Online Fundraising Resources Center


Introduction to the Internet
for Fundraisers

March 13, 2000
University of Pennsylvania, College of General Studies

Win Big Bucks in Cyberspace!
class homepage
  • The Red Cross raised $1.2MM Jan-June 99 -- 9000-plus gifts

  • has received $13MM in pledges and pledges for 776,485 hours of volunteer work

  • John McCain raised more than $700,000 online in the first two days after winning the New Hampshire primary

  • Online petitions and other advocacy e-mail circulate through individuals' personal networks

  • The online community is now more than 73 million (Aug 99) and growing exponentially

  • Online giving lags online buying -- See Craver, Mathews, Smith report on socially engaged users

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