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Thank You To All Our Sponsors And Advertisers!

Fundraising with Soy Candles

As the year is coming to an end, we’d like to extend a great big ‘thank you’ and a shout out to all our sponsors and advertisers! is a free site and our sponsors and advertisers help us to keep it that way! Specifically we’d like to thank the following: Mountain Mama’s Kitchen: Mountain […]

Donations For Our Rescue Dogs

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Fundraiser Didn’t Yield Enough Income?

Having a fundraiser that is less than successful can really bring you and your group down. You’ve all put a lot of time and effort into your project to see it succeed. When your fundraiser doesn’t yield enough income, it can be very tempting to wallow in self-pity and just give up, but we all […]

Guest Posts on

  We will consider your article if it is truly useful to our readers and if it meets the following guidelines:   – We only accept original articles that have not been published elsewhere. Please search our site before deciding on a topic (or angle) as we may already have published articles that cover your […]

Is It Time For A Fundraising Change?

It’s easy for groups to get stuck in a fundraising rut, especially when a fundraiser has consistently proven successful. There is danger in running the same fundraiser over and over, or in never making changes within the organization to improve their fundraising strategies. Over time, the ‘same old same old same old’ breeds stagnation, disorganization, […]

Efficiency And Fundraising in 2010

Community colleges are filled to the max, carpooling has become attractive again and low price leader Walmart has had one of its best years. All kinds of services are being more rationed than ever (health insurance, credit), and wasteful practices are uncovered and eliminated in just about every industry. The current recession has infiltrated many […]

2009 Recap: New Challenges, New Ways To Raise Funds

As we’re wrapping up this year, we’d like to thank you, our readers, for your continued interest in! We appreciate your comments and suggestions and will continue to provide useful fundraising information and new fundraising ideas. 2009 has been tough for many groups and organizations, but has also inspired some to try unusual approaches […]

Thank You To Our Sponsors And Advertisers!

The year seems to be ‘racing’ towards it’s last days and before it ends, we’d like to extend a great big ‘thank you’ and a shout out to our sponsors and advertisers! is a free site and our sponsors and advertisers help us to keep it that way! Specifically we’d like to thank the […]

Hiring A Fundraising Consultant

Fundraising consultants are hired by large and small organizations to help with their campaigns. If you think your organization may benefit from working with a fundraising consultant, there are several things to consider: What Is A Fundraising Consultant? A fundraising consultant is an individual (or company) whom your organization can contract with to run the […]

Get $20,000 In Sponsorship Funding From Tom’s Of Maine

Tom’s of Maine (the company that makes the natural soaps, toothpastes etc.) is looking for applications for community involvement projects from nonprofit organizations. The project application period starts on June 1, 2009 and ends on August 30, 2009. After this deadline a review panel will narrow down the applications to 50 finalists. The finalists will […]

Fundraising Website Checkup

It’s a good idea to tweak and improve, or set up your fundraising website now, before the major fundraising activities start in the Fall. We have several articles on raising funds online on this topic, but would like to also point out the results of the donorCentrics™ Internet Giving Benchmarking Analysis. According to this analysis […]

Get The Fundraising Widget!

Do you or does your group have a website? Now you can keep your visitors easily up-to-date with the latest fundraising information by placing our fundraising widget on your website! The widget automatically displays the 10 most recent fundraising articles, news, how-to information, interviews etc. as they are posted on our website. How do I […]

2008 Recap: Most Popular On

What do you think was the most sought after information on our fundraising site this year? Any information about donation requests topped our ‘most popular’ list for the tumultuous, and unquestionably exciting year of 2008 – no big surprise there! A close second were our articles in the category for How Others Raise Funds which […]

In The News: Record Profits, Mobile Donations – Using SMS To Raise Funds, New Online Fundraising Service

cMarket Network posts record profits through its online auctions: cMarket Network, an online auction fundraising service for nonprofit organizations, announced in a press release that they had surpassed $50 million raised for charitable causes through its online auctions, which included a $10 million increase in just six months. They attribute this recent growth in record […]