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Fundraising category supplies articles dealing with the procedure of soliciting and accumulating voluntary donations as cash or other resources, by calling for donations from people, businesses, charitable institutions, or governmental agencies. Its occasionally the solicitation of investors or additional money for for-profit endeavors.

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Karen Renae Owens

Fundraising 101: Understanding the Major Gift Solicitation Process

As a part of my consulting practice, I work as a grant proposal writer. I often find that some of my clients do not understand the basic fundraising and donor...

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A Successful Fundraiser

A Successful Fundraiser

Organizing a successful fundraiser does not need to be complicated. Follow these few simple steps and you will be on your way to raising money for your favourite...

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Marcie Wagner

Newly incorporated nonprofit? Learn if getting those first gifts via grants is for you. If you find it is, read further to find out how to do it successfully.

By: Marcie Wagner l Business > Fundraising l Apr 21, 2012

Kickstarter has been a great platform for creative entrepreneurs to gain some serious attention - in the form of cash. If you have a business idea, it's easy to get started. There's already been over

By: Dee Willis l Business > Fundraising l Apr 18, 2012

In order to run a successful educational fundraiser, it is important to offer eye-catching products and prizes to those participating. There are plenty of fun and inventive options and ideas for

By: Billy Squarrow l Business > Fundraising l Apr 16, 2012
Betsy Baker

Sure, you want the grant money. You may need the grant money. But have you truly spent enough time determining why you want or need the grant money? Read more to find out the 7 questions you should

By: Betsy Baker l Business > Fundraising l Apr 16, 2012

Social Media has really changed fundraising. While walkathons and bake sales are still popular, there are very few people who do not reckon with the power of social media networking sites and their

By: Barry T Franston l Business > Fundraising l Apr 13, 2012
Alan Sharpe

The difference between a good donor newsletter and a poor one comes down to donors and dollars. A good newsletter retains donors and makes money. A poor one doesn't. Here are 12 ways to improve your

By: Alan Sharpe l Business > Fundraising l Apr 13, 2012
Sherry Truhlar

Are you exhausted after a lackluster charity auction procurement drive? If donations aren't forthcoming, here are some ideas on where your acquisitions team can turn to get great packages.

By: Sherry Truhlar l Business > Fundraising l Apr 09, 2012
Sherry Truhlar

Wondering what types of auction items will sell well in a silent auction? Target these categories of items to ensure your silent will be a success.

By: Sherry Truhlar l Business > Fundraising l Apr 09, 2012
Lesley Carr

If you are involved with a community group that needs to raise some funds, writing a cookbook and publishing it yourselves can be a very profitable project. I've done this a couple of times, firstly

By: Lesley Carr l Business > Fundraising l Apr 07, 2012
Darrin Reeves

Fundraising is simple when you know who your supporters really are. Research shows time and time again that Women make the majority of the buying decisions when it comes to school fundraisers. This

By: Darrin Reeves l Business > Fundraising l Apr 06, 2012
Sherry Truhlar

Charity auction committees often debate the pros and cons of printing auction item values in the catalog. Here's the answer!

By: Sherry Truhlar l Business > Fundraising l Apr 04, 2012

Every year spring comes around and the weight of expectations and the strains and aches and pains of winter are like bruises on both your body and soul. Sometimes the best way to remedy this, to make

By: Ray Kinton l Business > Fundraising l Apr 03, 2012
Joseph M Palmer

Plastic discount cards have been around for a long time, decades in fact! In that time school bands, sports teams, churches and civic groups have flooded their communities with "special offers" that

By: Joseph M Palmer l Business > Fundraising l Apr 02, 2012

When attempting to sell any product, even for the purpose of fundraising, it is important to devise a marketing plan. In this case, we need to promote logo printed sandals.

