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#CourageON: How you can support Rappler after cyber libel verdict

Jun 15, 2020 - 2:42 PM

The decision will not silence us. It has made us more resolute in our mission to hold power to account.

This is the best time to become a Rappler

Nov 22, 2018 - 6:27 PM

Despite all the attacks Rappler is facing, what makes me stay?

NGO-led crowdfunding app seeks to aid in disaster response

May 16, 2018 - 1:42 PM

SAFER, the country's first locally-led crowdfunding app, provides quick relief and response to disasters and emergencies

Ketika selebriti ramai-ramai menggalang dana di dunia maya

Jan 18, 2018 - 7:51 PM

Sepanjang tahun 2017, sebanyak 89 orang selebriti dan publik figur berhasil mengumpulkan donasi sebesar Rp 4,1 miliar lewat yang diberikan oleh lebih dari 15 ribu donatur

RAN, Yura Yunita, dan Adam Fabumi Foundation meluncurkan kampanye 'Melawan Dunia' lewat Foto dari

Why I #SupportRappler

Sep 30, 2017 - 10:27 PM

Help us produce more groundbreaking investigative pieces. #SupportRappler.

Why I'm a Rappler

Sep 30, 2017 - 3:26 PM

To be Rappler is to fight for the truth no matter how hard

INFOGRAPHIC: Ways to use social media for good

Aug 25, 2017 - 7:48 AM

How clicking on that post like or share button can go a long way

Collaboration powered by social media

Aug 01, 2017 - 12:27 PM

How crowdfunding and online campaigns contribute to community building – and why you should be part of it

Agos eBayanihan: 'Be information responders'

Jul 08, 2017 - 2:42 PM

The first action is really to provide information says Rupert Ambil II executive director of Move PH at the relaunch of the Agos eBayanihan Platform

Rappler Content and Strategy Head Gemma Mendoza during Day 2 of the AGOS Summit on Disater Preparedness at the SM Aura Samsung Hall in Taguig on July 8, 2017. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Support Free and Fearless Journalism

Jul 08, 2017 - 11:58 AM

Help us stay free and independent of political pressure and commercial interests.

Kisah pasangan buruh yang berjuang mencari biaya pengobatan anaknya

May 01, 2017 - 5:08 PM

Suami istri Aldi dan Ika menggalang dana untuk obati anak bayinya yang berusia 6 bulan Kizzy nama bayi itu menderita atresia bilier Pendapatan ayahnya yang hanya Rp1 5 juta per bulan tak mencukupi

MEMBANTU KIZZY. Aldi dan Ika, buruh di Klaten, yang kini berjuang untuk mencari biaya pengobatan anaknya. Foto oleh Ari Susanto/Rappler

Rappler Crowdfunding: Frequently Asked Questions

Apr 20, 2017 - 2:14 PM

How much can you contribute? Where will it go?

Rappler Crowdfunding Frequently Asked Questions, faqs

Rappler Crowdfunding: Terms and Conditions

Apr 15, 2017 - 9:58 PM

Rappler believes in collaboration and partnerships

The Spark Project to offer new crowdfunding methods in March 2017

Feb 25, 2017 - 4:38 PM

Starting March the Spark Project is set to offer donations based and investment type crowdfunding methods

CROWDFUNDING. The Spark Project Team, headed by CEO and Founder Patch Dulay (leftmost), is ready for its ‘best year yet’, 2017. Photo by Angela Casco/ Rappler

[Executive Edge] Succeed, fail as entrepreneur via a board game

Aug 26, 2015 - 3:03 PM

The UPSTART board game tries to capture the real life experience and struggles of setting up a business and more

Ateneo fresh grads crowdfund for kids with cerebral palsy

Jul 09, 2015 - 1:28 PM

They are helping the children through dance therapy You can too

EMPOWERMENT THROUGH DANCE. The I'mPOWER program uses dance movement therapy which the children with cerebral palsy could identify with day-to-day movements. Photo by Christopher King of the Company of Ateneo Dancers

Do you want to save a heritage house?

Jun 28, 2015 - 7:21 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The group envisions Kasa Boix to be adaptively reused as a community cum creative space for the residents of Quiapo and to serve as a model of conserving other heritage sites

Small-town girl dreams big

Jun 26, 2015 - 10:54 PM

For 16 year old Zharina Nikko Tomas Casil her humble beginning is not stopping her from achieving her biggest dreams

Unlock your entrepreneurial dreams through 'The Spark Project’

Jun 13, 2015 - 1:30 PM

For over two years now the Spark Project has raised P2 2 million for 21 projects from more than 1 000 backers

Off to Juilliard: Filipina performer crowdfunds for education

May 29, 2015 - 5:14 PM

Regina de Vera ultimately hopes that her cause will heighten awareness in local theater and will elevate Filipino talent worldwide

‘Facebook’ monk crowdsources for goodwill in Palawan

Apr 18, 2015 - 9:56 AM

In Puerto Princesa Palawan a Buddhist monk helps solve people’s problems by logging onto Facebook and finding connections

STUDENT AND MENTOR. Under Bhante’s guidance and encouragement, Rhodora would like to have a future wherein everyday, she is helping people who grew up in the same kind of poverty she did.

