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!
Fundraising for the first time can be overwhelming but these quick and simple tips will get you on track so you can have the first of many successful fundraisers.
1. Decide how much money your group needs to raise
This will help you evaluate products and programs that will be ideal for your group.
2. Watch for hidden costs
Don't let your group's profits disappear because of hidden costs (ex. shipping, prizes).
3. Give yourself & your group lots of time to prepare
Select your fundraising program early. This will give you lots of time to plan. Include your fundraiser on school or community calendars and newsletters.
Make sure to stagger the various fundraisers to avoid flooding your potential consumers and to avoid competing with other fundraisers.
5. Set up specific dates & stick to them
If you avoid setting clear target dates the campaign tends to drag on and oft...
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