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Fundraising Basics
Healthy Fundraising - Apr 11, 2009 - 10:42:26 AM
A 2002 joint study by the CDC (Center for Disease Control) and SHPPS (School Health Policy & Programs Study) found that 82% of school included food and drink sales in their fundraising program.  Cookies, candy, cake, and pastries are often sold, but schools should keep in mind other alternative items, which may help their fundraisers be even more successful in today's more health-conscious world.
Fundraising Basics
The Thank You Note - Apr 11, 2009 - 9:37:06 AM
Your donors like to be acknowledged for the contributions they make to your agency. It shows you care, you are organized, and you value their help. Failure to send some type of thank you note may engender resentment and feelings of not being valued and appreciated. The likely outcome: a smaller donation from that person in the future or no donation at all.  Here are some tips on how to write thank you notes for your fundraising events.
Fundraising Basics : Fundraising Tips
Five More Fundraising Ideas - Apr 11, 2009 - 8:26:00 AM
ClassBrain brings you five more creative fundraising ideas for schools and organizations.
Fundraising Basics : Fundraising Letters
Sample Fundraising Letter - Apr 8, 2009 - 8:39:59 PM
This sample fundraising letter will give you an idea of how you can structure your own fundraising letters for your upcoming project.
Fundraising Basics
The 10 Most Important Things You Can Know About Fundraising. - Apr 8, 2009 - 12:04:10 PM
These 10 fundraising tips may not be on the top of every fundraisers list, but they outline some of the essentials every fundraiser should know.
Fundraising Basics : Fundraising Letters
Organizing A Successful Fundraising Campaign - Apr 7, 2009 - 4:53:54 AM
Plan and manage your campaign by offering incentives and prizes.
Fundraising Basics : Fundraising Tips
17 Unique Fundraising Ideas - Apr 6, 2009 - 11:55:03 PM
This list of unique fundraising ideas should tickle your brain as you start to lay out your fundraising campaign for the year.
Fundraising Basics : Fundraising Letters
Fundraising Letters - Apr 6, 2009 - 4:25:02 AM
Learn the three different types of fundraising letters, including: sponsor letters, letters requesting services and goods, and letters requesting financial contributions. Then learn how to write them to benefit your next fundraising event, and learn the six tips to making your fundraising letters compelling.
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