Future of fundraising inition

| February 9, 2018

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In this whitepaper, we explore VR’s potential as a tool to raise awareness and contribute to fundraising. This follows an evening event held in February at INITION called the ‘Future of Fundraising. The Third Sector has been accused by some of being slow to adopt new technologies and adapt to new trends and behaviours.

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United Way of Tarrant County

United Way of Tarrant County is a local nonprofit organization that advances the common good in Tarrant County. We believe everyone has a right to a good life and a responsibility to improve the community.To LIVE UNITED is to advance the common good for all of us. We all win when a child succeeds in school, when families are financially stable and when people have good health.

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United Way of Tarrant County

United Way of Tarrant County is a local nonprofit organization that advances the common good in Tarrant County. We believe everyone has a right to a good life and a responsibility to improve the community.To LIVE UNITED is to advance the common good for all of us. We all win when a child succeeds in school, when families are financially stable and when people have good health.

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