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Technology-Savvy Pensioners Contributing to Huge Rise in Online Donations According to a New Study

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Anne-Marie Huby, managing director of JustGiving, said: “As the huge rise in online religious giving shows, digital giving is now reaching older and more traditional segments of the giving public.

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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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Online Fundraising Increased 19% in 2011, According to New Report

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The total that charities raised online jumped 19 percent in 2011 compared with the previous year, and the number of Internet gifts they received climbed 20 percent, according to a new study…

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iGiveFirst Wants to Make “Giving” to Charity as Easy as “Tweeting” or “Liking”

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While Facebook has made “liking” a piece of content simple and mainstream with its Like button and iGiveFirst wants to make “giving” to charity just as easy with a “Give” button.

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Online Fraud on the Rise in Australian Nonprofit Sector

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Funds lost through online fraud in the Not for Profit sector is at an all-time high, with fraudulent online transactions resulting in almost 40 per cent of the total value of sector fraud reported, according to the 2012 BDO Not for Profit Fraud Survey.

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