Analysts: 'Giving Tuesday' Raised $46M for Charity - ABC News

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Analysts: ''Giving Tuesday'' Raised $46M for Charity - ABC News

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Mud, Color, Glow, Run, and Raise: The Rise of Multi-Charity Events

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In the United States, there are over 30,000 endurance type events that can benefit a singular charity or multiple charities. Commonly referred to as multi-charity events, they offer a handful of nonprofit organizations an opportunity to be a part of the same event.

Online charity donation portal raises over S$5m - Channel NewsAsia

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Online charity donation portal raises over S$5m - Channel NewsAsia : "SINGAPORE: In just over a year, Singapore's largest charity donation portal, SG Gives, has raised raised over S$5 million online for Singapore charities. Most of the donations went to the social service sector (63 per cent) and the health sector (36 per cent).". NPSingapore NPtech NPOnlineGiving

Book Review: “Charity Case”

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Dan Pallotta’s recent TED Talk, “The way we think about charity is dead wrong” , has garnered more than 1.2 These events raised $582 million in nine years and continue to shape event fundraising across the globe.

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CrowdRise Holiday Challenge Expects to Raise Over $1M for Charity

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While your nonprofit may be in the final sprint of planning its year-end fundraising campaigns, you may want to carve out extra time raising even more money by participating in the 3 rd annual Crowdrise Holiday Challenge. There is also an informative charity toolkit here.

Crazy Fundraising Events To Raise Money For Charity

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There is nothing like surfing the net for amazing and crazy stories of how people have raised money for charity to actually cheer the soul. Who knows, it may even inspire you to do something crazy to raise money for a charity yourself!

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New YouTube Feature Helps Charities Raise Money With Videos - Philanthropy.com

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New YouTube Feature Helps Charities Raise Money With Videos - Philanthropy.com: "Michael Hoffman, of See3 Communications, in Chicago, is using his See What’s Out There blog to spread the word about a new feature YouTube has created for charities in its YouTube Nonprofit Program

Online Auctions Raise Big Bucks for Charity

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Online Auctions Raise Big Bucks for Charity: "The Web has wrought a sea change in the way nonprofits raise funds through auctions. Charities have long hawked donated items through live auctions, where bidders try to outbid each other publicly, often with the help of a fast-talking auctioneer, or through so-called silent auctions that let potential donors browse through items, then submit bids in.

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Do Online Fund-Raising Contests Squeeze Out Foreign Charities? - Philanthropy.com

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Do Online Fund-Raising Contests Squeeze Out Foreign Charities? Philanthropy.com: "Do Online Fund-Raising Contests Squeeze Out Foreign Charities?Epic Epic Change, a charity raising money for a school in Tanzania, is a finalist in one of a mushrooming number of contests that enable Web users to vote for nonprofit groups.

Donations To Charities Increase 7 Percent

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Two thirds of American’s give to charity every year. In 2014 charities raised over $358 billion, a 7 percent increase, according to a new report by Giving USA. The report says this is the most amount of money that has been raised for charities in the last 60 years.

Norwegian Olympic Curlers' Pants Raising Money for Charity

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Norwegian Olympic Curlers' Pants Raising Money for Charity: "The Norway men's curling team made a huge splash at the Olympics with their audacious and colourful pants, sporting blue, white and red diamonds. You either love or you hate em. One MSN site calls them distracting, ugly and unflattering. But a Facebook page in their honour now has over half a million fans

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IRS Raises Questions About Charity Status of Mozilla Foundation - Philanthropy.com

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IRS Raises Questions About Charity Status of Mozilla Foundation - Philanthropy.com: "IRS Raises Questions About Charity Status of Mozilla FoundationTechnology experts are drawing attention to the fact that the Internal Revenue Service is raising questions about the Mozilla Foundation’s tax exempt status

Twitter, And Film, Help a Charity Raise Money - Philanthropy.com

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Twitter, And Film, Help a Charity Raise Money - Philanthropy.com: "But even before the film opens, CARE is encouraging its supporters to use Twitter to raise money and attention about the event. The charity’s “tweetathon,” which began March 2 and concludes today, enables anyone who includes”#apowerfulnoise” in a Twitter message to secure 50 cents in support for CARE from film-making company NCM.

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4 Ways Canadian Charities Can Improve Email Fundraising in 2019

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Last year for a research study, I signed up to get emails from 152 Canadian charities to see how they were capturing emails and then what they were sending when it came to fundraising (more on why and the research study here ).

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Twestival relaunches, using social media to raise money for global charities all year long - The Next Web

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Twestival relaunches, using social media to raise money for global charities all year long - The Next Web : But what if you could take the idea and go bigger? It’s with this in mind that Twestival is relaunching today with a new approach to fundraising for over 300 events. As of today, people around the world are invited to submit bids to run a Twestival in their area. Thus far over 50 cities around the world have already signed up to organize an event.

