Syam Buradagunta

Peer to Peer Fundraising Super Groups

Massachusetts Top Under The Radar Charities: Elizabeth Stone House

This week’s Top Under the Radar Charity in Massachusetts is the incredible  Stone House.  The charity partners with adult and child survivors of domestic violence and related trauma. Areas of focus include mental illness, housing instability, and substance misuse. The charity helps to achieve safety, stability, and overall well-being. Survivors learn skills, develop confidence and … Read more

Massachusetts Top Under The Radar Charities: Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange

In 2016, the Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange (MARE) found permanent homes for more than 200 children waiting in foster care in Massachusetts!  Anyone who understands the complexities of the adoption process and the foster care system knows that this is an incredible feat. Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange’s (MARE) impact on Massachusetts in undeniable.  As part … Read more

Tips for a Better Walk / Run Fundraising Event

Tips for a Better Walk / Run Fundraising Event

Summer is officially here and for many organizations, that means it is finally fundraising season. So many of our clients rely on a major annual fundraising walk or run to raise money for their vital programs. Since we have been a part of so many successful campaigns we are often asked about the keys to … Read more

Donation Thank You Letter

Donation Thank You Letter Template for Nonprofit Events

You planned an event for your favorite charity and now it’s time to thank your donors. One of the most important communications of any charity fundraising or donations campaign is the donation thank you letter. A donation thank you letter is not just a receipt for the donation, but a communication from the organization that … Read more

Billy Starr is THE MAN in nonprofit fundraising

Billy Starr is THE MAN.  The undisputed king of nonprofit fundraising. Starr is the man behind the Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC), the Super Bowl of American athletic fundraising events.  Look at the numbers: (from 1980: 36 Riders $10,200 Raised 1985: 472 Riders $250,000 Raised 1990: 980 Riders $1.3 million Raised 1995: 1,715 Riders $3.5 million … Read more