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Top 8 Fundraiser Ideas

Top 8 Fundraiser Ideas

| May 21, 2014

— So, you’re tasked with raising hundreds, even thousands of dollars for your cause, event or project. But where to begin? Well, consider a few of the following fundraising ideas to start pulling in funds! Host a Bowling Tournament Fundraiser — A bowling tournament fundraiser is a great way to pull in funds and raise […]

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How to have a “Bail Me out Fund Raiser”

How to have a “Bail Me out Fund Raiser”

| May 21, 2014

There are many ways people can raise money for a non-profit organization, and among all these methods, bail me out fund raiser is a fun and entertaining way that definitely has to be tried. The main idea of this method is that people volunteer to be “arrested” and locked in a “jail”, going therefore before […]

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How to Have a Bowling Tournament Fundraiser

How to Have a Bowling Tournament Fundraiser

| March 7, 2014

If you want to learn how to have a bowling tournament fundraiser, you’ve landed on the right page. Holding a fundraiser like this is not hard. The steps are similar to those used in other kinds of fundraisers. The first step in this case is to find a venue. You probably know who the bowlers […]

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How to Host a Canister Drive Fundraiser

How to Host a Canister Drive Fundraiser

| December 18, 2013

-Are you looking for a great fundraiser idea? Host a canister drive fundraiser! Canister drive fundraisers are a very effective way to gather funds from the public, although there are a few keys that you’ll need to take into consideration in order to ensure success! To host a canister drive, stop by an array of […]

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Have Realistic Goals for Your Fundraiser

Have Realistic Goals for Your Fundraiser

| November 11, 2013

-Know your Breakeven point; Have a plan on how to achieve your Fundraising Goals. Have Realistic Goals for you Fundraiser. It is important to have realistic goals for your fundraiser. You will need to do a little math and possibly familiarize yourself with an accounting term called the breakeven point. The breakeven point, as you […]

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How to Have a Rubber Duck Race Fundraiser

How to Have a Rubber Duck Race Fundraiser

| November 6, 2013

-Want to know how to have a rubber duck race fundraiser? That could be a good idea. These events often attract thousands of participants. Here’s how to get started. Choose a Location The races are typically held in a fast-running stream or river. Ideally, the banks along the edges of the water will be suitable […]

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How to Have a Penny Drive Fundraiser

How to Have a Penny Drive Fundraiser

| October 29, 2013

-Learning all about how to have a penny drive fundraiser is a good idea, regardless of your cause. These fundraisers are very successful. Some schools have raised thousands of dollars for equipment or local charities. You could also modify the steps to use the system at work. Here’s how to get started. The Way the […]

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How to Have a Comedy Night Fundraiser

How to Have a Comedy Night Fundraiser

| October 3, 2013

-If you are wondering how to have a comedy night fundraiser, you may have recently attended one of these events. Many fundraising organizers have become interested in this tool, as the idea has become more popular. A number of well-known comedians, including Dave Reilly, have helped to increase the popularity of these events by offering […]

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50/50 raffles are an awesome and quick Fundraiser

50/50 raffles are an awesome and quick Fundraiser

| October 2, 2013

-How to run a 50/50 raffle fundraiser! Simple, fun and easy are the three words that describe 50/50 raffles. Created to raise funds alone or in combination with another event, 50/50 raffles offer, 50 percent of the value in cash to the holder of the winning ticket, while the other 50 percent goes to the […]

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Online Auction Fundraising can be Fun & Profitable

Online Auction Fundraising can be Fun & Profitable

| September 26, 2013

How to Have an Online Auction Fundraiser Figuring out how to have an online auction fundraiser is pretty easy. Making sure the event is successful can be a little harder. There is some work involved, although you can argue that online auctions are easier to setup and run than other fundraisers. These planning tips could […]

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How to Have a Golf Tournament Fundraiser

How to Have a Golf Tournament Fundraiser

| September 23, 2013

Learning how to have a golf tournament fundraiser is not that hard and that’s a good thing. Fundraisers of this kind are usually quite successful. The following steps can help ensure that your event is a success. Contact the Golf Course.
You probably already have a relationship with a course…

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How to Get More Volunteers for your Fundraising Committee

How to Get More Volunteers for your Fundraising Committee

| September 20, 2013

Fundraising volunteers are an essential part of a fundraising committee. They are the ones who can help you inspire and motivate other people to participate in your cause and organize ….

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Fundraising with a Hay Ride Fundraiser

Fundraising with a Hay Ride Fundraiser

| September 20, 2013

Hosting a Hay Ride Fundraiser. A hay ride fundraiser is a great idea for the autumn. Ideally, this fundraiser will be held at a farm, but it may also be held in any open green space, like a park. Hay rides attract lots of families, making it an ideal fundraiser idea for schools and groups […]

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Bake Sales can be a profitable and tasty Fundraiser

Bake Sales can be a profitable and tasty Fundraiser

| September 19, 2013

Bake Sale Fundraising.  A bake sale fundraiser is an extremely effective way to raise money for your cause or organization. It’s usually fairly easy to get volunteers to bake items for the fundraiser, which means there’s often little, if any, cost associated with coming up with the baked goods that you’ll be selling. You may […]

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The Power of Crowdfunding

The Power of Crowdfunding

| July 26, 2013

In today’s world, social media and the Internet have become much more than a form of personal entertainment–they have become powerful tools capable of rallying the support of hundreds of individuals. Crowdfunding–one of the newest forms of fundraising–is proof of the innovative power of technology in the modern world. So what exactly is crowdfunding? Using […]

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Booster Club President:  How to Avoid Burn Out

Booster Club President: How to Avoid Burn Out

| July 18, 2013

I recently attended a football booster club meeting.  The president of the booster club is in her second year of what will probably be a 5 year term.  She is doing a great job…but I noticed the potential of future burn out. What I mean by burn out is that you get so tired that […]

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How to Have a Calendar Raffle Fundraiser

How to Have a Calendar Raffle Fundraiser

| July 10, 2013

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How to Have a Local “Share-in-Revenue” (Sales) Fundraiser

How to Have a Local “Share-in-Revenue” (Sales) Fundraiser

| July 10, 2013

                A “Share-in-Revenue” (Sales) Fundraiser is when a local business, such as a restaurant or an ice cream store, agrees to give your organization a percentage of sales for a certain amount of time.  Typically they will give you a time slot on one of their slower business days.  This will benefit the retail establishment […]

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How to Have A Successful Clothing Drive Fundraiser

How to Have A Successful Clothing Drive Fundraiser

| June 13, 2013

Clothing Drive Fundraisers are an excellent way to earn money for your non-profit. It’s simple and there is no selling involved! It’s green and good for the environment.

What is a Clothing Drive Fundraiser? Your organization collects . . .

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