Tag Archives: charity

Building a School in India, and the Indiegogo platform

Looking for a hosted solution to raising funds?  I just came across http://www.indiegogo.com/.  I am going to keep writing on how Magento can build a web site for raising funds, but you should definitely consider whether you can just leverage an existing platform. How did I come across this particular platform?  From Dean Nelson (VP @ […]

Charity Site Design Considerations

In this post I describe aspects I like and dislike about different charity / not-for-profit web sites.  In follow up posts I will describe how Magento can be used to support such functionality. Apart from my normal disclaimer about working for eBay and Magento and PayPal are a part of eBay, I wanted to add […]

Technologies for Nonprofits

I am going to write up a few posts on ways in which Magento (an open source web store written in PHP) can be used as a site to support a not-for-profit site – such as a school in a developing country. I will base these posts on the free Magento Community Edition. This series […]

Support a Charity with your Magento Store

So you have a Magento web store that you use to sell goods, but you would like to also support a charity or other not-for-profit?  Why not allow you customers to donate to the cause from your web store? When selecting a cause or causes to support, think about whether the demographics for your store […]