Fundraisers

The most delicious way to change the world

Why Fundraise for Your College Organization?

Every film student at Southern Illinois University Carbondale dreams of one day working on a real movie set. Movie Camera Movement (MCM) is a college organization that provides its members with hands-on experience on actual film sets, and builds a strong network of contacts in the industry. Read More

How to host a Chipotle fundraiser, and a few other restaurant fundraisers in the neighborhood

You may have already heard the lore of the Chipotle fundraiser; eat delicious burritos with your friends and have a whopping 50% of the sales donated to your organization. Restaurant fundraisers such as this are perhaps the easiest, most fun, and most social way to raise money, and… Read More

Bringing Framingham together over the dinner table

Fundraisers can help an organization do more than just raise money–they can be fun and social events that help raise awareness about a cause and help build support. This blog post will tell the tale of how the Framingham Downtown Renaissance held a fun and memorable event that… Read More

How to Promote College Fundraisers and Get A LOT of People to Show Up

How to get a lot of people to come to your fundraiser? To have the best possible answer for this question I studied successful college fundraisers held at GroupRaise and paid close attention to how they were promoted. I even tested them out myself! On this post, I’ve… Read More

Makindu’s meal: fundraising for the children

The impact of eating can travel very far, as far as Kenya, when a story like the Makindu Children’s Program is shared. Makindu is a charitable non-profit organization, who recently held a successful GroupRaise fundraiser. Their work helps positively impact hundreds of orphaned and vulnerable children and their… 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

New Ways to Raise Money for Moms

A Shout Out to Moms From birth to eighteen, your kids will need to fundraise dozens of times for sports teams, field trips, school supplies, dances… you name it, and you’re constantly looking for new ways to raise money. Fundraising is an art, but sometimes you’re… Read More

Reaching 20 RSVP’s For Your Charitable Fundraiser Event

One of the very first steps in planning your fundraiser event, is obtaining the initial 20 RSVP’s. The reason why there must be 20 confirmed attendees before your date and time can be solidified, is because this number ensures that you will have a successful… Read More

Cheerleading fundraiser at Jason’s Deli: even cheerleaders need supporters!

The Madison Memorial Cheerleaders and their supporters gathered at Jason’s Deli in Madison, for an afternoon of delicious food while raising funds for their upcoming cheer events. They had a wonderful time and they shared their experience with us. Meet this beautiful girls… Read More

How Charities Can Host Successful and Unique Fundraiser Dinners

As a co-founder of GroupRaise and the head of marketing, I have supported hundreds of charities in their fundraising efforts throughout the last five years. I’ve seen swells of charities host successful and unique fundraiser dinners, but I’ve also seen an abundance of… Read More