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Shared Tragedy, Shared Response

Anyone who was under the thrall of drama presented by the Boston bombings would not have failed to notice that within hours (possibly minutes) of the tragedy, crowdfunding projects were published on numerous platforms for numerous purposes and the outpouring of support was truly heartening in support of the victims of the tragedy. One of … Continued

Crowdfunding, Tragedy, and the Changing Face of Giving

Fundraising for a good cause has been around for a long time. It is still one of the primary sources of financial support available for nonprofit organizations trying to do good in the community. In fact, even now, individual giving eclipses corporate, foundational, and bequest giving all together. However, due to the increasing crowdfunding trend, … Continued