Nick Gemelli

SWEET - Blue Sky Collaborative - Gala and Dinner Event Fundraisers

Part One: Evaluating Peer to Peer Fundraising Software

Peer to peer fundraising is a great opportunity for non-profit organizations to raise donations from a wider pool of donors. Both proprietary events and do-it-yourself (DIY) campaigns peer-to-peer fundraising democratize philanthropy. To maximize this opportunity organizations need a checklist when evaluating peer to peer fundraising software One individual fundraiser can raise more money for your … 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

Bikeathon Success with SWEET! Peer to Peer Fundraising Software

Bikeathon Success with SWEET! Peer to Peer Fundraising Software

The bikeathon is a clear winner when it comes to selecting a successful peer to peer fundraising campaign type. Organizations of all sizes run bikeathons with overwhelming success. Bikeathon participants are more dedicated and loyal and raise more overall compared to other event types. Bikeathons not only range in size but creativity as well. Bikeathon … Read more

Best Donor Management Systems

Best Donor Management Systems

In the market for the best donor management system for your nonprofit organization? You’re in luck. There are many to choose from; on the other hand, there are too many to choose from! So, what are the key elements to look for while shopping around? Donor Management System Key Elements The following is a helpful … Read more

Key Elements Best Donor Management System

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

Virtual School Jogathon

Best Virtual School Fundraising Ideas: Host a Jog-a-thon!

School jog-a-thons are more popular than ever.  With the Centers for Disease Control’s recommendations for practicing social distancing, schools need to rethink how they can host successful and safe fundraisers.  A jog-a-thon is one of the best school fundraisers that can be virtual using the right software, management, and other social-distancing solutions.  WHAT IS A … 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