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Sporting Clay Shoots: Raise Major Dollars With a Blast

by Don Carmichael on 5/15/17 5:30 AM

If your organization has been doing the same hum-drum fundraising events as everyone else – golf tournaments, 5K’s, banquets, walkathons – you should give serious consideration to hosting a...

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How to Fire a Volunteer

by Regina Earwood on 4/24/17 5:30 AM

Organizations and ministries are often dependent on volunteer help which can be a very good thing. Having people who care about your organization enough to give up one of their most valuable...

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How 100 Hole Golf Marathons Can Change Fundraising

by Don Carmichael on 4/10/17 5:30 AM

Your organization has to raise $30,000 to $100,000.  You don’t want to sell candy bars and you don’t want to waste your volunteers’ time on uninteresting and low-yield fundraisers.  So what are...

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How to Avoid Donor Fatigue

by Kent Wallace on 4/3/17 5:30 AM

Have you ever heard your donors say; “You have got to be kidding me, you are seriously asking me for money again?!?!” or “Every time I hear from this organization, or open a letter from this...

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6 Keys For Highly Successful Fundraising Events

by Don Carmichael on 3/27/17 5:30 AM

So you’re looking for a major fundraiser that can raise more than $5,000 or $10,000 for your school.  In fact, you’re probably wondering what are the best fundraising options available, which ones...

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5 Keys to Making Your School or Nonprofit Organization Financially Sustainable

by Don Carmichael on 3/6/17 5:30 AM

Do you ever find that there’s too much month left at the end of your money?

If you’re a board member or key executive with your school or nonprofit organization, have you ever looked at your...

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What Should I Sell at My Silent Auction?

by Don Carmichael on 2/27/17 5:30 AM

So you’re having a silent auction but you don’t know what to auction off. Should you sell grandma’s famous homemade cookies? Does everything have to be a high ticket price item? What are the...

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6 Principles of Success for Exceptional Fundraisers

by Don Carmichael on 2/13/17 5:30 AM

Everyone has an idea on how to create the best fundraising event possible...but do you have a strategic, well thought out plan? Follow the six steps below and you will.

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4 Tips for Motivating Your Volunteers

by Kent Wallace on 2/6/17 9:33 AM

I get it, you are staring at a bunch of blank faces around the room as you survey this team of volunteers that you have begged, borrowed and stolen from every area of their  lives to assist you...

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Top Five Fundraising Events for Christian Schools

by Don Carmichael on 1/30/17 5:30 AM

I’ve spent over thirty years conducting major events to raise money for ministries and Christian schools. Over that time, I’ve found that these 5 fundraising events are consistently the most...

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