A new study on giving circles shows the networks have tripled in the last decade, and they're including people often left out of institutional philanthropy. America's biggest foundation is cheering on this trend.
As journalism scrambles for better financial footing, a new site called Tarbell is betting on crowdfunding to support its investigative reports. The nonprofit still relies on some foundation funding, at least for now.
Wild success with crowdfunding is like the nonprofit equivalent of winning the lottery. But what's the secret to raising the big bucks—and the challenges of giving it out? We look at J.J. Watt's $37 million touchdown.
As you might suspect, there's a robust world of Jewish giving circles. We look at the organization that's bringing them together and helping them up their game.
The U.S. didn’t launch its own version of Red Nose Day through Comic Relief until recently, but the haul from this fundraising effort against global poverty has soared quickly, including this year.
Now in its fourth year, the Allstate Foundation's Purple Purse Challenge is an innovative way to raise money for anti-domestic violence organizations. How does it work?
Crowdfunding is getting more specialized. A case in point: a new platform to raise funds for environmental projects called WorthWild.
Indebted college grads have plenty of reasons not to give. The crowdfunding platform GiveCampus thinks it's found a better way to engage this tricky demographic. Has it?
Had enough of cumbersome online donation forms? Through Goodworld, donors can give without leaving their social media feeds. But the strategy works for some causes better than others.
Can crowdfunding and participatory grantmaking offer a community-led way to make parks and other civic projects come to life, without big donors calling the shots? The firm Patronicity thinks so.
As it grows by leaps and bounds, the crowdfunding industry parades its potential to remake charity. In fact, most nonprofits are unlikely to cash in on this trend anytime soon.
Former NFL linebacker Mike Brown tell us how he moved to Silicon Valley, learned to code, and is now bringing fantasy sports and charity together through a new platform called Win-Win.