Tagged: edward norton

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

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

Update: Edward Norton, Humans of New York, & craigconnects’ “Supporting Syrian Refugees” Crowdrise Initiative Nears $460,000

Earlier this month, CrowdRise co-founder Edward Norton teamed up with Humans of New York (HONY) and craigsconnect to launch a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds for a Syrian refugee whose story had gone viral thanks to HONY’s Brandon Stanton and President Obama. Within an hour, the… Read More

Edward Norton’s CrowdRise Initiative for Syrian Refugee Surpasses $350,000 In Less Than 24-Hours

On Saturday, actor and CrowdRise co-founder Edward Norton launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds for a Syrian refugee whose story had gone viral thanks to Brandon Stanton of Humans of New York (HONY) and President Obama. Within an hour, the initiative secured raised over $100,000 for… Read More

CrowdRise Is Launching “Worlds Largest Charity Effort” for #GivingTuesday

Charitable crowdfunding platform, CrowdRise, is gearing up to launch the “worlds largest charity effort” to raise money for #GivingTuesday commencing on December 2, 2014.  Co-founded by actor Edward Norton, producer Shauna Robertson, and entrepreneurs Robert and Jeffrey Wolfe, CrowdRise has announced that it is also… Read More

Timberland Serv-a-Palooza Challenge Posts on CrowdRise

Outdoor lifestyle brand, Timberland has announced a partnership with charity platform CrowdRise.  Timberland has placed a “call for entries” for its inaugural “Timberland Serv-a-palooza Challenge” – a volunteerism competition the brand is hosting in partnership with CrowdRise. The six-week Challenge will encourage consumers to volunteer… Read More

Skoll Foundation, Huffington Post Partner for Crowdfunding Challenge on Crowdrise

The Skoll Foundation, founded in 1999 to generate change large scale change by aiding innovators, is partnering with The Huffington Post to launch a crowdfunding challenge entitled “Skoll Social Entrepreneurs Challenge”.  The partnership is working with charity crowdfunding platform Crowdrise.  The competition runs until November… Read More