Practical Insights on Fundraising

8 Digital Principle Issues with UNICEF’s Ethereum Cryptocurrency Donations

8 Digital Principle Issues with UNICEF’s Ethereum Cryptocurrency Donations

Published on: Oct 16 2019 by Nadia Andrada - 15 Comments
A popular (and troll-fueled) trope in Bitcoin Twitter culture is to respond to any stated challenge with, “Bitcoin fixes this!.” The years-long Ebola outbreak...
Can Bitcoin or Ethereum Cryptocurrency Fund Your Next ICT4D Project?

Can Bitcoin or Ethereum Cryptocurrency Fund Your Next ICT4D Project?

Published on: Sep 09 2019 by Guest Writer - 6 Comments
While cryptocurrency is starting to become a hot topic among some non-profits, it is estimated that only 1% of non-profits are currently accepting cryptocurrency...
4 Technology Startup Funding Sources for African Entrepreneurs

4 Technology Startup Funding Sources for African Entrepreneurs

Published on: Aug 06 2018 by Wayan Vota - 17 Comments
One of the first and most important decisions that African entrepreneurs need to make when raising money is deciding what type of capital they need. Fundraising...
The 3 Secrets to Crowdfunding Success

The 3 Secrets to Crowdfunding Success

Published on: Oct 07 2015 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Recently I launched a Kickstarter campaign for JadedAid, a card game to save humanitarians. Based on Cards Against Humanity, and other word association games, it...
Why Does Your Fundraising Team Have the Best Data Analysis?

Why Does Your Fundraising Team Have the Best Data Analysis?

Published on: Oct 06 2014 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
During M&E Tech DC, we talked often about the need for program staff to have access to better program performance data and analyze it more often. That usually...
Apply for $20 Million USD in ICT4D Grants from SIDA

Apply for $20 Million USD in ICT4D Grants from SIDA

Published on: Oct 01 2012 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency is working on behalf of the Swedish parliament and government, with the mission to reduce poverty in the...
How to Find USAID Contracts and Grants Funding Opportunities

How to Find USAID Contracts and Grants Funding Opportunities

Published on: Jul 01 2011 by Guest Writer - 12 Comments
USAID generally undertakes direct assistance programs to benefit developing countries through competitive grants and cooperative agreements. This ensures that all...
How to Fundraise Money for Computer Labs and Internet Cafes in 3 Easy Steps

How to Fundraise Money for Computer Labs and Internet Cafes in 3 Easy Steps

Published on: Apr 12 2010 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on How to Fundraise Money for Computer Labs and Internet Cafes in 3 Easy Steps
Do you want to deploy a computer lab as part of your organization’s programs? Yet, are you lacking the cash to pay for the technology yourself? Here is a quick...