By: Kathy P Klossner l Business > Fundraising l Mar 30, 2012
Darrin Reeves

The number one reason most fundraisers fail today in our schools is simple. The kids simply don't participate and they are missing out on a fundamental life lesson, which is the importance,

By: Darrin Reeves l Business > Fundraising l Mar 23, 2012
Dan I Barnett

Running a good fundraising project takes time and effort in your part as a fundraising organizer. No matter what kind of fundraiser ideas you want to utilize for your fundraising campaign, your

By: Dan I Barnett l Business > Fundraising l Feb 28, 2012
Dan I Barnett

Coming up with a very good fundraising ideas for your fundraiser does not automatically mean that your events will become profitable and successful. You have to understand that there are many factors

By: Dan I Barnett l Business > Fundraising l Feb 26, 2012
Dan I Barnett

Organizing a fundraiser takes utmost time and effort on your part as a fundraising organizer especially if you are using your own fundraising idea for your events. In order to ensure that your

By: Dan I Barnett l Business > Fundraising l Feb 26, 2012
Dan I Barnett

There are many factors that are involved in making sure that your fundraiser ideas will become successful. One of the main reasons why most fundraising events fail is the lack of a good advertising

By: Dan I Barnett l Business > Fundraising l Feb 26, 2012

Organizing a successful fundraiser does not need to be complicated. Follow these few simple steps and you will be on your way to raising money for your favourite non-profit organization. A successful

By: Jane Labreche l Business > Fundraising l Feb 23, 2012
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Karen Renae Owens

As a part of my consulting practice, I work as a grant proposal writer. I often find that some of my clients do not understand the basic fundraising and donor solicitation cycle. This article helps

By: Karen Renae Owens l Business > Fundraising l Feb 13, 2012 lViews: 92 lComments: 0

Organizing a successful fundraiser does not need to be complicated. Follow these few simple steps and you will be on your way to raising money for your favourite non-profit organization. A successful

By: Jane Labreche l Business > Fundraising l Feb 23, 2012 lViews: 71 lComments: 0
Joseph M Palmer

Plastic discount cards have been around for a long time, decades in fact! In that time school bands, sports teams, churches and civic groups have flooded their communities with "special offers" that

By: Joseph M Palmer l Business > Fundraising l Apr 02, 2012 lViews: 63 lComments: 0
Sherry Truhlar

Are you exhausted after a lackluster charity auction procurement drive? If donations aren't forthcoming, here are some ideas on where your acquisitions team can turn to get great packages.

By: Sherry Truhlar l Business > Fundraising l Apr 09, 2012 lViews: 59 lComments: 0
Dan I Barnett

There are many factors that are involved in making sure that your fundraiser ideas will become successful. One of the main reasons why most fundraising events fail is the lack of a good advertising

By: Dan I Barnett l Business > Fundraising l Feb 26, 2012 lViews: 57 lComments: 0
Alan Sharpe

The difference between a good donor newsletter and a poor one comes down to donors and dollars. A good newsletter retains donors and makes money. A poor one doesn't. Here are 12 ways to improve your

By: Alan Sharpe l Business > Fundraising l Apr 13, 2012 lViews: 56 lComments: 0

In order to run a successful educational fundraiser, it is important to offer eye-catching products and prizes to those participating. There are plenty of fun and inventive options and ideas for

By: Billy Squarrow l Business > Fundraising l Apr 16, 2012 lViews: 55 lComments: 0

Kickstarter has been a great platform for creative entrepreneurs to gain some serious attention - in the form of cash. If you have a business idea, it's easy to get started. There's already been over

By: Dee Willis l Business > Fundraising l Apr 18, 2012 lViews: 55 lComments: 0
Emma Wylie

I suppose you have probably heard about this "Extreme Couponing" fad that the TV seems to think is so cool. Well, we have coined a new term: "Extreme Discount Carding." Before you ask, yes we do

By: Emma Wylie l Business > Fundraising l Oct 18, 2011 lViews: 53 lComments: 0

Social Media has really changed fundraising. While walkathons and bake sales are still popular, there are very few people who do not reckon with the power of social media networking sites and their

By: Barry T Franston l Business > Fundraising l Apr 13, 2012 lViews: 51 lComments: 0
Darrin Reeves

The number one reason most fundraisers fail today in our schools is simple. The kids simply don't participate and they are missing out on a fundamental life lesson, which is the importance,

By: Darrin Reeves l Business > Fundraising l Mar 23, 2012 lViews: 51 lComments: 0
Marcie Wagner

Newly incorporated nonprofit? Learn if getting those first gifts via grants is for you. If you find it is, read further to find out how to do it successfully.

