Peer to Peer Fundraising


Incentives Can Drive Peer to Peer Fundraising

Incentives Will Drive Your Peer to Peer Fundraising Success

Incentives significantly impact a Peer to Peer Fundraising Campaign by increasing participation, fundraising, and retention when done well. Incentives come in many forms. Products: A top fundraiser in a ride receives a bicycle or gear donated to the event. Branded/Promotional Materials: Fundraisers can earn SWAG for raising money. Cupids Undie Run (www.cupidsundierun.org #cupidsundierun) does a great job with … Read more

Fundraiser Press Releases to Generate Publicity

Fundraiser Press Releases to Generate Publicity

We direct all of our fundraising advice at the 3rd party/amateur fundraiser. Those intrepid, resourceful, and slightly-off individuals who put it on the line by asking their friends and family for money, do all sorts of crazy things to raise money for their charities. After reading this, you will know as much about how to … Read more

COVID-19 Impact on Peer to Peer Fundraising

COVID-19 Impact on Peer to Peer Fundraising

A friend of mine who is running the Boston marathon to raise money for his charity called to ask if people would still donate if the marathon is cancelled amidst the corona virus concerns. Unfortunately, many organizations are being forced to cancel their proprietary peer to peer fundraising events in this uncertain time. Normally, these … Read more

Walkathon Checklist - 4 Months to Success

Walkathon Checklist – 4 Months to Success

Planning a successful walkathon is easy if you are organized and have a checklist. Walks are fantastic fundraisers for a number of reasons. Anyone can participate. Young, old, people who are in top physical condition and even people in wheelchairs can come and support your organization. It’s so democratic and inclusive. Plus, more people means more people fundraising … 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

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 www.pmc.org) 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

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

What is Peer to Peer Fundraising?

Peer to Peer Fundraising, A Proven Method

Peer to Peer Fundraising is a proven method for nonprofit organizations and their supporters to fundraise. In Peer to Peer fundraising, a charity’s supporters take on the role of fundraisers themselves, asking their friends, family, and colleagues for donations toward that organization. Peer to Peer fundraising can come in many forms. It can be centered … Read more

Fundraising Volunteers: An Important Influence On Campaign Growth

Fundraising Volunteers: An Important Influence On Campaign Growth

All large Peer to Peer Fundraising events depend on a corps of dedicated and accountable volunteers.  Volunteer management is difficult but vital to growing a peer to peer fundraising campaign.  Fundraising volunteers generally fall into one of three categories. Leadership Staff support General support The first two groups will have the most impact on growing … Read more