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7 Big Money Fundraising Ideas to Bring in Major Gifts


When looking for fundraising tactics that will bring in major gifts and other large donations, sometimes you have to be willing to spend money to make money. We call these big money fundraising ideas – those that may require a higher budget, but should produce big results.

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Here’s How to Raise More Money with Your Next Fundraising Letter

The Fundraising Authority

I am in the middle of writing a direct mail fundraising letter for a non-profit client, and tomorrow I will be presenting the letter to them, and explaining why it will be effective. And it got me thinking… there are really only three things that separate super-successful fundraising letters from ones that are just mediocre.

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8 Easy Things to Do to Raise More Money for Year-End

NonProfit PRO

The biggest fundraising time of the year for most nonprofits is here. Here are eight simple efforts that could help your nonprofit raise more money before Dec. You’ve no doubt been working on the big things for year-end. Yet often it’s the little things that count and pack a surprising wallop.

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How to raise money for an arts organization

Hands on Fundraising

So I know more than a little about raising money for an arts organization. One day I was talking with people at […] The post How to raise money for an arts organization appeared first on Hands-On Fundraising. My love of theater brought me into the nonprofit world. Let me tell you a little story.

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Which Fundraising Events Bring in the Most Money for Small Nonprofits?

Get Fully Funded

A very common “go-to” funding idea for small nonprofits is fundraising events. Some fundraising events are huge, drawing attendees and sponsors like moths to a flame. Other events are smaller, more intimate gatherings where guests are directly asked for money. That means that spending money on an event can be a little scary.

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Using auctions to raise more money at your next fundraising event

Charity Village

This article is an excerpt from a CharityVillage webinar, The Fundraising Drivers That Raise You More: The Donation Augmented Approach to Tickets, Auctions, and Raffles. In our study, we found that 40% of […] The post Using auctions to raise more money at your next fundraising event appeared first on CharityVillage.

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Stop Looking for a Fundraising Magic Bullet

The Fundraising Authority

They are a sign that you, your board, or your team are waiting for a “magic bullet” to solve your fundraising problems. As fundraisers, we go to seminars and hear about setting up donor funnels, building fundraising networks , and making asks. And it seems like a really slow way to go about fundraising. It takes work.