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Online Fundraising

Why Charities 'Are Missing Out On Several Billion Dollars' (INFOGRAPHIC)

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 10.09.2014 | Impact

Nonprofits could be doing a lot more to better their online fundraising efforts, new research suggests. A survey by fundraising consultants Dunham...

Paul Blumenthal

Crowdpac Helps Small Donors Find A Perfect Match In Politics

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Combining a unique data set with a nonpartisan outlook, a new organization called Crowdpac hopes to break out of the pack of political c...

FOX 13 NEWS Video

The Huffington Post | Amory Blaine | Posted 10.02.2014 | Training

Dee and Gordon Head had been sleeping in their car with their three dogs when what some may consider divine intervention knocked on their window. ...

Turning Away Donations From "Bad Donors"

Ritu_Sharma | Posted 09.15.2014 | Impact
Ritu_Sharma

It's clear that Reddit wants to embrace this aspect of its community, which means it's offering something that could be very valuable to us in the nonprofit sector -- if we're open to it.

Homeless Elderly Couple Sleeping In Car Gets Help From 'Angels'

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 09.15.2014 | Impact

Dee and Gordon Head had been sleeping in their car with their three dogs when what some may consider divine intervention knocked on their window. ...

Paul Blumenthal

Leaked Memo Tells Senate Candidate To Spend 80 Percent Of Her Time Raising Money

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A campaign strategy memo prepared for Georgia Democratic Senate candidate Michelle Nunn last year and leaked online on Monday reveals fa...

How to Help America's Vets and Heroes Right Now

Craig Newmark | Posted 09.01.2014 | Impact
Craig Newmark

I figure, the least we can do is give back. These charities do some really innovative work to support vets, and other American heroes.

Junior State of America: 80 Years Strong

Tara Fass | Posted 08.09.2014 | Politics
Tara Fass

It's summer and you're a high school student, and you want to supplement your civics education. What to do? How about a three week college preparatory class taught by a college professor in Advanced Placement U.S. Government and Politics, making you eligible to sit for the AP exam the following Spring?

Internet Rallies Around 4-Year-Old Eliza, Shatters Online Fundraising Record

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 06.09.2014 | Impact

Eliza O'Neill has several supporters who've got her back -- more than 20,000, in fact. That's how many people have donated -- mostly gifts of $10...

Paul Blumenthal

This Is How Campaigns Get You To Open Their Emails And Give Them Your Money

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- "[T]hey're coming for your guns," blared the subject line of an email sent out by the campaign of Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) in Januar...

Beggars' Banquet: New Music Schemes for New Music Dreams

Kurt Ellenberger | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Kurt Ellenberger

For composers of New Music, these marketing tools are very helpful. There are so many marketing opportunities, in fact, that it would be difficult to list them all. Funding, however, is a different story.

Paul Blumenthal

'Defund Obamacare' Push Helps Democrats Raise Money

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 09.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee raised more than $840,000 in online contributions since House Speaker John Boehner (R-Oh...

Paul Blumenthal

House Democrats Tout Their Best Position Ever

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 08.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee raised $4.4 million in July and stands in its best-ever financial position at this point...

Paul Blumenthal

How Paul Ryan Helps The Democrats Raise Money

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 06.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Worried about the budgets proposed by Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.)? Don't like what Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) has to say about anything...

Global Crowdfunding Volumes Rise 81% In 2012

Reuters | Posted 06.08.2013 | Impact

By Kylie MacLellan LONDON (Reuters) - Crowdfunding websites helped companies and individuals worldwide raise $2.7 billion from members ...

Amanda Terkel

DSCC Touts Record Online Fundraising In 2012 Cycle

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee ramped up its online fundraising operation in the 2012 cycle, bringing in record amounts an...

No Debate: Offline Is the Rocket Fuel of Online Political Giving

Tom Serres | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics
Tom Serres

As pundits prepare to dissect every word that comes forth from Barack Obama and Mitt Romney in tonight's debate, their analysis is likely to once again lack examination of the most immediate and critical effect these major events have on campaigns: online fundraising.

Ron Paul: Live by the Internet, Die by the Internet

Colin Delany | Posted 02.26.2012 | Politics
Colin Delany

The Internet gives old, old documents a new shot at prominence, including those newsletters apparently aimed at winning at least a few of the white supremacist crowd over to the Libertarian creed.

Struggling Families Use Fundraising Website To Cover Huge Medical Bills

Posted 11.22.2011 | Impact

Entrepreneurs and nonprofits have long leaned on internet fundraising to get their initiatives off the ground. Now, those facing serious medical condi...

Ryan Grim

Online Donors Reward Public Option Backers

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Two freshman Democrats who launched a Senate effort to revive the public option have been rewarded by small online donors for their activism. ActBlue,...

Alyssa Milano, Other Celebrities Discover The Power Of Online Fundraising

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Another reason celebrities love the Internet: they can raise money without even attending a fundraiser. The power of celebrities to push issues looks...

Tea Partiers Organize Online, Emulating Obama and Progressive Blogs

Colin Delany | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Colin Delany

The Left has no monopoly on internet organizing; the tools don't care who uses them. Tea Partiers can learn from Obama just as much as anyone else can.

Winning in 2010: Online Fundraising and Mobilization

Colin Delany | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Colin Delany

With software designed to allow campaigns to tap the enthusiasm (and the wallets) of supporters, 2010 should see an explosion of online fund-raising at the state and local levels.

Debbie Cook and Larry Kissell: Two Progressive Democrats for Congress

Erik Ose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Erik Ose

These contests will help determine whether the party can hold off Republicans' attempts to seize back control of Congress, or add seats to the Democratic majority they gained in 2006.

FirstGiving: Putting Generosity Online

Mark Sutton | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Sutton

Firstgiving CEO Mark Sutton shares a conversation with Marc Turgeon, a father who is using the Firstgiving Web site to raise funds for children and adults with autism, pervasive developmental disorder and related disorders.