Tag Archives: Causes

Crowdfunding Sites Starting to Shy From Politically Charged Causes

Apparently, one of the reasons for jailing Kentucky County Clerk Davis was testimony that if fines were imposed, the clerk’s supporters would merely raise the money on personal crowdfunding websites like GoFundMe. According to Salon, after an anti-gay Oregon couple … Continue reading

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Top 10 Crowdfunding Sites by Traffic

According to GoFundMe, the top 10 crowdfunding sites by internet traffic are: GoFundMe (what?), Kickstarter, Indiegogo, TeeSpring, Causes, YouCaring, GiveForward, CrowdRise, Patreon and FirstGiving. Notable that almost half of the sites could be considered “charity” portals to help others. Fees … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Generation Gap?

A ┬áNew York Times article suggests that crowdfunding is drawing donors, particularly younger donors, away from legacy charities such as the Red Cross and Save the Children. While charitable crowdfunding is growing, legacy charities revenues have not. Many younger donors … Continue reading

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Google Crowdfunds Charity

Do no harm, and do some good. Google has entered the crowdfunded donation universe with the introduction of its One Today app available from Google Play app store. According to Vator News, “The app works by connecting users with causes … Continue reading

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