Holiday Fundraising With A Special Touch

Christmas and New Years are the most celebrated holidays around the world. It is a time of love, unity, and family — a time to capture the feeling of belonging and the need for service. In a non-profit organization, it is essential for leaders to foster love and family during the season of Christmas. They must exemplify to …

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No Turkeys Here: Thanksgiving Fundraisers Raise Awareness, Donations

Although the 1.5 million national nonprofits raise funds throughout the year, many find donors giving more generously during the holiday season; during the so-called "Giving Season," donors gave about 25% of their total donation dollars between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day, and nearly half of all donors gave more during the holidays than the rest of the year. And …

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Add a Creative Spark to Holiday Fundraising

While it stands to reason that nonprofit organizations receive more donations during the last eight weeks of the year, it also stands to reason that the competition among nonprofits for those funds is greater during those eight weeks. Large, well known nonprofits, such as the United Way and YMCA, have secure relationships with corporations that pledge an …

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Creative Ideas For Your Next Fall Fundraiser

Coming up with fundraiser theme ideas that keep people interested can be uneasy. It doesn't have to be thoughtful and fancy, it just has to do the job. Easy fundraiser themes remain a terrific way to ensure your nonprofit succeeds. The four simplistic ideas listed below are great fall fundraiser themes, or maybe they can improve …

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Promote Your Unique Summer-Fun Fundraiser Today!

Now is the time to set all your plans in motion for your summer fundraising events. Check out these ideas and then start promoting your unique summer-fun fundraiser-today! We are here to help! First, let's look at some fun ideas to get the attention of fun-seekers everywhere. You could do any of these events anywhere in …

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6 Ways to Simplify Your Gala For Higher Revenue

For many nonprofits, a gala might seem like a must-have. You've been doing it for years, it makes your board happy, and all the other organizations are doing it. However, galas can be complicated, tedious-to-plan affairs that cause a big drain on staff resources. Such complex events can be stressful. Through gala revenue may seem …

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Refresh Your Fundraising For the New Year

  How did your annual fund drive do at the end of 2017? Regardless of whether you barely met your goals or wildly exceeded expectations, when it comes to fundraising, there always is room for growth. To that end, we offer five new ideas to jumpstart your 2018 fundraising. 1.   Consider a mission "refresh" Does …

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Fundraising For 2018: More Than Just Money

There are 1.5 million nonprofits in the United States, all trying to raise money for their causes and remain in business for more than just another year. While it's difficult to get an exact number of nonprofits that fail, between 15% and 20% fail to file formal dissolution papers with the Internal Revenue Service and simply fade away.  Competing …

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Five Fundraisers For Happier Holidays

"The holidays": the time period starting with Halloween and ending with New Year's Day. The two-month testament to overbooked schedules, overeating and overspending. A socially conscious holiday appeals to many people, tired of the brash commercial barrage of advertisements. Here are five fundraisers for your nonprofit that meet the needs of holiday shoppers and provide …

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