Nick Gemelli


SWEET - Blue Sky Collaborative - School Fundraising Events

Alternative to Booster-Thon for Jog-a-thon Fundraising

ACHIEVE YOUR FUNDRAISING GOALS AND KEEP MORE GIFTS My father warned me about being pennywise and pound foolish.  Yes, an old cliche but one that is fitting to making a decision about fundraising software for your school jogathon. There are plenty of software options to choose from to support your jogathon. Most take huge fees … Read more

5 Tips To Engage Supporters For a Successful Fundraising Campaign

5 Tips To Engage Supporters For a Successful Fundraising Campaign

There are common best practices to set yourself up for success across multiple fundraising campaign types. Use the five tips below to ensure your next peer to peer fundraising campaign engages your supporters, creates new supporters and helps you achieve your fundraising goals. 1. Soft Launch Your Campaign Initially launch your campaign to a smaller … Read more

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DonorPerfect – Compare Donor Management Systems

Recognizing our partners’ success is a fun part of our jobs.  Please check out the details on how independent nonprofit organizations NTEN and Idealware partnered to conduct a comprehensive study of 32 fundraising solutions designed for small to medium-sized nonprofits, and DonorPerfect came out on top! Read on to see how to compare Donor Perfect … Read more

SWEET - Blue Sky Collaborative - Gala and Dinner Event Fundraisers

Evaluating Peer to Peer Fundraising Software – Part 1

Peer to peer fundraising continues to be a great success for non-profit organizations.  Due to its ability to raise donations from a wider pool of donors.  Whether proprietary events or do-it-yourself (DIY) campaigns peer to peer fundraising democratizes philanthropy.  One individual fundraiser can raise more money for your organization than one major donor.  One influence on … Read more

Peer to Peer Fundraising Software - Now Is The Time To Invest

Peer to Peer Fundraising Software – Now Is The Time To Invest

In a hyperbolic world, math is your best friend in determining the future of your event fundraising strategy. Especially in the area of whether to continue your event offline, with a generic platform or invest in peer to peer fundraising software. The math shows both older donors are giving more online and the millennial’s donation … Read more

Cupids Undie Fun Run #morethanhope Fundraiser

Easy To Use Online Fundraising Software For Your Fun Run

Are you planning your organizations next fun run? Small and medium-size organizations face even greater challenges than their larger colleagues.  Tighter budgets and less staff and limited time. Every minute saved for your (or unfortunately wasted) fun run becomes even more valuable to each team member or volunteer. Blue Sky’s SWEET! platform was built specifically … Read more

Dog Walk Fundraising Event

Easy to Use Fundraising Software For Your Dog Walk

Are you planning your organizations next dog walk or mutt strut peer to peer fundraising event? Small and medium-size organizations face even greater challenges than their larger colleagues.  Tighter budgets and less staff and limited time. Every minute saved for your (or unfortunately wasted) dog walk or mutt strut becomes even more valuable to each team … Read more

Walk-a-thon Fundraising Software

Easy To Use Fundraising Software For Your Walk-a-thon

Are you planning your organization’s next walk-a-thon? Small and medium-sized organizations face even greater challenges than their larger colleagues.  Tighter budgets and less staff and limited time. WALK-A-THON – TIME MATTERS Every minute saved for your (or unfortunately wasted) walk-a-thon becomes even more valuable to each team member or volunteer. Blue Sky’s SWEET! platform was … Read more

Gratitude Is Everything In Peer to Peer Fundraising

Gratitude Is Everything In Peer to Peer Fundraising

A time tested study by AFP reinforces a simple truth. Peer to Peer Fundraising personal networks creates greater giving. A person asking their peer for a donation drives a greater number of gift giving than direct communication from an organization to a donor. Because of this, you should have a plan to show gratitude for your … Read more

Top 5 Success Tips For Your Fundraising Event

Top 5 Success Tips For Your Walk/Bike/Run Fundraising Event

It’s prime time for event peer to peer fundraising season. The spring through fall timeframe is a great opportunity for organizations of all sizes to achieve their fundraising goals with events. Many of our clients rely on a fundraising walk, bike ride or run fundraising events.  We are often asked about the keys to a … Read more

School Annual Campaign Fundraising Made Easy

School Annual Campaign Fundraising Made Easy

Announcing our newest platform offering to support schools. Our school annual campaign fundraising software. Whether you are a private or public school our school annual fundraising software can help you. We provide you a fundraising site crafted your way to achieve your annual campaign goals. Our friends at Valley Charter School (CA) use our SWEET! … Read more