Category: Awards

  • Detailed reporting respects donors of all sizes

    I wish all nonprofits would do this, but almost nobody does: actually tell donors where their money goes. Not in the form of a pie-chart of the entire budget, but what one donor’s giving specifically made possible. Hip online fundraiser charity:water is doing it. They have a program called Dollars to Projects that actually tells…

  • Fundraiser lets donors connect with kid-focused projects

    I love this: My Action for Children. It does a great job of letting donors navigate through a variety of projects and fund the ones they like. Donors can search by type of project or geographically within the UK. Donors are promised email reports from the projects they support. As with any fundraising, this donor-choice…

  • Award winner lets donors fund specific cancer research projects

    Congratulations to the first-ever winner of the Fundraiser of the Future Award. It’s Cancer Research UK for its My Projects fundraising website. The geek name for this approach is crowd-sourcing, because it pulls together a crowd of people to accomplish things individuals can’t on their own. As you can see, users can sift through cancer…