Category Archives: Online Giving

6 Figure Support in 45 Minutes Sends Inner City Students to Harvard

The photographer and blogger, Brandon Stanton, thought it would be really cool to capture photographs of all New York City inhabitants, so in 2010 he set out to tackle 10,000 for starters, and plot their photos on a map. The … Continue reading

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Buy / Vote / Give via #Action Hashtags

In general, hashtags have served as a way to tag and find content. They have been a tool for conversation. But what if you could actually make something physically happen, such as a purchase, via a simple social media post. … Continue reading

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Amex Pay by Tweet Launch – The New Virtual Marketplace

I recently received an email notification asking me to sync my American Express card with my Twitter profile… I immediately deleted the email as if it was spam. Natasha Lomas, writing for TechCrunch, summarizes how to use, “Payments are made … Continue reading

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Pinterest for NPO

Wow!  I didn’t know the Pinterest.  It’s amazing.  According to one article, it has grown 4000% just for 6 months! Certainly, I have made a research on how to use Pinterest for NPO activities.  Below are several interesting approaches and … Continue reading

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A New Global Online Giving Campaign Is Launched.

This campaign is called “Everyone Gives.”  It is a global giving campaign on the website, with Facebook and Twitter.  As is usual the case with online giving campaign, they get support from celebrities like Tony Blaire or Phil Mahre, Olympic … Continue reading

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Will text-to-pledge become new trend in mobile giving?

Mobile giving through text messages has become common since Haiti Earthquake when it took in $43 million.  However, the donation size per person is usually limited: $30 or less, and so it doesn’t suit for the annual or major fund-raising … Continue reading

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Blackbaud’s 2011 Online Giving Report

Blackbaud has recently announced the 2011 Online Giving Report. According to the report, online giving was up 13% on a year-over-year basis. Large organizations grew by 8.6% and medium organizations grew 13.1% in 2011. Smaller nonprofits grew 12.8%. Online giving … Continue reading

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