Fundraising for charities is a space both of us have been involved in for a while. Dan's first job out of college was fundraising at the London Symphony Orchestra and Michelle is on a nonprofit board in San Francisco. We both saw the challenges nonprofits can face connecting with everyday donors - particularly since they're often constrained by time, budget and resources.
On the other side, we noticed a disconnect between the social impact mindset of most millennials, and the fact that our generation is actually donating less than previous generations. Donating online, or through your phone, is hard and surprisingly uncommon - only 7% of charitable donations are made online. We believe we can build a great experience for donating online or through your phone, and connect you with amazing people and organizations.
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