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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

Beach Party Luau Fundraiser

Aloha! The sun, the sand, the surf, a fruity drink in a coconut…beach luaus call to mind the sounds of ukuleles, palm trees, tropical … [Read more...]

Homerun Ideas for Baseball Fundraising

Supporting a kid on a baseball team is not cheap for today's parents. When times are tough, parents are looking for any way to defray some … [Read more...]

In Bloom: Flower Bulb Fundraisers

Flowers have brightened your home and yard by gracing it with their color and beauty all summer long. With fall in the air, it's time to … [Read more...]

Fundraising Letters – 25 Quick Tips For Attracting Readers

The tips listed below are a chapter from Writing Knock-out Fundraising Letters, which is an E-book available exclusively from Fundraiser … [Read more...]

Writing a Successful Fundraising Letter

If you're going to write a letter to somebody asking for money, it has to be exceptionally well-worded, thought out and tactful. When you … [Read more...]

Setting up a Local Community Fundraiser

Many people don’t believe there are ways to create the perfect fundraising idea with a little help from your local community. However, … [Read more...]

Spelling Bee—Getting the Word Out

S-P-E-L-L-I-N-G B-E-E! Doesn’t this childhood competition take you back? Anyone who participated in a spelling bee as a kid knows how … [Read more...]

See Spot Run a Pet Show Fundraiser

Get ready for some furry fun when you raise money for your organization with a pet show fundraiser! This is a great event for the whole … [Read more...]