Fundraising Articles

Research, the latest and greatest ideas, how to incorporate new technology, you’ll find all this and more in this handy list of fundraising articles.

You can make your fundraising event a huge success when armed with the right ideas and the information - and we strive to bring you that (and more) each and every month.

How to Host a Pajama Fundraiser

kids in pajamas

There are different variations of the pajama fundraiser, but there's one common theme: pajamas! The idea is that your participants pay (or … [Read more...]

How to Run a Restaurant Fundraiser

table place setting

You'd be hard pressed to find many people who don't enjoy a meal out with friends and family, which makes a restaurant fundraiser one of … [Read more...]

The Top 5 Fundraising Sites Your Non-profit Should Be Listed on

websites to be listed on

Promoting your non-profit organization is one of your key tasks as a fundraiser. After all, no one can donate funds if they don't know where … [Read more...]

Top 8 Fundraising Ideas for Small Groups

Small group of girls

Just because you have a small fundraising group doesn't mean you can't think big when it comes to your projects: by picking the right kind … [Read more...]

How to Host a Bowling Fundraiser

bowling pins

The best ways of raising funds for good causes all involve having fun, and that's certainly true of a bowling fundraiser. Beginners and … [Read more...]

How to Host a Fundraising Art Auction

art auction

Art auctions are straightforward to organize and can be a lot of fun both for the artists involved and those looking to buy something. … [Read more...]

Top 6 Fundraising Tips for Marathons

Marathon Runners

You’ve probably already been caught up in a major street closure because of a marathon. However, instead of shaking your fists at the … [Read more...]

Hot Apple Cider Fundraiser

Apple Cider

Nothing soothes the soul or warms the cockles of autumn better than a warm beverage. A mug of hot apple cider has become a time honored … [Read more...]

All Aboard The Haunted Hayride Fundraiser

Hayride

The traditional Halloween was a celebration of the harvest. Oftentimes, a family would assemble around a campfire to share ghost stories. … [Read more...]

Organizing Your Fundraising Strategy

Getting Organized

The biggest and most common mistake made by fundraising organizations is to go into a fundraiser without a solid strategy. Simply saying, … [Read more...]

Tips for Getting Local Businesses Involved with your Fundraiser

Open for Business

As a successful fundraising organization, you require volunteers who are not only enthusiastic, but able to bring that enthusiasm to local … [Read more...]

Hosting a Show-Stopping Theater Fundraiser

Movie Night

Everyone loves popping some popcorn, snuggling up with a loved one, and enjoying a favorite movie. Most of us go to the movies at least once … [Read more...]

A Sizzling Labor Day Fundraiser

USA Flag

I can hardly believe that the dog days of summer are already upon us. With Labor Day just around the corner, we are about to celebrate the … [Read more...]

Arranging a Golf Tournament Fundraiser

Golf Ball

Hosting a golf tournament is a high-profile, and often very lucrative fundraising concept. Golf has a reputation for being the game of … [Read more...]

Earth Day Fundraising Ideas

Sky

This year, Earth Day falls on April 22. It’s a day to celebrate our planet and how it sustains us, but many may be unaware of the … [Read more...]

Fundraising Through Weight Loss

Measuring Tape

Are you trying to lose weight to benefit your health? Well you might not have heard about such thing as a weight loss fundraiser, but many … [Read more...]

Quick and Simple Fundraisers

Baking Supplies

Fundraising is the lifeblood of many smaller charities and nonprofit organizations. Realistically, they need funds to continue offering free … [Read more...]

Hosting a Photography or Portrait Fundraiser

Photographer

Every family wants to have a family portrait, especially if they have children--but it's not something everybody may be thinking about. They … [Read more...]

Original and Product Free High School Fundraising Ideas

School Lockers

Have you ever heard of a “Product Free” fundraising? Also known as “No Sell” fundraisers, these charity events raise … [Read more...]

Raise Money With a Bachelor/Bachelorette Auction

Auction Gavel

Setting up a bachelor/bachelorette auction fundraiser is a way to not only raise awareness and money for your cause, it may turn out to be … [Read more...]

It’s in the Stars: Astrology Fundraising Ideas

Zodiac Clock

Looking into my crystal ball…I can see a fundraiser in your future! What better theme to add some fun and mystique to your next … [Read more...]

Our Favorite Festive Four Fall Fundraisers

Pumpkin and Fall Leaves

What does October bring to mind for you? For many people, it's all about beautiful colors, the smell of fallen leaves, dried corn on front … [Read more...]

Ho, Ho, Hosting a Photo with Santa Fundraiser

Santa Photos

Have you ever wondered why you line up year after year with your small child or pet in a crowded mall to fork out your hard earned cash for … [Read more...]

Fabulous Makeover Fundraisers – A New Look for the New Year!

Makeovers

After the hustle and bustle of the holidays, there is nothing better than a stress-free, fun, pampering charity event to get your … [Read more...]

Keeping Church Fundraising Efforts Fun and Creative

Church

A fun, family event will always encourage support from your congregation and raise substantial funds. However, what about the youth portion … [Read more...]

Tis the Season to Scream for Ice Cream!

Kids with Ice Cream

You know you can’t resist ice cream on a hot summer’s day. While neither can the average North American. That’s why Ice … [Read more...]

Getting and Keeping Great Volunteers

Volunteers

Volunteers are the driving force behind any fundraising group, regardless of its mission. Even if you have paid staff, your core group of … [Read more...]

St. Patrick’s Day Fundraising Ideas

Saint Patrick's Day

Every month there is a significant date or two around which you can create fundraising events. Usually federal holidays don't work so well, … [Read more...]

Kicking Off A Successful Soccer Fundraiser

Soccer Ball

Since 1930, the FIFA World Cup soccer championship has been held every four years, with the latest one being held in June and July, 2010. A … [Read more...]

Indulge Your Sweet Tooth With a Chocolate Fundraiser

Chocolate

Fall is a great time to hold either a candy bar or chocolate fundraiser. Halloween is coming up, and everyone has candy on the brain. Also, … [Read more...]