Fundraising Events: Choosing A Catering Service

When planning a charity fundraising event, choosing the right catering service can make or break your event. Here are some great tips from Deane Brengle about picking the right caterer for your charity gala.Choose the Right Catering Service for Your Fundraising EventWhen food is a part of your fundraising event you must choose a catering […]

12 Fundraising Event Tips

Here are 12 tips on how to raise more money at your fundraising event. Many nonprofit groups only use six or seven of these fundraising ideas, but that just means they’ve overlooked some truly significant ways to raise funds.Some of these tips require substantial lead time, such as applying for a grant to cover the […]

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 […]

Bed Race Fundraiser

A bed race fundraiser is another fun fundraising event idea that can raise a lot of money for your cause. Bed races work well as cancer fundraisers or for college groups looking to organize a fun event to raise funds.The premise is fairly simple. Teams compete by pushing hospital beds – complete with a “patient” […]

Fundraising Networking Events

Hosting a business meet-and-greet networking event as a fundraiser for your cause is a great way to raise funds. In areas with lots of young professionals, networking events are a popular way to make business connections and its easy to add some fundraising activities to these types of get-togethers.Fundraising networking events for a good cause […]

10 Ways To Sell More Event Tickets

When organizing a fundraising event, ticket sales can make or break your fundraiser. Here are 10 ways to sell more event tickets so you can raise more funds.Sell Tickets OnlineEarly Bird DiscountGroup DiscountsVIP Early AccessMembers Only Pre-saleSocial Media PromotionsTraditional Media ContestsCross-promote EventsGiveaway Tickets w/Raffle EntryLast Minute BOGO DealsSell Tickets Online – Obviously you can always […]

Game Show Fundraiser

Doing a game show fundraiser is an easy and fun way to raise funds. Choose a classic game show like Family Feud or The Price Is Right and use it as the centerpiece for a fun fundraising event.These game show fundraiser ideas will help you get started and show you how to raise more money […]

Holiday Bazaar Fundraising Ideas

A great way to raise funds late in the year is to hold a combination craft fair and holiday shopping event. These holiday bazaar fundraising ideas will help you get organized and raise more money at your holiday fundraiser event.While a holiday bazaar is primarily a shopping marketplace, its also perfect for crafting demonstrations and […]

Festival Fundraising Ideas

101 festival ideas plus the top 12 fundraising ideas for raising money at your event. A festival fundraiser is a great way to raise funds because events with a fun focal point make it easier to attract a large audience. Festivals also keep people involved longer than most other fundraising events, so they also help […]

Fun Raising Friday 19

Time for another look at 10 fun fundraising event ideas from across the country. This Fun Raising Friday roundup features fun fundraisers like The Betty Bash, the Running Of The Roaches, and a glass pumpkin art fundraiser where 1,400 pieces sold out in just two hours.The best fundraisers are ones that are a lot of […]

Creative Fundraising Ideas & Events

Twenty-five creative fundraising ideas and events that are great ways to raise funds for your cause. While they have a creative element, these easy fundraisers don’t cost a lot to put together and do a great job of raising money quickly.Creative Fundraising Ideas For NonprofitsCraft Fair – How to put together your own craft fair […]

Mac And Cheese Fundraiser

A mac and cheese fundraiser is a simple and fun way to raise funds for any size group. There are literally dozens of fundraiser event variations you can include, but it can be just as easy as doing a pancake breakfast or you can make it as big as an outdoor chili cook-off.Here are several […]

Princely 9/11 Charity Fundraiser

A 9/11 charity fundraiser in London got some help from Prince William and Prince Harry as BGC Partners honored the memory of the 658 employees who died in the 9/11 terror attack on the World Trade Center in New York. BGC’s annual Charity Day, now in its ninth year, has so far raised more than […]

Raffle Fundraiser Ideas For Men

Raffle Fundraiser Ideas For Men – Unique fundraiser ideas are a great way to raise more funds and a raffle fundraiser for guys will add fun and excitement to any fundraising event. Let’s face it. Men are easily bored at charity events and if you want to hold their interest, you need some raffles or […]

Fun Raising Friday 17

Fun Raising Friday is all about putting the fun back into your fundraising events, so here are 10 fun fundraising ideas that other groups across the country are using to raise funds for their cause. The more fun you can make your fundraiser, the more money you’ll raise because more people will want to attend […]

Add Excitement To Your Fundraising Event

The best way to raise more money at your fundraising event is to add more fun and excitement. An easy way to do that is to add some dramatic flair with raffles and prize drawings that grab everyone’s interest.By adding attention-getting raffle drums and prize wheels, you will increase participation in your raffles and prize […]

Fun Raising Friday 15

Ten more fun fundraisers ideas from across the country that other organizations are using to raise money for their cause. Discover some unique fundraising ideas in our latest edition of Fun Raising Friday.FenwaYoga – The Red Sox Foundation is hosting a yoga fundraiser at Fenway Park where participants do yoga poses on the famed ballpark’s […]

How To Organize A Charity Run/Walk

I get a lot of questions about how to organize a charity run/walk event and that’s a fairly deep subject. As I was about to write up how to do a charity run from scratch, I was glad to run across this article from Rohan Miller, who is an event specialist for The Active Network […]

RWA Literacy Fundraiser

The Romance Writers of America is holding their 2013 literacy fundraiser at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis on July 17, 2013. Over 450 romance writers will be there to sign their books for fans, including best-selling authors such as Nora Roberts, Sylvia Day, Brenda Jackson, and Jude Deveraux.The RWA literacy fundraiser is a rare chance for […]

Fun Raising Friday 12

Here we go with another look at fun fundraisers ideas from across the country. Check out these fun fundraising events that other groups are using to raise funds.The best fundraiser events are those where everybody has a good time and there are lots of activities to enjoy. This weeks Fun Raising Friday winners are great […]