Category: Donations

Russian Opposition Leader Navalny Raises $700,000 in Crypto Donations

Russian Opposition Leader Navalny Raises $700,000 in Crypto DonationsAlexei Navalny, Russia’s leading critic of the current Kremlin administration, has attracted a serious amount of cryptocurrency in the form of anonymous donations for his corruption-combatting NGO. The digital coins collected since the beginning of this year have amounted to well over $700,000 at current prices. Also read: Russian Tax Authority Registers Crypto as Part […]

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United Nations Agency Unicef Launches Cryptocurrency Fund

United Nations Agency Unicef Launches Cryptocurrency FundUnicef announced Wednesday that it has launched a cryptocurrency fund and become the first United Nations organization to hold onto its crypto donations. Without converting them into fiat, the fund will hold two cryptocurrencies and disburse them to support projects benefiting children worldwide. Also read: RBI Ban Stops Indian Police From Cashing Out Seized Crypto […]

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4 Noncustodial Bitcoin Cash-Powered Payment Button Generators

4 Noncustodial Bitcoin Cash-Powered Payment Button GeneratorsBitcoin cash development is popping, whether it’s from engineers programming infrastructure or developers creating third-party resources. One innovative concept is the use of embeddable payment buttons that allow people to tip and donate using BCH payments. Just recently, a new BCH-based payment button was released called Donatebutton.cash, which gives anyone the ability to accept online […]

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Tony Hawk Foundation Added to Bitpay’s 100 Crypto Supporting Nonprofits

Tony Hawk Foundation Added to Bitpay's 100 Crypto Supporting NonprofitsOn June 24, well known nonprofit the Tony Hawk Foundation revealed it is now accepting cryptocurrencies for donations through Bitpay. The foundation founded by the pro skater Tony Hawk has funded 623 skatepark projects and now people can donate with BCH and BTC. With the latest collaboration, Bitpay now services over 100 nonprofit organizations processing […]

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BCH Development Fund Doubles Its Goal After a Successful Month

After a Successful Month, BCH Development Fund Doubles Funding GoalIn May, a group of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) supporting businesses and individuals launched a fundraiser to support BCH development. Since then the fundraiser has received massive support and so the organizers have decided to double the goal to 1600 BCH by August 1, 2019. Moreover, other projects have been added to the Bitcoin.com/fundraise page in […]

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In This Week’s Video Update: BCH Dev Fund Exceeds Target, Bitcoin.com Reveals Rebrand

In This Week’s Video Update, BCH Dev Fund Exceeds Fundraising Goal, Bitcoin.com Reveals RebrandThe Bitcoin Cash Developer Fund has reached its 800 BCH goal in less than a month since the start of the community-driven fundraising campaign. You’ll find more details on how to support the initiative in the weekly update from Bitcoin.com. Check out the video for other interesting news from the Bitcoin Cash space. Also read: […]

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Free Law Project’s Courtlistener Repository Now Accepts Bitcoin Cash Donations

Free Law Project's Courtlistener Repository Now Accepts Bitcoin Cash DonationsOn Monday, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) supporters learned that the popular website that focuses on U.S. court documents and the litigation system, Courtlistener.com, is accepting BCH for donations. Courtlistener captures hundreds of thousands of visitors every month by making high quality legal data widely available. Also Read: Crypto Cards in Weekly Video Update From Bitcoin.com An […]

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Bitcoin Cash Development Fund Receives Massive Support

The Bitcoin Cash community has greatly advanced its efforts to support the sustainability of the cryptocurrency with a fundraiser whose contributions are donated to developers. The campaign has already reached the 95% milestone out of an initial goal of raising 800 BCH for the development fund by Aug. 1, 2019. Also Read: Crypto Cards in […]

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BCH Businesses Launch Development Fund for Bitcoin Cash

A Variety of BCH Businesses Launch a Development Fund for Bitcoin CashOn May 30, the FVNI Development Society in collaboration with Bitcoin.com, Bitcoincash.org, Electron Cash, Bitcoincash.com and a multitude of individuals and businesses in China launched a new fundraiser to support the software engineers who maintain the technical development of the Bitcoin Cash network. The goal for Phase One is to raise 800 BCH by August […]

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Wikileaks Bitcoin Donations Soar Following Assange Arrest

Wikileaks' Bitcoin Donations Soar After Arrest of AssangeWikileaks’ bitcoin address has received a deluge of support following founding editor Julian Assange’s arrest. Donations have reached nearly $32,000 on Friday, 60% more than was raised the day before, when Assange was taken into custody. Also read: How Traditional Stock Markets Can Help Mainstream Cryptocurrency BTC Donations Reach $32,000 More than 6.3 BTC worth […]

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Community-Run Directory Surpasses 1000 BCH-Accepting Merchants

Community-Run Directory Surpasses 1000 BCH-Accepting MerchantsThe number of merchants accepting bitcoin cash (BCH) is growing. According to a community-curated website, there are over 1,000 BCH-accepting merchants, grouped into over 40 categories. The site also separately lists organizations that accept BCH donations. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Set to Hear Crypto Case on March 29 Directory of 1061 Merchants Accept Bitcoin […]

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Venezuelan Nonprofit Eatbch Celebrates First Anniversary Amidst Hyperinflation

