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How to Organize a Fun Run in 10 Steps

How to Organize a Fun Run in 10 Steps
If you have been tasked with organizing a fun run fundraiser, prepare yourself for a big adventure. Planning and executing any peer to peer fundraising event is hard work. The good news is that when you invest sufficient preparation and energy, a fun run fundraiser can generate huge financial and public-relations windfalls for your school… Read More »

10 Ways to Make #GivingTuesday Successful

10 Ways to Make #GivingTuesday Successful
Its fall and year-end giving campaigns are in full-on planning and execution modes. The final quarter of the year is one of the most important times for nonprofits to raise the critical funds for their mission. One way to spread the word about your work, while raising money and awareness is to participate in #GivingTuesday.… Read More »

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… Read More »

Increase Efficiency with Fundraising Software

Increase Efficiency with Fundraising Software
In order to be successful in your fundraising efforts, you must be efficient. That means minimizing resources, lowering costs, and maximizing results. A fundraising campaign of the past may have required an entire team to plan and manage your fundraising event – where today, you might be able to accomplish the same thing with just… Read More »

Bike-a-thon Success for Ride to Farm

Bike-a-thon Success for Ride to Farm
Ride to Farm is an annual bike-a-thon to raise awareness and funds for the Wisconsin School for Beginning Dairy and Livestock Farmers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The school’s mission is “If you have a dream to farm, we’re here to help you get started.” The WSBDF emphasizes business planning and pasture-based farm management. “Every young farmer who is… Read More »

Ronald McDonald House Charities Case Study

Ronald McDonald House Charities Case Study
Ronald McDonald House Charities is holding its 11th annual fundraising event on April 18. Runnin for the House is a 5 k run – 1 mile walk with an early morning warm up with Ronald McDonald. The competitive 5K competition starts at 8:AM and the non-competitive walk at 8:10. Using DoJiggy’s crowdfunding software, they have… Read More »

How to Select the Right Fundraising Software

How to Select the Right Fundraising Software
If your nonprofit is hosting any kind of fundraiser, chances are you’re investigating various fundraising software options to help you manage your fundraising event more effectively. But how do you know what software is the right one for your fundraiser? Before selecting your software, determine the type of fundraiser you plan to host. This will impact… Read More »

4 Commonly Asked Questions When Planning a Fundraiser

4 Commonly Asked Questions When Planning a Fundraiser
Spring is a busy time for our customers – many are planning charity golf tournaments or summer walk-a-thons or a variety of outdoor fundraising events. As we’ve taken calls and assisted numerous clients with setting up their fundraising websites, we’ve found many people asking for additional fundraising resources. Because of these requests, we’ve put together… Read More »

Children’s Law Center Uses DoJiggy Donations

Children’s Law Center Uses DoJiggy Donations
Children’s Law Center of North Carolina manage their online donations with DoJiggy fundraising software, and their payment processing by DoJiggy Merchant Services. This seamless partnership benefits their nonprofit is many ways, and allows them to focus mainly on fundraising in providing quality legal advocacy focusing on domestic violence issues, high conflict custody cases and ensuring access… Read More »

3 Keys to Fundraising Success on Giving Tuesday

3 Keys to Fundraising Success on Giving Tuesday
Charities and non-profit organizations work all year long helping to make the world a better place. From feeding the homeless, to helping protect endangered species, these organizations give of their time, energy, and resources every day. But there’s one day in particular that unifies all of these non-profits and charities together: Giving Tuesday. (#GivingTuesday) Giving… Read More »

Credit Card Fees Explained

Credit Card Fees Explained
If you are signing up for a merchant account, one of your primary considerations is going to be understanding credit card processing fees and pricing structures. There are two main fee classifications for merchant accounts: Tiered Pricing & Interchange Plus Pricing. What is Tiered Pricing? Tiered pricing is the most common, though not generally considered… Read More »

Credit Card Security for Processing Electronic Payments

Credit Card Security for Processing Electronic Payments
Many non-profit organizations and companies process payments, donations, and sales transactions via a merchant services account. If credit card processing is part of your business practice, than your business must be PCI Compliant. This means your business follows certain credit card security requirements set forth by the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)… Read More »

The Importance of Mission Driven Fundraising

The Importance of Mission Driven Fundraising
Probably some of the most important questions that begin your fundraising initiative are – How are we going to fundraise? What type of fundraising event or campaign should we host? How will we go about the marketing and planning of our campaign? The most successful fundraising campaigns tie into the heart and mission of an… Read More »
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