Fundraising Tips

Fundraising tips and ideas on how to raise more funds with your next fundraiser, plus how to get more volunteers, donations, publicity, and much more.

Terms of Use

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Fundraising Links

Web site links, fundraising ideas, and short descriptions of each supplier. Includes fundraising suppliers grouped alphabetically from A through Z. These link listings provide quick access to every major fundraising company.Fundraising Companies – Provides an alphabetical listing of fundraising companies with links to each fund raising company’s website.Non-Profit Resource Links – Nonprofit resource links to […]

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 […]

Selecting The Right Fundraiser – Part 3

More tips from our multi-page article about selecting the right fundraiser. Evaluation Criteria:Let your goals be your guide Your organization’s financial goals are the number one criteria for your fundraiser selection. Be sure to select a fundraiser that will meet or exceed all of your goals. Don’t settle for generating less than what your group […]

Selecting The Right Fundraiser – Part 2

More tips from our multi-page article about selecting the right fundraiser. Don’t overdo it Keep your numbers to two major fundraisers, one in the fall and one in the spring with a possible third one at pre-winter holiday time. Any others should be service or event related like a carnival, a car wash, or an […]

Reports

Free Report Download PageThank You for subscribing to“Fundraising Success”Scroll down to Download Your Free Fundraising Reports  Read all Instructions CAREFULLY!For your convenience, the free reports are published for viewing in Adobe Acrobat Reader (.pdf)… absolutely the best and easiest way to view the material! Download Your Bonus ReportYou must have Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the […]

Report2

Report Download PageThank You for trying out“Fundraising Success”You will now Download Your Sample  Read all Instructions CAREFULLY!For your convenience, the free report is published for viewing in Adobe Acrobat Reader (.pdf)… absolutely the best and easiest way to view the material! Download Your Bonus ReportYou must have Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the ebook PDF files. […]

Report1

Report Download PageThank You for trying out“Fundraising Success”You will now Download Your Sample  Read all Instructions CAREFULLY!For your convenience, the free report is published for viewing in Adobe Acrobat Reader (.pdf)… absolutely the best and easiest way to view the material! Download Your Bonus ReportYou must have Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the ebook PDF files. […]

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 Benefits

Fundraising Benefits – In fundraising, pay attention to psychological motivation – People always want to know what’s in it for them. Your fundraising benefit must be quickly and clearly explained in terms of “What’s In It For Me”What’s In It For Me?Believe it or not, providing a good answer to the question of “What’s in […]

Fundraising Basics 4

Fundraising Basics – Part 4: Execution – The final part of the fundraising basics series covers the proper execution of your fundraiser. Includes fundraising strategy tips, sales boosters, sales preparation, customer satisfaction and more. Fundraisers do better with proper execution.Now that we’ve covered the basics of being prepared and organized, it’s time to move on […]

Fundraising Basics 3

Fundraising Basics – Part 3: Organization – Successful fundraising requires organization and just one boss. It’s often best to imitate the military hierarchy in staffing your fundraiser.  Article includes recruiting tips, division of labor, and the importance of rewarding your fundraisers.“A prudent person profits from personal experience, the wise one from the experience of others.” […]

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 […]