Archives for April 2014

Four Reasons to Host a Cookie Dough Fundraiser

Four Reasons to Host a Cookie Dough Fundraiser If you’re having a tough time coming up with fun fundraising ideas for your sports team, youth group, or art club at school, you should consider hosting a cookie dough fundraiser. There are a lot of big name companies like Otis Spunkmeyer that can make the process fun and easy for you and your fundraising group. Here are four great reasons to host a cookie dough fundraiser: 1. It's fun and tasty and … [Read more...]

How to Write Fundraising Letters for Sports Teams

How to Write Fundraising Letters for Sports Teams When it comes to fundraising, it’s all about who you know. So, if you’re in charge of the fundraising efforts of your child’s sports team, make sure to leverage all of your contacts, get in touch with fellow parents, and try to get them all involved as much as possible. Find local businesses that the families of your child’s sports team regularly patronize and send them a fundraising letter to see if they … [Read more...]

Five Tips for Writing a Silent Auction Letter

Five Tips for Writing a Silent Auction Letter If you’re in charge of your charities’ silent auction, and you don’t know how to begin soliciting sponsors, creating an effective silent auction letter can be a great place to start. There are a myriad of online templates available that may be helpful to you. You can choose one and customize it to fit your organization and audience. When writing a fundraising letter like this, there are a number of things to … [Read more...]

Five Innovative Professional Fundraising Ideas

Five Innovative Professional Fundraising Ideas Coming up with big money fundraising ideas for your large charity or non-profit doesn’t have to be a bore. There are countless resources online that may spark some inspiration, and fundraising campaigns can often go well beyond soliciting sponsors via a direct mail campaign. Below are five innovative professional fundraising ideas to get you started. 1. Host a charity auction. Auctions are a great way to … [Read more...]

Four Great Youth Group Fundraisers

Four Great Youth Group Fundraisers Hosting a fundraiser for a school or church youth group can be a busy prospect, but with a great fundraising team and some creative fundraising ideas, you can raise money and have a good time all while supporting your youth group. Whether you decide to host an event at a local restaurant or sell candy bars at your school, there are plenty of effective fundraising ideas out there. Here are great youth group … [Read more...]

Three Creative Ways to Sell Coupon Books

Three Creative Ways to Sell Coupon Books Charity coupons books can be a great way to raise money for your charity or non-profit. People love them because they are full of discounts and freebies and offer buyers of menu of restaurant and business choices. It’s also great advertisement for local businesses and it brings traffic through their doors. It’s sometimes hard to come up with good fundraising ideas, but coupons books are almost always a great way to … [Read more...]

Tips for Writing A Fundraising Letter For School

Tips for Writing A Fundraising Letter For School Being put in charge of a school fundraiser can be a lot of work. There are details to be ironed out, deadlines, and a lot of donations to gather. One of the best ways to reach out to fellow parents is via a fundraising letter. By using a letter, you can spread the word faster to as many people as you can reach. Here are some helpful tips for writing a fundraising letter for school: Use both email and … [Read more...]

Four Fun Fundraising Ideas for Youth Groups

Four Fun Fundraising Ideas for Youth Groups Finding fundraising ideas for church or youth groups can be challenging, but really fun if you put your heads together and get some creativity going. Young people have great energy—especially in large numbers, so gather the members of your youth group together and put your heads together to come up with some great church fundraisers. Here are four fun fundraising ideas for youth groups to get you started: 1. … [Read more...]