Archives for January 2016

Five Spring Fundraisers for Elementary Schools

Five Spring Fundraisers for Elementary Schools The new school semester has begun and it’s time to start thinking about spring fundraisers for elementary schools and other school aged groups. It’s a time for renewal, spring cleaning, and starting the year off with fresh goals for what you want your kids to accomplish this semester. To get you planning for spring, here are five spring fundraisers for elementary schools: 1. Put together a spring carnival. … [Read more...]

Reasons To Choose A Candy Apple Fundraiser

Reasons To Choose A Candy Apple Fundraiser Are you in charge of hosting a fundraiser for your church group, school group, medical center or other small charity? It’s hard to think of unique fundraisers that might attract the right type of donors but also generate interest. A candy apple fundraiser can generate excitement with younger audiences while making older audiences nostalgic for something a bit old fashioned but delicious. Here are some reasons to … [Read more...]

The Keys To Developing A Fundraising Strategy

The Keys To Developing A Fundraising Strategy Every fundraising plan needs an effective fundraising strategy to truly work well. Sometimes it can be a bit overwhelming to launch into a fundraiser. That’s why it’s important to sit down and map out a plan of attack before you get to work. To get you going on the path to success, here are the keys to developing a fundraising strategy: • Gather the best minds. Before you create a strategy, you need to arm … [Read more...]

Top Five Fundraising Auction Ideas

Top Five Fundraising Auction Ideas Charity auctions are a real winner and can help you raise big cash. It’s a great option for large companies who want to auction off some star-studded stuff and perfect for a small group like a church or school who want to use a charity auction as part of a larger event. The auction ideas are endless if you start looking around at what other organizations have auctioned off. Here are our top five fundraising auction … [Read more...]

Top Six Quick Fundraising Ideas

Top Six Quick Fundraising Ideas Need cash for your charity and you need it fast? Why not try to organize a quick fundraiser to help you meet your goals. Quick fundraising is a no-nonsense approach that gives you a chance to raise money fast without much setup time and preparation. Here are our top picks for the six best quick fundraising ideas: 1. Launch an online crowdfunding campaign. If you do this, make sure that you keep the deadline in the very … [Read more...]

Four Fundraising Strategies For Churches That Work

Four Fundraising Strategies For Churches That Work Starting a new year of fundraising for your church can be a challenge but if you employ the right strategies you can raise money for your church within the year. Whatever your strategy, be sure to create a budget for your church fundraising needs and gather the right team of helpers to make your mission a success. Here are four fundraising strategies for churches that work: 1. Launch a crowdfunding … [Read more...]

Fundraising Goals To Think About In The Next Year

Fundraising Goals To Think About In The Next Year It’s a new year, so it’s a great time to take stock of your fundraising initiatives to see what you can improve on in the next year. Fundraising strategies are only as good as the number of times you improve upon them and revise them according to their success. So, take a look at your fundraising goals and see what you can reach for next year. Here are some fundraising goals to think about this … [Read more...]