Cryptocurrency 101: What Nonprofits Need to Know About Crypto-Fundraising

Webinar with Nejeed Kassam

Cryptocurrency 101: What Nonprofits Need to Know About Crypto-Fundraising


Learn All You Need to Know About Cypto-Fundraising

Bitcoin, blockchain, and Ethereum, oh my.

If you’re confused by cryptocurrency, you’re not alone. Similar to donating stock, crypto is a tax-friendly way for donors to give that is becoming more commonplace. 

Led by Millennials, Gen Z, and Gen X, crypto usage is constantly increasing. Its value is steadily rising (over USD 1 Trillion), and the opportunities for nonprofits to leverage this charitable revenue stream are continuing to grow. 

Yet, very few nonprofits accept crypto. Most professionals are still trying to understand what exactly these gifts are, how to use these types of donations, and how to accept them in the first place. 

By the end of this webinar, you will:

  • Have a better understanding of what cryptocurrency is and how it works
  • Figure out how to accept crypto at your organization
  • Learn some best practices around cultivating and utilizing crypto
  • And understand how it’s set to disrupt philanthropy in the coming years. 

About Nejeed Kassam

Nejeed Kassam has spent 30 years working in the nonprofit sector and is proud to work every day to build stronger communities. Currently, Nejeed is the CEO and founder of Keela – an impact technology company dedicated to empowering nonprofits with accessible, powerful software. He is the former executive director of End Poverty Now and Conversations for Change.

Nejeed is a global innovator with experience working for the United Nations and the Senate of Canada. He is the author of the book ‘High on Life’ (foreword written by former Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chrétien) and the co-producer of the documentary, ‘Conversations for Change’. Nejeed sits on a number of corporate and non-profit boards, has spoken at conferences around the world, and is an alumnus of the Global Shapers Community (World Economic Forum) and a former fellow at the Royal Society of the Arts in the UK.

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