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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.

PTA Events to Dazzle Your PTA

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Inspire Your PTA - Attracting New Members 

One of the best ways to motivate parents to become involved in the PTA (or PTO) is to focus on PTA events that benefit their children. The main subjects of math, language, science, art and music are taught in class. What occurs outside of regular school hours greatly advances their learning.

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Fundraising with a Color Run Fundraiser

Fundraising with a Color Run Fundraiser

Splashes of colorful foams and vivacious hues of powders being thrown throughout a walkathon or Fun Run is just one of the magical ingredients that make a Color Run Fundraiser successful. Rather than just revolving the focus of your walkathon or Fun Run around the finishing point, this event makes every step of the way to the finish line enjoyable for your participants and spectators alike. Anyone from everywhere may simply come to enjoy this event, simply because it’s about having fun. School fundraising campaigns and PTO groups especially have great success with Color Run Fundraisers.

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Booster Club Fundraising 101

Booster Club Fundraising 101

Clubs and sports hold the power to making a school’s educational experiences more enriching. Sometimes extra fundraising help is needed to support these initiatives, which creates a great opportunity to begin or participate in booster club fundraising.

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Top 25 High School Fundraising Ideas

Top 25 High School Fundraising Ideas

Fundraising is a way of life for most high schools. Be it the Freshman or Senior class, Booster Club, sports teams, the high school band, arts or civic clubs or other group, it seems like everyone needs to raise money to support their school efforts. Sometimes finding fundraising ideas for high schools and their community can be tough. Getting creative when it comes to fundraisers for your high school is key! We've gathered 25 fundraising ideas for high schools in one place to get your idea machine revved up and ready to go to raise vital funds in keeping your standards for education high.

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Back to School Fundraising Software and Program Updates

Back to School Fundraising Software and Program Updates

Back to School means back to fundraising for many school PTO and PTA groups. DoJiggy is here to help! DoJiggy supports school fundraising campaigns including Fun Runs and walk-a-thons, serve-a-thons and Service projects, spell-a-thons, fundraising golf tournaments, school carnivals, classroom giving drives and more.

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How to Motivate Parents for PTO Fundraising Campaigns

How to Motivate Parents for PTO Fundraising Campaigns

The most treasured volunteers in a school are the parents volunteering in the Parent Teacher Organization (PTO). They give the gift of their time, talent and leadership yet one of the most vital roles they play is to be the driving force behind PTO fundraising campaigns for a school.

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Strike the Pose with Video for School Crowdfunding Campaigns

Strike the Pose with Video for School Crowdfunding Campaigns

Use of video is a striking way to express yourself and the specific needs and projects underway at your school. Video increases your opportunity for success in school crowdfunding and raising more funds. It offers you a voice to tell your potential donors what you plan to use their fundraising dollars for. It is also a chance to show them what you have already done - the improvements you have made through prior fundraisers.

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Readathon Ideas for Schools

Readathon Ideas for Schools

Readathon and reading fundraisers promote literacy and a love of reading for children, and raise money for schools in keeping their educational standards high. Cultivating the love of books is encouraged by involving children and communities in reading based fundraising. Weather the readathon or reading fundraiser evolves around reading to children in hospitals or simply at the student’s leisure, the common element involves school crowdfunding through reading.

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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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