|Benevity platform supports employee giving programs||
From the web site:|
"Benevity enables companies to embed user-directed, tax-receiptable donations and corporate matching programs into their existing transaction environments, using their own brands and systems. Benevity makes it easy for companies to build authentic and impactful cause marketing, community investment, workplace giving and other corporate social responsibility initiatives that increase engagement, brand differentiation and return on investment."
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|Changing the Present||
Changing The Present, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit website hub that enables visitors to the site to raise money and generate support for charities around the world. Browse the site to see how it works. Visit causes to find gifts that make a difference, or search for your favorite nonprofit to make a donation.|
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|DonorsChoose.org - Supports Teachers|
An innovative web site that connects donors with public school projects that need funding. This is an example of how its possible for intermediaries to create web sites that draw donors to non-profit organizations, reversing the process of thousands of non-profits doing constant research and relationship-building in an on-going struggle to find donors.
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|Generous Giving: Experience the Joy||This web site has many useful articles on philanthropy. Generous Giving "is a privately funded ministry that seeks to encourage givers of all income levels -- as well as pastors, church lay leaders and others -- to experience the joy of giving and embrace a lifestyle of generosity, according to God's word and Christ's example." ... quote from their web site.|
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launched this new website in April 2011–GiveSmart.org–to help philanthropists make better decisions and get better results.
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|Great Non Profits.org forum||
This site enables supporters or critics of non profits to write reviews. Take a look and make sure there are enough people supporting your non profit who post stories so the balance of reviews accurately reflects your work and accomplishments.|
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As you or your friends do on-line shopping, sites like iGive make it possible for your favorite charity to receive contributions based on a percent of purchase.
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|Innovation Intermediaries - resource||
From the web site:|
"We have created Social Innovator to bring together the people, experience and issues involved in designing, developing and growing new ideas that meet pressing unmet needs.
This material is intended to guide and support the practice of all those who can contribute to this social economy: policy‐makers who can help to create the right conditions; foundations and philanthropists who can fund and support; social organizations trying to meet needs more effectively; and of course entrepreneurs and innovators themselves."
Editor NOTE: This site is a rich resource for social entrepreneurs and innovators. The "connecting people, ideas and resources" goal is exactly what the Tutor/Mentor Connection seeks to do.
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|Network for Good ||
A searchable database of more than 620,000 nonprofit organizations in the United States. The site offers ways for donors to give directly to non profits of their choice and for non profits to raise money.|
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|New Ventures in Philanthropy ||The goal of this national coalition is to increase the pool of philanthropic resources available to support charity in the United States. The T/MC seeks to support this effort and build a coalition of tutor/mentor leaders that draws new philanthropy to tutor/mentor programs and networks in every city. |
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|One Percent Foundation|
The One Percent Foundation is an intermediary connecting donors and non profits. It brings non-profit organizations to the attention of people who visit their site, and then gives them pointers on things they might want to consider when deciding whether to give to those organizations.
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|RAZOO Fund Raising Hub|
Here's what RAZOO says about itself: "We help donors find inspiring giving opportunities or donate to any registered US charity. We assist nonprofits and volunteers in finding new donors and raising money through easy-to-use fundraising pages, social media tools, and donation processing"
This Give Minnesota Campaign raised over $14 million for charities.
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|Requests for Awesome - funding for data visualizaion projects||
This site developed from the Aspen Institute conference titled "Towards Open and Innovative Governance, the 2012 Forum on Communications and Society (FOCAS)" at http://www.aspeninstitute.org/policy-work/communications-society/FOCAS2012|
The Requests for Awesome is a vision of creating a streamlined process for government funding of low-budget tech projects.
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|The Big Give, a UK charity portal|
This site enables charities to post fund raising projects, which is similar to what many other hubs do. However, this site also has a map interface, where you can click on a part of the world, and select a charity category, then narrow your search to the NGOs in that area. Take a look.
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|The Generation Project|
This is how the Generation Project describes it's role: "As an educational philanthropy that allows donors to become actively involved in their giving, The Generation Project has three goals: (1) Generate ideas to benefit low-income K-12 students, (2) Generate new philanthropists by actively involving donors in the giving process, and (3) Empower the next Generation by harnessing the ingenuity of individuals to improve educational opportunities"
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|The Non Profit Centers Network||
From the web site: "We are a community of nonprofit and philanthropic leaders and professionals from the financial, real estate, and public sectors dedicated to sharing their knowledge and networks for creating and operating quality nonprofit workspace.|
The Nonprofit Centers Network is a program of Tides. Tides provides sophisticated financial and management services — and inspiration — to donors and doers so they can focus on achieving their vision of a just world.
Tides operates and promotes sustainable workspace for nonprofits and strengthens nonprofit capacity in the real estate arena. We operate the Thoreau Centers for Sustainability, located in the Presidio National Park in San Francisco and in the heart of downtown New York City"
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