Fundraising Ideas

19
Sep

24+ Tried-and-True Political Campaign Fundraising Ideas

Political campaigns play a huge role in ensuring a successful democratic process. After all, it’s how we’re able to elect representatives who we feel are able to best portray our wants and needs on a grander scale. This is true whether it’s concerning the president of the United States right down to local officials such as your city mayor or

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10
Sep

Charity Auction Websites: Top Choices to Compare & Contrast

Have you ever hosted an auction to raise money for your nonprofit organization? Planning and pulling off a successful event can be a lot of work. Luckily, powerful charity auction websites exist for the sole purpose of simplifying the process. Auction events have incredible potential to dramatically increase your organization’s fundraising revenue. Between unique auction items and eager bidders, your

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2
Sep

Virtual Auctions: How to Plan A Fruitful Event in 7 Steps

Charity auctions are popular fundraising events for schools, faith-based organizations, and other nonprofits. This is largely due to the highly engaging nature of the experience and their historical success with reaching fundraising goals. And although traditional auctions have been around for ages, the rise of virtual auctions is a relatively new trend in the nonprofit space. That being said, the

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27
Aug

Auction Items | 50 Best Ideas [& Tips for Procuring Them]

One of the most important—and arguably, most complicated—parts of planning any charity auction is the item procurement process. Because the majority of your fundraising revenue will be collected in the form of bids on auction items, it’s crucial that you invest enough time and effort into collecting high-demand, valuable items prior to the big day. Here at Snowball, we work

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24
Aug

Auction Software: How to Choose Your Tools [& Our Favorites]

Charity auctions are brilliant ways to excite your donors and rake in donations, but they’re far from easy to plan. Between item procurement and seating arrangements, there’s more to do than any one person should need to. Luckily, there’s a plethora of auction software ready to help you through even the most chaotic times of managing your event. But with

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13
Aug

Giving Tuesday Ideas: 9 Fundraisers for 2020 (& Top Tips)

Do you know how you’re going to raise money for #GivingTuesday? Or are you still coming up with creative Giving Tuesday ideas? A common mistake that most organizations make when participating in this iconic giving day is not coming up with a concrete strategy. While you might get donations by publishing a few posts on social media with links to

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10
Aug

Silent Auctions: A Comprehensive Guide for Smart Nonprofits

Auctions have long been powerful events for nonprofits to raise awareness for their cause, further engage with their supporters, and raise critical funding. Silent auctions are one type of event within the larger umbrella of a charity auction. If you are a fundraising professional within the nonprofit sector, you likely have some degree of knowledge about auctions—both silent and otherwise.

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20
Jan

20 Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Ideas: A Complete Guide

Modern fundraising calls for innovative, technological ideas and methods. Even though trying something new may be daunting to some organizations, the potential results of peer-to-peer fundraising are undoubtedly worth it. Simply put, peer-to-peer campaigning puts the responsibility of fundraising on your supporters. During these campaigns, supporters create their own fundraising pages that they share online with their personal networks. Their

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14
Nov

Fundraising Events: 60 Proven Ideas to Raise More

When it comes to fundraising, organizations are always looking for new, creative ideas to add to their campaign repertoire. After all, without the necessary funds, organizations wouldn’t be able to continue working toward their missions. If you’re seeing a decrease in event attendance, supporters are likely getting bored with attending the same fundraisers. They want to support your cause, but

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19
Sep

85+ Awesome Church Fundraising Ideas for Your Congregation

Whether you’re raising money for your general fund or your next mission trip, fundraising is an important part of your church. To do great things for your congregation and in your community, you need a strong foundation of support. But how do you know what fundraisers will generate the most support? And how do you know that overall, your fundraising

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