Archives for February 2015

Three Fun Wine Basket Ideas For Fundraising

Three Fun Wine Basket Ideas For Fundraising Gift baskets are a widely popular fundraising idea because they offer people the chance to buy a product that’s truly unique and of course they make outstanding gift ideas. If you decide to go with wine baskets, tap into your creative flair to make a basket that is customized to your audience and try to sell them around ‘gifty’ holidays like Valentine’s Day or Christmas. Here are three fun wine basket ideas to … [Read more...]

Tips for Hosting a Car Smash Fundraiser

Tips for Hosting a Car Smash Fundraiser Want to host a fundraising event that will let people vent their aggressions for a good cause? Try a car smash fundraiser—an unconventional but exciting fundraising event for your charity. A car smash fundraiser does exactly what the name implies. It gives people to smash a car while raising money for your charity. This can be a great way to let people vent their emotions if they have a loved one that’s been … [Read more...]

Five Fun Raffle Basket Ideas

Five Fun Raffle Basket Ideas Selling raffle baskets can be a great way to raise money for your charity. They are often a hot seller because they are unique and hand-made and they can be especially popular if you tie them into the holiday season somehow. If the members of your charity are toying around with the idea of raffling off gift baskets, here are five fun raffle basket ideas to get the creative ideas flowing: 1. Sell sports themed baskets. … [Read more...]

Tips for Making A Request For Sponsorship

Tips for Making A Request For Sponsorship Building relationships with businesses that serve your area can be crucial to your fundraising success. When trying to form a long-lasting relationship with a potential sponsor, there are important things to bear in mind. Doing a significant amount of research and preparing before you approach to request sponsorship are extremely important. Here are some helpful tips for making a request for sponsorship: • … [Read more...]

Five Fundraising Mistakes To Avoid Making

Five Fundraising Mistakes To Avoid Making Fundraising can be a tricky business, and it’s important to remember to think of your efforts as long-term, even if a particular event has a short turnaround time. Remember that every person that you approach has the potential to impact your charity for years to come. To get you thinking about long-term fundraising, here are five fundraising mistakes to avoid making when launching a fundraising campaign: 1. … [Read more...]

Eight Effective Non-Profit Fundraising Ideas

Eight Effective Non-Profit Fundraising Ideas When it comes to fundraising, being effective—and being cost effective---are the keys to your success. Whether you choose to host a gala or start small by launching a fundraising letter campaign, it’s important to measure your event costs against the size of your charity. Here are eight effective non-profit fundraising ideas: 1. Have a competition. From cook-offs to karaoke competitions, hosting a … [Read more...]

Tips for Fundraising At Restaurants

Tips for Fundraising At Restaurants Restaurant fundraisers are a popular choice for charities like sports teams and church groups for good reason. It can be a low-cost way to raise money and can be simple and effective. Also, it promotes social interaction and goodwill, both of which can positively impact your fundraising efforts. Here are some tips for fundraising at restaurants: • Do some research before you choose one. A quick search online will … [Read more...]

Five Restaurants That Do Fundraisers

Five Restaurants That Do Fundraisers If you’re working on raising money for your charity, restaurant fundraisers can be a great way to go. They often are inexpensive to host and there are dozens of restaurants that collaborate with local charities to host fundraising events. If you’re working on a fundraising event like this, keep in mind that word of mouth and taking time to spread the word about your event are your keys to success. Here are five … [Read more...]