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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

WeAre8, a Social Platform Where Donations are Made for Watching Ads, Secures £1,556,140 via Crowdcube

WeAre8, a B Corp social platform that enables people to be paid & donations made for watching ads, has acquired 157% (£1,572,140) of its £1,000,000 target from 660 investors (at the time of writing) through its crowdfunding campaign carried out via Crowdcube (with 23 days… Read More

The Giving Block Creates Crypto Donations Fund for Miami Nonprofits

The Giving Block, a Shift4 company, has announced the launch of the “Miami Impact Index Fund”, a fund that enables donors “to give to numerous local nonprofit organizations with a single crypto donation.” The Giving Block claims to be a leader in crypto philanthropy, “making… 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

Crypto Donations to Ukraine Now Over $83 Million

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Within a bit more than a week, following the unprovoked invasion by the Russian army, crypto donations to Ukraine have rocketed higher. While funds are being contributed by governments and international agencies, along with more traditional charity paths, crypto has risen to the occasion too… Read More

Visa to Double Match Employee Donations, Up to $1M to UNICEF, Red Cross Ukraine Response Funds

During the past few days, the team at Visa (NYSE: V) has been watching the tragic scenes in Ukraine with “deep sadness and disbelief.” The firm noted that their “hearts go out to the many people and families seeking safety, shelter and peace following the… Read More

More Than $20 Million in Crypto Donated to Ukraine, One Wallet Donated $3 Million

Crypto is shining when it comes to individuals expediting donations to Ukraine. Following Russia’s unprovoked invasion of the country, calls for donations, alongside government aid, have been posted on social media.  As has been tracked by Elliptic,  over $20 million in crypto has been donated… Read More

UK’s Pret Foundation Partners with Contactless Giving Week to Support Cashless Fundraising to Help the Homeless

The Pret Foundation has teamed up with Contactless Giving Week this December in order to raise awareness and support cashless fundraising for their ongoing work towards breaking the cycle of homelessness. Earlier in 2021, more than 40 Pret shops had been fitted with GoodBox contactless… Read More

Open Banking Excellence, Moneyhub Enterprise, Streeva to Offer QR Code Solution so it’s Easier for UK Charities to Take Donations

Over 25% of UK-based charities have seen their income levels decline in 2020 as the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak and related lockdown measures have negatively affected the nation’s businesses and individual consumers. Almost a third of UK organizations are now concerned regarding their future… Read More

Netherlands based Fintech Kinder Aims to Disrupt Complex Nature of Charitable Giving by Offering “Smart” Donation Tools

Amsterdam based Fintech firm Kinder has reportedly secured €500,000 in funding and may be planning to make an official announcement soon, according to Silicon Canals. The Fintech company could have raised more capital, however, some investors may have held back due to the economic challenges… Read More

Mobile Tech Platform Thyngs Joins Forces With Fidel to Increase Gift Aid Donations

Thyngs, a UK-based mobile technology platform, announced on Friday it has joined announced on Friday it was teamed up with card-linking API provider Fidel to allow charities to earn more funding through Gift Aid donations. According to Thyngs, the new partnership is aiming to make… Read More

Payments Service Provider Thyngs and Charities Trust to Help UK Charities Secure Funding, Following Coronavirus Outbreak

Charities in the United Kingdom are currently experiencing major challenges due to the deadly Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Payments services provider Thyngs has partnered with the Charities Trust, in order to introduce a new way to assist the UK’s charities sector with raising funds from people… Read More

Ripple Donates $200,000 to Tipping Point Emergency Response Fund and Silicon Valley Community Foundation’s COVID-19 Regional Response Fund

San Francisco-based Fintech Ripple has announced that it will be donating $200,000 to two different non-profit entities. The donations have been made to help combat and prevent the further spread of the deadly and highly contagious coronavirus (COVID-19). There are now over 532,000 reported coronavirus… Read More

 Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Announces $3 Million Donation to Support Those Affected By COVID-19

  Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) announced on Friday it is donating $3 million to support communities in which it serves across the U.S. Latin America and Canada, as well as clients and colleagues, that are affected by the coronavirus pandemic.  MUFG reported that in… Read More

American Express Launches Matching Donations Program to Raise Up to $1 Million For Communities Impacted By the Coronavirus Pandemic

American Express (NYSE: AXP) announced on Wednesday it is continuing its support of organizations combatting COVID-19 with the launch of a donation matching program to help feed local communities impacted in the U.S. The credit card giant reported that the program is part of its… Read More

American Cancer Society Partners With BitPay to Accept Bitcoin Donations

Non-profit cancer research organization American Cancer Society is now accepting bitcoin donations through its collaboration with global blockchain payments provider BitPay. According to Coindesk, BitPay has handled more than $50 million in donations since 2017 for various organizations, including American Red Cross, BitGive Foundation, United… Read More

PayPal Surpasses $100 Million in Donations During GivingTuesday 2019

Payments platform giant PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) recently announced it surpasses $100 million during GivingTuesday 2019. According to PayPal, GivingTuesday is a global giving movement empowering people and organizations to transform their communities and create the world they want to live in. “In a world that… Read More

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

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