Tagged: #givingtuesday

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

GoFundMe Names #GivingTuesday 2016 Largest Single Day of Giving in Its Platform’s History After Campaigns Raise Over $7.4M

On Wednesday, GoFundMe announced campaigns on its crowdfunding platform raised more than $7.4 million on #GivingTuesday 2016. The website confirmed it was the largest single day of giving in its history. GoFundMe confirmed the campaigns on its platform received a 46% increase in funds from… Read More

Brief: YouCaring Announces Its Top 10 Crowdfunding Campaigns For 2016 #GivingTuesday

Following the 2016 #GivingTuesday, YouCaring announced its top 10 crowdfunding campaigns for the annual event, which was held yesterday (November 29th). The top 10 campaigns are listed below. Heat for the Sisters (Peekskill, NY): A group of nuns crowdfund to repair their convent. Yuan’s Dying… Read More

Brief: DonorsChoose Announces $500,000 #GivingTuesday GIVEaway

On Monday, education crowdfunding nonprofit DonorsChoose announced it is launching a new philanthropic giveaway on November 29 for the 2016#GivingTuesday. According to DonorsChoose, The #GivingTuesday GIVEaway will give 100 donors and teachers a chance to support additional classroom projects on its website, thanks to a $500,000 grant… 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

GoFundMe Announces #GoBeyondGiving Challenge

On Wednesday, GoFundMe announced its latest competition, the #GoBeyondGiving Challenge. The crowdfunding platform stated it is challenging people to continue the season of giving by launching a campaign on its site for those in need, community improvement projects, or a charity. By using the #GoBeyondGiving… Read More

Brief: YouCaring Announces “10 Most Compassionate Cities” of 2016 As Part of #GivingTuesday Festivities

With #GivingTuesday less than two weeks away, crowdfunding platform YouCaring announced the 10 Most Compassionate Cities of 2016. This list is based on total donations raised per 100,000 households, providing a list of cities whose compassion and caring helps those in need. Dan Saper, President of… Read More

Brief: United Nations Foundation Reports 25 Charities to Participate in #GivingTuesday & Announces New Marketing Approach

On Monday, the United Nations Foundation announced 25 charities are set to participate in 2016 #GivingTuesday. The annual global movement was founded in 2012 by New York’s 92nd Street Y in partnership with the United Nations Foundation and is described as a global day of… Read More

YouCaring Announces Give Back Campaign; Offers Up $10,000 to Fundraising Community Every Tuesday in December

Seeking to make #GivingTuesday more than just a one-day event, crowdfunding platform YouCaring announced a new initiative called the Give Back Campaign.  Every Tuesday throughout the month of December, the website will be offering a total of $10,000 to its fundraiser community.  The campaign’s description reads:… Read More

Classy Grows Platform Donations By 5X on #GivingTuesday; Social Impact Organizations Raise $3.4M from 30,000 People Around World

On #GivingTuesday, Classy, a fundraising and community mobilization platform, announced on Wednesday that it facilitated $3.4 million in online donations and also released the 2015 Classy 100, its annual showcase of top performing organizations on the Classy platform and the groundbreaking work they have achieved throughout the… Read More

Brief: CrowdRise’s Giving Tower Secures $3.8M For #GivingTuesday; Reveals Top Five U.S. States for Giving

On Tuesday, the CrowdRise Giving Tower for #GivingTuesday raised $3.8 million for over 1,000 charities. The virtual reality Giving Tower, which kicks off the crowdfunding platform’s annual charity Holiday Challenge, grew brick by brick throughout the course of the day, powered by donations, to 4,369… Read More

GoFundMe Unveils a New Report That Shows Technology’s Impact on Charitable Giving. Over $1 Billion in Donations in the Last Year (Infographic)

A new report released on #GivingTuesday shows that crowdfunding is rapidly becoming a major way that American’s give back to their community. The report, issued by GoFundMe, shows that donations on the crowdfunding platform alone totaled $1.09 billion, which puts crowdfunded giving on par with donations… Read More

Nearly 300 Generosity by Indiegogo Campaigns Offer Up $2M So Far For 2015 #GivingTuesday

Gearing up for this year’s #GivingTuesday (December 1st), Generosity by Indiegogo announced that 296 campaigns and 17.9k donors have raised close to $2 million for towards the annual nonprofit event.  The platform revealed: “In 2014, 365 campaigns on Indiegogo raised over $10M for #GivingTuesday. We hope to… Read More

Give To Cure Offers Tips For Smart Giving As Part of #GivingTuesday Festivities

As nonprofit organizations prepare for this year’s #GivingTuesday, Give to Cure offers up tips for those looking to give to various charities on December 1st. Suzanne Kwok, executive director of Give To Cure, stated: “With so many charities to consider, many individuals are looking for smart… Read More

Crowdrise Launches Second Annual Giving Tower Campaign & Virtual Reality App

On Tuesday, CrowdRise launched its second annual Giving Tower campaign and also debuted its interactive virtual reality (VR) experience app to help donors and charities to visualize social impact on #GivingTuesday. The Giving Tower campaign and free app offer charities and their supporters VR technology at no cost to bring to life… Read More

Brief: Brains Worldwide Foundation Joins #GivingTuesday Global Movement to Help Prevent Undetected Concussions in Children

The Brains Worldwide Foundation NPF announced this week that it is joining the global initiative, #GivingTuesday to help prevent undetected concussions for children. On #GivingTuesday, which will be held on December 1st, the foundation will launch a campaign through crowdfunding platform Indiegogo to help raise… Read More

Nonprofit Organization Easter Seals Forms Partnership With CrowdRise to Participate in 2015’s #GivingTuesday

Ready to kick off this year’s holiday season, nonprofit provider of services for individuals with autism, developmental disabilities, physical disabilities and other special needs, Easter Seals, announced on Tuesday it is participating in #GivingTuesday. Easter Seals is partnering with CrowdRise for its second annual Giving Tuesday campaign on… Read More

CrowdRise Kicks Off Holiday Season With “World’s Largest” Virtual Reality Tower on #GivingTuesday

CrowdRise Calls All U.S. Nonprofits to Participate in Holiday Challenge offering $250,000 In Prize Money to Organizations that Fundraise the Most During Holiday Season CrowdRise, the crowdfunding platform for good, announced on Wednesday its second annual Giving Tower campaign for #GivingTuesday, on December 1, 2015. The Giving Tower,… Read More

#GivingTuesday Drew In More than 26,000 Partners From Around the World to Celebrate the Unifying Power of Giving

This week, on the third annual #GivingTuesday, the new “opening day” of the holiday giving season, more than 20,000 partner organizations in the United States and more than 6,700 partners in dozens of additional countries across the globe came together to give back. Partners –… Read More

Nonprofit Crowdfunding Platform RallyUp Celebrates #GivingTuesday 2014 With Waived Fees

RallyUp, a crowdfunding platform that helps nonprofits take their fundraising efforts online, is honoring #GivingTuesday 2014 by waiving their normal service fees. Through the end of December, RallyUp is offering access to its entire fundraising platform for $0.99 per contribution to organizations that use the promo code GT2014…. Read More

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