Venezuelan Nonprofit Eatbch Celebrates First Anniversary in the Midst of Hyper-InflationOn Sunday, Feb. 10, the creators of the charitable organization Eatbch, a nonprofit food drive powered by bitcoin cash, celebrated its one-year anniversary. Eatbch has come along way since its inception feeding Venezuelans thousands of meals alongside branching out to other less fortunate regions like South Sudan. Also read: BCH Avalanche Transactions Show Finality Speeds 10x […]

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The Daily: Grin Developer Fund Grows, Russian Agent’s BTC Transaction Tracked

The Daily: Privacy Coin Grin Gets Donations, Researchers Track GRU’s BTC TransactionIn this edition of The Daily, a leading Grin developer has received donations worth $26,000 to fund his work on the project. Also, research group Bellingcat has tracked a BTC transaction allegedly made by Russian agents meddling in U.S. elections, and stablecoin paxos has reached $10 billion in transactions. Also read: Zebpay Launches in 5 European […]

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Wikipedia Now Accepts Bitcoin Cash Donations via Bitpay

Wikipedia Now Accepting Bitcoin Cash Donations via BitpayUsers from all over the world can now support the widely popular free encyclopedia Wikipedia with bitcoin cash donations via Bitpay. The non-profit model and global nature of the organization means it has to find a universal and cost-effective payment solution, and cryptocurrencies are an obvious choice.    Also Read: Blockchain.com Launches New Educational Resource […]

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Canadian Electoral Agency Clarifies Cryptocurrency Donations for Political Use

Canada Elections Agency Clarifies Cryptocurrency Donations for Political UseCanada’s electoral body has started consultations on how political parties should handle cryptocurrency donations ahead of general elections slated for October. Political parties have requested guidance from Elections Canada (EC) on accepting contributions and conducting other transactions in bitcoin. EC has now released a draft note that broadly takes the position that cryptocurrency donations are […]

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The Daily: Twitch Gamer Tipped $70K in Crypto, Hacker Returns $100K of ETC

The Daily: Twitch Gamer Tipped $70K in Crypto, Hacker Returns $100K of ETCIn this edition of The Daily, a video gamer streaming on Twitch has received crypto donations totaling over $70,000 and a hacker believed to be behind the 51 percent attack on the Ethereum Classic blockchain has reportedly returned $100,000 in ETC coins. Also, Electrum developers have issued another series of warnings about phishing attempts using […]

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Bitbacker.io Aims to Offer a Cryptocurrency-Powered Patreon Alternative

Bitbacker.io Aims to Offer a Cryptocurrency-Powered Patreon AlternativeSince Patreon began censoring members and participated in deplatforming, many of its users have been seeking alternatives. One option is the cryptocurrency-infused Bitbacker.io, a Patreon-like application that strongly advocates freedom of speech and censorship-resistant money. Also Read: Many Self-Proclaimed Bitcoin Inventors and Satoshi Clues Were Debunked in 2018    Bitbacker.io: A Patreon Alternative That’s Powered by Cryptocurrencies […]

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Rosenstein Targets ICOs, FEC May Permit Political Donations Through Crypto Mining

Rosenstein Targets ICOs, FEC May Permit Political Donations Through Crypto MiningIn recent regulatory news, the U.S. deputy attorney general has called for international cooperation on cryptocurrency regulation. Separately, the U.S. Federal Election Commission (FEC) has prepared a draft advisory that could allow political donations in the form of mining power, while the Alabama Securities Commission has estimated that the state has brought forward 20 percent […]

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Regulations Roundup: Chinese Mining Farms Undergo Tax Inspection, Michigan Bans Campaign Donations in Cryptocurrency

Regulations Roundup: Chinese Mining Farms Undergo Tax Inspection, Michigan Bans Campaign Donations in CryptocurrencyIn recent regulatory news, we report on an authorized mining company in China that has had its operations temporarily halted for tax inspection and implementation of real-name registration processes. We also look at the Michigan Secretary of State’s ban on crypto-based political donations, as well as the recent certification of X8’s stablecoin for Shariah compliance. In addition, […]

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Regulations Roundup: Cryptocurrency Campaign Donations, US Judge Warns Malaysians

In recent regulatory news, a report by the Center for Public Integrity has explored the potential for cryptocurrency donations to obfuscate politicians’ sources of funding, a U.S. judge has urged the Malaysian public to exercise due diligence when considering seeking exposure to cryptocurrencies, and a report conducted by IBM Blockchain and the Official Monetary and […]

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Toronto-Based Clothing Charity Relies Solely on Bitcoin Cash

Toronto-Based Clothing Charity Relies Solely on Bitcoin CashLast February, a bitcoin cash-centric charity based out of Canada had announced the launch of an organization called Coins 4 Clothes. The group started accepting BCH to purchase clothing from wholesalers and then distributed the garments to various Toronto-based charities. Since then the organization has donated over 3,000 articles of clothing to those in need, […]

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Binance Exchange to Replace Token Listing Fees With Donations

Binance Exchange to Replace Token Listing Fees With DonationsThe popular Binance exchange has decide to replace its token listing fees with donations. The move follows a recent wave of strong criticism against cryptocurrency exchanges for the supposedly excessive fees they charge projects. Also Read: Binance Wants to Invest in Africa, Reaches Out to African Projects Donations Instead of Fees The Binance exchange has […]

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