Tried and True Fundraisers

When someone is put in charge of fundraising, their first instinct is to look for something new and different. While change is great, sometimes the tried and true fundraisers work best. That’s why they are tried and true, right? Whichever fundraiser you choose for your group, consider the amount of time and resources you will … Read more

Tips for Organizing Your Fundraiser

1- Have a written project plan Run your fundraiser like a small business. Have a written project plan that spells out all roles and responsibilities. Slot motivated individuals into those roles and equip them with everything they need to do a great job. 2- Use your website If you don’t have one, get one. Use … Read more

Three Great Fundraising Event Ideas

These three fundraising events work well for any size group. To maximize your success, you must create awareness within the community of both the specifics of your fundraising event and the reason why your group is raising funds. Both are important to any fundraiser, but they are absolutely critical for pulling off a successful event. … Read more

The Importance of Location in Fundraising

Location, Location, Location! There are few things that are more important than location. It not only applies to real estate, but to fundraising too.  Here are some tips to expand your horizons when trying to maximize your fundraising efforts. Traditionally, fundraising efforts are concentrated on: -Friends -Neighbors -Relatives -Co-workers Besides the usual suspects, there is … Read more

The Hard Task Of Coming Up With A Fundraising Idea

When trying to get a fundraiser set up probably the hardest decision you will encounter is trying to decide which fundraising idea will work best for you. Choosing a fundraising idea is not as easy as one may think with the variety of ideas available. Many companies do business supply products as fundraising ideas for … Read more