Archives for February 2014

Four More Great Sports Fundraisers

Four More Great Sports Fundraisers Team sports fundraisers can be a great way to raise money and boost team morale. It can be a lot of fun too, and a great way to get everyone on the team involved in keeping the sports organization at the top of its game. Here are four fundraising ideas for some fun and effective sports fundraisers: 1. Host a car wash. Hosting a charity car wash is always a great idea. Kids have fun with it, and everyone needs a good … [Read more...]

How to Find Free Fundraiser Collateral

How to Find Free Fundraiser Collateral There is a common misconception that launching a fundraising campaign is an expensive project. If you are adept at networking and researching, then there are countless ways of finding free fundraiser collateral that can help support your fundraising ideas. Great collateral for your fundraiser equals capital: The more effective it is, the more money you will raise, so it’s important not to skip this step when … [Read more...]

Basic Fundraising Letter Example For General Use

Basic Fundraising Letter Example For General Use It can be challenging to write a fundraising letter, but browse the internet, and you can find countless helpful examples that will help you create your own. It’s best to make sure that fundraising letters are personally addressed and that they accurately represent your cause and how people can help. Be specific about requesting monetary donations, volunteers, or whatever else you might need. Also be sure … [Read more...]

Reasons to Host a Candy Bar Fundraiser

Reasons to Host a Candy Bar Fundraiser Whether you’re in charge of a sports team fundraiser, a youth group donation drive, or a school band fundraising effort, hosting some type of candy enterprise is one of the best fundraising ideas for organizations that involve young people. There are a number of large companies such as Hershey’s and Nestle, for instance, that will work with your organization to host a candy bar fundraiser. Here are some great reasons … [Read more...]

Are You Creating A Fundraising Plan?

Are You Creating A Fundraising Plan? Having an effective fundraising plan is a necessity if your organization doesn’t have the funds needed to be self-sustaining. Without having some kind of fundraising ‘blueprint’, you and your fundraising team will waste valuable time and resources. In the initial phases of a fundraising campaign, spending some quality time creating a fundraising plan can help you raise more money and waste less time. Here are 6 steps … [Read more...]

Three Reasons to Host a Lollipop Fundraiser

Three Reasons to Host a Lollipop Fundraiser You may be scratching your head to come up with effective fundraising ideas that are low-cost, low-maintenance and good money makers. Candy fundraisers are one great way to raise money for your school or church group because they are enticing, and it’s easy to get young people involved in the fundraiser---what child doesn’t like candy? Hosting a gourmet lollipop fundraiser is a colorful and fun way to go and … [Read more...]

Three Effective And Fun Sports Fundraisers

Three Effective And Fun Sports Fundraisers If you find yourself in charge of your son’s basketball team fundraiser but you don’t know where to start, begin by asking teachers, fellow parents, and other creative people you know for some suggestions. There are also a number of websites online that have creative fundraising ideas, and you might find something that you can use to apply to the sports organization that you are supporting. Here are three … [Read more...]

Four Helpful Hints for School Supply Fundraising

Four Helpful Hints for School Supply Fundraising Raising money for much-needed school supplies is a great way to get parents and the local community involved because no one can dispute that these are a necessity for every child’s education. In most cases, school budgets are tight, and there is never quite enough money for valuable supplies. Aside from soliciting donations directly from fellow parents, you can actually organize a fundraiser specifically … [Read more...]