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I Don’t Know Why We Didn’t Raise More Money

Posted on 15 May 2013

I can not tell you how many times we get extremely small orders from large groups that seem surprised when their participation is so low it should be embarrassing. When you’re the fundraising company it can really be hard to bite your tongue and ask spiteful questions like did you even hand out the brochures [...]

7 Fundraising Tips

Posted on 05 March 2012

Here are some basic fundraising tips: 1. Start with a List: Put togther a list of friends, family, neighbors and anyone else you might contact to raise money from. The more people the better. But don’t add people for the sake of adding them. The names on this list should be people you will actually [...]

Simple Volleyball Fundraising

Posted on 02 January 2012

It is a fact of life that schools are fighting an uphill battle in terms of funding. There are so many costs that a school has to deal with, and most of these pop up time and time again, from the cost of general school maintenance and repair, to paying for important upgrades to school [...]

The Best Non Profit Fundraising Ideas

Posted on 22 December 2011

When you want to make a positive difference in the world, you may decide that holding a fundraiser is the best option. After all, fundraisers help to raise money fast and encourage people to work together in the name of a good cause. But sometimes deciding on which cause needs your efforts the most can [...]

5 Reasons You Should Collaborate with Another Non-profit in 2011- Part I

Posted on 09 December 2010

With the new year around the corner, it’s time to think about fresh and creative ways to strengthen your non-profit. One very good suggestion to inject some much-needed energy into your mission could be to seek out a collaboration with another non-profit in your community. Having worked in the non-profit industry myself, I know how [...]

Event Fundraising Ideas

Posted on 29 September 2010

Fundraising counselors have cited that the number one reason most fundraisers aren’t as successful as they could be is because they are not planned for properly. Group organizers either don’t plan far enough ahead in advance, or simply don’t expect for certain situations to arise. With how little time most fundraising groups have to fundraise, [...]

Getting Businesses to Join Your Discount Programs

Posted on 27 September 2010

Many non-profit groups need members and funds alike for them to function properly, host activities and give donations to charitable institutions. However, because members cannot always contribute items or money to their groups, they need to hold fundraising events and activities to gather money for their own causes. There are several fundraising activities that groups [...]