Network for Good
|Network for Good|
Network for Good is an online payment provider for charities and non-profit organizations. The company was founded in 2001 by America Online, Cisco Systems and Yahoo!. Network for Good charges donors a 5% administrative fee for donations, in addition to any administrative fees that the charity might incur.
As well as its headquarters, it also has an office in San Francisco, California, through its 2005 merger with Groundspring.org. Board members are composed of people who have previously worked with various other companies such as AOL, Yahoo! and eBay.
Non-profits can access tools for fundraising, volunteer recruitment and donor communication, and can receive free tips and training on topics including how to develop and improve their online marketing, communications and fundraising.
Papers and studies
The website sponsored "How Crisis Compels Donors to Give Online", a study on online donations during disasters such as Hurricane Katrina, and "The Wired Fundraiser", a study reflecting how current technology is changing the world of fundraising.
- Network for Good transaction costs. Retrieved 1/19/2012
- "Network for Good Board".
- "Network for Good". PC Magazine. 2003-10-14. Retrieved 2007-05-14.[dead link]
- Help for Non-profits: Fundraising123.org website.
- How Crisis Compels Donors to Give Online: PDF file at the Network For Good website.
- The Wired Fundraiser: PDF file at the Fundraising123.org website.