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This is a blog about online fundraising for non-profits. It includes DoJiggy product and company information as well as fundraising industry news and tips. We also highlight clients that are successfully using our software to help inspire others on their fundraising journey.

7 Ingredients of the Best Fundraising Websites

7 Ingredients of the Best Fundraising Websites

What are the key ingredients of the best fundraising websites for non-profits? If your organization is equipped to answer this question and act on the answers, you're sure to raise more money for your cause. Let's discuss some of the unexpected answers and solutions as to how to accomplish the best results through online fundraising.

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How Your Organization Can Win with a Raffle Fundraiser

How Your Organization Can Win with a Raffle Fundraiser

You've held the signature special event, written the online appeal letter and the grant applications, yet you are still looking for a creative, and fun, way to raise additional funds for your mission and programs. A raffle fundraiser may just be the thing that brings your fundraising success to the next level in 2016.

A fundraising raffle is a way in which you can raise essential funds for your mission, while your donors and supporters try their luck at the chance of winning prizes such as money, trips, special experiences or unique items. Fundraising raffles can be an easy, and lucrative, way to raise both funds for your programs and a bit of excitement amongst your donors and supporters.

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Strategies for Successful Friends of the Library Fundraising

Strategies for Successful Friends of the Library Fundraising

Libraries are an important part of communities for creating a haven of education, inspiration and opening our eyes to a world through books and publications. A critical component to the success of libraries everywhere are groups called Friends of the Library.

These amazing groups of people are quite literally the greatest friends of the library in their community. Members of Friends of the Library groups usually consist of enthusiastic and energetic people who believe that libraries are a social and intellectual center of communities. These groups are comprised of people that use the library, and the services within it, individuals that raise both funds and awareness for the library and people that help provide governance and leadership for the library or library system.

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Organizing a Fun Run: Money Making Success in 13 Steps

Organizing a Fun Run: Money Making Success in 13 Steps

If you are working at organizing a fun run fundraiser, prepare yourself for a big adventure!

First of all, don’t kid yourself. Planning and executing any fundraising event is not a job for the timid. It’s hard work and, if it’s not done well, it can quickly become a nightmare. But, here’s the good news; when you invest sufficient thought, preparation, and energy into your project, a fun run fundraiser can generate huge financial and public-relations windfalls for your school or non-profit organization. In the end, you’ll be glad for every moment you spent wondering, “What on earth was I thinking!?

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Three Tips to Help Simplify Your Fundraising

Three Tips to Help Simplify Your Fundraising

If yours is like many other nonprofit organizations, there’s a good chance you don’t have the resources you’d like. Perhaps your budget is a little lower than you’d hoped and your support staff is non-existent, but yet you are tasked with creating a successful fundraising campaign. 

Don’t worry! These three tips will help you simplify your startup fundraising.

 

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