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Are you a player in the fundraiser golf outing business? Would you like an easy to remember and descriptive domain name for your business? In use since 1999, MyGolfOuting.com was at one point the number one searched destination for the tournament planner. The volunteer who said, “I’ll chair the outing committee”, then wondered, “what now?”. No auction yet. No set price. Package will include a package of 4 domain names Mygolfouting.com, ,net, .org, and MyGolfTournament.com Contact me to make an

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School Fundraising Grand Bake Sale

From GolfRegistrations.com The classic bake sale is a school fundraising gathering we all know and enjoy. Buying baked goods made by grandmas and mothers is a pleasure. The fundraising bottom line is not very lucrative, and they’re not intended to be. They are community events to share the goodness of what families bake in their homes. Not to take from the joy of a traditional fundraising event, how about setting your sights on a grand bake sale? Picture a scene

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Fundraising for Kids with Confidence

It’s back to fundraising time for many schools and parent teacher groups. Here are five key items to keep in mind for your fall fundraisers to help make them successful. Fundraising for Kids: 5 Questions to Get Started on the Road to Success What motivates your decisions? If donors hear in your message that you need money to save a program, they’ll back away. They may wonder what you’re doing wrong in managing finances, and question if their donation will

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Social Network Keys for Nonprofits

Social media is not the only way to build your social network. How your charity or non-profit organization is perceived, how you interact with constituents, and build relationships and partnerships are equally as important. The message you send verbally and visually with every transaction forms your perception locally and globally. Nonprofits with an active social network engage people in their work. They activate their community to carry out their mission. The more approachable organizations are within the community, the more

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Which Fundraising Letter to Send

Fundraising letters can be very effective fundraising tools, if you know what to say and when to say it. A fundraising letter holds many intricacies. A donation letter, individual, sponsor, crowdfunding or thank you letter all have nuances within their category. Making these communications your own and talking to your audience is paramount in creating strong appeals. Experts believe the most important component of a donation letter or fundraising letter is the person on the other end reading it. What

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Build a Major Gifts Program at Your Non-Profit

Major gifts are significant monetary donations made by donors or sponsors to a charitable organization. Though major gifts are relatively rare, they are a very important aspect of any development plan, due to their large size. Major gifts don’t just happen – a major gifts strategic plan is needed if your organization plans to receive major gifts with any regularity. The stewardship, outreach and cultivation processes are all crucial parts of a major gifts program. If your University or organization

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Non-profit Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

I can’t be racist, sexist or biased because I am a good person! Sound familiar? We in the United States all grew up in a white, patriarchal social system which is racist and sexist. We are thus all racist, sexist, gender biased, ableist, classist and religiously biased to some extent. We don’t like to admit this, yet that is the first step in looking at creating a healthy, diverse environment within your nonprofit. Doing so impacts how your charity organization

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Tips for Nonprofit Video Fundraising

Non-profit and charity organizations are recognizing more and more the impact that utilizing video can create for their fundraising campaigns. The good news is that creating a non-profit video is not only much more prevalent, but easier and less expensive than ever. Best Nonprofit Video Fundraising Strategies Utilize Animated Videos Explaining your nonprofit program’s details and objectives through animated videos help topics come to life through visualization and voice. Use of graphics in video allow you to convey your message quickly and

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Hosting Successful Farm to Table Fundraisers

Food lovers have been relishing in the latest trend of farm to table dining. Farm to table is as clean and straightforward as the concept cooks themselves use, of creating fresh meals using ingredients and resources from local farms. Ingredients are healthier, as they are not processed and contain fewer additives than most foods purchased at the grocery store. Many times, the fruits, vegetables and meats are also grown organically, making them healthier for the environment as well as the

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Winning Volunteer Recruitment Strategies for Non-profits

Nonprofits are able to target a diverse audience of volunteers through specific recruitment strategies. Volunteers from a broad base of society bring fresh thoughts and growth to charity organizations. A culture that acts and thinks alike has less room for expansion and creativity. Diverse fundraising teams attract new donors and volunteers. Recruiting volunteers gives pause for nonprofits to look at who they are targeting. People volunteer for various reasons: Some volunteers wish to give something back to their community and

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