Simplify the fundraising planning process with these five easy fundraising ideas.

Whether you’re trying to fill up your annual fund or looking to raise money for a new project, every nonprofit can relate to the struggle of trying to find the perfect fundraiser. Fundraising ideas work best when they require very little time and effort on the nonprofit’s part but still have the potential to increase supporter engagement

Read More
Raise money for your animal shelter with these tips.

Picture this: You enter your animal shelter where hopeful eyes greet you and furry friends eagerly await their chance at a forever home. Despite this heartwarming scene, you know that there’s hard work to be done behind the scenes to ensure that every tail is wagging, every belly is full, and every paw is cared

Read More
Explore these winning dance studio fundraising ideas to support your revenue goals.

Your dance studio has a lot of expenses, from staff salaries to the monthly upkeep and rental costs of your facility. While you likely receive a good chunk of your necessary funding through student tuition, class fees, and recital tickets, it’s likely that you could use another revenue stream to help cover day-to-day costs. This is

Read More
Group of young people sits outside on their devices

From recruitment to graduation, your brothers or sisters all pitch in to help your chapter thrive through fundraising. Not only do your members fundraise to offset internal costs such as dues, but they also fundraise to satisfy one of your core values: community service. By partnering with a charitable organization, you can deliver valuable experiences

Read More

Whether you’re collecting funds on behalf of your philanthropic partner or your chapter itself, your fraternity or sorority focuses lots of its energy on fundraising. That being said, no matter what you’re fundraising for, executing your fundraising initiatives must be a team effort. However, this can be easier said than done. As a sorority or fraternity leader, you

Read More

When you think of fundraising, nonprofits or schools might come to mind. Nonprofits use fundraisers to fuel their missions, relying on support from donors to assist beneficiaries, pay staff, market their programs, and more. But, associations can take advantage of the benefits of fundraising too. In addition to helping your organization diversify its revenue sources,

Read More
Group of volunteers celebrating the completion of an event.

Whether you’re a nonprofit or an association, you know that fundraising events can play a huge part in sustaining your organization. Making every fundraiser successful means getting help from tons of people with different skills and responsibilities. From planning events to hosting them and every step in between, volunteers can become a valuable extension of

Read More
Learn more about what components should be on your silent auction bid sheet

As a nonprofit professional, you’ve likely hosted—or at least considered hosting—a silent auction fundraiser. Silent auctions appeal to a broad audience, engage supporters through friendly competition, and are extremely flexible. They can be held in-person or virtually and pair well with other fundraising events like galas or golf tournaments. Your silent auction’s success depends on two key factors:

Read More
In this post, you’ll learn about three fundraising strategies that will help you fill your annual fund.

The primary purpose of your nonprofit’s annual fund campaign is to raise the money necessary to cover your organization’s operating expenses, like your facility’s utilities and your staff’s compensation packages. In other words, your annual fundraising campaign helps you keep your doors open and makes it possible for you to continue making a difference in

Read More
Learn these top tips to supercharge your nonprofit marketing campaign.

As a nonprofit, your top priority is to provide value to your beneficiaries, but you can’t do it by word-of-mouth alone. The first step in effectively attracting new supporters to your cause is spreading the word about your nonprofit’s programs to interested prospects. That’s why marketing should be on your radar if it isn’t already.

Read More
Learn 5 reasons to hold a charity golf tournament in this article.

For nonprofit professionals, finding efficient and effective ways to raise funds is a constant challenge. When it comes to event fundraising, it’s about balancing return on investment, time demands, and positive outcomes. There’s one option that, when planned and executed properly, can not only bring in a hefty amount of money, but accomplish other mission-critical

Read More
A student reads a book on a couch.

If you’re a PTA member, an elementary school event organizer, or otherwise affiliated with K-12 education or fundraising, you’ve probably already heard of read-a-thon fundraisers. After all, read-a-thons are one of the world’s fastest-growing school fundraisers—and for good reason. Read-a-thons not only have the potential to raise thousands of dollars for your school, but they

Read More
Learn more about traditional capital campaign consulting models and their downsides

It always pays to learn more about the new ways to fundraise, manage your nonprofit, and steward its resources. Hiring a capital campaign consultant is the perfect example. These are major campaigns that take several years to conduct and come with all kinds of potential pitfalls, so seeking professional help is the norm. But exactly what role

Read More
Learn more about what your nonprofit can do now that AmazonSmile is ending

For your nonprofit to build a sustainable fundraising strategy, it’s best to have a variety of funding sources that work together to further your mission. From 2013 onward, many nonprofits established a steady stream of ongoing revenue by participating in AmazonSmile. AmazonSmile allowed shoppers to automatically contribute a portion of each purchase they made through Amazon.com

Read More
A group of schoolchildren sit at desks learning.

If you’ve ever been a student, teacher, or parent at a public school, you know that they’re notoriously underfunded. They depend on school fundraisers and community support to supplement their limited finances. So, if you work at a school, how do you successfully raise money and engage the community in new and exciting ways? We’ll

Read More