By: Marcie Wagner l Business > Fundraising l Apr 21, 2012 lViews: 51 lComments: 0
Darrin Reeves

Fundraising is simple when you know who your supporters really are. Research shows time and time again that Women make the majority of the buying decisions when it comes to school fundraisers. This

By: Darrin Reeves l Business > Fundraising l Apr 06, 2012 lViews: 50 lComments: 0
Betsy Baker

Sure, you want the grant money. You may need the grant money. But have you truly spent enough time determining why you want or need the grant money? Read more to find out the 7 questions you should

By: Betsy Baker l Business > Fundraising l Apr 16, 2012 lViews: 50 lComments: 0
Dan I Barnett

Organizing a fundraiser takes utmost time and effort on your part as a fundraising organizer especially if you are using your own fundraising idea for your events. In order to ensure that your

By: Dan I Barnett l Business > Fundraising l Feb 26, 2012 lViews: 49 lComments: 0
Sherry Truhlar

Wondering what types of auction items will sell well in a silent auction? Target these categories of items to ensure your silent will be a success.

By: Sherry Truhlar l Business > Fundraising l Apr 09, 2012 lViews: 48 lComments: 0
Dan I Barnett

A company has the so called leaders to help organizations such as a preschool fundraising event to succeed. Leaders have so many responsibilities and one important task is to have a detailed

By: Dan I Barnett l Business > Fundraising l Feb 22, 2012 lViews: 47 lComments: 0

Every year spring comes around and the weight of expectations and the strains and aches and pains of winter are like bruises on both your body and soul. Sometimes the best way to remedy this, to make

By: Ray Kinton l Business > Fundraising l Apr 03, 2012 lViews: 47 lComments: 0
Dan I Barnett

The secret of fundraising idea is not all about how the idea was prepared and conceptualized. Well, though this is important but still, it is based on the ability of the leader and of the members to

By: Dan I Barnett l Business > Fundraising l Feb 18, 2012 lViews: 46 lComments: 0
Dan I Barnett

Running a good fundraising project takes time and effort in your part as a fundraising organizer. No matter what kind of fundraiser ideas you want to utilize for your fundraising campaign, your

By: Dan I Barnett l Business > Fundraising l Feb 28, 2012 lViews: 44 lComments: 0
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Organizing a successful fundraiser does not need to be complicated. Follow these few simple steps and you will be on your way to raising money for your favourite non-profit organization. A successful

By: Jane Labreche l Business > Fundraising l Feb 23, 2012 lViews: 71 lComments: 0
Dan I Barnett

Running a good fundraising project takes time and effort in your part as a fundraising organizer. No matter what kind of fundraiser ideas you want to utilize for your fundraising campaign, your

By: Dan I Barnett l Business > Fundraising l Feb 28, 2012 lViews: 44 lComments: 0
Dan I Barnett

Coming up with a very good fundraising ideas for your fundraiser does not automatically mean that your events will become profitable and successful. You have to understand that there are many factors

By: Dan I Barnett l Business > Fundraising l Feb 26, 2012 lViews: 44 lComments: 0
Dan I Barnett

Organizing a fundraiser takes utmost time and effort on your part as a fundraising organizer especially if you are using your own fundraising idea for your events. In order to ensure that your

By: Dan I Barnett l Business > Fundraising l Feb 26, 2012 lViews: 49 lComments: 0
Dan I Barnett

There are many factors that are involved in making sure that your fundraiser ideas will become successful. One of the main reasons why most fundraising events fail is the lack of a good advertising

By: Dan I Barnett l Business > Fundraising l Feb 26, 2012 lViews: 57 lComments: 0
Dan I Barnett

