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Great Fundraising Ideas

Great Fundraising Ideas Great fundraising ideas to make money for your organization or school fundraiser These days, almost every school, church and organization needs additional funds. Sponsors need fundraisers which are simple, profitable and easy. Easy, simple, money making ideas equal GREAT FUNDRAISING IDEAS. There is a difference between “simple” and “easy”. Splitting wood with an ax is simple, but it is not easy. Running fifty miles without stopping is simple, but it is not easy. Fundraising ideas should help you to fund Read More...

Valentine Lollipops – Easy Fundraising Ideas

Valentine Lollipops – Easy Fundraising Ideas for Valentine’s Day A Valentine’s Day fundraiser is an annual event for thousands of organizations around the country.   This once overlooked fundraising holiday has quickly become the busiest.  Valentine’s Day has become a great time for groups to earn a little extra money and have fun doing it.  Many groups have begun to see the potential of this holiday.  Although there are scores of fundraising ideas, Valentine lollipops are much easier to sell than Read More...

Basics 101: Brochure Sellers vs. In-Hand Sellers

In-Hand Sellers: The fundraising group or organization purchases fundraising products, which are then sold to their customers. Since these In-Hand Sellers are specifically bought to be sold directly to your customers, there is no need for pre-sell sheets or brochures.  The biggest advantage of In-Hand sellers is that they are impulse buying items – Customers don’t have to order the item and wait for its delivery.  They see the item in the seller’s hands, and buy it for immediate possession Read More...

Basics 101: Choosing Your Fundraising Supplier

Deciding which fundraising company to use to supply your particular fundraising group’s product(s) can be a daunting experience. Hopefully some of the following discussion will make your decision considerably less stressful and more uniquely suited to your particular fundraising needs. Essentially, fundraising companies can be grouped into three categories, 1) Those that are web-based, 2) Those that are sales based, and 3) Those that are hybrids, exhibiting certain characteristics of each of the first two categories. The web-based fundraising companies, Read More...

Basics 101: Fund-Raising Group Size

The size of your fundraising group or organization is a very crucial variable in determining which product fund-raisers you are to sell. A large group, properly motivated, can sell basically anything they want to sell, and have good success, but a very small group of less than 15-20 students may not be able to meet the minimum order size for cookie dough fundraisers, frozen cheesecake fundraisers and certain other fundraising products that require greater order sizes. Although iLoveFundraising.com has Read More...