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10 Socially Distant Fundraising Ideas to Connect Virtually

Fundraising isn’t just about raising money. It’s also about connecting with your community and spreading awareness of your cause–much easier said than done when fundraising during COVID-19. But, when well-equipped with some fun AND socially distant fundraising ideas, you can engage your supporters and get some… Read More

GroupRaise Testimonials – Fundraising in the Summer of COVID-19

Looking back on the summer of 2020, it’s inspiring to see the many fundraising groups across the country who rose to the challenge of raising money during a pandemic – and succeeded!   Nonprofit orgs, community clubs, sports teams, scouts, and more found… Read More

School Nonprofit Finds Fundraising Success Amid Pandemic

April 2020 – right at the start of the pandemic in the US – seems like the least likely time to find fundraising success, but thanks to a supportive community, generous local business partners, and stellar promotion efforts, the Bismarck Public Schools Foundation was able to raise $2,349… Read More

Coronavirus Stories-High School and Restaurant Team Up in WA

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is hitting our communities hard. From restaurants closing left and right, to furloughed workers to nonprofits stranded without funding, the pandemic has affected everyone.   But amid all this bad news, you can still find coronavirus stories of people helping each… Read More

Coronavirus Fundraising – Raise Money Virtually with Takeout Food

Through Coronavirus, Fundraising Groups & Restaurants Supporting Each Other The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has shut down most people’s daily activities, from going to work to socializing with friends. Unfortunately, the pandemic has also forced hundreds of nonprofits and other fundraising groups to halt or alter… Read More

How Fundraising Organizers Can Support Local Restaurants

It’s essential to support local restaurants right now. It’s no secret that restaurants and small businesses are hurting, along with the thousands of workers that depend on them. Eating at our favorite restaurants is one of the many daily routines that the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic has… Read More

30 Fundraising Ideas Compared – Find the Best for You

Whether you’re just starting out or a seasoned fundraising veteran, finding good fundraising ideas is vital to your campaign’s success. But while there are plenty of ways to raise money, how do you know which will be the perfect fit for your fundraising situation?    Not… Read More

Your Ultimate Guide to the Chick-fil-A Fundraiser

The Home of the Original Chicken Sandwich needs no introduction–Chick-fil-A has been a fan favorite for decades. But did you know the restaurant also does fundraisers? A Chick-fil-A fundraiser can be a deliciously simple way to raise money for your school, team, college… Read More

Meat Up and Give Back: The Texas Roadhouse Fundraiser

The Texas Roadhouse Fundraiser can provide you with one of the only things more satisfying than eating a juicy, thick-cut steak–eating it for a good cause! Read this beefy blog post to learn how to easily raise money with Texas Roadhouse.  … Read More

Dunkin Donuts Fundraiser vs Cinnabon Fundraiser: Sweet Fundraising

Millions across the country love to start the morning with a hot cup of coffee, and now they can give back to their communities while they do so! The Dunkin Donuts Fundraiser is a great way to raise money for a good cause while simultaneously helping participants fuel… Read More

The Buffalo Wild Wings Fundraiser and More

A Buffalo Wild Wings Fundraiser is an awesome way to raise money, while having fun and sharing a meal with friends and supporters at the same time. You already love their wings spun in your choice of sixteen sauces and sixteen levels of delicious heat, so why not… Read More

My Own GroupRaise Review

If you had asked me to host a fundraiser a year ago I wouldn’t have known where to start. I probably would have gone straight to google in search of a how-to guidebook. This all changed when I joined the fundraising experts at GroupRaise. As much as I… Read More

501(c)(3) Tax ID: What you need to know when hosting a fundraiser

Often groups have questions regarding their tax IDs, specifically the 501(c)(3) tax status. If you’re unsure about what this tax ID is and how it applies to your group, then this is the post for you! Read More

How to host a successful fundraiser

If you’re organizing a fundraiser you want it to be a hit! GroupRaise wants you to have the most successful fundraisers ever, so to help you do so, here is a detailed 2 step process of how you can host a super successful fundraiser for the cause you care most about! Read More

How to make a request in 1 min

Setting up a fundraiser can bring you all sorts of time-consuming burdens (i.e. countless phone calls & emails). So we built GroupRaise to promote simplicity. Now, you can schedule a fundraiser at your local restaurants in less than a minute. Read More

What is GroupRaise?

Eating out at a restaurant just got a little more fun. GroupRaise lets you choose a restaurant/date and schedule a fundraiser where a percentage of sales goes to support your dearest cause! Find Fundraising Restaurants Near Me Video Transcript We think… Read More

What Are Capital Campaigns?

There are times during a nonprofit’s campaigning when an extra fundraising effort is needed to go above and beyond and raise a substantial amount of funds. This is where capital campaigns for nonprofits come in.   There are many reasons why a nonprofit needs… Read More

How To Start A Nonprofit Organization

Nonprofit organizations play such an important role in our society. There are so many worthy causes out there that need our support and attention, and the work of nonprofits is crucial in furthering these causes.   If you’ve been inspired by a cause and are looking… Read More

Your Complete Winter Fundraising Ideas Guide

Winter is almost upon us! What better way to bring some light and cheer to the darker days than with a seasonal Winter fundraiser?    The best part of winter is definitely all the fun, festive activities going on, and these make for great… Read More

Recruiting Volunteers For Your Nonprofit: Top Tips And Strategies

Volunteering for a nonprofit organization is a brilliant thing to do, but sometimes recruiting volunteers for your group can be challenging. Knowing how to get volunteers and how to run a successful volunteer campaign is a vital skill for any charity group,… Read More

Host The Ultimate Holiday Fundraiser

The holidays are fast approaching and it’s time to start thinking about your holiday fundraiser! During the festive season there are many opportunities to get together with friends and family and enjoy all the best holiday activities.These events are great opportunities to host a holiday fundraiser… Read More

The Ultimate Krispy Kreme Fundraising Guide

Krispy Kreme fundraising is one of the easiest ways to gather donations for your organization. You’ll learn why and how a Krispy Kreme doughnut fundraiser works in this GroupRaise article.    This article also compares the Traditional Dozens fundraiser vs the Digital Dozens fundraising… Read More

The Ultimate Guide To A Fresh Brothers Fundraiser

All great pizza fans on the West coast have heard of Fresh Brothers pizza! The Californian-twist on the classic Chicago-style pizza is a sure winner, and together with their extensive menu that caters for all taste buds and diets, it’s the perfect place to host Fresh… Read More

Be A Leader And Help Host A Movember Fundraiser

A Movember fundraiser is an opportunity for you to lead in your community. Problems in men’s health, from cancer to suicide, need solving. Step up with solutions that fit easily into the schedules of friends, co-workers, and anyone who sees your social media posts.   … Read More

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Did you know that lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States? Lung cancer affects a large percentage of the population, whether by direct impact or through knowing someone with the illness.    Lung Cancer Awareness month is a month dedicated… Read More

The Perfect Thanksgiving Fundraiser 2022

Thanksgiving 2022 is just around the corner! As a day of thankfulness that starts off the season of giving, the Thanksgiving holiday is the perfect time to organize a charity event or Thanksgiving fundraiser and support a nonprofit that you care about.   There are hundreds… Read More