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Unique Fundraisers for Unique Needs

Posted on 16 February 2012

Unique Fundraisers for Unique Needs. If more groups would think like that they would most definitely raise a lot more money. We all know there are tons of fundraising ideas out there. Lots of them are tried and proven like cookie dough fundraising or candy fundraising. But even though they are tried and proven doesn’t [...]

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 [...]

Planned Parenthood and Fundraising

Posted on 02 February 2012

Planned Parenthood found out recently that fundraising can be difficult and unpredictable. Just recently the Susan G Komen Foundation announced it was ending its partnership with Planned Parenthood. Komen ended the relationship because Planned Parenthood is the largest provider of abortions in the country and the new director had a difficult time reconciling their organization [...]

Successful PTA Fundraisers

Posted on 01 February 2012

Successful PTA Fundraisers don’t happen by accident. They happen for a reason. Most successful PTA fundraisers begin and end with parents who are. So the fact of the matter is that it might make more sense to work on developing a group of parents who are involved with your school before you worry about fundraising [...]

Candy School Fundraisers

Posted on 31 January 2012

There was a time that Candy School Fundraisers were the most common way to raise money. But that’s changed over the past few years. There’s a few reasons why it is not as common. Some are valid and some not so much. The biggest reason there’s been a reduction in candy school fundraisers has been [...]

Are There Really Unique Fundraising Ideas?

Posted on 26 January 2012

I just got off the phone with someone asking for Unique Fundraising Ideas and it got me thinking about whether there really were unique fundraising ideas or had most every idea been done before. I probably should have just answered the question but decided to pursue the conversation with the caller to see what they [...]

Celebrity Appearances Help Fundraising Efforts

Posted on 25 January 2012

One of the best ways to insure spectacular attendance at fundraising events is to have a celebrity attend or even speak to your group. The Restoration, a faith-based event sponsored by the New Hope Gospel Church youth ministry program Extreme Fire, has been holding a fundraising event for 5 years. This year they expect to [...]