Ammado connects connect nonprofits, socially responsible companies and engaged individuals committed to positive change from a global to local level. ammado has a vision of building a community that will change the world.
ammado was founded as a mission-based, for-profit enterprise, in Dublin in 2005 by serial entrepreneur Peter Conlon and Dr. Anna Kupka. They travelled the world for three years meeting with over 1,500 companies and nonprofits to understand their needs and challenges in harnessing social media for social good.
The site was launched in June 2008 and is available in 12 languages (Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, traditional and simplified Chinese) connecting individuals from 130 countries and over 4,000 nonprofit organizations worldwide.
Individuals and nonprofits can join ammado for free. All you need is your email address. If you don’t find your friends, favourite sports club, university, school or charity on the site, make sure to invite them to sign-up.
Individuals ammado provides individuals with an interactive platform where they can: â€¢ create their own profile detailing their interests and values â€¢ upload pictures and videos â€¢ engage with other like-minded individuals â€¢ receive updates from their favourite nonprofits and companies â€¢ make donations through the ammado Giving Circle â€¢ participate in one of the most cost effective donation platforms in the world â€¢ create and participate in fundraising communities
Nonprofits Nonprofit organizations utilise ammado as an online giving platform where they can: â€¢ receive donations â€¢ upload information about their organizationâ€™s initiatives â€¢ provide volunteer opportunities â€¢ publish news and articles â€¢ share images and videos with their networks â€¢ communicate instantly with their supporters â€¢ create fundraising communities â€¢ mobilise through polls and petitions â€¢ engage with partners and other nonprofits around the world
Companies ammado offers a state-of-the-art customer and employee giving programmes, a global CSR platform and a stakeholder engagement tools. ammadoâ€™s easy to use online platform enables companies to: â€¢ engage employees and customers in giving and volunteering â€¢ build strategic and meaningful communities â€¢ engage stakeholders using social media tools â€¢ showcase the companyâ€™s engagement in the nonprofit sector â€¢ partner with other like-minded companies, nonprofits and individuals â€¢ participate in cause-related marketing
The Giving Circle Our unique donations feature, the Giving Circle, allows people to donate to their favourite nonprofits from all over the world. These include charities, sports clubs, schools and universities. The ammado platform can accept donations in over 30 currencies as well as all major payment methods. The Giving Circle offers the possibility to give micro donations, as little as 4 euro cents and the flexibility to seamlessly change the recipients and giving amount every month. Even the smallest contributions are instantly displayed on the memberâ€™s ammado profile, recognising the donor as an ambassador for change.
Privacy Your privacy is of the utmost importance to us. Therefore, it is necessary to provide a control over who can see the information on your profile. For each section of your profile, you have three options: display to everyone, display only to your ammado friends and nonprofits or display to no one. Your privacy settings can be changed at any time by clicking on “Settings” and then “Privacy Settings”.
Discover your power! We believe that everyone can make a difference on ammado. ammado facilitates a new kind of relationship between companies, nonprofits and individuals. The ammado community will bring about real change. Your presence on ammado enables us to offer nonprofits valuable working tools to help them connect with new and engaged supporters and to spread their message across the web. In fact, every time you log in to ammado you are making a difference.