Fundraising Fun

You want to keep your fundraising fun. Here are 10 ways to make fundraising fun for everyone involved including incentives, parties, pictures, fun rewards, and more. Fun fundraisers produce great results!To get the most out of any fundraiser, every participant needs to give their all from start to finish. This includes your team members, parents, […]

Recruiting and Training Fundraiser Volunteers

Volunteers are an essential part of your fundraising group. They should help you motivate and inspire people to participate in your cause and help you organize your event. But how do you approach a new volunteer and convince them to become involved with your group and selflessly give their time and effort?Below we have some […]

Training Volunteers For Charity Works and Fund Raising

Once in a while you will receive volunteers who want to work with you. So how do you induct or even train them?When you have volunteers who are willing to help you with your fundraising, you will need to explain to them what you expect from them and your current working group.Some volunteers have little […]

Getting Started With Your School Fundraiser – Part 1

Summary: Fundraising tips on how to get started with your fundraiser.  Part 1 covers who will do all the work. Recruiting volunteers is essential to your fundraising success, so read these tips on building your organization.Fundraising is both an art and a science. The first step is always the hardest. Before we begin, let’s back […]

School Fundraising Tips

Want your next school fundraiser to run more smoothly? Here are ten school fundraising tips to help you create a successful marketing plan.School Fundraiser Tips For Your Next FundraiserPut your project plan in writing – Run your fundraiser like a business. A written project plan that spells out all roles and responsibilities is your blueprint […]

Fundraiser Preparation

No matter what your resources, the key to fundraising success is to compose and follow a plan of action. Your plan must be your own design. It must detail how you will meet your specific needs and achieve your goals.Your plan should identify and combat your weaknesses while leveraging your strengths. It should contain specific […]

Non-profit Fund Raising Advice

Articles on fund raising packed with great tips for getting publicity, recruiting volunteers, and more. Lots of how-to information and fund raising tips. Includes several guest articles on raising money for nonprofit capital campaigns.Fund Raising Management – How to organize your fund raising capital campaign. Tips on maximizing capital campaign contributions through proper fundraising management.Planning […]

Build Your Fundraising Team

For larger fundraising projects you should put together a dedicated fundraising team to help you. Otherwise, you’ll be stretched far too thin and stand a good chance of failing. The ideal team from a cost perspective is volunteer-based, but you might have to occasionally hire someone especially if it’s for a specialized task that most […]

Recruiting Volunteers

More from the multi-part series on fundraiser preparation. This section is about recruiting volunteers and the best ways to handle personnel assignments. Fundraiser Preparation: Recruiting VolunteersStart early As previously discussed, to get enough volunteers you need to start early. The best way to do that is by pre-recruiting them. In other words, go through last […]

Fundraising Basics 2

Fundraising Basics – Part 2: Preparation – Being prepared will make your fundraiser go smoothly. Fundraising preparation means putting everything in writing including your fundraiser goals, staffing plan, sales plan, merchant plan and delivery plan.Put it in writing The more details about your fundraising efforts that are in writing, the fewer instructions you’ll have to […]

Fundraising Basics

Fundraising Basics Part 1 – When you’re doing a fundraiser, you’re actually creating and running a small business on a temporary basis. This section on fundraising basics covers the operational details of running a fundraiser – preparation, organization, and execution. Preparation For FundraisingThe first thing you need to do is to conduct an annual needs assessment […]

Planning A Fundraiser

Looking for tips on planning a fundraiser? Here are some articles covering everything from recruiting volunteers, coordinating events, getting items donated for auctions, and last minute profit tips.These fundraiser planning tips should help you pull off the best fundraiser in your organization’s history by giving you insight into the planning process, the importance of having […]