Coming Soon: Worldwide Competition for Donors

American charities will soon be competing with a world of nonprofit organizations for online donations, an international fund-raising expert told participants at a conference in Washington last week, according to Prospecting, The Chronicle of Philanthropy’s fund-raising column.

Jon Duschinsky, founder of Bethechange Consulting, predicts that within five years, and probably sooner, those sites will allow donors to make global, not just domestic, choices about which charities to support.

“International giving could blow the socks off of the charity world, and blow a lot of organizations out of the water,” he says.

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