Fun Raising Friday 21

A look at 10 fun fundraising ideas for nonprofit groups from across the country. These 10 fun fundraisers for the holiday season range from a WTF fundraiser for a ballet non-profit in Salt Lake City to a warm Hannukah get together in Cincinnati for a sick child to the return of “BatKid” in another San […]

Church Fundraisers

The best church fundraisers are those that are fun, easy to do, and raise funds fast. In this article, we’ll focus on the best church fundraising ideas for these areas: capital campaigns, operational funding, youth groups and mission trips.Each of these church fundraiser ideas is fully explained in another article, so just follow the link […]

7 Ways To Raise Funds For A Mission Trip

If you want to raise funds for a mission trip, here are 7 fun ways to raise money quickly. When fundraising for a cause, there are three main choices: asking for donations, organizing an event, or offering something of value that others need or want.There are numerous ways to ask for donations and there is […]

Bingo Fundraiser

Everybody loves playing games of chance and winning prizes, so a Bingo fundraiser is an easy moneymaker. This fun event works well for schools, church groups, and nonprofit organizations.Fundraising With Bingo GamesBingo Fundraiser – Getting started A bingo fundraiser is very easy to put together. All you need is a large room with lots of […]

Brick Fundraising

Brick fundraising works well for churches, hospitals, schools and nonprofit organizations. Here’s how fundraising with bricks works: By using custom laser-engraved donor bricks, the group can reward it’s supporters with permanent recognition in a prominent spot in exchange for a donation.Brick fundraisers usually involve a walkway, entryway, or wall that incorporates the personalized bricks into […]

Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser

A spaghetti dinner fundraiser is a tried and true fundraising event, but many groups overlook additional profit opportunities. Just putting together the spaghetti dinner is not enough.You need to give people a strong reason to attend and then you have to provide them with multiple ways to help raise the needed funds. Here are some […]

Cookbook Fundraiser

Considering doing a cookbook fundraiser? Church fundraising isn’t easy, but has one major advantage to many other forms of fundraising. A large body of keen and enthusiastic people to draw from for the labor involved. In other words the people in the church make a great sales force.Church fundraising is a great way of getting […]

Church Fundraiser Ideas

If you’re looking for some church fundraiser ideas, here are a dozen or so ideas that are fairly easy to put together. These church fundraisers are low cost and take some effort, but they do a great job of raising much needed funds.Church FundraisersBake Sale Bake sales are a great way to get everyone together […]

Church Fundraiser Feastival

A great idea for a church fundraiser is putting together an annual “Church Feastival” where good food, carnival games, auctions, and family fun combine for a wonderful Christian fundraising event. The idea is to attract a broad spectrum of the local population to your fundraising event by having a little something for everyone.The benefit to […]

Christmas Carol Fundraiser

Bring good tidings this season with a low-cost, fun Christmas Carol Fundraiser. Singing holiday songs can work for many non-profit groups that need to raise money and stand out from the crowd.Neighborhood homeowners associations, church groups, even youth sports teams can benefit by singing Christmas Carols. All that’s required is some festive attire, and the […]

Christian Fundraising Events

Many church groups look for Christian fundraising events as a good way to raise funds. Here are six ideas for Christian fundraising events that are easy to put together and provide a wholesome atmosphere for family fun.Christian Fundraising Events – Ideas and TipsChurch carnival A family oriented carnival on church grounds is a great way […]

Christmas Pageant – The W In Christmas

This is the story of how a school Christmas pageant went awry when small children went onstage to sing Christmas Love.The “W” in ChristmasEach December, I vowed to make Christmas a calm and peaceful experience. I had cut back on nonessential obligations – extensive card writing, endless baking, decorating, and even overspending.Yet still, I found […]

Photography Fundraiser

A profitable and easy fundraiser for any group is portrait fundraising. Putting together a photography fundraiser is actually quite simple. Here’s some tips on how to do your own or enhance one conducted by an outside company.Fundraising With PortraitsGet The Picture is a name I coined for portrait event fundraisers. The idea here is to […]

Church Fundraising Ideas

Looking for some creative approaches to church fund raising? Here are some ideas to help ranging from simple church fundraisers to capital campaigns and donor recognition. There are also church fundraising ideas for youth groups plus ways to increase revenue from traditional events such as pancake breakfasts and spaghetti dinners.Christian fundraising is a rewarding experience […]

Church Fundraising Ideas

Church fundraising is an important task that deserves the best approach. So, how can you improve your church capital campaign? Simply think like a business.Businesses advertise their “brand” and your church can to, either through inexpensive church fundraisers or through capital campaigns.How does advertising help make a business successful?Advertising builds brand awareness.And how does that […]

Advice For Capital Campaigns

Capital campaigns fund raising advice and tips on getting the most out of each strategy. Mission statements, writing fundraising letters, donor management & more. Find some solid advice and learn what you need to investigate further.Be sure to check out the article on Fundraising Mission Statements. While that may seem like a no-brainer, you’d be […]

Capital Campaign Strategies

Here you will find capital campaign strategies and tips specifically for non-profit fundraising. These fundraising articles feature how-to tips and techniques for running a profitable capital campaign can get you started on your mission.Whether you are raising funds for a cause like cancer research, or supplementing your church’s building fund, sometimes discovering what you don’t […]

Selecting The Right Fundraiser

Selecting the right fundraiser is the most important decision you’ll make. Among the key factors are the timing of each fundraiser, the quality of the merchandise, selling considerations, delivery considerations, and ultimately, the net profit to your organization.Think of yourself as running a small business building a reputation for innovation and quality products. What are […]

Selecting The Right Fundraiser – Part 5

More tips from our multi-page article about selecting the right fundraiser. Fundraiser Evaluation Criteria – Continued:Expedite charges Get firm pricing upfront on what freight charges the supplier covers and what constitutes an expedite charge payable by your organization. Be sure to get it in writing if it’s not part of the supplier agreement.Payment terms Most […]

Selecting The Right Fundraiser – Part 4

Evaluation Criteria – Continued: Variety or selection means more sales A wider variety and better selection offers a greater likelihood a potential customer will find one or more items that they want to buy. You’ve gone to a lot of effort to put your fundraiser message in front of each prospect. Avoid disappointing them by […]