Causes


Why Are Spring School Fundraisers Less Effective?

Posted on 16 January 2014

I always found it interesting that schools do so much better with their fall fundraisers than they do with their spring campaigns. There’s an obvious reason. It seems like the start of a school year brings new excitement and life to the school. There are new families and teachers in some cases and other families [...]

Thinking about Disaster Relief Fundraising

Posted on 24 April 2013

Holding a disaster relief fundraising event is a good way to get everybody in your community involved in supporting a worthy cause. The money that you and your team raise will go toward helping families that have suffered at the hands of natural disasters, such as hurricane damage to housing. There are many people in [...]

Green Fundraising for Church Groups

Posted on 22 April 2013

There is a lot that people can do nowadays in helping to make the planet a better place. Many environmental issues have now been brought to the attention of the general public, and as a result of this we are now seeing more action being taken in an effort to correct our past mistakes. People [...]

Fast Adoption Fundraising Ideas

Posted on 22 April 2013

Planning to adopt a child is a big decision for a couple to make. The couple may already have children of their own who have their own set of needs, or they may be going into parenthood for the first time. Whatever your current situation is, your lives are going to change phenomenally once you [...]

Fundraising New and Exciting Again

Posted on 27 February 2013

We have been following the fundraising industry for nearly 10 years now. It’s an industry that needs to change but at least in the product fundraising portion of the industry does not seem to embrace change. I’ve attended trade shows and conferences and have never walked away a single time thinking anything other than that [...]

Read-a-thons Can Raise Lots of Money

Posted on 19 February 2013

Have you ever participated in a read-a-thon? We ran across www.read-a-thon.com the other day and we started thinking about how much sense the concept makes for schools – especially elementary schools. In recent years it seems like the only people considering read-a-thons were librarians. But when you consider the amount of money that can be [...]

Food Fundraisers Revisited

Posted on 26 September 2012

Well finally some common sense. We’ve seen school districts and even state legislatures determine that food fundraisers were a bad thing and they could no longer be held. That meant the end to cookie dough fundraising and candy fundraising which for years had been some of the most common school fundraising ideas. Now we read [...]