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The Convergence of Social Activism, Donations, and Social Media: Episodic Giving In A Post Truth World

Here’s the latest evolution in episodic giving, WeCanResist.It, developed by Allyson Kapin and colleagues, the app turns Trump’s tweets into donations for social justice orgs like Black Lives Matter, Clean Water Action, National Center for Transgender Equality, etc.    This newest example of rage fundraising in an era of post truth is focused on helping less high profile nonprofits that are doing important social justice work and need funding to sustain their efforts to fight for democracy.… Read More

6 Insights The Sharing Economy Tells Us About The Future Of Fundraising

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Note from Beth:   December is a time when start to reflect on the past year and future online trends for fundraising.  The term “Sharing Economy” came to my attention two years ago after attending the SHARE conference in San Francisco and there were some implications for philanthropy.    

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Join me and @GuyKawasaki on #GivingTuesday to Support #WomensRights

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Every year since GivingTuesday has started, I’ve celebrated it with a fundraiser for a nonprofit cause that I care deeply about.   This year, on November 29, I will participate in a fundraising event with Guy Kawasaki hosted by Mozilla to help raise awareness and funds for Wake (Women’s Alliance and Knowledge Exchange).  … Read More

Apple Pay for Nonprofits: Frictionless Online Philanthropy

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Apple has had a rule that banned iOS apps from collecting funds for charities or fundraisers via Apple Pay. That means if they collected funds, it would have to take place outside the app, such as through a browser or text.   … Read More

The Key to Great Year-End Fundraising? Your Brand.

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Note from Beth:    We are in the “dog days of summer,” that quiet time of year when a lot of people are on vacation and we might catch a glimpse of the Perseid meteor shower lighting up the night skies.  

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