Archives for August 2014

Four Effective Big Money Fundraising Ideas

Four Effective Big Money Fundraising Ideas Coming up with creative fundraising ideas that make big bucks can be a challenge, especially if you’re in charge of doing this for a large company or non-profit. You want to come up with an idea that will make you big money, but not one that will break your budget or swallow you whole with planning and expediting. To get you started on your quest, here are four effective big money fundraising ideas: 1. Seek a … [Read more...]

Three Effective Auction Fundraising Ideas

Three Effective Auction Fundraising Ideas Whether you choose to host a silent auction, or have an auction that is out in the open, auction fundraisers can be a great fundraising idea. It can be a popular social event, which makes it a great way to raise awareness about your non-profit, and it can also be a wonderful way to get community businesses involved which can also add legitimacy to the mission of your charity. To get you started with planning your … [Read more...]

Three Low Maintenance Types Of Fundraisers

Three Low Maintenance Types Of Fundraisers When it comes to fundraising, oftentimes the path with least resistance is the best way to go. Hosting a fundraising event can be a real beast---it ends up costing more than you anticipated and it takes way more time, energy, and resources than you wanted to spend. There are an endless number of easy fundraising ideas like bake sales, car washes, and more. Here are three low maintenance types of fundraisers that … [Read more...]

Free Direct Mail Fundraising Letter

Free Direct Mail Fundraising Letter Sometimes the simplest approach is the best approach when it comes to fundraising, which is why a direct mail fundraising campaign can be a good idea. Direct mail fundraising is relatively simple, it can be really cost effective, and it can get you the results that you are looking for. When creating a fundraising letter for direct mail purposes, remember to keep your letter simple and informative, and be sure to paint … [Read more...]

Reasons To Host a Charity Raffle

Reasons To Host a Charity Raffle There are so many ways that you can raise money for your charity, and some ideas are better than others. When hosting a fundraiser, especially for a small group or small organization, it’s best to try to keep things as simple as possible. Cost is always an issue too—you just don’t want to have to invest a lot of money in your fundraising efforts. So, for keeping things easy and cheap, a raffle can be a great way to go. … [Read more...]

Five Fundraising Tips for Nonprofits

Five Fundraising Tips for Non-Profits Whether you’re helping out a school charity or you’re in charge of corporate fundraising, there are some things that you can do that will boost your fundraising power significantly. One major thing that will help you is to get your fundraising campaign online. There are dozens of tools available to you online, and many of them are free. To get you started, here are five fundraising tips for nonprofits: 1. Get … [Read more...]

Three Reasons to Host a Charity Silent Auction

Three Reasons to Host a Charity Silent Auction Silent auctions are a fun and exciting way to raise money for your organization. Whether you choose to go door to door to solicit donations, make connections via social media, or send out a fundraising letter, there are a number of ways to get people involved in your auction fundraiser, and there are a number of reasons to do this too. To get you started thinking about why you might host an event like this … [Read more...]

Five Fun Food Fundraising Ideas

Five Fun Food Fundraising Ideas There are dozens of food fundraising ideas out there that you can get your hands on. Food fundraising is a great idea because of course, people love to eat, and there are countless companies that partner with charities to sell high-quality food products for a good cause. Whether you choose to host a candy bar fundraiser, or go beyond this idea, here are five fun food fundraising ideas to get you started: 1. Have a … [Read more...]