The Standing Desk

Notes, research, and company thoughts

The Salvation Army UK Reaches 49% Donor Conversion With Fundraise Up

A prominent organization well-known in the charitable sector, The Salvation Army UK has been fighting against inequality and transforming lives for the last 150 years. With focus areas like homelessness, poverty, addiction, domestic abuse, and emergency services, the organization is committed to helping those who are in need of critical assistance without discrimination. 

Customer Kudos: Rainforest Trust Commits $500 Million to Conservation

During a panel discussion at the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Rainforest Trust publicly committed $500,000,000 to conserve 30% of the planet and reverse rapid biodiversity loss by 2030. Eight additional private funders joined this pledge — collectively promising $5 billion — along with heads of state who will enact policy changes.
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Customer Spotlight: OLASTEO

At Fundraise Up, we believe that our customers’ success is our success. That’s why we are shining a spotlight on Aaron Friedman and his nonprofit, OLASTEO. Recently, we sat down with him to discuss how Fundraise Up helped take OLASTEO from a self-funded nonprofit to generating enough donations to start growing their good cause. Our conversation has been edited and condensed for clarity.
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Customer Spotlight: The American Heart Association

The American Heart Association is one of the most well-known nonprofits in the USA and has spearheaded some of the most important research in its field. But over the course of the last year, they realized they were missing out on valuable revenue.
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