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Do it Yourself Fundraising Ideas

Posted on 31 May 2012

Most groups raise money themselves and they need do-it-yourself fundraising ideas. Luckily there are tons of great ideas out there to consider. Here are some brief descriptions of ideas you might consider. Of course you may need to adapt some aspects to your needs. We hope in the future to write more articles with additional [...]

Spending Nothing on Fundraising?

Posted on 21 May 2012

Did you ever wonder about the efficiency of a charity or non profit that you support? I’d guess one of the things you really want to know is how much money the charity spends on the cause it represents and the other question is how much money is spent on fundraising itself. It’s difficult to [...]

Activity Based Fundraisers Booming

Posted on 07 March 2012

We ran across an article the other day that was encouraging. It talked about activity based fundraisers like walks and runs and how they had set new fundraising records in 2011. For the past few years there’s been lots of talk of the decline in product fundraising. The main reason given time after time has [...]

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 [...]

Are People Tired of Cookie Dough Fundraisers?

Posted on 10 February 2012

Are people really tired of cookie dough fundraisers? I ran across an article in Our Colorado News that highlights one group that says it is. Cookie dough fundraising sales, though, suggest that is not true. First let’s explore the Colorado group in the article. “With supplemental funds so essential to helping preps sports programs perform [...]

Effective Relay For Life Fundraising Ideas

Posted on 12 January 2012

When you want to make a difference by supporting a good cause, you may have considered many different ways that you can raise money. Most people have found that going with a fundraising event is the fastest and easiest way to reaching your goals, and with a few fundraising suggestions from us, you will be [...]

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 [...]