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Charities Raise Money with Text to Donate for Nepali Earthquake Relief

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Disaster relief organizations and charities across the globe are all trying to raise money in order to come to the aid of victims of the earthquake and help rebuild the affected areas. This past April, the country of Nepal suffered a 7.8

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New Study: How Much Money Do Peer-to-Peer Fundraisiers Raise For Charity?

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Combined, these organizations hosted more than 44,000 events and raised more than $1 billion online. This begs the question, who is really raising money? And just how much are these individuals raising? The more you ask people to suffer, the more money you will raise for charity events. This is one reason that endurance events like the Boston Marathon raise over $10M a year for charities.

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IHOP's National Pancake Day raises money for charity, crashes website | Chatter | Los Angeles Times

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IHOP's National Pancake Day raises money for charity, crashes website | Chatter | Los Angeles Times: "National Pancake Day has arrived and if one can judge success by a website, the fact that IHOP's site ihoppancakeday.com was down for hours is a testament to the delicious success of the promotion

Bill Clinton Taps Revamped Causes ‘Birthday Wish’ To Raise Money For Charity

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Bill Clinton Taps Revamped Causes ‘Birthday Wish’ To Raise Money For Charity: "Former President Bill Clinton is looking to turn his 64th birthday into an opportunity to counter malnutrition in Colombia, reduce childhood obesity in the US, and improve lives around the world. And to do it, he’s turning to Birthday Wish, a service powered by Causes that makes it easy to ask your friends for charity

Online Challenge Raises $2-Million for Charities That Aid Minorities - Prospecting - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

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Online Challenge Raises $2-Million for Charities That Aid Minorities - Prospecting - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas : An online fundraising challenge to spur giving among minorities ended Thursday night after raising $2.2-million in just 10 days. The money will be shared by Associated Black Charities, Hispanics in Philanthropy, and 2o other charities that serve minorities.

7 Ingenious Fundraising Ideas to Raise Money Online

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Raising money for charity is such a rewarding experience, but it can be challenging even at the best of times. Everyone needs a bit of inspiration to uncover new and wacky ways to raise money for a good cause. Raise money through the power of knowledge.

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#12DaysOfGiving Charity Project

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It’s been almost five years since my first foray into social fundraising to raise money from my friends and followers to send a young woman, Leng Sopharath to college. 12 Outstanding Charities. donation on Crowdrise to any or all of the diverse group of incredible charities here.

Raising Money Equals Better Looking

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Raising more money makes you better looking. Having a pulse on the current giving environment is critical for any nonprofit organization that is looking to raise more money and spend less money doing so. Individuals and companies are redirecting contributions that would normally go to charity to political campaigns instead. There is a great deal more information in the report that will help charities plan and take advantage of both up times and down times in the giving cycle.

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Crowdfunding: A step-by-step guide for charities » Charity Digital News

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Crowdfunding: A step-by-step guide for charities » Charity Digital News : "t’s tempting to think of crowdfunding as a simple, hassle-free way of raising thousands of pounds for your cause. The reality is that 60% of campaigns on Kickstarter don’t get funded, and on Indiegogo, 9 out of 10 campaigns don’t reach their target.

5 Essential Controls for Charities during the Holiday Giving Season

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Keep in mind, however, that checks can be manipulated for amounts that don’t seem unusual, thus not raising any red flags. For nonprofit leaders, strong controls for fraud are especially important during this time of year.

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Regular SMS giving rules relaxed for charities

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Regular SMS giving rules relaxed for charities : Rules around charities using regular SMS donations have been relaxed following a trial which found that few complaints, and much more money, was generated by a more relaxed regime. Premium rate services regulator PhonepayPlus has announced that charities will now be able to enable their monthly SMS donors to ‘SKIP’ rather than ‘STOP’ their donations each month, with an offer to cancel now only having to be made every three months.

Right now in digital charity

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Yesterday I went along to the Mobile and Digital Conference in London , organised by Fundraising magazine, to hear first-hand about how, in a fast-changing world, charities are using social, mobile and digital media to reach new audiences and raise more money. As Twestival founder Amanda Rose told us, $264,000 wasn't raised in one day by them on Twitter. Don't measure success of mobile Apps just by the £s raised. So what can charities do to embrace the future?

9 statistics about eBay for Charity in the UK | UK Fundraising

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9 statistics about eBay for Charity in the UK | UK Fundraising : "This month eBay for Charity announced that, thanks to eBay buyers and sellers, it has now raised over £100 million for charities in the UK. Here are nine more statistics about the programme that lets individuals raise and donate money for their favourite charity on the popular trading site." 'via

5 Ways Your Nonprofit Can Use Behavioral Science to Raise More Money Online

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By understanding how people make the decisions they do, your NPO can take strategic steps to raise more money and drum up more support, without running yourself ragged in the process.

