What to Do When You Fail to Meet Your Fundraising Goal

Posted on 13 January 2011

Alright, so your major fundraiser event is over. Your self-imposed deadline has come and gone. Now comes the part when you add all the donations up, subtract your expenses, and find out if you met your goal. Hopefully, you have not only met your goal, but you have wildly exceeded it. However, that isn’t always […]

21 Fundraising Success Stories: Be Inspired, Learn by Example

Posted on 10 August 2009

Need some inspiration?  New fundraising ideas from other successful fundraisers?  Here’s a list of great fundraising success stories and case studies.  These range from huge formal balls to small house parties and one-on-one donation requests. I challenge you to find at least one strategy from these stories that can make a big impact for your […]

Children’s Hospital Benefit a Great Success

Posted on 18 February 2009

Dear Ms. Sims, We just finished our second annual fund-raiser to benefit our medical/dental pediatric patients at Medical College of Georgia Children’s Medical Center in Augusta, GA. I am writing to you because your newsletter has been an invaluable tool to teach me how to be more successful in raising funds for this effort. I […]

Fraternal Order of Eagles hosts 54 mile “Poker Run” Motorcycle Race for Charity

Posted on 21 August 2007

The Fraternal Order of Eagles hosted a motorcycle race to benefit charity. The 54-mile race “Poker Run” raised money for research for Alzheimer’s disease and also Muscular Dystrophy. The event held on June 24th raised $2,000 for the charities. It was the largest Poker Run since the event first began three years ago. The group, […]

Burrito Bingo F-U-N Fundraiser for Golden Eagle Pony Baseball

Posted on 17 August 2007

Golden Eagle Pony Baseball held their annual Burrito Bingo fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 17, at the Blue Goose Fruit Shed in Loomis, California. This popular fundraiser has been held for four years, and was inspired by a local soroptomist who holds a tostado bingo every year. Burrito Bingo is an event featuring a burrito dinner […]

Belgian Waffle Fundraiser

Posted on 07 August 2007

Looking for a great food-based fundraiser that spans different hours of the day? One that will also work wonderfully as a Vegetarian meal without being obvious? Try a Belgian Waffle Fundraiser for a delicious fundraising success!

Creative Spaghetti Dinner Fund-raiser Menu Ideas

Posted on 24 July 2007

A spaghetti dinner is a popular fund-raiser for many organizations. When planning your menu, you want to offer a delicious meal while keeping your costs down for your organization. You also want to offer people a generous meal that is delicious, in thanks for their donation. There are real benefits to holding a dinner for […]