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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

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

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