It’s unusual for a direct-services nonprofit that serves low-income people to engage their clients in fundraising, mostly because there’s an assumption that low-income people don’t have the money or resources to donate. Then again, if Read More
The goal for this year’s 24-hour fundraising campaign is $10 million, its first double-digit goal. Follow along with the leaderboard.
I Live Here I Give Here (ILHIGH) is excited to announce several partnerships, both brand new as well as expanded from previous years, with trusted community-favorite brands in support of Amplify Austin Day 2018. The Read More
Anyone can run a successful crowdfunding campaign — even us! The trick is to not assume anything happens automatically because it’s online. It’s not going to magically go viral, it’s not going to hit goals Read More
In nonprofit parlance, it’s called “peer-to-peer fundraising,” but no matter what you call it the concept is the same: You ask your friends, family and colleagues to support the cause you care about with a Read More
Like it or not, crowdfunding is in your future. Remember the Jerry Lewis telethon? That early “crowdfunding” campaign that premiered 50 years ago? Okay, so think of crowdfunding as something like that: a short-lived campaign Read More
It was another nail-biter this year, as the last of the donations rushed in before the 24-hour giving day was over. And in the end, as to whether Austin philanthropy is expanding, the numbers speak Read More