Archive | March, 2006

Talking About Raffles

Posted on 27 March 2006

I’ve recently received several questions via email from several Step By Step Fundraising readers about different aspects of raffles. So I decided to create a Raffle Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ). It’s by no means exhaustive so be sure to contact me if you have other questions so we can continue to update it. Juan recently […]

Introducing Scrip to Canada

Posted on 23 March 2006

Now a revolutionary program from FundScrip brings the power of scrip to Canada. The program enables groups to raise continual income for a school or non-profit group, by retaining a percentage of supporters’ shopping dollars. […]

Local Businesses Support Non Profit Causes

Posted on 15 March 2006

When non profit organizations seek to find businesses to provide donations the first ones discussed are often large corporations. It’s true that retailers like Target and corporations like Microsoft have community grant programs. But don’t over look the local small business owners right in your area. These entrepreneurs often enjoy the opportunity to give back […]

Entertainment Fundraiser – Try it at Half Off

Posted on 08 March 2006

Have you heard about the Entertainment Book Fundraiser? It’s a big book of coupons that is published each year in 159 cities across the United States. You”ll find great coupons with 50% OFF or Buy One, Get One Free at restaurants, car washes, movies and more. My husband and have used the book many times […]

Celebrity Endorsements

Posted on 01 March 2006

What better publicity could your cause get than a celebrity endorsement? Getting a celebrity to endorse a company’s product or a non profit organization’s cause is usually no small task. Celebrities get such requests quite frequently. But when that lucky break happens it can be a huge boost. An example I heard about recently comes […]