Supporting a cause that is close to your heart is one of life’s greatest pleasures. Most of us stumble into supporting a fundraising program either through a close relationship with a family member or someone in your town gave you a ring. Once you get involved you then need to make sure your nonprofit idea is properly supported to make your beneficiaries happy. What we list here are a few low cost ways to raise funds to support your nonprofit.
Learn how to run an online auction. eBay, the well known autioneer has something called eBay Giving Works – it works because people like to help and the fun of an auction helps them get into the giving mode. So if you have a cause – go find something worthwhile and start your fundrasing auction.
You can run your own “A-Thon” by going to choose-a-thon? If you and your team like to do participatory activities this website can help you perform the organizing and collections work. This way you can focus your energy on the fun part. Does not matter if it’s a march-a-thon, a bowl-a-thon, a bike-a-thon, a read-a-thon, a walk-a-thon or life-a-thon. This website group has no up-front fees and they’ll collect your donations for you too. This makes fundraising a lot easier for sure.
Do you like to shop? Why not try my shopping mall website? Websites like this provide a cash-back reward for using the site to shop at over hundreds of stores including some national chain stores and the more local mom and pop stores. You can build your own mall and then you get your folks to support your mall. They teach you how to promote it and provide extensive instructions and support.
Then there is a site dedicated purely to fundraising and its a beginner site so it goes by the name of fundraising101. here you can search for goods and services on fund raising, seek fund raising ideas, seek out church fund raising and develop your fund raising program from scratch and more. Actions on this site are easy to learn as there are categories to select from like Photography and Video Services, Aerial Photography, Tailor and Alteration Services, Immigration Services, Financial Counseling Services, Architecture Services, Railings, or Business Services for example. Needless to say this site has a lot to offer.
Lastly seek out websites willing to give discounts to nonprofits for promoting their products. The discounts can be substantial. That’s right, TechOSS allows you to sell internet service as a fundraiser. Your group should have an internet connection to really realize the benefits of it and the price really can’t be beat since it is truly reduced. You only have to promote your website.
There are many ways to raise funds and these are just a few.