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Scientists to Charities: You’re Doing It All Wrong
March 29, 2015

One thing we’ve learned is that the ladder of engagement starts on the ground. Don’t exclude people who are only capable of giving a small amount, especially millennials. They could become more valuable as time moves on.


Super Bowl 50 Tackles Hunger in the Community
December 18, 2014

Anyone can participate in giving online at or by texting TOUCHDOWN and their donation amount to 41444 or by Tweeting their donation amount to @50Fund with hashtag #tinygive.


How Charities Can Get More Out of Donors
December 15, 2014

But Mr. Wardell observes, “If you can’t incentivize people to ask, you’re stuck in a place where you are fundraising from the same people over and over again.” Charities might also tell donors how valuable social sharing can be to get them to post announcements about their gifts, he says.

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Bay Area Super Bowl 50 Committee To Launch Food Drive During Niners-Raiders Game
December 07, 2014

The committee’s goal is to raise $150,000 in cash — which, they believe, will buy $900,000 worth of food — for the designated food banks of the Oakland Raiders and San Francisco 49ers.

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Giving Tuesday: Ways to Help Those in the D.C. Area
December 03, 2014

Giving Tuesday gained traction last year as a day to encourage giving, raising funds and awareness for important causes everywhere. The 2012 event raised $10 million online for charities.


Turning Tweets Into Gifts: A Q&A With TinyGive's Co-Founder
September 09, 2014

"I believe that philanthropy is one of the highest forms of activism, particularly supporting organizations that are working to achieve solutions in the spaces you care about."


Pitch Night Follow-Up: Q&A with Clarence Wardell of tinyGive
August 22, 2014

tinyGive is the next phase of growth in new media activism, and is aiming to reduce the friction that often discourages someone from getting involved beyond the initial phase of conversation.


Points of Light Civic Accelerator Invests $50,000 Each in Two Startups: Piggybackr and Project SYNCERE
June 30, 2014

The Civic Accelerator is the first accelerator and investment fund in the country focused on “civic ventures” – for-profit and nonprofit startups that include people as part of the solution to critical social problems.


A Peek into the Future of Giving- to Support Community Justice in Liberia
May 28, 2014

In keeping with a spirit of innovation around issues of accountability, the Lab is joining tinyGive at the forefront of innovation in giving. tinyGive is a micro-philanthropy platform that empowers donors to give to the causes and organizations they care about via Twitter. Their Tweet-to-donate tool makes it simple to both give and tell others about our work, all with one Tweet. It helps multiply the impact!


Top Ten Twitter Handles that Every Nonprofit Should Follow
April 22, 2014

The list below of 10 Twitter handles has been curated by nonprofit or social media leaders. Learn everything you need to know about being effective when organizing a base of support online – from technology recommendations and how-to, to simply following the news; these folks have it all covered.


Unique Fundraising Tools
March 13, 2014

tinyGive can be a great tool for gathering a lot of small donations. Many times at events people do not have a checkbook or cash on hand to donate to your cause. tinyGive makes it easy for anyone with a Twitter account to make a donation right on their phones.


Bitcoin could become the go-to currency for digital tipping
February 20, 2014

But another theory, floated yesterday on the Bitcoin blog CoinDesk, is that cryptocurrencies are becoming the web’s standard for the so-called gift economy.


Twitter platform for #giving takes off
January 29, 2014

"tinyGive, a platform for making charitable donations via Twitter, is growing, thanks to a strong word-of-mouth campaign and concurrent bicoastal pitches by the D.C.-based company's cofounders."


The world's best charity is now accepting Bitcoin
January 17, 2014

Give Directly is a pretty unique specimen when it comes to charities. It gives a cash transfer to a recipient, expecting to put 93 per cent of a donation into their hands. At the end of 2012, it'd spent just $30,000 to cover IT, registration and reporting, and staff outreach.


DC Tech Revs Up to Help Give Back On Giving Tuesday
December 03, 2013

"Therefore, your donation is not only super simple, but also it is amplified to your entire list of followers."


15 Giving Tuesday Campaigns Making a Difference
December 03, 2013

"Micro-donation platform tinyGive is partnering with several non-profits to give away $12,000 in a Giving Tuesday social-matching campaign on Twitter."


Charities gear up for Giving Tuesday
December 01, 2013

TinyGive, a District-based company that uses tweets to raise money for charities, is giving away $12,000 in matching funds to selected nonprofits.


tinyGive Enables Simple Acts of Charity on #GivingTuesday
November 26, 2013

For those of us who prefer to give rather than receive, tinyGive offers the perfect opportunity to do just that. A “micro” donation platform, tinyGive leverages Twitter to simplify the donation process and maximize awareness for organizations and causes.


November 13, 2013

Like many budding organizations based in the District, not only does tinyGive provide an outlet for giving, it stresses the importance of rethinking the idea of philanthropy.

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Enabling Crowdfunding on Twitter for Disaster Response
September 17, 2013

Indeed, many of the barriers that currently exist in the mobile donation space is overcome by TinyGive.


Giving Never Felt So Tweetable: tinyGive’s Big Fundraising Solution
August 02, 2013

"tinyGive harnesses the convenience of Twitter and innate human altruism to make giving and receiving donations quicker and more efficient."