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
Today, I Live Here I Give Here – the nonprofit that produces the annual 24-hour giving day, Amplify Austin – announced the resignation of Celeste Flores as executive director of the Austin-based organization. PHOTO: The 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.
The annual Amplify Austin campaign, March 1-2, is still a few weeks away, but businesses across the city are already gearing up their employee events. Businesses have always been invited to sponsor the campaign, with Read More
“Advertising doesn’t need another old, white guy,” said Brian Thompson, an Austin creative professional. It can be tough to break into this business as a junior, he says, and just as difficult to find longevity 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
“There’s a heart to The Chive,” says Brian Mercedes, executive director of Chive Charities. Scroll through The Chive on any given day and you’re bound to see cute animals stirring up trouble, women in bikinis, 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