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Hello Social Media: #GivingTuesday is Here Again

On Tuesday, December 2, 2014, America, along with other countries who’ve joined the party, will wake up to the third annual #GivingTuesday, a nationwide all-day drive to help raise money online for the greater good. #GivingTuesday is a day dedicated to helping others and celebrating the great global spirit of generosity. Seeing that #GivingTuesday falls […]

Be Arty, Be Green, Make Money: How Bottle Cap Murals Can Help Your Nonprofit

bottle cap mural

If you have a group of volunteers, youth program participants, board members, or staff that need a teambuilding exercise, and you are thinking about involving them in an art project but you have little funding, resources, or artistic ability, try a project anyone can do on a small budget with a little bit of patience! […]

Boost Year End Giving: 19 Tips For Your Holiday Party

A significant amount of donors wait until year end to give to non-profits, and it can be difficult to get their attention and stand out with everyone else asking for their gifts. End of year is also the season to convert prospects in the holiday spirit into new donors. But the end of the year […]

5 Tips for Throwing an LGBT Friendly Fundraiser

Whether you’re raising money for an LGBT specific cause or any other cause, throwing a fundraiser that welcomes LGBT folks opens up your group to a wider supporter base, shows goodwill on your part and that you are paying attention to societal shifts. While having a fundraiser that caters to gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender […]

Top 5 Ways to Fundraise With T-Shirts

T-shirt fundraisers are a popular way to raise money for all sorts of different activities. Some people use t-shirts to raise money for local charities, while others use t-shirt fundraisers to cover adoption costs, medical expenses, and kids sports teams. T-shirt fundraisers are a fun and creative way to raise money. Raising money with t-shirts […]

BBQ Fundraiser!

BBQ fundraiser

Throwing a barbecue fundraiser is a great way to raise funds for your group and getting the whole community involved! With live music and children’s activities, your BBQ fundraiser becomes a fun way to spend the day with the whole family, while supporting a good cause at the same time. Add a competition for the […]

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 […]