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Cards Against Humanity's latest stunt: As part of its holiday fundraising campaign, it purchased a remote island in Maine and then sent certificates to 250,000 participants granting each "exclusive" license to 1 square foot of said island, the Portland Press Herald reports. On Oct. 31, the crude card game...
Najeh Masaeid was robbed and murdered over less than $20, and now the internet has rallied to support the family of the pizza deliveryman killed on the job. An online fundraiser to support his family has raised tens of thousands of dollars, with donors from across the globe pitching in. Show More Summary
In September, C&L celebrated ten years in the blogosphere, and it blows my mind. Who knew? When I first started C&L, my best friend asked me what I was going to do with my life. I had been seriously injured by a doctor which forced me to quit my dream job, a Duran Duran world tour, and left me in terrible pain and not in a very good mood. Show More Summary
Late December has a special meaning for colleges and universities, beyond the relief of winter vacation and the deadlines for final grades. This is the most important time of year for fundraising in higher education.
People with fewer friends on Facebook raise more money for charity than those with lots of connections, research by an economist has found. "Giving behavior is largely affected by existing personal relationships, whether its friends, family or work colleagues -- these factors are extremely important according to the responses we had from donors," says the author.
Startup Eos Energy, which has been building a low-cost grid battery using air and zinc, is ending out the year by going back into fundraising mode. According to a filing, the company…
People with fewer friends on Facebook raise more money for charity than those with lots of connections, according to an economist at the University of Warwick. Professor Kimberley Scharf analyzed data from JustGiving.com and found aShow More Summary
A fundraiser has been established to help cover the medical expenses of veteran Batman artist Norm Breyfogle, who suffered a paralyzing stroke last week.
As you wind down the year, take just a moment to listen […] The post Holiday Wishes for Ease & Fun in 2015 appeared first on Ignited Fundraising.
To some, Charity:Water — both in terms of fundraising success and on-the-ground accomplishment — has been an inspiration; to others, a con job. To some, a success to envy; others to emulate; but to others a ‘success’ to privately hope crashes and burns. The same mixed reaction could be found with the Ice Bucket Challenge. […]
After months under the radar, Ray Rice is hitting the charity scene HARD -- bouncing from fundraisers to toy drives and other events (all on camera of course)... in an effort to prove he's not a monster. On Saturday, the couple hosted "Ray and…
Link Since 2004, the DHS Community Association (aka Wildcat Fund) has championed and contributed to Dunwoody’s flagship high school. Here are examples of how our foundation has supported DHS: new tennis courts, a rubberized track surface, a new grand piano, laptops and printers for classrooms, and the support of many student academic clubs and teams. Show More Summary
George Clooney had all the "Downton Abbey" ladies swooning for the holidays. In a much anticipated guest role in the show's Text Santa fundraiser, Clooney appears as George Oceans Gravity, Marquis of Hollywood. The sketch -- a play on...Show More Summary
As we enter the home stretch of the holiday season and the end of 2014, I want to thank you for being a part of our Fundraising Authority community. Most of all, I want to thank you, and everyone at your organization, for the good work you are doing each and every day. Whether you […]
Here's my recent presentation on what it takes to build powerful fundraising offers: Powerful fundraising offers are game-changers. Successful fundraisers put a lot of thought and energy into building offers that give donors the tools they long for to save the world.
British broadcaster ITV held its annual Text Santa fundraiser on Friday night bringing in £5.5M to benefit UK charities. The star-studded show featured messages from Ben Stiller, Ricky Gervais and Rebel Wilson; musical performances; and taped appearances by Simon Cowell and Carey Mulligan. Show More Summary