With high-speed Internet and a variety of crowdfunding platforms and mobile apps, technology is changing the world of philanthropy.
Charities have started taking advantage of digital media to generate online engagement, spread a word about their causes, maintain a dialogue and build long-term relationships with their supporters. Using most popular social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook becomes cheaper and more flexible way than traditional channels, such as phone, post and door to door. It’s not surprising that more not-for-profits communicate in this way and raise money on crowdfunding platforms with social media integration.
Check out this infographic which shows how the growth of technology around the world is impacting the charitable sector.