Category Archives: Fundraising

Show Me the Money! What You Need to Know About Small Business Grants

What small business couldn’t use an influx of “free” cash to support new initiatives and infrastructure? But is there really such a thing as free money? And, if so, is it actually available to small businesses? The answers are a … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding 101: What It is, Why it Matters, and How to Choose the Right Platform

Crowdfunding is a phrase we’re hearing more and more, so we thought it would make sense to do a post on the who, what, where, when, and why around this popular topic. Let’s get to it. What, exactly, is crowdfunding? … Continue reading

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Swag-a-licious! 5 Fun Promotional Items for Holiday Gala Goodie Bags

‘Tis the season for holiday galas – la, la, la…OK, you get the idea. These events are typically filled with good cheer, great food and drink, and plenty o’merriment. Not to mention the fun goodie bags everyone gets to bring … Continue reading

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How to Plan Special Events – Part 2: Ten Pitfalls to Avoid

Earlier this week, we talked about how to plan special events and the 10 questions you should ask yourself to get started. Now, let’s talk about 10 pitfalls to avoid. 1. Not being realistic about how much an event costs. … Continue reading

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7 Fresh Fundraising Ideas for Fall

Photo by Catholic United financial Fall is a terrific time for fundraisers—right between the lazy days of summer and the frenzy of the holidays. If your non-profit’s fundraising strategy needs a bit of a shakeup, you might want to give … Continue reading

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