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Case Study: FundraisingOnline (Dutch) – The largest online fundraising database in the Netherlands

May 27th, 2010

FundraisingOnline (Dutch) - The largest online fundraising database in the Netherlands The Dutch language website FondswervingOnline.nl (or “Fundraising Online”) is the largest online fundraising and subsidies database in the Netherlands. The website offers businesses and NGO’s access to a community with the latest public data on subsidies, sponsorship opportunities, government funding, private investors, prizes, microcredits and more.

The initial goal of the project was to build the best possible website in its niche. We looked at Efactor.com (an entrepreneur community) for inspiration and we asked ourselves if it were possible build a similar community with Drupal. We believe it can! Our registered users have access to a mini-Facebook profile with status and activity updates. Based on the user preferences, members with identical interests are matched and can find each other, for example to cooperate in a joint fundraising application. Community pages and a forum are available to share user interests.