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Want Apple To Get iPhone Donations Right? Sign the Online Petition!

Apple makes it really difficult for nonprofits to collect donations from within iPhone apps and we all want them to get it right.    As the Chronicle of Philanthropy and Nonprofit Quarterly reported last week, Apple’s policy has raised the ire of some nonprofits leaders.  … Read More

My Perfect Smartphone: Not An iPhone

My Best Buy Recommendation Sheet

You might have read this New York Times article “Apple’s Ban of In-App Donations To Charities” which outlines this nuanced issue or one of the numerous nonprofit blog posts or articles that appeared in the technology trade.   … Read More

Think Different: I’m Thinking Android

Created by Daniel Sieradski

Yesterday, the New York Times published this piece about Apple’s Ban of In-App Donations To Charities which outlines this nuanced issue.   Daniel Sieradski, a digital strategist and artist, pinged me on Twitter with the above spoof on Apple’s “Think Different” campaign pointing out the connection between these “geniuses” and nonprofit organizations.     … Read More

If we want to change Apple’s iPhone Donation Policy ….

Apple makes it really difficult for nonprofits to collect donations from within iPhone apps (read Jake Shapiro’s Editorial or  this post about why Apple pulled PayPal’s app).  Here’s more about why it is important.   As the Chronicle of Philanthropy reported last Friday, Apple’s policy has raised the ire of some nonprofits leaders and there is a online petition with almost 2,000 signatures collected so far sending Mr.… Read More

Charity Donations: Is there an App for that?

Cartoon by Rob Cottingham

Note From Beth: While I posted this guest post on Huffington Post and was doing a bad job of photoshopping Grinches and Jobs, my colleague, created this cartoon and wrote this post about Apple’s iPhone donation policy.   

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