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Please Donate to Help Nepal’s Earthquake Victims Now

The devastating earthquake in Nepal has killed more than 2,400 people and injured about 5,900, residents so far (as reported in the NY Times on Sunday).  Please donate to help Nepal’s Earthquake Victims now.

On Saturday morning, I got a news alert on my mobile phone that there had been a devastating 7.9 earthquake in Nepal.  … Read More

Meet Gen Z Philanthropist Sejal Makheja, Founder Elevator Project

Perhaps you’ve been reading about Gen Z and that they’re tech savvy, passionate about doing good, and might just shake up philanthropy.    I recently read an article in the New York Times about conference for Gen Z who were learning entrepreneurial skills.… Read More

Will Give Local America Be The Largest Crowd Funding Event in History?

Note from Beth: Give Local America, powered by Kimbia’s technology, is an effort to coordinate giving days on one platform.   Last year, Give Local America raised more than $53 million from more than 306,000 gifts in 2014.  Though Give Local America is a national giving day event,  it has many community foundations and nonprofits running unique campaigns in their various communities.    

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Nonprofit Crowd Funding Success Formula: Robust Planning, Networks, and Blessings

After publishing this post about Save the Children’s Crowd Funding Campaign – where I mentioned the Dalai Lama Foundation’s successful campaign, I noticed this tweet in my stream from Brian Rusch the former deputy director for the DLF:

Crowdfunding: Can Partnering With An Internet Celebrity Make Your Campaign An Overnight Success?

Ask any high school boy who likes video games who PewDiePie is and they will tell you that he is the most watched video personality on YouTube.  The main focus of PewDiePie’s videos is his commentary and reactions to various video games as he plays, captured on video and shared on his YouTube Channel.… Read More