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Bloomberg To Fund Tech Upgrades For The Arts...

Almost 50 cultural nonprofits will have access to $30 million for strategic improvements to technology infrastructure through a commitment from Bloomberg Philanthropies that aims to help build audiences, increase fundraising, drive revenue, and deliver programming both virtually and in person. The Digital Accelerator Program will launch with an initial cohort of 46 nonprofits — 26 […]

Instagram Boosts Fundraising Capabilities For Group Efforts...

Social media platform Instagram has added a new feature to its fundraising capabilities. The new functionality allows users who have created fundraisers to invite other individuals to become co-sponsors of their efforts. The new function gives Instagram-based fundraising efforts greater visibility. The group participation aspect means a wider circle of potential funders will be directly […]

Digital Cookies You’d Actually Want...

As the saying goes, when life gives you lemons, you make lemonade. What if life hands you 15 million Girl Scout cookies? During the course of the pandemic, consumers created shortages of all kinds of products, from office furniture for their home to workout equipment for their home gyms. That went for almost everything — […]

Students To Get Cybersecurity Training, Job Placement Help...

Grant Thornton LLP has teamed with nonprofit education provider NextGen Cyber Talent to develop a slate of cybersecurity coursework for underserved and underprivileged college-aged students in the San Francisco Bay Area. The free courses will help new and diverse talent enter an increasingly vital industry in need of capable professionals. The courses, which Grant Thornton […]

AccuFund Platform Turns 20...

Nonprofit accounting platform firm AccuFund has passed the two-decade milestone. The Castle Rock, Colo.-based firm provides nonprofit and government financial/ERP management software. AccuFund began as an offshoot of the consulting business of founders Gordon Holfelder and Peter Stam. Holfelder began by creating a unique solution to custom-print checks for NASCAR race winners. He used the initial profits from […]

Suicide Prevention Overnight Fundraiser Goes Virtual...

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s overnight fundraising event will be virtual. The Overnight Virtual Experience, an online event which will take place the night of June 26 through the morning of June 27, is a culmination of a month-long physical movement and self-care activities drive. The lead-up activities to June 26 consist of four […]

Online Gaming A Winning Hand For ACS...

Online gambling platform Vegas World has joined with the American Cancer Society (ACS) to raise both cancer screening awareness and funds for its missions. While the campaign, which runs through the end of May, does not have preliminary donation figures, organizers are optimistic that it will beat the $120,000 raised in 2020. If the effort […]

EveryAction Continues Shopping, Acquires GiveGab ...

EveryAction continues a spending spree with its fifth acquisition in less than two years. The Washington, D.C.-based provider of digital, development and organizing SaaS products to progressive nonprofits has acquired GiveGab, a leading platform for Giving Days. The acquisition price was not disclosed. Ithaca, N.Y.-based GiveGab is the fifth acquisition by EveryAction since it received […]

Technology Comes to Forefront Amid Nonprofit Programming Changes...

Technology might be increasingly called upon to make up for less-than-desired changes to nonprofit activity. Some 42% of nonprofit officials surveyed responded the number of programs they offer has dropped. Almost 50% indicated participation has similarly declined, according to the 2021 Nonprofit Technology Trends Report, a new study from San Jose, Calif.-based Sage Intacct. The […]

GoFundMe Charity Being Shut Down...

GoFundMe Charity is being merged into GoFundMe.com, shutting down the fundraising-dedicated site on Sept. 30. Campaigns will not be able to be transferred to GoFundMe.com and recurring gift arrangements will be cancelled on that date. GoFundMe Charity will end support for third-party integrations and the public Application Programming Interface (API) after March 31, according to […]