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5 Green Funding Ideas to Aid Your Operating Budget

Can’t find those operating budget funds? You have great grant-funded projects, but you can’t keep the lights on in your administrative building? Operating support can be difficult to attract and then to maintain for your organization, especially when dollars are tight in your main mission field. What you can do, without changing your mission or […]

Go Global: Tips to Link Your Environmental Cause to the Whole Earth

According to the National Center for Charitable Statistics, there were 27,485 environmental non-profits in the United States in 2013. If you are one of them, what makes your mission and organizational goals stand out from the rest? Even though it’s sometimes a challenge to relate our world to the whole world, more and more, globalization […]

5 Ways to Use Earth Day to Put Your Nonprofit in the Green

If it seems like every other advertisement is adopting a “green” strategy to show product alignment with environmental friendliness, you are not seeing things. Corporations, nonprofits, and even government agencies are hopping on the green bandwagon because it pays off. Studies show that a majority of people value green, and more than 35% will pay […]

How to Run a Used Books Fundraiser

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 […]

How to Ask for Car Donations

Just thinking about asking people to donate their cars can be intimidating. After all, you’re asking your supporters to make a donation that’s potentially worth thousands of dollars. But don’t worry, car donations are quite popular and many people are eager to donate their cars and receive a tax write-off instead of going through the […]

How To Make The Most Of A Cell Phone Fundraiser

A cell phone fundraiser is an easy way to raise money. You are just getting people to donate their old cell phones, an item they have no more use for anyway. But even though you are making money by collecting phones that people no longer use, you still have to know how to get the […]

Valentine’s Day Flower Fundraiser

Everyone knows that flowers and chocolate are the staples of Valentine’s Day. As a ‘no calorie’ fundraiser, a Valentine’s Day Flower Sale is a great way to capitalize on the expectations of the day! What Is A Valentine’s Day Flower Sale? In essence, a Valentine’s Day Flower Sale is a pre-order flower sale. Your group […]

Fundraising Idea: Christmas Greenery Fundraiser

Christmas greenery products are an excellent way to make money for your needy organization.  Christmas greenery is easy to sell and is well-received by customers.  A Christmas greenery sale has all the makings of a highly successful seasonal fundraiser. In order to include and address everyone in your fundraiser, be sure to offer items representative […]

Simple And Low Cost Fundraisers You Can Run With Few Resources And Few Volunteers

The to-do list for running ‘traditional’ fundraisers like candy fundraisers, dances and special events, auctions, raffles and yard sales can be endless: buying and storing products for sale, producing and distributing flyers, making phone calls, keeping track of product inventory and sales, taking kids door to door, collecting money, working ticket booths, cleaning up after […]

Recycle Ink Cartridges And Cell Phones – Tips For Success

Ink cartridge and cell phone recycling fundraisers are very popular because they are super easy and keep millions of useful cartridges and cell phones out of landfills. There are several things your organization can do to make your ink cartridge and cell phone recycling program even more successful. Be A Good Partner Be a good […]