by Lucy Bernholz Never before have people donated money to disaster relief at the scale and speed and ease that they did on Wednesday in response to the devastating earthquake in Haiti. The reports I've seen show $7 million in text donations in 1 1/2 days. (updated: $12 … [Read more...] about Disaster Donations in An Age of Disruption
Welcome to the mobile Internet! No question, Internet users are leaving their laptops behind in favor of phones, and organizations that aren’t prepared to ride the mobile wave are likely to lose a share of their audience. It’s a real challenge, especially for small nonprofits w … [Read more...] about Are You Mobile Friendly?
from The NonProfit Times: Donor Apps For iPhone iPhone users will soon be able to make donations to their favorite charity directly through their phone once a new application gains approval from Apple. CharityFinder 2.0 will include more than 1,800 nonprofits, the … [Read more...] about CharityFinder Coming to iPhone
What is Mobile Giving? Mobile giving, the act of donating to a cause through one’s cell phone, is the newest thing in philanthropy. Spurred by the Millennial Generation (born 1982-2002), mobile giving is taking off. The technology has advanced to a simple system, and the l … [Read more...] about Mobile Giving: Coming Soon to a Phone Near You