Our mission is to connect you with fundraising strategies for your school or non profit, so you can continue to make  a positive impact in the world.

There are many non profit organizations out there looking for fundraising ideas. Many of the fundraising ideas that are featured on this website will work for many groups — large or small — and for a variety of causes. The fundraising ideas presented on this site come from real fundraisers, just like you. You will get the real inside scoop about what works and what doesn’t, saving you lots of time and effort.

Published since 2003 Step by Step Fundraising, has become a valued resource for the non-profit sector.  It has been listed in several print publications and many online sources.

  • Featured on USA Weekend in both print and online edition.
  • Listed in the Top 40 nonprofit sector blogs on Alltop.
  • Named in Top 10 Fundraising blogs by Everyday Giving on Blogs.com.

This website averages 52,000 unique visitors and 170,000 pageviews per month.

Step by Step Fundraising offers three primary services to website visitors:

1. Free Resources: Each week there are new articles published on a variety of fundraising related topics. You can also access the free e-book The 5 Keys to Successsful Fundraising by subscribing to our monthly newsletter.

We feature expertise from a variety of nonprofit and fundraising leaders. If you’d like to submit an article for consideration, please review our article submission guidelines.

2. Step by Step Fundraising Guides: Over the past few years Step by Step Fundraising has published several fundraising guides.

3. Referral to Third Party Fundraising Products & Services: There are several companies that we have partnered with who provide assistance with fundraising. Our partners are reliable, experienced companies that we have personally found success with or know of groups that have.