Entries by Tracy.C

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Educational Fundraising: A Necessary Evil?

For better, or for (not necessarily) worse, educational fundraising helps provide the valuable resources that meet the needs of today’s students. Let’s take the ‘evil’ off the table for a minute and just stick with the necessary. Educational fundraising refers to the multitude of ways schools bring in money from private sources, including parents, not-for-profit […]

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Non-profits, Fundraising & Technology: 2019 is Your Year to Embrace It!

Make 2019 your organization’s year to jump into the 21st century… enjoy better efficiency, and raise more money! When it comes to fundraising, non-profits and other organizations are still very much last century when it comes to raising the money they need. Volunteers, parents, athletes and other members of fundraising teams are hitting up potential […]

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5 Proven Ideas for Effective – and Fun! – Fundraising

Organizations are always looking for fun, new yet still effective fundraising ideas. Here are 10 possibilities to inject some fun into your next campaign. It’s important to shake things up from fundraising campaign to fundraising campaign, for your volunteers and your donors. But, you also want to know before you embark on any fundraising effort […]

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Fundraising for Youth Sports? Here’s Your Game Plan!

Fundraising can be hard work! What works best when fundraising for your youth sports league or organization. With youth sports more costly and time-consuming than ever, there are no shortages of fundraising activities going on throughout Canada and the United States to support our kids’ participation in all manner of activity: minor hockey, soccer, golf, […]

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National Volunteer Week April 7-13, 2019

We celebrate the legions of volunteers – the people who touch our lives and communities every day – making wonderful things (big and small) happen that benefit us all. National Volunteer Week is an annual celebration observed in many countries, to promote and show appreciation for volunteerism and volunteering. In Canada, it is organized by Volunteer […]

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Have Product, Will Sell. Still a Popular Means of Fundraising

Indirect financial support – purchasing product – is a fool-proof, effective, and popular means for fundraising. Just ask the Girl Guides! Despite the rise of crowdfunding platforms and apps designed to accept donations with a single click, there’s still an old-school means of fundraising that continues to be as popular as it is effective. In […]