Whether you’re planning on using reusable and customized water and sports bottles, or water bottles that bear your group’s label, this type of fundraiser presents yet another simple and inexpensive fundraising option. Basics of Running a Water Bottle Fundraiser Water bottle fundraisers are run primarily through on-hand sales events. Your group will purchase water sports

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The key to successful fundraisers is obvious—get your volunteers to sell more, and get donors to spend more. Obvious, sure, but easier said than done. So what can your group do to make the most of your fundraising efforts and increase fundraiser profits? Get The Word Out Many excellent fundraisers fail for one simple reason—nobody

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General fundraising information like brochures and order-takers tell volunteers that there is a fundraiser ongoing, and shows donors what they can buy or give. But order takers and product catalogs do little to motivate volunteers to participate and sell or donors to buy. Sometimes, volunteers and donors need you to take it a step further

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Joint fundraising ventures and events are gaining in popularity both for fundraising groups and for businesses. Forming a fundraising partnership with a local or national company can remove many of the hurdles facing small and medium sized, low-budget fundraising groups. Why A Partnership Is Good For Fundraising Organizations There are a number of advantages enjoyed

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Maybe you don’t know that only about 10% of ink cartridges are turned in for recycling. Maybe you don’t know that it can take up to 3,5 qts of oil to produce just one ink cartridge. Maybe you don’t know that there is a super easy way to recycle those ink cartridges, help the planet,

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College fundraising is unique in that a more mature group is doing the fundraising and reaping the benefits. College fundraisers want a fundraising campaign that reflects their age and maturity while still being fun and productive. The same fundraiser that worked for younger school kids just won’t do anymore. Finding the right method, campaign, and

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Gift Programs come by many names, and are sometimes used by unconscionable individuals to build complex and illegal pyramid schemes (often also called gifting programs). But gift programs are legitimate and can be a very good way to raise a continuous funding base for your organization. Gifting programs also fulfill the philanthropic desires of the

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Donor recognition is an important part of the fundraising campaign, and recognition of volunteers should be equally high on the list. It is true that no fundraiser can be successful without supportive donors, but it is just as true that no fundraiser can succeed without volunteers. Without volunteers, there is no fundraiser. Volunteers deserve the

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