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How to Run a Used Books Fundraiser

girl reading books

Even though the balance of book buying has shifted from print to e-book downloads, many of us still own and love printed books, new or used. Printed books are still in demand, especially when they can be had for a low price at a fundraiser like this. Essentially, a used books fundraiser brings together those […]

School Portrait Fundraiser – Consider Copyrights

What makes a school portrait fundraiser special in this age of digital photos and photo sharing on the web is the fact that you get to hold an actual portrait in your hands. When is the last time you held an actual photograph in your hands? Chances are it’s been several years, because many of […]

Fundraising Idea: How to Run a Reverse Raffle Fundraiser

grown hen hatching from an egg

The following is a guest post by the folks at RaffleTicket.com: We all know how a raffle works, you sell tickets and draw a winner, but how does a reverse raffle work? The tickets for a reverse raffle are sold just the same, but the difference is that you are going to draw all of […]

Tips for Running a Marathon Fundraiser

Holding a marathon fundraiser is a fun and healthy way to bring community and family together to raise money for a good cause. Considering the estimated number of runners, spectators, volunteers and sponsors you’ll have, as well as road closures, health care and security concerns, it’s wise to start planning your fundraiser six to twelve […]

Guaranteed Fun – Hold a Karaoke Fundraiser!

Maybe you’ve had a stressful fundraising season but you’re still on the hook for one more event, or you’re looking for a simple and quick add-on fundraiser to another event. Why not plan for a karaoke fundraiser? This event costs little to put on and provides an easy way to earn money and have lots […]

Fundraising Idea: Food Truck Fundraiser

Food truck fundraiser

Maybe you’ve already seen them in your neighborhood, or heard about them in the news: a new generation of food trucks that serves everything from tri-tip and crepes to cupcakes or any ethnic cuisine you can imagine. Unlike a traditional ice cream truck, or the hot dog and taco wagons at a downtown street corner, […]

Fundraising Idea: Make Money With a Valentine’s Day Fundraiser

Valentine’s Day is one of the best times of year to hold a fundraiser! A Valentine’s Day fundraiser offers the advantages of • Decreased competition from other fundraisers – as opposed to the busy times of year for fundraising like Christmas and Fall, when many local and nationwide groups launch major campaigns • Demand for […]

Fundraising Idea: Golf Fundraiser

A golf fundraiser can raise substantial amounts of money and is a great way to attract a large number of supporters for your cause. It is also a great way to entice members of the business community to participate. Many of them probably already play golf – it is a great way to have meetings […]

Fundraising Idea: Recycle Electronics For Cash

used electronics recycling

Raising cash by recycling electronics doesn’t just help your group, it also helps prevent e-waste by keeping millions of TVs, computers etc. out of landfills. But more electronics recycling programs have become available recently, not just for cell phones, but for many different types of electronics, including, mp3 players, digital cameras, calculators, gaming systems, Blu-Ray […]

Fundraising Idea: Ways To Make Money With A Poker Fundraiser

Have you considered holding a poker fundraiser? Poker fundraisers are becoming increasingly popular and are a fun way to raise money for many causes. Depending on how creative you get, this type of fundraiser can earn your group more funds than you might think. Following are some ideas on how to raise funds with a […]

Turn Team Photos and Videos Into A Fundraising Opportunity

football team

When you go to a local football game, a good portion of the crowd has a camera on-hand and they’re snapping photographs left and right. You can organize these photos and videos, create a montage of the highlights throughout the sporting season, and market them as a personalized DVD montage. Before creating and marketing the […]

Ideas For Mini Fundraisers

What is a mini fundraiser? It is a fundraiser that can be done quickly and generally doesn’t yield huge profits. So why hold one? Individually mini fundraisers may not yield large sums of income, but collectively these fundraisers can make quite a difference in your finances. Holding mini fundraisers throughout the year is a great […]

Start With A Small Fundraiser: Why the Yappy Hour Should Come Before the Fur Ball

cats and dog

The following is a guest post by Susan Daffron, the author of ‘Funds to the Rescue: 101 Fundraising Ideas for Humane and Animal Rescue Groups.’ When you run a non-profit animal rescue group, you can’t do it all alone. But time and time again people try. A few months ago, I was talking to a […]

Fundraising Ideas: Show Off And Have Fun At Your Next Fundraising Event!

I can seem overwhelming to keep coming up with quirky and original ideas for your next fundraising event. We know that people respond best to events and initiatives that capture their imagination and encourage an element of fun and participation, but how do we go about it? How can we get volunteers and donors excited […]

Walkathon – Walking For Charity Event

Walking is something that most of us can do with ease, and it is a relaxing and healthy way to pass time. Not only that, but a walkathon can be a challenging and engaging way of raising money for charity, as most people recognize the achievement, and it is available to people of all ages […]