Thinking outside of the Donation Box - A glance @ Alumni Giving


Have you ever really thought about what influences your decision to donate to a foundation, cause or charity? I ask because there appears to have been a shift in donation trends which reflects an increasing percentage of donation transactions being conducted online (versus more ‘traditional' fundraising methods... Read more »

Crowdfunding for Universities: A First-hand Example of Success


What is crowdfunding? Where did it come from? Where is it going? To give you some perspective, crowdfunding originates in the relatively recent phenomenon of crowdsourcing, wherein a collective body gets together and works towards a common goal using predominantly online methods. In less than ten years, we’ve... Read more »

Polar Catalyst: Crowdfunding for Students on Ice


The Students on Ice Foundation was looking for an innovative way to raise money for initiatives that advance and benefit the polar regions. bv02 created Polar Catalyst, a crowdfunding platform that would allow the Foundation to connect with their audience online and raise the money needed for projects that create a... Read more »

Carleton Futurefunder


Carleton University was looking for a way to engage with alumni and their existing social networks to create a pattern of smaller, more frequent alumni giving. To help establish this behaviour in the alumni community, bv02 built Futurefunder, a crowdfunding platform for the Carleton community to raise money from their... Read more »