Creative Fundraising Ideas

Here are some creative fundraising ideas by guest author, Al Jackson that can help you differentiate your fundraiser from the others. Most fundraising is done for a good cause, so how do you set yourself apart from dozens of other groups that are approaching the same prospective supporters?Have you realized just how much fundraising is […]

Ideas For Fundraising

This is a guest article on Ideas for Fundraising that offers some good insights on school fundraisers. The article covers candy sales, selling raffle tickets and other types of fundraising product sales.Four Great Ideas for Fund RaisingFund Raising is not an easy task. Lots of time and effort must be put in and the returns […]

Candy Sales Tips

Here are some great candy sales tips for getting the most out of your next fundraiser. Expert advice on how to select the right candy to sell, when to offer a secondary product choice, what the right sales pitch is, and where the best locations are for making the most sales.Recent pressure has been placed […]

Fundraising Successfully

School budgets are short and even cities need help. On top of that, there are all sorts of organizations that are looking to make some extra money to help fund them. Fundraising is the perfect thing to do just that.If you are looking for some remarkable method of fundraising to turn your school or organization […]

15 Fundraising Mistakes

Fundraising is both an art and a science. If your fundraising revenues are static or declining, your organization is probably making one or more of these common fundraising mistakes:Lack of planningRepeating the same old fundraiserNot recruiting enough helpLow quality merchandiseInadequate sales preparationPoor support materialsNo sales scriptsWeak internal communicationLack of publicityContinuous fundraisingBad timingNo rewardsPoor rewardsLetting problems […]

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, […]

Preventing Fundraising Burnout

How To Prevent Fundraising Burnout – Since many schools and other organizations today find themselves suffering from a chronic state of under-funding, they are increasingly forced to hold multiple fundraisers through the course of the year. Unfortunately, this can lead to a complete fundraiser burnout for many customers as well as for fundraising salespeople.How To […]

For Your School Fundraising

Looking for an easy idea for your school fundraising? Look no further, this one is effortless and lasts for the entire school year. It works great for schools that have school uniforms, but can also work for any school. If your school has uniforms, each student can pay whatever amount you specify ($2 or so […]

Educational Computers For Learning

Computers for Learning (CFL) places computers in our classrooms and prepares our children to contribute and compete in the 21st century. The CFL website connects the registered needs of schools and educational nonprofit organizations with computer equipment made available free of charge from government agencies and the private sector.Free Federal Surplus ComputersComputers for Learning allows […]

Fundraising For Youth Groups

Youth groups are almost always in need of funds. Holding fundraisers to finance important trips like tournaments, museums, and musical events are just some of the needs that have to be met through fundraising. Others include the need for uniforms, sports equipment, art supplies, musical instruments, and more.There are a lot of different ways your […]

Fundraising Tips

Here’s a list of all the fundraising tips articles, sorted alphabetically.Tips For All Kinds Of Fundraisers12 Fundraising Tips – Twelve fundraising tips to raise more funds with your next school fundraiser – Includes sample sales script.12 Sales Secrets – How to boost your fund raising sales results with twelve sales secrets.101 Fund Raising Tips – […]

Fundraising Safety

Summary: Fundraising safety is important to any youth group. Tips on how to fundraise safely and still achieve your fundraising goals. The buddy system, parent escorts, and providing written selling guidelines are all important safety factors.When your youth group is doing a fundraiser, it is imperative to make sure that the proper safety precautions are […]

Fundraising ROI

Summary: Fundraising article by Kimberly Reynolds about the importance of Return On Investment (ROI) in fundraising. Improve your bottom line by keeping an eye on expenditures.Return On Investment (ROI) is a fundamental business concept. It’s also something that every fundraiser needs to take into consideration.A business investment consists of working capital, physical assets, and people’s […]

Fundraising Results

Quick tips on improving your fundraising results by maximizing the value provided by your fundraiser. Improve your fundraisers results by teaching everyone what to say and how to say it. Providing quality products and keeping it fun are important also.10 Ways To Improve Fundraising Results1) Maximize value to maximize results Make this your mantra. More […]

Fundraising Followup

It’s important to follow-up after your fundraiser. This article covers what needs to be done, fundraisers who need to be rewarded, information that needs to be recorded, and fundraiser results to be posted.“Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you […]

Fundraising FAQ

In fundraising, many of the same questions come up over and over, so I wrote this fundraising FAQ to help. Here are some questions that should give you some good ideas for your fundraisers.Answers To Your Questions About Fundraising1- How do I choose the right fundraising idea for my group?There are several considerations when trying […]

School Fundraising Ideas

Looking for good school fundraising ideas?You’re not the only one. The good news is that there are other highly profitable school fundraising ideas besides conducting a catalog-based fundraiser.Catalog sales often end up overwhelming your supporters with multiple fund raising products that aren’t everyday items for most people and don’t provide good value for the money […]

Fundraising Sales Incentives

Fundraising sales incentives are meant to drive additional participation in your school fundraiser and generate more sales. The best incentives are those that have value in the eyes of the participants and will motivate them to give their best effort.Therefore, your reward program should offer quality items within a fairly structured setup that doesn’t cause […]

Fundraising Reward Programs

For improved fundraising results, take a little time and put together the right reward programs, one that provides an appropriate level of reward for all participants. A little reward can produce a lot of motivation.Be sure to set the initial reward level low enough so that at least 50% of your sales force gets a […]

School Fundraising Mistakes

Fundraising is both an art and a science. If your fund raising revenues are static or declining, your organization is probably making one or more of these common fundraising mistakes:Lack of planningRepeating the same old fundraiserNot recruiting enough helpLow quality merchandiseInadequate sales preparationPoor support materialsNo sales scriptsWeak internal communicationLack of publicityContinuous fundraisingBad timingNo rewardsPoor rewardsLetting […]