The first thing that you need to consider before trying to plan your fundraiser idea is creating your volunteer teams. A single fundraising event is composed of different volunteer teams that will

By: Dan I Barnett l Business > Fundraising l Feb 22, 2012 lViews: 38 lComments: 0
Dan I Barnett

A company has the so called leaders to help organizations such as a preschool fundraising event to succeed. Leaders have so many responsibilities and one important task is to have a detailed

By: Dan I Barnett l Business > Fundraising l Feb 22, 2012 lViews: 47 lComments: 0
Dan I Barnett

The secret of fundraising idea is not all about how the idea was prepared and conceptualized. Well, though this is important but still, it is based on the ability of the leader and of the members to

By: Dan I Barnett l Business > Fundraising l Feb 18, 2012 lViews: 46 lComments: 0
Karen Renae Owens

As a part of my consulting practice, I work as a grant proposal writer. I often find that some of my clients do not understand the basic fundraising and donor solicitation cycle. This article helps

By: Karen Renae Owens l Business > Fundraising l Feb 13, 2012 lViews: 92 lComments: 0
Emma Wylie

I suppose you have probably heard about this "Extreme Couponing" fad that the TV seems to think is so cool. Well, we have coined a new term: "Extreme Discount Carding." Before you ask, yes we do

By: Emma Wylie l Business > Fundraising l Oct 18, 2011 lViews: 53 lComments: 0

There are many great ideas for a school fundraiser. The easiest ones will probably take less time out of the school schedule and will probably provide the most profits.

By: Barry T Franston l Business > Fundraising l Feb 14, 2012 lViews: 38 lComments: 0

Social Media has really changed fundraising. While walkathons and bake sales are still popular, there are very few people who do not reckon with the power of social media networking sites and their

By: Barry T Franston l Business > Fundraising l Apr 13, 2012 lViews: 51 lComments: 0
Joseph M Palmer

Plastic discount cards have been around for a long time, decades in fact! In that time school bands, sports teams, churches and civic groups have flooded their communities with "special offers" that

By: Joseph M Palmer l Business > Fundraising l Apr 02, 2012 lViews: 63 lComments: 0

Every year spring comes around and the weight of expectations and the strains and aches and pains of winter are like bruises on both your body and soul. Sometimes the best way to remedy this, to make

By: Ray Kinton l Business > Fundraising l Apr 03, 2012 lViews: 47 lComments: 0
Alan Sharpe

The difference between a good donor newsletter and a poor one comes down to donors and dollars. A good newsletter retains donors and makes money. A poor one doesn't. Here are 12 ways to improve your

By: Alan Sharpe l Business > Fundraising l Apr 13, 2012 lViews: 56 lComments: 0
Darrin Reeves

Fundraising is simple when you know who your supporters really are. Research shows time and time again that Women make the majority of the buying decisions when it comes to school fundraisers. This

By: Darrin Reeves l Business > Fundraising l Apr 06, 2012 lViews: 50 lComments: 0
Darrin Reeves

The number one reason most fundraisers fail today in our schools is simple. The kids simply don't participate and they are missing out on a fundamental life lesson, which is the importance,

By: Darrin Reeves l Business > Fundraising l Mar 23, 2012 lViews: 51 lComments: 0
Sherry Truhlar

Are you exhausted after a lackluster charity auction procurement drive? If donations aren't forthcoming, here are some ideas on where your acquisitions team can turn to get great packages.

By: Sherry Truhlar l Business > Fundraising l Apr 09, 2012 lViews: 59 lComments: 0
Sherry Truhlar

Wondering what types of auction items will sell well in a silent auction? Target these categories of items to ensure your silent will be a success.

By: Sherry Truhlar l Business > Fundraising l Apr 09, 2012 lViews: 48 lComments: 0
Sherry Truhlar

Charity auction committees often debate the pros and cons of printing auction item values in the catalog. Here's the answer!

By: Sherry Truhlar l Business > Fundraising l Apr 04, 2012 lViews: 36 lComments: 0
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