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!
The process of board bonding is all-important, and it has to begin with a new board member's very first meeting. Here's some advice for the board president on building that bond:
1. Reinforce the Players' Names.
To feel comfortable, you first need to know the players' names. Much anxiety goes out the window if board members wear nametags at all meetings. If you sit at a table, you can each have a folded sheet of cardboard in front of you, bearing your name. These "plaques" are even easier to read than nametags.
Another way to reinforce people's names is with repeated introductions. It's useful to begin each meeting by introducing all board members by name, professional affiliation, and board function. When new people are coming to a meeting, designate someone to greet them at the door and introduce everyone.
A key ingredient in building a dynamic, productive board is helping people feel comfortable.
2. Have an ...
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