The Internet’s leading charitable giving resource,
matching people and charities in 4 ways:
Online donations : Network for Good enables giving to any charity registered in the US (more than one million) at www.networkforgood.org , through fundraising widgets on social networks, and via partners’ websites
Research and Volunteerism : At www.networkforgood.org , users can research any charity and search from among more than 40,000 volunteer opportunities
Fundraising tools : Network for Good helps nonprofits (NPOs) raise money on their own websites and on social networks with free and low-cost fundraising tools
Star power : Network for Good links people with celebrity philanthropists including Kevin Bacon, Ellen DeGeneres, Robert Duvall, Colin Firth, Ricky Gervais, Joaquim Phoenix, in the ‘Six Degrees.org’ initiative
The concept of mobile giving can be employed for corporations and non-profit organizations and integrated into almost every aspect of daily life. Donations can be solicited by offering content of value to the member/donor (wallpaper, ringtones, art or other images) or in the form of a friendly fundraising challenge.
People text pledges or donations from their phone at the end of films in the theater. Can tie in to theme of movie and provide means of acting upon charitable impulse created by film
Performing artist campaigns for his/her cause. Audience is encouraged to text to give. Mobile Text Giving Program will be tested at concert venues in Summer 2007
Opposing teams choose charity to support. Fans are given text to give numbers for their team. The fans that raise the most money for their team receive prize (team themed wall paper, ringtone, free concession item or are entered in a drawing to win playoff tickets, etc.). Matching opportunity for players, stadium venue etc. Fundraising progress can be shown on jumbotron.
Guest on a radio or TV shows give out text to pledge info to listeners/viewers. Content may relate to interview or topic of show. Also, presents matching opportunities for guest, host or network.
Advertising and billboard displays provides opportunity to reach mass audiences. Message and subsequent call to action can be executed moments after ad is read.
Charitable giving via one partner allows you to track your impact
You can tell your story both internally via corporate communications and also via the PR/ media
Yahoo! Marks Inauguration of “Cyber Giving Week,” With Overall Online Donations Expected To Reach Record Highs in 2005 Yahoo! Makes Donating Easy During Biggest Online Giving Week of the Year; Connects Donors to Charities for Last Chance to Give in 2005 SUNNYVALE, Calif. – December 23, 2005 – Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO), a leading global Internet company, today announced that it is kicking off Cyber Giving Week on December 25, 2005, in recognition of the significant growth in online charitable donations as well as the trend of year-end spikes in giving. In partnership with Network For Good, the Internet’s leading charitable resource, Yahoo! is launching a Cyber Giving Week microsite ( http://brand.yahoo.com/cybergivingweek2005/ ) that provides donation links to a variety of charities as well as resources and tools for making decisions about contributions and maximizing annual tax breaks.
Network for Good processed over 82,000 donations and raised more than $11 million in support of relief efforts
Network for Good supported 124 charities providing relief on the ground
Network for Good, with the help of its partners, media and generous individuals, raised more than $13 million in donations to more than 344 organizations speeding relief to the Gulf Coast and tens of thousands of evacuees
Network for Good and Kevin Bacon launched at Sundance Film Festival in January 2007
Site capitalizes on the trends of celebrity philanthropy, user-driven content and social networking to raise funds for charity
SixDegrees.org highlights more than 50 celebrities’ charitable causes; Non-celebrities can also raise money for their favorite nonprofits with charity badges or “widgets” that can be displayed on blogs and social networking sites
Generated over $630,000 and 500,000+site visitors in the first 4 months
Millions of media impressions in USA Today, CNN, Access Hollywood, US Weekly, In Touch, OK Magazine, People, Entertainment Weekly, The View, The Ellen Show, Morning Radio Tour in 20 markets, The Tonight Show and E! News