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Perfect fundraising plans for a successful event.

Last month, we looked at fundraising plans – a road map that helps you to establish fundraising goals and what types of events will help your organization reach those goals. Once you’ve chosen the kind of event that will best benefit your mission, the next step is to chart out how to make that event happen as smoothly as possible. With some forethought and effort, you can avoid many of the pitfalls and headaches that are brought on by a lack of proper plan

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How to make Raffle Ticket booklet covers

Making Raffle Ticket Covers Are A Great Way To Protect Tickets Raffle Ticket enthusiasts Ashley and Frances, from Australia, sent me a nice e-mail with a great idea about making raffle ticket booklet covers.  Consequently I wanted to share with you. Not only do they add a little extra professionalism to your organization, but they are a great way to protect the tickets. (more…)

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The best tickets are printed on great raffle ticket paper

Raffle ticket paper makes ticket design a snap We've all seen those cheap strips of raffle tickets you can get at the dollar store: skinny, numbered, plain gray tickets with no personality, no pizzazz. A personalized ticket, however, can do more than just help your organization raise money in a raffle or admit customers to a special event. Design great raffle tickets that impress! It's easy and doesn’t require the expense and hassle of a print shop – n

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Ideas for organizing your raffle drawings

Successful organizations have known about fund raising through the power of raffle drawings for many years. At the same time, they may not realize the full benefits of holding a drawing. Here are just a few ways raffle drawings have benefited organizations: Raffle drawings can provide an opportunity for members of the public who cannot physically attend an event to still support that event or cause. By holding a raffle drawing, your income isn't l...

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Get the word out-advertising a raffle

Send information about your drawing to local news outlets - TV, radio, newspapers, community calendars, local-info web sites,  chambers of commerce, even posters in store entryways. They'll often mention your organization or event and sometimes they will even send a reporter or local dignitary to your event.  If your raffle is a secondary part of another event, such as a community fair, make sure the announcement booth or emcee has all the details ab...

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Springtime fundraiser opportunities

Springtime fundraiser opportunities As warmer temperatures arrive, a whole new season of craft shows begin to fill the calendar. Spring is a busy time with many fundraiser opportunities. People frequent spring shows looking to pick up ideas and supplies for their favorite pastimes. By offering a raffle during a craft show, you are able to add another level of fun and excitement for participants while at the same time, sharing information about yo...
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