Tech Roundup: Capitalize on Holiday Gift-Giving
?Tis the season for spending money! As you are finalizing your holiday gift list, think about a few different ways that you can encourage charitable giving to nonprofits ? whether it is your own or one you support!
This holiday season, you may want to consider a gift that keeps giving. A Giving Card provides an opportunity for inspiration. The recipient will designate a charity of their choice and your gift will go on to support the work of the charity and the people they serve. Your gift has made a difference three-fold. Read more here.
AmazonSmile is a program that enables Amazon shoppers to easily donate 0.5% of their purchase to their favorite nonprofit. Read more about easy steps you can take to register your nonprofit and encourage supporters to give while shopping online!
LiveToServe.com is a Richmond based social enterprise that helps nonprofits to tap into the buying power of their organization. Through their site people can shop, receive full value for what they purchase and drive an additional 50-70% of every transaction back to the non-profits running campaigns. Read more here.
eBay’s Giving Works Program
Integrated into eBay’s regular buying and selling platform, eBay Giving Works makes it easy for people to support important causes, both in the U.S. and abroad. It enables sellers to donate a portion of their sales and buyers to shop while supporting their favorite charities ? all the while giving nonprofits an opportunity to engage new supporters.
Holiday Gift Programs
This guide from Nonprofit Tech for Good features 10 holiday gift programs that benefit nonprofits. Gifts range from symbolic adopt-an-acre of a national park gifts to funding a classroom project in a low-income community. These gift programs are ideal for socially and environmentally conscious holiday shoppers that would prefer their holiday spending directly empower nonprofits.
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