Welcome! BestFundraisers.org is one of the site of The Fundraising Network, a.k.a. "TFN", a network of web sites designed solely for the purpose of helping you find the perfect fundraiser for your group!
We have assembled some of the best tips, tricks, and ideas from the best fundraising minds to help you. Browse the categories on the left to find information about companies who may be able to help you. You can also read articles filled with fundraising tips for fundraisers and fundraising ideas that will help you raise the most money while having the most fun you can have doing a fundraiser.
Start with the categories listed down the left. Some of our categories have so much information that we had to set up a separate site for them. Therefore, if you click on certain fundraisers (on the left), it will take you to another site. Here is a quick list.
Candles: goes to candle-fundraising.org
Discounts: goes to discountcardfundraising.org
Food: goes to foodfundraisers.com
Sports: goes to sportsfundraising.org
Though you don't see candy fundraisers on the left, we have them. You will find them at candyfundraising.org
If you don't find what you need there, check the articles at thefundraiserdirectory.com. Topics include (but are not limited to) how to determine the best fundraiser for your group, how to maximize the money you raise and even tips for specific fundraisers such as getting the best results from a car wash!
So, your group has decided to set up a car wash fundraiser right? Well you have picked out a date, but what hours will you run your fundraiser? Here are some thoughts and ideas, which will help you determine the best hours of operation.
We recommend that you keep the hours of the fundraiser to a minimum. Pick a Saturday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. If you have twenty or more volunteers who will be washing cars, split them into a morning shift and an afternoon shift, ten in each shift. It might be better to have twelve people in the morning and eight in the afternoon. Usually mornings have higher traffic count because people are on their way to somewhere. They will usually be on their way back after 3:00 pm. Don?t start your car wash fundraiser before 8:00 am unless you expect your temperature that day to be over 105 ?F in the middle of the day because no one will be out at that time.
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