From this blog onwards I will not specify it is for blogathon cause I realized I’ve already selected the category and the tag!
Ok so this entry is not about teaching you how to fundraise. I wish I had that knowledge to share with you, but alas that fountain is not mine to own. However, I do want to discuss what works, what is considered innovative, what we can do in the future of fundraising, and what doesn’t work (sadly).
I can only provide comments on what I think doesn’t work. I’d love some input on this though (what works, what should be coming…).
What I think doesn’t work:
- random parties with high overhead costs and no real purpose
- selling frivolous items
- funless activities
- what everyone else is doing (seriously, how many of the same event for different organizations can one attend)
- forcing people to donate to your fundraiser (it may force them to be a one-time-only supporter)
I always hear this at the office. “What’s fun? What can we do that’s fun?” I’d like to know as well. The blogathon is pretty cool. I mean, I would love to be able to fundraise more via the blogathon, but it’s definitely keeping with the times, and that’s what I appreciate most about it. So what other things can we do to leverage technology and fundraise, while keeping things fun and supporters happy?
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