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Best Custom Printed Merchandise for Fundraising

Best Custom Printed Merchandise for Fundraising
Custom printed merchandise can help raise funds, boost awareness, and improve visibility for your nonprofit or charity. Capture supporter’s attention and make sure that your cause is at the forefront of people’s minds by providing eye-catching personalized printed products for sale. Organizations can now maximize donations by hosting a merchandise sales fundraiser with their very… Read More »

The 20+ Best Girl Scout & Boy Scout Fundraising Ideas

The 20+ Best Girl Scout & Boy Scout Fundraising Ideas
The purpose of scouting is to prepare young people to achieve their full potential, become responsible citizens, and contribute to their communities. Scout fundraising (for boy scouts and girl scouts) plays an important role in achieving this. Successful fundraising ideas assist the community, build character and teach scouts new skills. Scout fundraising should be planned,… Read More »
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How to Run a Virtual Golf Tournament During COVID-19

How to Run a Virtual Golf Tournament During COVID-19
We’ve seen that virtual golf tournaments are the perfect fundraising event for many organizations. Got virtual event fatigue? The good news is that golf is a sport designed for social distancing, so running a virtual golf tournament isn’t like hosting a virtual gala via livestream. Virtual golf tournaments are real live events, just managed differently… Read More »

Fundraising Trends and Predictions for 2021

Fundraising Trends and Predictions for 2021
First off, congratulations! We made it through 2020 together. We had to learn a lot as fundraisers and find new ways to engage donors and share our message. A big part of that was moving to virtual fundraising campaigns. Many of our client organizations successfully did that and raised a lot of money for year-end… Read More »
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Best Rotary Fundraising Ideas

Best Rotary Fundraising Ideas
Rotary International is one of the premier service organizations worldwide, with 1.2 million members and over 35,000 Rotarian clubs around the world. The mission of Rotary International is to ‘provide service to others, promote integrity, and advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through our fellowship of business, professional, and community leaders.’ Fundraising for these causes… Read More »

How to Host a Virtual Gala Fundraiser

How to Host a Virtual Gala Fundraiser
Let’s Start at the Beginning….What Is a Virtual Gala? A virtual gala fundraiser is a way to host what would normally be your fundraising gala, using a live streaming platform like Facebook Live to engage your supporters right from the comfort of their own homes. Virtual gala programs feature a similar layout to that of… Read More »
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How to Host a Livestream for Virtual Fundraising Campaigns

How to Host a Livestream for Virtual Fundraising Campaigns
Live streaming or (livestreaming) refers to online video streaming simultaneously recorded and broadcast in real-time. It is often referred to simply as streaming.  Live streaming has gained popularity with nonprofits during COVID-19, as a means of hosting or enhancing virtual fundraising campaigns. If your organization is looking for new and innovative ways of reaching your… Read More »

The Best Cheerleading Fundraisers for Your Squad

The Best Cheerleading Fundraisers for Your Squad
Cheerleaders are important members of a school or university’s student body. Whether it’s cheering for their school’s football, basketball, or other teams, or participating in a cheerleading competition, it’s no secret that great cheerleaders are just what every school needs to rally up school spirit. Since items like cheerleading uniforms, props, training, travel for competition,… Read More »
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Free Text Fundraising with Text to Donate

Free Text Fundraising with Text to Donate
The DoJiggy.io virtual fundraising platform features free, unlimited Text to Donate SMS messages for all US-based charity and fundraising campaigns. What is Text to Donate? Text-to-donate is using SMS phone texting to donate to a nonprofit organization or charitable cause. Text to Donate allows your donors to easily support your organization or charity at any… Read More »
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Run Online Fundraising Raffles with DoJiggy

Run Online Fundraising Raffles with DoJiggy
We are excited to announce the launch of our new platform for online fundraising raffles.  A successful fundraising raffle has the capacity to produce high-profit margins with few upfront costs – making raffles a popular nonprofit and school fundraising strategy. Fundraising raffles are a great option for groups of any size and are an especially… Read More »

Our Fundraising Auction Software Is Back!

Our Fundraising Auction Software Is Back!
You read it right. We’ve had some time on our hands here with COVID-19 and recognize that fundraising auctions are a great option for online and virtual fundraising. After almost five years off, DoJiggy Auction is back with a completely new and improved platform for online and mobile fundraising auctions. Our charity and fundraising auction… Read More »

Procuring Great Charity Auction Items

Procuring Great Charity Auction Items
Charity and fundraising auctions are a wonderful way to get your organization or cause noticed. Better yet, online and virtual auctions work well with social distancing. If you are resourceful, you will be able to acquire auction items and services without much issue, and then use them to propel your nonprofit or organization into the… Read More »

Need help marketing your peer to peer campaign?

