YouTube offers nonprofits their own channels at no charge

first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Howard Lake | 26 September 2007 | News Tagged with: Digital  24 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThiscenter_img Video sharing site YouTube has launched a programme for US nonprofits that lets them create their own channels on the site at no charge. This puts them on a similar level on the site to commercial organisations such as the BBC.Participating nonprofits can now upload thei videos of public service announcements, fundraising appeals, and reports on their work. In addition, nonprofits can use Google Checkout, its recently launched rival to PayPal, to handle online donations without charge.The service includes free premium branding capabilities and increased uploading capacity, and the rotation of nonprofits’ videos in the “Promoted Videos” areas throughout YouTube. Advertisement There are plans to bring together all nonprofit channels into a central area where visitors can browse.Early partners in this programme include The Clinton Global Initiative, the American Cancer Society, and the March of Dimes.Currently the service is open only to US organisations with documented 501(c)(3) tax status.www.youtube.com/nonprofits YouTube offers nonprofits their own channels at no chargelast_img read more