To begin to determine who needs help in the first place – after all, every nonprofit organization has its own mission and objectives.
Read about the activities of the charitable organization on its website; there – to make a donation.

Charities: what are they

One of the most common types of NPOs (nonprofit organization) are charities. In Russia there are more than a dozen and each specializiruetsya on something specific. One engaged in treatment or the adaptation of children with severe and rare diagnoses (diseases of the heart, nervous system, etc.), others - assistance to low-income and large families. There are those who cooperates with nursing homes and the elderly.

Some of the funds work with the homeless: provide them with assistance in restoration of documents, legal and medical services.
Another category of funds, which in Russia while are less likely, are organizations specializing in providing palliative care. They help those who put a fatal diagnosis. The funds raised can save lives, but they can significantly ease her last moments. Part of social and charitable programs, such funds are supported by the Church.
About current projects that need sponsorship, can be found on the website of the local diocese or on the page of the Synodal Department for charity and social service of the ROC.

The funds of nature protection, animal shelters

If the problems of environment, extinction of rare species of plants and animals you care about more than the stories of real people, a donation can always be done in the Fund for the protection of the environment. Even now one of the most common forms of charity – the transfer of funds, and support of shelters for homeless animals. On the website many of the shelters, usually you can find the information that they have a special need.

Media support

Not only charities, but also a number of media is experiencing difficulties with financing. First of all, this applies to educational and religious publications. Because they have no opportunities to earn a commercial advertisement, they exist only thanks to sponsorship donations. Financial assistance provided by the patrons, is visible to the naked eyes – it was thanks to their support of the editorial Board have the opportunity to pay for the work of journalists and to release interesting material.

Crowdfunding: to raise funds for medical treatment or to make a film

Crowdfunding is a new form of charitable cooperation. Through special portals people collect money on completely different things and even projects, some in operation, others for necessary medical equipment, and some on the production of the film. One of the successful examples of crowdfunding in Russia – the creation of the album, b-2, funds for which were, in fact, with the world on a string.

The ways of money transfer.

After choosing charities you need to go to her personal website and find the tab "Donate" (or something similar in meaning). You then choose how the money to be transferred. In most cases, the funds can be transferred in several ways: deducted from Bank cards, e-wallet or a phone number in the required amount, and paid receipt to the Bank.

One important caveat: to avoid the possibility of deception, donations do not better than private persons (except for situations where there is confidence that their stories are true), and funds that have a good reputation and extensive experience in the field of philanthropy.