5 Inspirational Nonprofits You Can Learn From

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There are no limits to the ways nonprofits can chase their fundraising goals. These five organizations have used creativity and ingenuity to raise impressive amounts of donations for a worthy cause or made the most of FundRazr‘s innovative features. Their amazing successes inspire us – and we hope they inspire you, too! Canadian Spinal Research Organization: Shoot for a Cure  …

How a Community Garden Used FundRazr for Crowdfunding Success!

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When Greenest City, a Toronto environmental nonprofit, decided they wanted to reclaim a vacant lot and turn it into Milky Way Garden, a space for community agriculture, they knew the most effective online fundraising campaign possible would be crucial to their success. With a hefty goal of $25,000, they’d need to make it crystal clear to potential donors the impact …

Fundraising for the #NoDAPL Resistance

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As you probably know by now, the Standing Rock Sioux have been engaged in a protest against the construction of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline, which will destroy sacred sites, and pose a huge ecological risk that extends to potentially poisoning their water supply. The original crowdfunding goal was modest: $5,000, enough to help a few dozen people camping in …

Why Nicolle Hodges dropped everything to help refugees in Greece

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STORY AND PHOTOGRAPHY: Nicolle Hodges – I woke up from a dream, and in it I was drowning. When my eyes opened, I wasn’t drenched in sweat or gasping for air. I was simply lying on my back, looking up at the beige, cracked ceiling of my West End apartment. There was nothing special about the moment that indicated something …

February’s Top Technologically Innovative Crowdfunding Campaigns

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We love seeing technological innovators in action, and 2016 has really started with a bang. We love supporting the innovators and game changers of the world to make a difference in the way we live – whether it’s in road safety or healthy living. This month we’ve helped some very exciting technology get off the ground that we wanted to …

Crowdfunding to Support Those Affected by Flint, Michigan’s Water Crisis

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Flint’s drinking water became contaminated with lead in April 2014 after the city, while under the control of a state-appointed emergency manager, temporarily switched its source from Lake Huron water treated by the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department to water from the Flint River, treated at the Flint water treatment plant. Department of Environmental Quality Director Dan Wyant resigned in …