Fall Into Fundraising With These Three Events

Summer is a few weeks away: school's almost over, graduation parties are nearly done and summer vacation are in the final planning stages. It's the perfect time to think about fall fundraising for your non-profit organization. Whether your donors are out of town or doing the staycation this year, your organization's fall planning still piques …

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Mother’s Day: The Mother Of All Fundraising Opportunities

   According to the National Retail Federation, people will spend $23.1 billion dollars on celebrating Mother's Day. That is a lot of money going to making Mom feel special, and a lot of good will and happy feelings being generated. Giving to our parents reminds us of all that we are grateful for and this …

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What Groundhog? Spring And Summer Signal New Fundraising Season

It's the end of single-digit temperatures, muddy snow boots and staying indoors. Winter has a one-way ticket out and spring's advent means a new start for everything, including fundraising events. Winter is the shortest of the four seasons, but it seems like the longest when outdoor time and activities are limited. Your non-profit's best time …

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I Scream – You Scream: A Family-Friendly Fund-Raising Event To Spark Spring Donations

One of the many reasons why people support certain charitable events is because they're near and dear to their hearts. In some cases, fundraisers are associated with something almost anyone will identify with like those that benefit children. When I was in school there was a group of college-aged young adults reaching out to younger …

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How to Convert Supporters into Successful Fundraisers

The non-profit sector does not survive without donations from individuals and companies. Sure you may get big donors that contribute to an annual drive, but don't underestimate the collective individual. If they are passionate about the cause then they can convert that passion into bringing awareness to their friends, family, coworkers, and acquaintances. According to Giving USA, individuals …

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Winter Fundraising: Get The Money Moving!

This winter's snow, slush, relentless wind and ice storms drive everyone indoors to the comfort of the couch, cozy slippers and catching up on TV shows. But it's also the perfect time for your organization to host a fundraising event. You have a captive audience, driven indoors by the chill and going stir-crazy with inactivity. …

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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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