20 Crypto Quotes to Inspire Your Nonprofit Community

by | Jul 19, 2022

Cryptocurrencies are less than 20 years old, yet they’ve already made a significant imprint on our culture. From revolutionizing financial transactions to supporting social impact, crypto has earned a place as one of the most exciting new developments of our modern world.

In particular, crypto users have shown extreme generosity when it comes to donating to charities. If your organization is new to crypto, education is the key to understanding the motivations and excitement of the crypto user base, which will help you excel in your donor stewardship and crypto fundraising efforts.

Help inspire your team and supporters about the positive impact that Crypto Philanthropy has on all kinds of critically-important causes by checking out these 20 crypto quotes that you can easily share with your community.

Read the following quotes about crypto and its impact to reflect on the promise that crypto holds, and get inspired about the future.

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20 Inspiring Crypto Quotes to Share With Your Nonprofit Community

Crypto Quotes About Social Good

One of the main misconceptions about cryptocurrency is that it is only used to benefit the individual holder. In reality, crypto can be used in a variety of ways to benefit society as a whole, providing people all around the world with opportunities to improve their financial situation and other aspects of their lives. Here’s what people have to say about crypto’s impact on social good. 

Women are gaining more and more space in the use of blockchain technologies and cryptocurrencies to take control of their finances and, consequently, their lives.

Valentina Drofa

Founder and CEO, Drofa Comms

Bitcoin is not a currency for a government; it is a global currency for the people.

Wences Casares

CEO, Xapo Bank

The Latin American countries where you have this combination of inflation or hyperinflation cycles—deflation as well—and then you have very high friction for financial transactions, a high percentage of people who are unbanked, cryptocurrencies make total sense.

Fred Thiel

CEO, Thiel Advisors

Crypto and NFTs are a path to financial independence, so it’s important that women and girls know about them. When I first heard about blockchain, I didn’t think it was for me. But I realized that it can be an inclusive space for women and people of color. I think crypto has the power to radically advance women’s rights.

Maliha Abidi

Artist and Women’s Rights Activist

Bitcoin might revolutionize more than money or economics. It could transform the role and nature of government.

Leon Louw

Director and Co-Founder, Free Market Foundation

Cryptocurrency Quotes From Industry Leaders

Many major figures have emerged in the crypto industry. From the pseudonymous creator of Bitcoin to founders of cryptocurrency exchanges and businesses, here’s what some of them have to say on the crypto industry and its ethos.

We really truly believe that your access to finance and financial stability shouldn’t depend on your current location, origin, religion, or race.

Vitalik Buterin

Co-Founder, Ethereum

I don’t understand why anyone would not accept crypto for payments.  It is easier, faster and cheaper to integrate than traditional payment gateways. Less paperwork. And reaches a more diverse demographic and geography.

Changpeng Zhao

Founder and CEO, Binance

With e-currency based on cryptographic proof, without the need to trust a third party middleman, money can be secure and transactions effortless.

Satoshi Nakomoto

Developer, Bitcoin

At its core, bitcoin is a smart currency, designed by very forward-thinking engineers. It eliminates the need for banks, gets rid of credit card fees, currency exchange fees, money transfer fees, and reduces the need for lawyers in transitions… all good things.

Peter Diamandis

engineer and entrepreneur

We see bitcoin as potentially the greatest social network of all.

Tyler Winklevoss

Co-Founder & CEO, Gemini

Crypto Quotes From Real Nonprofits

Crypto Philanthropy is a rising form of charitable giving. In 2021, the average crypto donation size on The Giving Block was $11,000. Here’s what some nonprofits have to say about the impact crypto donations make on their organizations and how Crypto Philanthropy is changing the general fundraising landscape.

Bitcoin philanthropy (or The Blockchain of Philanthropy) brings in more transparency and efficiency to the industry, while also shaping how the world views the digital currency. It also brings in new donors who want to use Bitcoin for social good. […] Bitcoin is a catalyst that allows us to accomplish our work effectively and efficiently.

Yusuf Nessary

Director of Philanthropy, Built With Bitcoin

We’re going to incorporate crypto into everything we do moving forward. I’m not used to having the luxury of this arsenal and war chest behind me, but we’re going to make it bigger so we can do more good work.

Richard Zimmerman

Executive Director, Orangutan Outreach

In the most challenging fiscal year of my career as a nonprofit CEO, I realized I had to take crypto seriously. If I didn’t, the ship was going to sail without us and, with it, take resources that could help girls around the world access education and unlock their dreams.

Tammy Tibbetts

Co-Founder and CEO, She’s the First

This campaign was CARE’s first experience tapping into the sale of NFTs, and we had little idea of what to expect. We could not have been more thrilled about the generosity and creativity of the crypto community to help rush emergency aid to families in need.

Alejandra Villalobos

Associate Vice President Major Gifts, CARE USA

Cryptocurrency offers another innovative way for us to engage champions of our cause. After reading about the growing intersection of blockchain technology and social impact, I began to immerse myself in the cryptocurrency community and have been both surprised and inspired to see its alignment with [our organization] and our history of impact-driven innovation.

James Siegal

Senior Fellow and Former CEO, KABOOM!

Quotes on Crypto’s Future Potential

It’s clear by now that crypto is here to stay. The real question is what can be accomplished with further widespread adoption. Once Bitcoin was introduced, many people began to realize the potential that Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies hold.

Like the Internet, Bitcoin will change the way people interact and do business around the world.

Erik Voorhees

Founder and CEO, ShapeShift

Bitcoin, and the ideas behind it, will be a disrupter to the traditional notions of currency. In the end, currency will be better for it.

Edmund C. Moy

38th Director, United States Mint

I do think Bitcoin is the first [encrypted money] that has the potential to do something like change the world.

Peter Thiel

co-founder, PayPal

Cryptology represents the future of privacy [and] by implication [it] also represents the future of money, and the future of banking and finance.

Orlin Grabbe

Economist

My guess is that in 10-20 years, we’ll see a substantial portion of GDP happening in the crypto economy.

Brian Armstrong

CEO, Coinbase

Using These Crypto Quotes to Inspire Action

As these quotes reveal, the power and spirit of crypto goes far beyond individual wealth-building. Creating new systems that empower the unbanked populations of the world and unlock new means of giving charitably are some of the ways that crypto holds exciting potential for the future of our world.

Bookmark this page to keep these quotes top-of-mind. Or post inspiring quotes like these on your nonprofit’s social media accounts to signal your organization’s openness to accepting crypto donations. Being a part of the conversation is a great way to practice good donor stewardship and build meaningful connections with the crypto community.

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