Step by Step Fundraising is one of the most unique sites in our industry. We consider ourselves a complete fundraiser resource. What does that mean? We believe we offer a complete overview of fundraisers for non profits, schools and other groups. We've been writing about fundraiser ideas and concepts for more than 10 years.
We've authored 7 books on far reaching fundraising concepts from raffles to raising money by mail. Those books are available here on our website.
Recently we decided to start offering fundraising products in addition to our e books and blog. We are being extremely cautious to bring you only the best fundraiser ideas. There are lots of sites that offer every fundraising product known to man. We will only offer products that are tried and proven fundraisers. So we hope you will let us help the next time you plan to raise money.
Posted on 20 September 2012
There are definitely some good fundraising ideas for kids. In fact we will discuss and link to some of the best ideas on this page. But the fact of the matter is that you can choose the best fundraisers available and still not get the results you hoped for if you don’t put some effort [...]
Posted on 20 August 2012
There are lots of fundraising websites but not all of them are equal. So how do you know which ones you can trust? That’s a much more difficult question than you’d think. Aesthetics alone are not good barometers. In other words just because a site looks good doesn’t mean it’s trustworthy. In fact there is [...]
Posted on 18 July 2012
Beware. There are people who will steal your fundraising cash. It doesn’t happen often. That’s the good news. But a few times a year we hear from groups whose fundraising coordinators have stolen the money collected when selling fundraising products. Here’s how it usually plays out: We will get a call from an inquisitive parent [...]
Posted on 14 June 2012
There has been so much discussion on whether incentives or prices help school fundraising results or not. And a recent article in the Orange County Register about 7 top students fundraisers receiving terrific prizes created the opportunity to continue that discussion here. The main question is whether prizes produce better results or are simply given [...]
Posted on 13 June 2012
People who think students can’t or won’t raise money for their school fundraisers simply need to look to New York City to see how wrong those thoughts are. The Washington Post reported that New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg will recognize a group of students who raised around $57,000 to help pay for the 9/11 Memorial. [...]
Posted on 07 June 2012
If you’re looking for a school fundraiser you might consider narrowing your search down and look into holding a school candle fundraiser. Candles make so much sense. Pardon the pun. But they really do. Research shows that just about every house in the United States burns or at least owns candles. Doesn’t it make sense [...]
Posted on 04 June 2012
One of the misconceptions about cookie dough fundraisers is how much profit your group can make. No matter how often a website talks about profit lots of people assume that their group will make 50% profit. So I thought it might be helpful to talk about profits and cookie dough fundraising. The fact is that [...]