VLOG: 10 requirements of crowdfunding

Click here to watch the VLOG. I made a short VLOG about the 10 requirement of crowdfunding. I explain the 10 key characteristics of crowdfunding and how you can use these as a list of requirements. Does your idea apply for crowdfunding? Watch the VLOG and find out. Click here to watch the VLOG  

10 key characteristics of crowdfunding, part I – Blog #2

In this blog series we want to determine whether an increasing focus on crowdfunding is a logical step for the philanthropic sector.  Is crowdfunding in line with the next generation of givers? In order to answer this question I will present the 10 key characteristics of crowdfunding. The word 'crowdfunding' appeared more than ten years … Continue reading 10 key characteristics of crowdfunding, part I – Blog #2

The 4 basics of crowdfunding – Blog#1

This is the first blog of the new blog series: all you need to know about crowdfunding. Crowdfunding is an online funding tool that emerged in 2006 here in Amsterdam. In this blog I explain the four key concepts of crowdfunding: the initiator, the platform, the project and the donors. This blog will provide you … Continue reading The 4 basics of crowdfunding – Blog#1

NEW blog series: All you need to know about crowdfunding

All you need to know about crowdfunding in 6 blogs I will upload a new blog series after the summer break: ‘all you need to know about crowdfunding’. In this blog series we focus on the following questions: (1) is crowdfunding in line with the new generation of givers and (2) is it a logical … Continue reading NEW blog series: All you need to know about crowdfunding

A changing donor, summary. Blog #7

Do charities have to change their strategies in order to stay in the game? These are two important questions. If the target group changes, so should the organization. Right? Yes, probably but in which way? The philanthropic world is experiencing an overall participation decrease: fewer individuals donate. Are we still satisfying the needs of donors? … Continue reading A changing donor, summary. Blog #7

Next generation, next step. Blog#6

What is the next step for charities and donors? It should be clear that charities are probably going to have to change a couple of things, one of them the way donors give. The need for a change should not be seen as a threat, but as an opportunity.Next generation donors show less interest in … Continue reading Next generation, next step. Blog#6

Less religous & impact: Same cause, different way? Blog #5

Will the next generation give to the same causes as the previous generation? Do charities have to change their strategies in order to stay in the game? These are two important questions. If the target group changes, so should the organization. Right? Yes, probably but in which way? Change is complex and let's be honest … Continue reading Less religous & impact: Same cause, different way? Blog #5

The 3 basics of philanthropy Blog#3

What does a donor need? In order to answer this question we considered the importance of efficacy and quality singels. But maybe I forgot an essential step: the three basics of philanthropy. In order for a donor to care about philanthropy they should know what it is. Do they?  Hé! Each month I will upload a … Continue reading The 3 basics of philanthropy Blog#3

VLOG#5: de 3 basics van filantropie (NL)

De week van de filantropie 2018 is begonnen  Maar wat is filantropie nou eigenlijk? Dat en meer leg ik uit in mijn nieuwste Vlog (vlog#5). Veel kijk plezier! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TRs0noosMCY&t=120s Ik merk dat veel mensen moeite hebben met het woord filantropie, wat jammer is aangezien iedereen wel eens in contact is geweest met en afhankelijk is van … Continue reading VLOG#5: de 3 basics van filantropie (NL)

Impact: I want to make a difference! Blog#2

What does a donor want and need? This is an important question for nonprofits to consider. Another important question is: how can I satisfy the need of my donor(s)? People are becoming less pro social and charities note that their solicitation methods are less effective than before: generosity is declining. So lets start thinking about changing/updating the solicitation methods. … Continue reading Impact: I want to make a difference! Blog#2