People have to eat! There will always be a demand for food, so why not use this demand to raise funds for your cause? Eating is a socially driven practice so fundraisers involving food are sure to draw a crowd. Food-related events are a chance for people to mix and mingle, making them both fun and memorable. There's a food fundraiser for every group and every type of … [Read more...] about 14 Fun and Fabulous Food Fundraisers
In January 2019, BT MyDonate, a popular fundraising platform in the U.K. announced that it was shutting down. Now MyDonate customers must choose an alternative fundraising software. And fast! Are you still using MyDonate? If so, your donors only have until midnight on Sunday, June 30, 2019 to donate through the platform. After that, MyDonate will cease to exist. More … [Read more...] about MyDonate is shutting down. Here’s an awesome alternative!
Those of us in the trenches know that growing your nonprofit is like getting an elephant off the ground with a balloon. The smaller you are, the harder it is to stretch that donor dollar to its maximum percentage. According to a 2018 study from The Growth in Giving Initiative, the Fundraising Effectiveness Project, the average growth rate is 3.9 percent. Alternatively, in … [Read more...] about 5 Donor Retention Tips for Nonprofits
Money. The hot topics at nonprofit conferences big and small. Seen as the ‘pain in the neck’ and ‘necessary evil’ by many. Seen by others as, at the very least, an inconvenience and an annoying task. Whatever the dominant attitude towards money in your nonprofit, the incontrovertible truth is that nonprofits need money to survive. All organizations do. And there are … [Read more...] about Top Tips and Sources to Find Grants for Your Nonprofit
Whether you're attempting to raise money for your child's playgroup, a kindergarten event, your child's medical or educational expenses, or adoption fees, fundraising can be tough and exhausting. Sometimes, raising the needed funds just seems unattainable. However, with a little bit of hard work and inspiration - you can reach your fundraising goals. Getting kids involved … [Read more...] about 13 Fun Fundraising Ideas for Kids That Work