Tagged: non profit

How to raise $16 million from crowdfunding in one day

Minnesota’s GiveMNraised $16.3 million in one day using crowdfunding site Razoo in November of 2012. In what has become a major annual event in the nonprofit community in Minnesota, 4,381 nonprofits participated, raising money from 53,339 people on “Give to the Max Day.” The Community Foundation of Utah (with… Read More

Fundly And Charity Dynamics Launch Crowdfunding Partnership

Crowdfunding-for-good platform, Fundly, today announced that Charity Dynamics, a leading online marketing agency focused on leveraging technology for nonprofits, has become a Fundly Premier Partner. As a Fundly Premier Partner, Charity Dynamics will be certified to create and launch customized, integrated crowdfunding campaigns on Fundly’s… Read More

Nonprofit Startups Are Just Like Their Counterparts

What’s different about building a successful for-profit and nonprofit startup? Not much, according to Paul Graham, founder of Y Combinator, an elite accelerator program in Mountain View, Calif., that accepted a nonprofit for the first time this month, Watsi.org. “You could never tell there was… Read More

Fundraising for Charity Using Crowdfunding

It used to be that most organizations fundraising for charity had to do so the old fashioned way, whether that be by direct (snail) mail, specific events, or in person solicitations.  These were all methods which could be very successful, but these methods were also exceptionally inefficient… Read More

Crowdfunding Predicted to Exceed $1 Billion in 2013 for Social Entrepreneurs

From the page of Forbes, Devin Thorpe declares Crowdfunding to play a major role in Social Entrepreneurship for 2013: Crowdfunding will become an integral, ongoing part of managing nonprofits and growing for-profit social enterprises. Crowdfunding for social ventures and nonprofits will exceed $1 billion, representing… Read More

Organizations turn to online fundraising for convenience, transparency

The idea behind online crowdfunding – a group of people coming together to collectively raise money for one big idea – has roots that are not grounded in technology, but rather in communities, reports The Vancouver Observer. WalkAmerica events have been taking place since the early… Read More

New Crowdfunding Website Helps Tampa Bay Nonprofits

The Money Crowd, a crowdfunding website designed for nonprofits in Tampa Bay, provides a new option for  community members to support the causes they care about. The site aims to give nonprofits an avenue to fundraise with little to no overhead and less administrative work… Read More

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