February 19, 2015

Honesty Oscars 2015: Best Activist in a Leading Role

by Caroline Avakian

Our friends over at the Accountability Lab and the ONE campaign are hosting the Honesty Oscars. Every day in the week leading up to the Academy Awards, February 17th to 21st, ONE and Accountability Lab will unveil a category for our Honesty Oscars 2015, an award that honors not Hollywood films, but the creative work of activists and organizations that … Continue reading

June 16, 2014

3 ways Milaap is changing the face of giving

by Shonali Burke

Milaap creates sustainability by blending crowdfunding and micro lending Target audience: Nonprofits, cause organizations, foundations, NGOs, social enterprises, educators, journalists, general public. Icould begin this post by regurgitating any number of statistics on the sensory and information overload we all experience these days, but I won’t. We all know that that’s the world we live in. Technology has really broken down … Continue reading

March 4, 2013

8 tools to help you fundraise for a cause

by Lindsay Oberst

Trying to raise some money? Check out these eight tools to help you fundraise for a cause — whether an individual cause or for an organization or nonprofit. Continue reading

February 13, 2013

How to raise $1 million on Kickstarter

by Guest

Crowdfunding has revolutionized the way that entrepreneurs raise capital. Read up on the five commandments of getting ahead on Kickstarter and setting yourself apart from the competition. Continue reading

October 25, 2011

Crowdsourcing industry gathers at CrowdConf 2011

by Guest

  Learn about real-world applications — & get a discount Guest post by Mollie Allick Director of PR & events, CrowdFlower On Nov. 1, CrowdFlower will be kicking off the second annual CrowdConf, the world’s largest crowdsourcing conference, at Mission Bay Conference Center in downtown San Francisco. This year’s conference will bring together more than 600 attendees to discuss innovations … Continue reading

June 30, 2011

How CrowdFlower powers crowdsourced labor

by JD Lasica

Target audience: Nonprofits, social enterprises, NGOs, foundations, businesses, educators. This is part two of a two-part series on crowdsourcing. Also see: • How nonprofits can use crowdsourcing to work smarter and save money One of the most fascinating phenomena in the Web 2.0 world the past couple of years has been the rise of crowdsourcing. Crowdsourcing comes in a few different … Continue reading