The city of Hirosaki is raising bitcoin donations to help preserve a historic cherry blossom park and its castle.
Fidelity Charitable, the public charity arm of mutual fund giant Fidelity Investments, raised $7m in bitcoin donations last year.
Cutting-edge cultural organisation Burning Man has announced it will accept bitcoin donations to support its year-round roster of programs.
Free software community Mozilla has launched a dedicated donations page to accept bitcoin payments.
The charity, which is best known for its 'Red Nose Day' telethon, is exploring the potential for cryptocurrency donations.
CoinBase claims to have already distributed free bitcoin to over 20,000 students, as part of its college giveaway.
Democrat Jared Polis has become one of the first Congressmen to accept bitcoin for his re-election campaign.
The US Federal Election Commission has determined that bitcoin donations may be treated as in-kind political contributions.
Politician Mark Clear returned the donation after a state campaign finance regulator declined to authorize the contribution.
The US Federal Exchange Commission has delayed its decision on bitcoin campaign contributions expected today.