Author: Lisa Bennett

Birdathon Fundraising Ideas

Birdathon Fundraising Ideas
Fundraising with a birdathon is a unique and fun peer-to-peer fundraising event that can be used for many audiences, especially Audubon groups, bird rescues, wildlife organizations, and environmental businesses fundraising for a cause. Birdathon fundraisers bring together birders, conservationists, and people who cherish wildlife and offer participants an opportunity for an adventurous and educational experience. Read on to… Read More »

Build a Major Gifts Program at Your Nonprofit

Build a Major Gifts Program at Your Nonprofit
Major gifts are significant monetary donations made by donors or sponsors to a charitable organization. Though major gifts are relatively rare, they are a very important aspect of any development plan, due to their large size. Major gifts don’t just happen – a major gifts strategic plan is needed if your organization plans to receive… Read More »

Yard Sale Fundraisers for your Community

Yard Sale Fundraisers for your Community
Community yard sale fundraisers are common events in the spring and summer months. Spring is the season for cleaning out closets, basements, garages, and storage units to discover things that are accumulating dust. Why not take this great opportunity and not only provide a reason for people to get started on their spring cleaning, but… Read More »

Capital Campaigns: Supplement Major Gifts

Capital Campaigns: Supplement Major Gifts
Capital Campaigns: If you’ve been involved with nonprofits or fundraising for any amount of time, odds are that you know the 80/20 or 90/10 rule. The ratio changes from organization to organization, but the sentiment is always the same: 80% of your fundraising comes from 20% of your community. This is why major gift fundraising… Read More »

Building Effective Committees for Nonprofit Events

Building Effective Committees for Nonprofit Events
We’ve talked about the many reasons why nonprofit events are a great fundraising strategy. But running successful fundraising events is not easy. Nonprofits need a strong framework to pull off a successful fundraising event. Creating an effective nonprofit fundraising committee is most often the first step to success. Create an Effective Framework for Fundraising Ideas… Read More »

4 Reasons to Perform Nonprofit Prospect Research

4 Reasons to Perform Nonprofit Prospect Research
The term research scares some people. It evokes images of all-nighters in the library in college and annotated bibliographies. You can’t really blame those who fear it. Here’s the thing, there’s one kind of research we should all welcome, especially nonprofit professionals…non-profit prospect research. Nonprofits do all they can to maximize funding, from curating an excellent… Read More »

How to Run a Chili Cook Off Fundraiser

How to Run a Chili Cook Off Fundraiser
Charitable organizations are always looking for new and better ways to find and motivate new supporters and donors. The best way to get people excited is often to host events or competitions that attract a large crowd. This is why chili cook off fundraisers are popular. They give participants a good opportunity to have fun… Read More »

How to Plan a Zumba Fundraiser

How to Plan a Zumba Fundraiser
Are you looking for a unique fundraising idea? How about a Zumba fundraiser! Zumba is a fun Latin-inspired fitness dance that’s been gaining popularity in many gyms and fitness centers. Zumba fundraisers or zumba-thons can be fun and lucrative fundraising events. Benefits of Hosting a Zumba Fundraiser There are lots of reasons to host a… Read More »

5 Good Reasons to Host Fundraising Events

5 Good Reasons to Host Fundraising Events
While the primary mission of hosting nonprofit events is generally to fundraise, there are other essential reasons why fundraising events are so important for organizations. Let’s discuss some other benefits and reasons why hosting fundraising events are one of the vital lifelines for any nonprofit or charitable organization. 5 Reasons to Host Fundraising Events, Beyond… Read More »

DoJiggy Supports Ukraine

DoJiggy Supports Ukraine
Like much of the rest of the world, we have watched the events of the last few weeks unfold in Ukraine with horror. DoJiggy is united with the people of Ukraine and the international community in condemning these horrific acts of violence against a sovereign nation and its people. Ways to Support Ukraine If your… Read More »

Hosting Successful Farm to Table Fundraisers

Hosting Successful Farm to Table Fundraisers
Food lovers have been relishing the latest trend of farm to table dining. Farm to table is as clean and straightforward as the concept cooks themselves use, of creating fresh meals using ingredients and resources from local farms. Ingredients are healthier, as they are not processed and contain fewer additives than most foods purchased at… Read More »

Introducing DoJiggy’s Free Live Streaming Platform

Introducing DoJiggy’s Free Live Streaming Platform
We’re excited to announce our new live streaming platform, built right into our online and virtual fundraising software. Our platform was developed specifically for fundraising campaigns, with features to give your supporters more engagement opportunities and options to contribute to your organization’s cause. Now the opportunities for virtual and hybrid fundraising events are truly limitless.… Read More »

How to Run a Successful Fund-A-Need Campaign

How to Run a Successful Fund-A-Need Campaign
Fund-A-Need campaigns go by many names, such as Paddles Raises, Special Appeals, and Fund-A-Causes. If your fundraising goal is to raise as much money as possible for a specific cause, a Fund-A-Need campaign could be exactly what you’re looking for. These cash appeals are a great way to engage your supporters and get them inspired… Read More »
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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 »

School Fundraising in Canada

School Fundraising in Canada
School fundraising in Canada used to be something done occasionally to fund an outing or special event. However, for many cash-strapped schools, ongoing fundraising has become a necessity. Without it, they are unable to offer extra-curricular activities such as music, drama, and sports programs that are so important. In this article, we look at school… 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 »
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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 »
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