Welcome! BestFundraisers.org is one of the site of The Fundraising Network, a.k.a. "TFN", a network of web sites designed solely for the purpose of helping you find the perfect fundraiser for your group!
We have assembled some of the best tips, tricks, and ideas from the best fundraising minds to help you. Browse the categories on the left to find information about companies who may be able to help you. You can also read articles filled with fundraising tips for fundraisers and fundraising ideas that will help you raise the most money while having the most fun you can have doing a fundraiser.
Start with the categories listed down the left. Some of our categories have so much information that we had to set up a separate site for them. Therefore, if you click on certain fundraisers (on the left), it will take you to another site. Here is a quick list.
Candles: goes to candle-fundraising.org
Discounts: goes to discountcardfundraising.org
Food: goes to foodfundraisers.com
Sports: goes to sportsfundraising.org
Though you don't see candy fundraisers on the left, we have them. You will find them at candyfundraising.org
If you don't find what you need there, check the articles at thefundraiserdirectory.com. Topics include (but are not limited to) how to determine the best fundraiser for your group, how to maximize the money you raise and even tips for specific fundraisers such as getting the best results from a car wash!
1. Identify your needs and set your goals
The first vital steps to a successful fundraising campaign are to identify your group's needs by setting proper financial goals. If your group members know how the money will be spent and their personal benefits, this will motivate them, keep them focused and help with their sales pitch.
2. Remember that % Profit does not translate into Profits!
Although the percentage profit of sales is important, there are many other factors that need to be considered at the same time.
One company may offer 50% of sales while another may offer 40%. The 40% company may be providing valuable services such as incentive programs, consulting, kick-offs, timely delivery of merchandise, and custom packing. These advantages will save volunteers time and lead to higher profits. The company offering the lower % may also have a higher quality product. This product's high quality will also help to increase sales and profits f...
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