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Birmingham Post - Business - Business News - Creative industries - Birmingham 'Twitter-ers' raise £1,500 for charity

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Birmingham Post - Business - Business News - Creative industries - Birmingham 'Twitter-ers' raise £1,500 for charity: "“Twitterers” from Birmingham’s business and social networking communities joined with cities around the world to host a charity event for members of the increasingly popular micro-blogging service, Twitter.BrumTwestival, held at Poppyred in the Arcadian Centre, saw over 150 local.

Can Nonprofits Raise More Money with Apple Pay?

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Apple used to ban iOS apps from using Apple Pay to collect funds, meaning that charities needed to use third-party apps or outside services to process donations. However this launch raises many questions: What kind of an impact will this have on nonprofits? Good news for nonprofits.

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United Way Flash Mob Raises Awareness Of Drop In Charity Donations Amid Recession - wbztv.com

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United Way Flash Mob Raises Awareness Of Drop In Charity Donations Amid Recession - wbztv.com: "But the so-called flash mob outside South Station at 5:05 p.m. The stunt was organized by the local United Way to draw attention to the hard times local charities are going through.There's a huge need for everything from clothing donations to food donations.

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Give Miami Day raises record $5.2 million for nonprofits

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Give Miami Day raises record $5.2 Thursday’s Give Miami Day raised $5.2 The Greater Miami Jewish Federation and The Children’s Movement of Florida reclaimed the top two spots this year for the most money raised for the day with $368,739 and $156,925, respectively.

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7 Ingenious Fundraising Ideas to Raise Money Online

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Think your nonprofit has tried every possible way to raise money for their good work? 7 Ingenious Fundraising Ideas to Raise Money Online. Raising money for charity is such a rewarding experience, but it can be challenging even at the best of times. Open a Charity Store.

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Has the Ice Bucket Challenge Spawned Charity Jacking?

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So, now we are seeing an emerging practice that for lack of a better phrase, I’m calling “Charity Jacking.” Charity Jacking goes one step beyond “Social Media Meme Morphing.” Phase 1: Personal Challenges with Cold Water to Raise Money.

Ellen’s Oscar Selfie Raises $1.5 Million for Humane Society

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” On her post-Oscar live episode of “The Ellen Degeneres Show” on Monday (March 3), Ellen shared that Samsung was, in fact, donating $3 million to charity since they’d gotten so much exposure at the Oscars. If only Bradley’s arm was longer. Best photo ever.

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A third of Britons donate to charity by text message, reveals survey

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A third of Britons donate to charity by text message, reveals survey : "Over 30 per cent of Britons donate to charity by text message and 61 per cent now donate through online giving websites, according to a study by online shopping scheme Give as you Live. The results come from Give as you Live’s shopper insight study, which questioned 4,000 of its shoppers on their digital charity support.

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Charities Use SMS to Raise Funds and Help Tornado Victims Rebuild

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In response, charities such as World Vision and Save the Children turned to SMS to raise the vital funds to help these communities. Text-to-Give can be extremely helpful after a major disaster, when a large amount of media attention raises the public’s awareness.

eBay microdonation scheme raises ?2.5m so far - Civil Society - IT - News - providing news and in-depth coverage of charities, voluntary organisations and not-for-profits

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eBay microdonation scheme raises 2.5m so far - Civil Society - IT - News - providing news and in-depth coverage of charities, voluntary organisations and not-for-profits: "eBay’s ‘Give at Checkout’ scheme, which gives buyers the option to add a small charitable donation when making purchases, has raised 2.54m since it was launched in November 2008.

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Companies with a mission mix profits, charity - KansasCity.com

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Companies with a mission mix profits, charity - KansasCity.com : Or so says Dale Knoop, co-founder of RAZ Mobile, an Overland Park startup that just launched a new smart phone app that he believes will revolutionize how churches, charities and other non profit organizations raise funds. Smart phone apps are cheaper and more versatile than texting a pledge to a charity, he contends

Clueless Charity PR

Robert Weiner

I got a press release today from a PR firm promoting its client's plans to raise $1,000 for Thanksgiving meals and $5,000 for families in need at Christmas. I have no connection to, and have never heard of, the charity or its PR firm. What's special about a charity raising money for families in need at the holidays?

Charity:Water Sends Personal Video Thank Yous

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Four years ago, charity:water launched its September birthday fundraiser where it asked its supporters and friends to give up their birthdays and ask for donations instead of gifts. charity:water has helped over a million people get clean water.

Charity pours heart out online

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Charity pours heart out online: "A CHARITY in Singapore has raised the bar in transparency by giving its major donors online access to its day-to-day accounts