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Tomorrow, April 22nd is Earth Day, a day of celebrating our gorgeous planet and acknowledging what needs to be done to save it. It’s a day of advocacy for our environment and hopefully a day of planning for a bright and greener future. Here are some events to check out in Vancouver if you want […]

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Social media is a cost-effective approach to drive fundraising efforts to a broad audience and a useful tool to keep supporters informed while adding a personal touch. Here are our five tips on how to use social media to maximize your fundraising success: Before you start sharing and engaging your audience on social media, it’s […]

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Last week we addressed different giving trends. While many of these studies suggest a variety of driving factors that explain why individuals donate, all of them illustrate a significant difference in how each age demographic exercises philanthropy. In this post, we’re looking at studies that focus on the giving trends of future philanthropists: millennials. By […]

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Earlier this year, the Giving Institute released their annual report outlining the 2015 trends in the US charitable sector. According to this study, a total of $373 billion was donated to charitable causes in 2015, which amounts to over $1 billion per day in donations. These numbers are particularly noteworthy, as they illustrate a 4.1% […]

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Refugee Crisis: Chimp contributes over $1 million from Chimp on Vimeo. We are so excited to announce that, as of the end of May 2016, over $1 million has been raised by Chimp users in support of the global refugee crisis. Individuals, groups of motivated people, conscientious businesses, and charities have all done an incredible […]

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Everybody eats. Like death and taxes, it’s one of the certainties of life. But with an increasing global population and rapid (geologically speaking) changes to our climate, traditional food sources are no longer a sure thing. Prices are increasing and pressure on our natural environment is becoming more intense every day. These issues will affect […]

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When disaster strikes, individuals and governments often step up to help those who require support and strength from around the world. This is the human spirit of charity in action, and helping to facilitate it is what gets me going in the morning. The earthquake in Nepal is a tragedy of immense proportions, and the […]