Looking for a list of business donation request source links? Download a free 14-page PDF version of our auction donation source list of national businesses. Download link is at the bottom of the page. The link for each business is to their donation request form or to the page where they provide details on how […]
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Fundraiser Help articles on business donation requests, the best way to ask for donations, donation request letters and advice on raising money for your school, church, charity or favorite cause. We have everything from sample donation letters to a lengthy list of businesses that donate items for charity events, school auctions and other fundraising events.
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One key aspect of donor retention is properly thanking your donors. Here are some donation thank you letter mistakes to avoid when you do say thanks. You want your donors to know that you appreciate their donation and also show how it will help improve things for the people your nonprofit organization is trying to help. […]
No matter what type of fundraising you are doing, you have to do the ask. The Art Of The Ask varies depending on how you’re raising funds – in person, online, in an appeal letter, or in an email – but it all comes down to getting people to donate money to your cause. So, […]
Given that 65% of first-time donors won’t ever give your nonprofit a second donation, should you do a second ask with your thank you letter? The answer, surprisingly, is yes because statistically it’s the right thing to do. Most donors will tell you that they don’t want to be asked again right away for a […]
Another good way to get fundraising auction donations is to contact professional sports teams. Every pro sports team has a policy of supporting nonprofit organizations in their area by donating items that the groups can use to raise funds. The good news is that this donation request is fairly easy to do and the donated […]