CrowdRise is the world’s largest and fastest growing online platform dedicated exclusively to charitable fundraising. CrowdRise is used by millions of individuals, tens of thousands of charities, hundreds of companies and many of the most famous artists and athletes in the world to creatively leverage their resources and networks to unlock the power of crowds and raise hundreds of millions of dollars to support positive social missions. CrowdRise has widely publicized success at making giving back fun, cool and aspirational. The site’s unique platform functionality for individual activists engaging in peer-to-peer fundraising and its strategic partnership with companies, foundations and major events has unlocked huge pools of previously untapped support for charitable efforts, delivered with revolutionary cost-efficiency.
Founded by actor Edward Norton, film producer Shauna Robertson and Robert and Jeffrey Wolfe, CrowdRise has conceived, implemented and powered campaigns that have raised over $300 million to date.
CrowdRise’s major partners include the New York City Marathon, the Boston Marathon, Red Cross, UNICEF, Ironman, United Airlines, Huffington Post, Eventbrite, Square, the Skoll Foundation, the Clinton Foundation, CAA, UTA, as well as artists like John Legend, Sean Penn, Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill, Ian Somerhalder, Sophia Bush, Paul Rudd, Olivia Wilde and many more.
The CrowdRise community was named a “Top 25 Best Global Philanthropist” by Barron’s.