Category: Fundraising Ideas and Tips

Planning a Bowl-a-thon Fundraiser

Planning a Bowl-a-thon Fundraiser
Hosting a bowl-a-thon fundraiser is a unique fundraising idea that is plenty of fun for all those involved. Similar to walk-a-thons, a bowl-a-thon incorporates nonprofit crowdfunding to scale your fundraising efforts. Your organization benefits as bowlers create fundraising teams and compete to raise the most money for your cause. Benefits of Bowl-a-thon Fundraisers Bowl-a-thons make… Read More »

Dance-a-thon Fundraiser Ideas That Rock

Dance-a-thon Fundraiser Ideas That Rock
A dance-a-thon fundraiser is a fun peer-to-peer crowdfunding event with great potential to raise money for nonprofit causes. Danceathons are great for kids and teens – and are especially popular with dance teams, gymnastics, and cheerleading squads.  Read on to find out exactly how to organize a danceathon fundraiser that everyone will love.  What is… Read More »

Mastering The Art of the Fundraising Ask

Mastering The Art of the Fundraising Ask
Effective fundraising strategies are pivotal to the long-term sustainability of non-profit organizations. One of the pillars of a successful nonprofit fundraising strategy is having a committee that masters the fundraising ask. Sometimes this is referred to as the art of the fundraising ask among development professionals, as it is indeed an art form. While the… Read More »

Why Your Organization Needs Nonprofit CRM

Why Your Organization Needs Nonprofit CRM
Nonprofit CRM and donor management software promote growth, sustainability, and structure for a nonprofit organization that is seeking to take its fundraising goals to the next level. While utilizing spreadsheets, various apps, and websites to handle your events and fundraising campaigns can be a good starting point for an organization, there comes a point when… Read More »

Top Blogs of 2018 & Year-End Review

Top Blogs of 2018 & Year-End Review
A theme is found in our top blogs of 2018 & year-end review. A common thread is the dynamism of communication. The focus of non-profit fundraising efforts continues to shift towards building relationships with constituents. Engaging with donors, volunteers, board members and sponsors became more of a priority. Successful nonprofit organizations are more interested in… Read More »

SEO for Nonprofits: 6 Steps to Get Started

SEO for Nonprofits: 6 Steps to Get Started
The world of search engine optimization (SEO) can sound intimidating to many non-profit and development professionals. After all, do you really need to worry about SEO for non-profits? With all of the other concerns in creating and maintaining a website, developing your nonprofit’s fundraising strategies, and focusing on your core mission, SEO can easily seem optional.… Read More »

Dog Walk Fundraising Ideas

Dog Walk Fundraising Ideas
Rain or shine, dogs are always enthused about going for a walk. Why not please your dogs with a fundraising dog walk or run, get some exercise, and give back to your community? Dog Walks are fun peer-to-peer crowdfunding events for charity and are usually 5K or less in length. They are organized similarly to… Read More »

Checklist of 2018 Fundraising Trends

Checklist of 2018 Fundraising Trends
Coming into the new year, it’s a great time to focus on evaluating and solidifying your organization’s fundraising approaches. Today, fundraising for a cause comes at everybody at such a fast and frequent pace, making sure that your organization understands best practices and stands out from the crowd is vital. An analysis of fundraising trends… Read More »

Your PTA and Disaster Relief

Your PTA and Disaster Relief
How Your PTA Can Help with Natural Disaster Relief With the rise of natural disasters from Hurricane Harvey, Irma and Maria, relief is still in dire need for many victims. Natural disasters affect victims in many ways, such as needing to rebuild their homes from scratch, being displaced from their community or lacking access to… Read More »

Father’s Day Fundraising

Father’s Day Fundraising
Honoring Fathers on Father’s Day is beautifully done through fundraising for causes that support fathers. Families work side by side on this special day in crowdfunding events, golf marathons, and walkathons. Here are some of our client sites in action this Father’s Day. Father’s Day Fundraising Bowl-a-thon Bowling For Dads on Father’s Day is a… Read More »

Seasonal Fundraising Ideas

Seasonal Fundraising Ideas
Planning your fundraising event in conjunction with July 4th or another upcoming holiday or season puts an extra reason to give in the hearts of your donors. There are plenty of holiday fundraising ideas leading up to Christmas such as discount Christmas shopping cards, gift-wrapping services, catalog sales, photos with Santa, and more. There are… Read More »

4 Donor Outreach Mistakes to Avoid

4 Donor Outreach Mistakes to Avoid
While fundraising campaigns and events are a great way for your organization to generate more revenue, they’re also opportunities for your donors and supporters to interact directly with members of your team.  Your nonprofit’s fundraising efforts can fall flat if you don’t reach out to donors in the right way. Not only can you potentially endanger… Read More »
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