10 Tips for a Crazy Successful Fundraiser

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  1. 1. Define a clear call to action When telling others about your fundraiser, you want to define the exact action you want them to take. 1
  2. 2. Identify your target market Think about your fundraiser and think about who would appreciate your cause. Focus your promotion on those people. 2
  3. 3. Reach out to bloggers Share your cause with bloggers who share similar interests. Offer to write a post about your cause and ask them to publish. 3
  4. 4. Share on social media Post your fundraiser to your social networks. Explain why youre trying to raise the money and what your connections can do to help. 4
  5. 5. Share with your co-workers Tell your coworkers, your boss, and other professional connections. Send out an office-wide email with a link to your fundraiser. 5
  6. 6. Empower friends and family Encourage those close to you to spread word about your fundraiser to their friends, colleagues and extended family. 6
  7. 7. Contact local establishments Reach out to local restaurants, coffee shops, and community gathering spots for promotion of your fundraiser. 7
  8. 8. News outlets & local publications Contact your evening news station and ask them (politely) to cover your story. Or, submit an editorial to your local newspaper. 8
  9. 9. Post your link everywhere online Post your fundraiser on forums, Facebook groups, and relevant social sites.Take the time to craft a personal message to each one. 9
  10. 10. Make it easy to give online Invest time and effort into making it as easy as possible to donate to your fundraiser online. 10


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