Keeping Your Winter Fundraisers Efficient and Effective

    Now that we are past the big spike in giving that tends to occur around the winter holidays, it is time to capitalize on momentum you built up during those months. This isn't always easy; a lot of people are feeling pinched financially after all the spending they did between October and December …

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Create A Charitable Spark: Three Winter Fundraisers

The challenge of any fundraising event is twofold: obtaining donations for your cause and creating enough excitement to get donors out of the house, or at least away from their online activities long enough to donate. The seasonal aspect is an additional demand on your resources: the post-holiday lack of funds, the miserable weather and …

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3 Ways To Update New Year’s Eve Fundraiser Ideas More Uniquely Online

Fundraisers go along with the holiday season like cookies and milk, but sometimes the same, tired platforms seem out of place in today's more modern, technologically driven society. Attending black-tie galas with silent auctions are becoming less unique, a thing of the past with more people than ever using social media platforms. Recent research reveals the majority …

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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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