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Eight Must-Read Reports for Digitally Fundraising Nonprofits

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Nonprofit Tech 2.0: A Social Media Guide for Nonprofits presents a list of eight must-read reports about online communications and fundraising, social media, and mobile technology.

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Reasearch Shows Mobile Phones are Growing More Important as a Platform for Donations

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The Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project recently released a new report – Real Time Charitable Giving – that focuses on donations made via mobile phones. This report is based on interviews with 863 individuals who gave to the “Text for Haiti” campaign on their cell phones.

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“Spring” – A New Project Launched to Promote Online Giving

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Bridger is here to launch ‘Spring’*, a new project to promote giving online and through mobile phones run by the Big Society Network (a nonprofit that is increasingly the brains trust of British Prime Minister David Cameron’s Big Society project).

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Snooze App Lets Users Donate To Charity By Oversleeping

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Giving has become increasingly effortless with text-to-donate and other click-of-a-button tools, but a new app has made donating even simpler. So simple, that you can do it in your sleep.

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(UK) Thousands of Charities Join Vodafone’s Free Text Donation Service

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Thousands of charities have now registered for Vodafone’s online donation service JustGiving to allow the UK’s 50 million mobile phone users to give money to charity, free of charge, by text message.

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