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.

10 Ways to Recruit More Volunteers for Your Fundraising Events

Sometimes the hardest part of pulling off a fundraising event is finding the volunteer base to help. Here are some tips to help you find … [Read more...]

21 Fundraising Experts Share Their Back to School Fundraising Ideas and Advice

Are you ready to kick off your fundraising season?  Are looking for some fresh ideas and advice to help raise the bar in your fundraising … [Read more...]

Back to School Fundraising with Target and Staples

This month in conjunction with our Back to School issue we are spotlighting two national companies, Target and Staples that support … [Read more...]

5 Delicious Fundraising Ideas to Celebrate National Sandwich Month

  August is National Sandwich Month.  Why not celebrate with some fun and delicious fundraising ideas! Here are a couple … [Read more...]

Start Planning you Fundraiser During the Summer Downtime

Summer is a great time to rest, relax and recharge your batteries. It is also a great time to establish your fundraising calendars and begin … [Read more...]

How to Host a Pajama Fundraiser

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...]

Cinco De Mayo Fundraising— ¡Olé!

Cinco de Mayo is an important Mexican holiday. It's celebrated every year on the fifth of May to commemorate the 1862 Battle of Puebla, … [Read more...]

How to Host a Silent Auction Fundraiser

Silent auction fundraisers are an excellent way to make money for your charitable organization, or better yet your stag and doe. These are … [Read more...]

Personalized Book Fundraisers

Raising money for your child's school, sports team, youth group, or church can be a difficult endeavor. There are so many fundraising … [Read more...]

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