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Over $1 Billion in Donations — YouCaring’s Free Crowdfunding Platform Helps Raise Money for Medical, Personal, and Charitable Needs

Over $1 Billion in Donations — YouCaring’s Free Crowdfunding Platform Helps Raise Money for Medical, Personal, and Charitable Needs

In a Nutshell: Individuals and organizations looking to raise money for their cause or charity have several options when choosing an online crowdfunding platform for their campaign. Several niche crowdfunding websites emerged over the last three years, but YouCaring.com remains one of the only free platforms for nonprofits and individuals to raise money for medical, personal, or community needs. Credit card processing fees for donations, which include a 2.9% charge and $0.30 per... read more »

Chuffed.org Empowers Small- and Medium-Sized Charities by Helping Them Create Successful Crowdfunding Campaigns

Chuffed.org Empowers Small- and Medium-Sized Charities by Helping Them Create Successful Crowdfunding Campaigns

In a Nutshell: A lack of transparency in the charity space has many would-be donors questioning where their funds will go once the charity receives them. Most major charitable organizations receive too many donations each year to properly track the distribution of every dollar. Chuffed.org aims to solve this issue with a global crowdfunding platform that supports small- and medium-sized charities and individuals in need. Since 2012, the Chuffed platform has helped raise more than $18... read more »

Direct Relief Raises More than $1 Billion in Donations to Provide Healthcare and Disaster Assistance For People in Financial Need

Direct Relief Raises More than $1 Billion in Donations to Provide Healthcare and Disaster Assistance For People in Financial Need

In a Nutshell: A stunning series of natural disasters in 2017 cast a spotlight on a worldwide lack of affordable food, shelter, and medical supplies. Hundreds of millions of people around the globe are underserved by society and struggle to survive without life's basic necessities. Whether in response to natural disaster or socioeconomic circumstance, Direct Relief has provided billions of dollars in assistance, as well as medicines and medical supplies, to more than 80 countries and... read more »

With More than $800 Million Donated, CanadaHelps.org Gives Donors Complete Control Over Their Charitable Contributions

With More than $800 Million Donated, CanadaHelps.org Gives Donors Complete Control Over Their Charitable Contributions

In a Nutshell: As a nation, Canada has one of the most generous populations on Earth. Canadian citizens consistently rank in the top 10 (of 140) countries in charitable giving, as measured by the World Giving Index. For more than 17 years, the nonprofit CanadaHelps.org has offered Canadians a single resource for discovering and donating to any of the more than 86,000 charities in its database. Anyone wishing to donate can search the CanadaHelps website and find charities by category,... read more »

Crowdfund with a Little Help From Your Friends — Fundly Has Raised More Than $330M Through Its Versatile, Facebook-Integrated Platform

Crowdfund with a Little Help From Your Friends — Fundly Has Raised More Than $330M Through Its Versatile, Facebook-Integrated Platform

In a Nutshell: Online fundraising has become increasingly popular over the years, but how projects are funded, what types of projects can be funded, and ease-of-use can vary. The flexible crowdfunding site, Fundly, allows individuals and nonprofits to set up fundraising campaigns for nearly any purpose, from medical expenses to startup business costs. Campaigns are easy to set up, whether you’re a novice fundraiser or a seasoned pro, and can be embedded and easily shared on Facebook... read more »

Over $200M Raised for 3,000 Nonprofits: How Charitybuzz Online Auctions are Disrupting Philanthropy by Bringing Charity Fundraising into the Digital World

Over $200M Raised for 3,000 Nonprofits: How Charitybuzz Online Auctions are Disrupting Philanthropy by Bringing Charity Fundraising into the Digital World

In a Nutshell: The spirit of giving is alive and well in our modern world. Hundreds of billions of dollars are donated to charitable organizations every year in the U.S. alone. Now, as the rest of the finance industry rapidly goes digital, so, too, goes fundraising -- thanks to Charitybuzz.com. A part of the Charity Network, Charitybuzz has helped bring fundraising into the 21st century by bringing it online, through its digital auction platform. Offering everything from luxury... read more »

Network for Good: Optimized Fundraising Software Helping Nonprofits Raise Money

Network for Good: Optimized Fundraising Software Helping Nonprofits Raise Money

In a Nutshell: Network for Good is an organization dedicated to helping nonprofits achieve and exceed their fundraising goals through free educational resources and a suite of online fundraising software. Their platform allows donors to make charitable contributions to more than 1.4 million charities and public schools and has raised over $1 billion dollars to date. According to the Giving USA 2015 annual report, charities received $358.38 billion dollars in donations last year and... read more »