Need help marketing your peer to peer campaign?
We’ve talked about ideas for online and virtual fundraising during coronavirus and offered some case studies on a few clients that have transitioned to virtual peer to peer events. But perhaps your nonprofit is still struggling with messaging during this unprecedented time. How do you promote a fundraising campaign when so many people are in… Read More »

These P2P Fundraising Events Are Going Virtual

These P2P Fundraising Events Are Going Virtual
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are seeing a large number of fundraising events postponed or canceled for 2020. Now what? Your organization still needs to fundraise and perhaps more than ever. We detailed some ideas for fundraising during Coronavirus in this post, including converting your P2P fundraising events into virtual events. Sounds great –… Read More »

Online & Virtual Fundraising Ideas During Coronavirus

Online & Virtual Fundraising Ideas During Coronavirus
The novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)  is here and impacting virtually every sector of society, including nonprofits. All types of events and gatherings, including fundraising events, are being canceled across the US and Canada. To safeguard children and curb the spread of the virus, many schools are shut down completely. But your school or nonprofit still needs… Read More »

Our Favorite Animal Shelter Fundraising Ideas

Our Favorite Animal Shelter Fundraising Ideas
We all love our furry friends. They serve as our loyal companions and give us so much joy and laughter over the course of our lives. Sadly, there are plenty of wonderful animals still stuck in shelters in countless communities. These are loving creatures who are all looking for their forever homes. While living in… Read More »

Pledge Forms Drive Fundraising Success

Pledge Forms Drive Fundraising Success
If your organization is planning a peer-to-peer fundraiser such as a walk-a-thon, you may be looking for the best way to collect donations or pledges. Remember paper pledge forms? Countless successful peer-to-peer campaigns have used them to secure funds. While peer-to-peer websites have certainly made a strong place for themselves in peer-to-peer fundraising, there’s no… Read More »

Best Soccer Fundraiser Ideas for Winning Teams

Best Soccer Fundraiser Ideas for Winning Teams
Need to raise money for a soccer team? We know the feeling! Soccer fundraisers can help teams cover expenses such as uniforms, equipment and training tools, plus expensive field rental and travel costs. A great way to handle soccer team costs is to organize soccer team fundraising events.  Yet a soccer fundraiser can also be… Read More »

New Fundraising Website Themes Released

New Fundraising Website Themes Released
We are so excited to announce our new Momentum series themes for your 2020 fundraising events. The new themes have an updated look and feel and horizontal menu bar. The themes also provide additional functionality, with more features on the way. New features include: Wider website banner (header on all website pages) Several options for… Read More »

5 Expert Insights to Conduct a Flawless Capital Campaign

5 Expert Insights to Conduct a Flawless Capital Campaign
A capital campaign is an intensive effort done by a nonprofit intending to raise a significant amount of money in a specific period of time. These projects are usually long-term and large-scale, and often correspond to funding a particular project.  For many general fundraising activities, you can employ an easy, online fundraising option and achieve… Read More »

Social Media Fundraising: 6 Strategies That Work

Social Media Fundraising: 6 Strategies That Work
Social media has become a powerhouse of communication, bringing nonprofit organizations closer to their supporters and enabling more ways than ever before to spread awareness of their causes. However, the role that social media plays in the success of a nonprofit organization doesn’t stop there. Fundraising on social media is a great strategy to integrate… Read More »

Elementary School Jog-A-Thon Prizes & Ideas

Elementary School Jog-A-Thon Prizes & Ideas
A school jog-a-thon or fun run is one of the many crowdfunding ideas that can serve as a great fundraiser for elementary schools. Why? It’s a fun activity that encourages students to get active instead of just selling candy or other goods. In an elementary school jog-a-thon, students fundraise by asking family and community members… Read More »

Choir Fundraisers: The Best Fundraising Ideas for Choirs

Choir Fundraisers: The Best Fundraising Ideas for Choirs
Looking for choir fundraising ideas? Just like any nonprofit organization or cause, choirs need the fundraising support of friends, family, and the community. Many types of choirs are an integral part of the community and often require support towards the costs of hosting events, traveling, rehearsal space, and other necessary means to continue operation. Here… Read More »
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