How a citizen-led power system can disrupt energy sector

Apr 15, 2015 - 2:15 PM

A citizen led power system will steadily serve as a threat to private companies and will dismantle monopolies in the power sector in the long run

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Is crowdfunding the future of businesses in PH?

Mar 18, 2015 - 6:51 PM

Social media made crowdfunding successful for business startups in other countries What solutions can it offer startups and social enterprises in the Philippines?

Senator Bam Aquino discusses how crowdsourcing can be used to empower small businesses during the 1st Philippine Crowdsourcing Week. Photo by David Lozada/ Rappler

My partner got one over me so I need your help

Mar 08, 2015 - 9:00 PM

An American who fell in love with the Philippines narrates his harrowing experiencing getting into business with a partner he thought was also a friend

First crowdfunding conference in PH

Feb 13, 2015 - 4:15 PM

An increasing number of entrepreneurs and investors are finding this new approach to be more appealing for small businesses

Your business dreams can come true with crowdfunding

Dec 27, 2014 - 7:46 AM

Learn how 5 entrepreneurs pursue their business ideas by raising capital through crowdfunding

How we plan to keep these kids reading, with your help

Oct 06, 2014 - 4:49 PM

The kids at the poor island of Messah light up at the sight of a book the same way we might stare in awe at a priceless painting For them to have their own books to go on an imaginative journey to get them to dream big – this is why I decided to start Books for Messah

HUNGRY FOR BOOKS. The children of Messah Island reading books provided by Taman Bacaan Pelangi. Photos courtesy of Hanny Kusumawati and Nitara Nivatvongs Layton

Crowdfunding helps Yolanda-hit Banago weavers

Sep 15, 2014 - 12:41 PM

A Kickstarter campaign is helping a community of artisan weavers in Guiuan and Eastern Samar rebuild their dreams after Typhoon Yolanda

Potato salad project rakes in cash in Kickstarter

Jul 08, 2014 - 9:18 AM

The transformative power of online crowd funding is being poured into a bowl or two of potato salad

THOUSAND-DOLLAR SALAD. A screenshot of the Potato Salad project on the crowd funding site Kickstarter, as of 8 July 2014.

Haiyan anti-human trafficking project to crowdfund in US

Apr 30, 2014 - 9:00 AM

Love Rescues is an anti trafficking radio and TV ad campaign to protect the four million plus Haiyan victims who are now vulnerable to trafficking

Lights off for Earth Hour's global crowdfunding call

Mar 29, 2014 - 10:24 PM

Earth Hour 2014 aims to raise money for local environmental projects including providing fiberglass boat technology for Typhoon Haiyan survivors

FOR CROWDFUNDING. Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone and Director Marc Webb of 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' attend the Earth Hour Kick-Off with Spider-Man, The First Super Hero Ambassador for Earth Hour. Photo by AFP

[Executive Edge] Fund raising through crowdfunding

Oct 19, 2013 - 12:48 PM

A successful crowdfunding campaign tailors message to 3 types of backers: project advocates patrons and walk ins shares Spark Project founder

Ezra Ferraz

#ThinkPH: Solving 'wicked problems' using the Internet

Aug 23, 2013 - 2:12 PM

Internet driven technology enables us to solve problems from the bottom up

WICKED PROBLEMS. Internet-enabled technology can help us tackle problems like poverty, corruption and climate change. Photo by Leanne Jazul/Rappler

Anonymous gets funds for news website

Apr 18, 2013 - 4:38 PM

Anonymous acquires more than 54 000 in funding to build the Your Anon News website

YOUR ANON NEWS. Anonymous grabs more than $54,000 in funding for a news website. Screen shot from IndieGoGo

Veronica Mars movie gets crowdfunded

Mar 14, 2013 - 11:17 AM

Veronica Mars gets crowdfunded hitting its goal in 10 hours

MARS MOVIE. The Veronica Mars movie project on Kickstarter has succeeded. Screen shot from Kickstarter.

Crowdfunding brings venture capitalism to the masses

Jun 27, 2012 - 1:33 PM

Crowdfunding sites have raised nearly US 1 5 B for over a million different campaigns around the world