Tagged: donations

Revolut Works with WWF and The Rainforest Alliance to Provide Donations to Amazon Rainforest

Digital bank Revolut is working with WWF and The Rainforest Alliance regarding the emergency appeal to support those dealing with the devastation caused by fire to the Amazon rainforest. Revolut has a donations feature as part of its bank application. Revolut initially launched this past… Read More

Crypto Donation Platform WeTrust Spring Offers Matching Campaign Through Giving Tuesday

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WeTrust Spring, a donation platform that allows social entrepreneurs and nonprofits to raise funds via crypto, has announced that it will match 100% of every individual’s ETH donations, up to $100,000 through Giving Tuesday, November 27th. WeTrust co-founder and CEO George Li said they are… Read More

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

Many Donation Campaigns Quickly Created Following Fire at Grenfell Tower in West London

The Grenfell Tower Fire in West London was covered around the world on cable television yesterday. The tower block was utterly engulfed in flames. Countless lives were lost with horrific stories of people jumping from windows to avoid the tragic fire. Not only were lives… Read More

Non Profits are Thinking About Crowdfunding All Wrong

We don’t do crowdfunding. I can’t tell you how often I hear these words, spoken with such confidence, by the head of a major non-profit. I’ve come to realize there are many reasons for this initial hesitation, and it’s a combination of many things, but… Read More

Micro-Donation Platform Spotfund Launches, Targets Philanthropic Millenials

Spotfund, a mobile micro-donation platform, today launched its iOS app. Targeting millennials, Brooklyn-based Spotfund allows users to fund causes and current events with only $1, $2 or $3.  Donations made through Spotfund are tax deductible. At the end of each monthly billing cycle, Spotfund provides an itemized receipt of all… 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

NachoBirthday Debuts New Crowdfunding Platform Dedicated to Honoring Birthdays & Charities

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

MobileCause Unleashes New Crowdfunding Initiative for Nonprofits

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

University of Colorado Turns to Crowdfunding For Eight Projects

Ready to raise some funds its beautiful Boulder campus, The University of Colorado is turning to crowdfunding for eight projects. According to the Daily Camera, CU will be announcing several campaigns in two weeks for the campus ranging from undergrad research to departmental programs. Daily… Read More

Ryan Lewis Launches 30/30 Project Campaign on Indiegogo

Raising funds for a cause so close to him, American rapper Ryan Lewis launched the 30/30 Project campaign on Indiegogo and is seeking to raise $100,000 to help build HIV clinics in Malawi. During a recent interview, Mr. Lewis revealed that his mother, Julie Lewis,… Read More

Update: YouTube Phenom PewDiePie Trumps $250K Indiegogo Crowdfunding Goal For Save The Children

PewDiePie is one of a rare breed of YouTube phenomenon. In fact, he’s king of the mountain… he can lay claim to the most subscriptions for a YouTube channel in history. As he has done in the past, he launched a crowdfunding campaign via Indiegogo… Read More

Ukranian Defense Ministry Seeks Crowdfunding Donations In Campaign

It may not be taking place online, but a crowdfunding campaign is seeking cash to support the Ukranian Defense Ministry and, by proxy, the Ukranian Army. Donations are being taken in part via cell phone, and supporters are being encouraged to text “565.” The text… Read More

Brief: DonorsChoose’s Charles Best On Live Q&A Today With Tim Ferriss, Alexis Ohanian

Fast Company editorial director Jill Bernstein will be holding a live Q&A today discussing how to “harness the power of the crowd to make something positive happen.” The session starts at noon EST. The session features Charles Best, Founder and CEO of DonorsChoose.org (pictured, right). DonorsChoose… Read More

A Napster Co-founder, Child Support And A Crowdfunding Campaign

After numerous attempts , we’ve been ignored by her own father who is well aware of our need for monetary support. She is only 2, and our tries have been ignored. She has been completely deserted by her other parent, who she does not even… Read More

After Crowdfunding Success, Lumo BodyTech Giving Back To Charities

What do you do when you’ve raised almost $500,000 on a goal of just $200,000? Lumo BodyTech wants to pay it forward to a few of their favorite charities. A self-hosted crowdfunding campaign for the Lumo Lift launched earlier this month amidst the Consumer Electronics… Read More

Ontario Couple Takes Heat Over GoFundMe Campaign, Planned Move To Scotland

An Ontario couple has a crowdfunding campaign live on GoFundMe now. It seeks a goal of $7,000 to help fund the couple’s planned move to Scotland. Thus far they’ve raised just over $400 to put toward that goal. Recently a piece on the campaign ran… Read More

“Small Can Be Big” Sees All Campaigns Funded with Twitter Help

Small Can Be Big local crowdfunding site is set up to help “local families in crisis” with 100% of the funds raised going to these families in need.   The site has raised over $640,000 since their launch aiding 484 families.  They do everything from… Read More

Did Facebook Just Quietly Enter The Crowdfunding Space?

Charities and nonprofits have something to celebrate today thanks to a new feature emerging from the Facebook camp. The world’s largest social network has added the option to solicit donations from visitors to a charity’s page and viewers of posts. A “Donate Now” button is… Read More

Tulane University Partners With Microryza To Crowdfund For Medical Research

Tulane University has just announced a partnership between Tulane’s School of Medicine and crowdfunding platform Microryza. Microryza is an industry leader in crowdfunding for medical research, and the platform will be used by Tulane researchers going forward in an effort to drive funding to medical… Read More

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