People Raise Over $1 Billion for Causes on Facebook
Social network Facebook announced today that people have raised over $1 billion for nonprofit and personal causes, helping to raise awareness and make an impact in their communities around the world.
Facebook is also bringing nonprofit fundraising tools to Canada and Australia. And for Giving Tuesday on November 27, 2018, PayPal and Facebook are matching donations up to a total of $7 million for all US-based nonprofit fundraisers happening on Facebook that day.
Since Facebook introduced charitable giving tools in 2015, people have raised over $1 billion, and over 20 million people have either donated to or started a fundraiser on Facebook.
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The company says nonprofit organizations also continue to grow on Facebook, with more than 1 million nonprofits in 19 countries that can receive donations directly through Facebook.
To help more people support the causes they care about, Facebook is expanding nonprofit fundraising tools to Canada and Australia, where people can now create fundraisers for over 100,000 Canadian and Australian-based charities, enabled by a partnership with the PayPal Giving Fund.
Facebook says its nonprofit and personal fundraising tools are now available in 20 countries.