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.



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 efforts to compete with, how do you set your group apart from all … [Read more...]

Make a Hole-in-One with a Miniature Golf Fundraiser

When the weather warms up, it's the perfect time to start planning outdoor fundraisers. What better way than to combine a favorite outdoor pastime with fundraising? There aren't many people out there … [Read more...]

High Time for Afternoon Tea Fundraiser

We all have taken time for tea in the afternoon. Tea is a popular and relaxing break in the day that is cherished by the people around the world. The term “tea”, however, refers to more than just … [Read more...]

How Car Donation Fundraising Works

Taking donations of automobiles can work for many different types of charitable organizations, no matter how small or large. Before you eliminate this one from your stable of fundraising ideas, … [Read more...]

Garage Sale Success – Turning your Junk into Fundraising Profit

The great thing about garage sale fundraisers is that they are simple to organize. Really, all you need is a collection of things around the house that you no longer want-old clothes, outdated … [Read more...]

What Food Banks Need During the Holidays

What does the food bank do in your community? Sure, the food kitchen might be that run down building in an unsavory part of town that provides hot meals, but food banks provide food for people who … [Read more...]

Flaunt Your Artistic Side with a Craft Fundraiser

You know that artistic hobby you have? The one your parents said would never be a full time career? Maybe you write poetry in the park, or paint watercolors when it rains, or you’re more of a hobby … [Read more...]

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

After the hustle and bustle of the holidays, there is nothing better than a stress-free, fun, pampering charity event to get your fundraising efforts started in the new year! The new year always … [Read more...]

Kicking Off A Successful Soccer Fundraiser

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 World Cup year is a great time to organize a soccer-inspired … [Read more...]

Fundraising Calendars: A Quick & Easy Moneymaker

While it's not common for quick and easy fundraisers to turn into successful moneymakers, fundraising calendars just might be the exception to that rule. With fundraising calendars as your annual … [Read more...]

How to Get People to Give Time Instead of Money

Money, as they say, makes the world go around, but unless you have people willing to take the time to make that money do its work, it won't do you any good. Your organization's success depends on … [Read more...]

Tips for Pitching a Fundraising Idea to a School PTA

If you've ever been to a school PTA meeting, you probably know how difficult the committee can be when it comes to their purse strings. The PTA is often responsible for a school's financial well … [Read more...]

Planning Fundraising Campaigns for the New Year

Everyone has heard the old adage "the early bird gets the worm!" Well, fundraising organizations can definitely learn a thing or two by making this their new motto. A carefully thought out plan is … [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 community to get involved in. Who doesn't like to show off their … [Read more...]

The Top 16 Scrumptious Food Fundraiser Ideas

Tired of the Same Old Bake Sale? There are plenty of scrumptious ways to plan a food fundraiser—without baking another one of grandma’s famous apple pies. Think beyond the bake sale. Here are some of … [Read more...]

Cool Fundraising Ideas to Beat the Summer Heat

You've looked forward to the fun of summer all year long, no matter what part of the world you're in. Summer means holidays, and long weekends, and the warm weather means endless fun outdoors. It also … [Read more...]

Tis’ the Season for Fundraising with Holiday Decorations

Budgets are reduced during the Christmas season as people scrimp and save to decorate their homes and buy meaningful gifts for friends and loved ones. There’s hardly any hope for charity … [Read more...]

How to Get Permission for Storefront Fundraising

It's not an unusual sight to see a table set up in front of a local grocery store or department store, where Girl Scouts have set up shop to sell cookies. Similarly, many other organizations take this … [Read more...]

The Ins and Outs of Hosting a Gaming Night

Everyone likes a good games night, but too many charity events focus on the James Bond casino type soirees to bring in needed donations. But what about a good old fashioned board game tournament for … [Read more...]

Find Treasure With a Scavenger Hunt Fundraiser

Everyone remembers the fun of childhood scavenger hunts. Even Easter egg hunts presented a fun challenge, and an immediate reward. Recapture that spirit of fun and adventure with a scavenger hunt … [Read more...]

Four Unique Auction Fundraisers

Auctions are an excellent fundraising method. They appeal to people's competitive nature, while still making them feel as if they're getting a bargain. When someone feels like they're setting the … [Read more...]

Host a Healthy Skating Fundraiser

Healthy fundraising events are possible. Even in the middle of winter, you can incorporate some good old fashioned physical activity into your fundraising plan. Every time your child comes home … [Read more...]

Holding an Independence Day Fundraiser

The Fourth of July is perhaps the largest national holiday across the United States. Each Fourth of July celebration commemorates the signing of the Declaration of Independence, adopted in 1776. … [Read more...]

Home Safety Fundraisers

Home safety is an important issue for many families across North America, especially if you have young children at home. Just think about your baby or toddler crawling around your home on their … [Read more...]

How to Tell if and when You Need a Fundraising Consultant

Who is a fundraising consultant? A fundraising consultant is an individual who is well-versed in the fine art of fundraising. They know all the ins and outs of what needs to be done, they know what … [Read more...]

How to Get Your Supporters in Shape for a Walk-A-Thon

Walk-a-thons are an excellent way to make money for charity because they require minimal overhead costs. All you really need for a successful walk-a-thon is a public trail or blocked off city area, … [Read more...]

Fundraising for Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month was first established by the National Cervical Cancer Coalition (NCCC) in 1996. This nonprofit organization is dedicated to educating and informing at risk women and … [Read more...]

Fundraising for your School’s Summer Fair

Sure, school's out for summer, but that doesn't mean that fundraising efforts for the good of the school need to be left until the fall. Fundraising during the summer months is one of the best … [Read more...]

Dress up Your Fundraising With a Halloween Costume Ball

The great thing about a Halloween costume ball fundraiser is you don't have to think up a theme. It's already set for you. Halloween is a great time to hold a fundraiser because people are already in … [Read more...]

How to Pull Together a Quilt Fundraiser

Fundraisers that offer participants the opportunity to get crafty, and maybe even learn a new skill are among the top successes. If you're playing with the idea of a craft fundraiser for your next … [Read more...]