Category: Donations

Filecoin Foundation donates $10M in FIL tokens to Internet Archive

Filecoin Foundation donates $10M in FIL tokens to Internet Archive

The Internet Archive’s founder Brewster Kahle has joined the boards of advisors for the Filecoin Foundation and the Filecoin Foundation for the Decentralized Web. 8168 Total views 37 Total shares The Internet Archive, an American nonprofit behind major digital archive Wayback Machine, has received a $10 million cryptocurrency donation from the Filecoin Foundation. According to […]

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Grayscale donates $1M to Coin Center, pledges up to $1M more in matched contributions

Grayscale donates $1M to Coin Center, pledges up to $1M more in matched contributions

Grayscale hopes to build off the success of Kraken’s donate-and-match program from 2018. 5106 Total views 16 Total shares Grayscale Investments, the world’s largest digital-asset manager, has pledged $1 million to Coin Center, Washington, D.C.’s most influential cryptocurrency advocacy group — a move it believes will help broaden “foundational knowledge” of the industry. The million-dollar […]

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Portnoy’s small business relief fund now accepting Bitcoin, crypto donations

Portnoy’s small business relief fund now accepting Bitcoin, crypto donations

Barstool Media’s Dave Portnoy is accepting Bitcoin (BTC) and cryptocurrency donations for his small-business relief fund. Less than 24 hours after integration, the crypto community has responded with incredible generosity.  The Barstool Fund launched last week to raise money for small businesses impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. At the time of writing, the Fund had […]

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‘BitcoinTuesday’ to become one of the largest-ever crypto donation events

‘BitcoinTuesday’ to become one of the largest-ever crypto donation events

BitcoinTuesday is aligning crypto awareness with public good in this one-day charity event. 3169 Total views 16 Total shares BitcoinTuesday, scheduled for Dec. 1, aims to become one of the largest cryptocurrency fundraisers in history.  The Giving Block, a crypto donations company, has secured partnerships with over 120 nonprofits and 30 blockchain companies to spearhead […]

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Cryptocurrency CEO Donated Second-Largest Amount to Joe Biden’s Campaign

Cryptocurrency CEO Donated Second-Largest Amount to Joe Biden’s Campaign

Nov 5, 2020 at 09:08 UTCUpdated Nov 5, 2020 at 14:45 UTC (Drop of Light/Shutterstock) Cryptocurrency CEO Donated Second-Largest Amount to Joe Biden’s Campaign Sam Bankman-Fried, the CEO of cryptocurrency derivatives platform FTX, made the second-largest donation to former Vice President Joe Biden’s presidential campaign, according to details revealed in The Wall Street Journal on […]

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Ripple Donates $10M to Mercy Corps for Increasing Financial Inclusion

Ripple Donates $10M to Mercy Corps for Increasing Financial Inclusion

Oct 16, 2020 at 19:35 UTC Ripple, the U.S.-based currency exchange and remittance network, is donating $10 million to Mercy Corps, a humanitarian aid non-profit, to “expand financial inclusion and increase economic empowerment globally.”   Ripple, through a non-profit unit, works with non-government organizations, universities and industry partners to “bring the 1.7 billion unbanked adults into […]

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