While it can seem impossible, expanding your reach on limited funds is doable - as long as you know what you’re doing. We’ve got some ideas for you, including how to use social media, email, word of mouth, and a few other tricks on the cheap, so check them out below.
If you are looking to do any kind of fundraising for a non-profit organization, community group, or important cause you support this year, you are going to need to incorporate a tactic known as social fundraising as a way to expand beyond your own network and reach out to new audiences without going through paid sources.
When people get involved in your organization’s fundraising process, it can galvanize them and their surrounding community to support the cause your cause, creating a positive feedback loop of involvement. Here are a few more of the specific ways efforts like portrait fundraising gets people involved.
Successful fundraising is an art and a science, and just like in a lot of art, the science doesn’t always add up. In that regard, we can say definitively that fundraising is not math, though it does involve plenty of numbers. These are the top five elements your fundraiser must have in order to be successful.
When it comes to coordinating your portrait fundraiser, there are so many options for getting word out about it. While you should use the method(s) you feel most comfortable with, we highly recommend that a portion of your marketing efforts be devoted to social media!
From logistics and scheduling to keeping the photographers happy and making sure your family is camera-ready, things aren’t always smooth-sailing on portrait day! The reality is that for all involved, the fundraiser tends to sneak up quickly and in the ensuing chaos, there’s something that often goes forgotten until it’s too late.
You’ve landed here on this blog post and that tells us two things. One, you’re probably considering hosting a portrait fundraiser, and more importantly, two, you’re wondering if a portrait fundraiser is the best fit for you and your fundraising needs.
Have you set big and exciting revenue goals for your portrait fundraiser? Can you envision yourself earning those large bonuses? Well, we certainly can and we want to ensure your dream becomes a reality. Below we’ve put together our most helpful tips for selling your certificates with ease!
OK, so you’re in charge of planning a Knickerbockers fundraiser. Whether it’s your first or your fifth, selling tickets and “marketing” your event can sometimes feel like a big, scary task that you’d rather just put off while you hide under your covers and come up with a list of very “important” tasks to add to the top of your “to do” list.
If we asked you right now what your favorite movie is—don’t pause—what comes to mind?
Did you feel that rush of excitement; the one that’s got you ready to defend your choice to the death?! That passion and joy is what happens when a great story sticks with you. It’s true for TV series, books, and conversations—and it’s true for the 3 nonprofits we’ve chosen to feature below.