes announced he is partnering with the American Red Cross to raise funds and bring awareness to those in need after the devastating earthquake hit Mexico earlier this week.  The initiative was launched on crowdfunding platform CrowdRise. The campaign’s description reads: “On September 19, while I… Read More

Salma Hayek Donates $100,000 Through Mexico Earthquake Relief Initiative on Crowdrise

On Wednesday, actress, producer, and humanitarian Salma Hayek launched a crowdfunding campaign on CrowdRise dedicated to her native country Mexico after the devastating earthquakes. Hayek also donated $100,000 to the campaign. The Central Mexico 7.1 magnitude earthquake occurred on Tuesday and has reportedly killed more than 200 people and is considered the most devastating earthquake since the 1985… Read More

Newman’s Own Foundation Teams Up With CrowdRise For Annual Holiday Giving Campaign

CrowdRise announced on Tuesday its annual holiday giving campaign will be sponsored by Newman’s Own Foundation, with $500,000 in funding and matching donations for participating charities. The Challenge, which launches November 21st, is now accepting charity applications. To provide charities an even greater holiday campaign… Read More

Harlem Globetrotters Team Up With CrowdRise For New American Red Cross Initiative

On Tuesday, famous traveling basketball organization the Harlem Globetrotters announced it has teamed up with crowdfunding platform CrowdRise for a new American Red Cross initiative. According to the team, this new initiative will offer fans a chance to win a trip for four to Hawaii… Read More

Macy’s Kicks Off Shop For a Cause Charity Challenge on CrowdRise

On Thursday, retail giant Macy’s announced the launch of its twelfth annual Shop For A Cause Program and kicked off a new charity challenge on crowdfunding platform, CrowdRise. According to Macy’s and CrowdRise, charities looking to participate in this fundraising challenge must sign up now… Read More

CrowdRise Launches $300,000 Earth Day Roadmap Climate Challenge

On Thursday, online fundraising platform Crowdrise announced the launch of its $300,000 Earth Day Roadmap Climate Challenge, which is described as a competition for climate, conservation, energy, environmental and related non-profit organizations to compete for donations ranging from $10,000 to $100,000. According to the funding platform,… Read More

Actor Kal Penn Launches Crowdrise Campaign for Syrian Refugees & Quickly Raises More Than $500,000

Following a confrontation on Instagram, actor Kal Penn has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Crowdrise dedicated to the Syrian refugees. Within a matter of days, the initiative has successfully secured over $500,000. According to Vulture, Penn sought to help the refugees after an Instragram commented… Read More

GoFundMe Announces CrowdRise Acquisition

On Tuesday, global crowdfunding platform GoFundMe announced it has officially acquired CrowdRise, an online fundraising platform for charities and non-profits. According to GoFundMe, CrowdRise will now focus on fundraising for charity and fundraising for individuals will be directed to GoFundMe. The funding portal also noted that… Read More

CrowdRise Announcement: Community Secures $4M on #GivingTuesday For Over 1,100 Causes

On Tuesday CrowdRise celebrated the 2016 #GivingTuesday with its annual Giving Tower Campaign. The crowdfunding platform announced $4 million was raised more than 1,100 participating charities competing for a $25,000 prize in the CrowdRise Giving Tower campaign. This year, the CrowdRise Giving Tower reportedly reached over… Read More

CrowdRise Debuts 2016 Giving Tower #GivingTuesday Platform, VR App, & Announces $25,000 Prize

On Wednesday, crowdfunding platform CrowdRise announced its annual Giving Tower campaign for #GivingTuesday on November 29th. The Giving Tower is described as an innovative and turnkey fundraising platform organization. The funding portal revealed: “For the last five years, CrowdRise has innovated around traditional holiday giving by… Read More

Brief: Lupus Foundation of America Launches “Cut It Out” Crowdfunding Initiative on Crowdrise

On Tuesday, the Lupus Foundation of America announced the launch of its new “Cut it Out” initiative on crowdfunding platform Crowdrise to raise $50,000. The campaign was created as a way to challenge others into cutting out small expenses (coffee, clothing, etc.) and donating the savings to… Read More

Crowdrise Launches 24-Hour Flash Fundraiser: Seeks to Help 1,200 Displaced Syrian Refugees in Greece

On Tuesday morning, crowdfunding platform Crowdrise announced the launch of a new 24-hour flash fundraiser. This new raise is seeking funds for 1,200 displaced Syrian refugees that are currently in Greece. TV personality, former pro soccer player, and two-time cancer survivor Ethan Zohn and his new… Read More

Brief: Crowdrise Teams Up With Center For Disaster Philanthropy For New High-Impact Disaster Fundraising

On Thursday, crowdfunding platform Crowdrise announced it formed a new partnership with the Center for Disaster Philanthropy for high-impact disaster fundraising. Sharing details about the new partnership, Robert Wolfe, co-founder and CEO of CrowdRise, stated: “We created CrowdRise to make it easier than ever to provide… Read More

Revlon Announces Second Annual Love Is On Million Dollar Crowdfunding Challenge

On Monday, cosmetic giant and long-time support of women’s health causes, Revlon, announced the launch of the second annual Love Is On million dollar crowdfunding challenge, which will take place on Crowdrise. Last year, the Revlon LOVE IS ON Million Dollar Challenge invited charities dedicated to… Read More

Craig Newmark & CrowdRise’s Fourth Annual Veterans Charity Challenge Secures Over $300,000 For 58 Non-Profits

On Friday, crowdfunding portal Crowdrise announced the Fourth Annual Veterans Charity Challenge successfully raised over $300,000 for nearly 60 non-profit organizations. The campaign, which is described as a joint effort by Craig Newmark, founder of craigslist and craigconnects and CrowdRise, was held between Memorial Day and July 6… Read More