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Indiegogo launches new charitable funding platform

Online crowdfunding platform Indiegogo is re-launching  its fundraising site Indiegogo Life as ‘Generosity by Indiegogo’, providing an easy way for people to contribute to nonprofits, social causes and others in need.

Generosity has already proven popular with the nonprofit community, and will launch with four major and very diverse nonprofit campaigns.


Campaigns to accompany launch

Positive Planet has partnered with local NGO partner Makhzoumi Foundation in Lebanon to help Syrian Refugees transition and thrive by starting small businesses.

Khan Academy Lite, a branch of Khan Academy will raise funds to bring learning networks and educational content to people with no internet connection.

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society is fundraising to provide 100 Bay Area blood cancer patients a stipend to help with treatment-related costs including lodging and transportation.

And finally, Project Scientist is creating Summer Academies STEM Expeditions for girls to explore, learn, and be inspired by female STEM professionals. Existing indiegogo Life campaigns will seamlessly transition to with no interruption to the fundraiser.


A proven crowdfunding platform

Indiegogo launched in 2008 as the world’s first crowdfunding platform and has hosted more than 300,000 campaigns in 224 countries and territories, five currencies and four languages.

“Generosity by Indiegogo is the perfect way to make sure anyone, anywhere can support the nonprofits and social causes that matter to them,” said Slava Rubin, CEO of Indiegogo. “Whether it’s in response to a natural disaster, humanitarian crisis or for an important charitable cause, fundraising on Generosity by Indiegogo is literally changing lives for the better.”

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