Wilderness Heals and the Stone House

Building a Supporter Community: Wilderness Heals and the Stone House

Building a Supporter Community: Stone House Raises Number of Participants As Well As Funds for its Wilderness Heals Hiking Event Using Sweet! by Blue Sky, Blue Sky Collaborative’s online peer to peer fundraising platform, Stone House created a customized fundraising website to register and engage hikers/volunteer fundraisers for its Wilderness Heals event. Situation/Challenge The Stone … Read more

Top 5 Success Tips For Your Fundraising Event

Tips For Planning a Successful 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 through well-organized events. Many of our clients rely on a fundraising walk-a-thon, bike-a-thon or jog-a-thon fundraising events.  Our clients often ask us about the keys to … Read more

Nonprofit Collaboration - Step Up. Team Up with Small Businesses

Nonprofit Collaboration – Step Up. Team Up.

Partnerships between non-governmental organizations and companies is not a new concept. From the NFL and the Komen Foundation to local PTA’s encouraging parents to eat at local restaurants to support school supplies, these partnerships have helped meet community needs beyond what the government can provide. It’s been my experience that national and regional partnerships require … Read more

Fundraising Letter Checklist to Increase Donations

Fundraising Letter Checklist to Increase Donations

Many people kick off their 3rd party fundraising activities by organizing a letter writing campaign. Even though email is more convenient, a personalized letter can get more attention in this time of digital overwhelm. Most people are surprised at how much awareness and money fundraising letter campaigns can raise. The checklist below is designed to … Read more

Alternatives to Kintera

Virtual Fundraising Events – Raise Money Six Feet Apart

Peer-to-peer fundraising six feet apart can breed innovation!  With so many peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns out there, nonprofits must create campaigns and experiences that stand out from the crowd. Why not use the current public health crisis to do just that? Create new VIRTUAL peer-to-peer fundraising events Make a list of all the things your community … Read more

Cupid's Undie Fun Run Fundraiser

Easy To Use Online Software For Your Fun Run Fundraiser

Are you planning your organization’s next fun run fundraiser? Small and medium-size organizations face even greater challenges than their larger colleagues. Tighter budgets and less staff and limited time. What is a fun run fundraiser? A fun run fundraiser is a friendly race that involves either road running or cross country running with participants taking part for … Read more

Dog Walk Fundraising Event

Easy to Use Fundraising Software For Your Dog Walk

Are you planning your organization’s next dog walk or mutt strut peer to peer fundraising event? Small and medium-sized organizations face even more significant challenges than their larger colleagues. Tighter budgets, less staff, and limited time makes planning a successful event difficult. One of the biggest challenges for every small organization trying to organize a fundraising event … Read more

The Best Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Software

A Low-Stress Fundraiser: Host a Virtual Walk-a-Thon!

Walk-a-thons are successful fundraisers that satisfy the unique needs of both donors and fundraisers. A walk-a-thon fundraiser, both virtual or in-person, are low-stress options. As donors and fundraisers, there are three simple truths we both can rely on: If you are a donor, you have already decided to give. If you are a fundraiser, you … Read more