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Big crowdfunding conference in Singapore, Aug 4-5, 2014.

Lots of good stats about crowdfunding. Tip o’ the hat to Allyson Kapin.

Crowdfunding can be a great way to raise those funds, while at the same time avoiding debt and generating public awareness about your project. In fact, the benefits reach far beyond the convenience and simplicity.

Businesses, as well as individuals, can benefit from crowdfunding. If you’re part of a nonprofit or association, you may be wondering how crowdfunding can work for you. Here are seven tools to use for your company.

Though disasters of any sort are always tragic, nonprofit organizations can raise considerable money for a cause by launching immediate campaigns as a response. In the case of The One Fund Boston, there was immediate support from donors wishing to help those impacted by the bombings. The One Fund Boston’s use of Teespring and Pinterest drew mass attention quickly, and the subsequent dollars the organization was seeking. Based on The One Fund Boston’s success, here are five tips your nonprofit organization should keep in mind when trying to launch a response crowdfunding campaign.

This is a guest post from Dan Marom, co-author of The Crowdfunding Revolution. In this series of posts about social media books, I invite the author to share something about themselves and why they wrote the book, and what in the book might be of particular interest to association or nonprofit audiences.

We’ve got some predictions about the increasingly important role of social media in the new year’s peer-to-peer fundraising:

From the ever delightful Ann Smarty: “There are lots of things social media has changed for us, there’s no doubt about that. In this article I’d like to list only those I personally got to experience.”

Using your social media sites, your organization can gain more visibility, get your donors more engaged with your event, and thus, plan a more lucrative auction.