Medium is an awesome and unique publishing platform that encourages community members to be active writers, thinkers and mentors. They have a huge following, particularly in the start up/tech community and are offering up an opportunity to receive a team of writers, photographers and illustrators to bring your nonprofit’s story to life. Every organization should apply to this great opportunity.
Mashable put out this beautiful infographic on all you need to know about online fundraising last year. From average online click-through rates to monthly donation amount, take a look at this great resource for some useful data on the state of the industry.
You’ve probably heard about Bitcoin by now, but what about accepting Bitcoin for donations? Bitcoin advocates argue that the cryptocurrency could change the way we fight poverty because it allows for microcontributions, which can add up to a lot of money over time. What do you think about cryptocurrencies?
Any interesting take on the benefits of fundraising and the psychology of giving. Author Arthur C Brooks argues fundraising isn’t a “necessary evil” but actually a fun and important part of society since, on a great scale, brings meaningfulness to people’s lives.
I really can’t stop thinking about or watching this Save the Children video since I came across in March, and I suppose that in itself is testament to its power. Amazingly, the video was also a most viewed ad on YouTube, demonstrating that even nonprofit organizations have the clout and ability to make huge impressions.