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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 [...]

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 [...]

Is School Fundraising Replacing Tuition Hikes?

Posted on 13 February 2012

Is School Fundraising Replacing Tuition Hikes? That’s a question that’s being asked more and more. We have heard from lots of parents lately who tell us that their schools are requiring more and more school fundraisers rather than raise tuition. They complain has been that this practice is really a stealth way of raising tuition [...]

Record Fundraising for Salvation Army

Posted on 02 February 2012

How has your fundraising season gone? Are donations up? Or down? Feedback we are hearing is that many nonprofits have seen declines in their donation base. But not The Salvation Army. The Salvation Army reported record fundraising results from its 2011 Red Kettle. Reports are that they raised $147.6 million. Based on 2010 results that [...]

Fundraisers for Youth Groups

Posted on 27 January 2012

Times have changed and there is more to consider with Fundraisers for Youth Groups. In fact the entire process has evolved over the years. Ten years ago youth groups typically counted on the kids to raise money. The group would hand our fundraising brochures and each child was expected to sell fundraising products to friends, [...]

Ideas for Church Fundraisers

Posted on 16 January 2012

There are lots of people looking for ideas for church fundraisers and there are as many ideas as people looking. So how do you choose the best fundraising ideas? We believe there is one basic question that needs to be answered first and then you can choose the right fundraiser. Ask yourself if you or [...]