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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

Fundraising Ideas for Clubs

Coming together as a club to raise funds for your team can be a great bonding activity and should definitely be something fun and enjoyable. Fundraising isn’t always just about the money – building a strong club sentiment is just as important, and choosing the right fundraising ideas for clubs… Read More

10+ Unique Sports Fundraising Ideas To Hit Your Goals

You want your sports team to have the best opportunities possible, which is why coming up with sports fundraising ideas is so important.    Maintaining a sports team can be quite costly – from  high school teams to community leagues – uniforms, equipment, travel… Read More

The Best Virtual Fundraising Ideas

There are so many great virtual fundraising ideas that are just as fun as in-person events for you to choose from. We’ve compiled the best virtual fundraisers in this article to get you started with your fundraising campaign, whether you’re complying with social distancing rules or going virtual… Read More

Top Fundraising Ideas For Nonprofits

If you’re looking to find out how to raise money for charity, then look no further! We’ve put together the best fundraising ideas for nonprofits to help you out.   Fundraising ideas for nonprofits are an important part of fundraising strategy to help support vital community… Read More

10 Best Fundraising Ideas for Church Groups

In this article you will find the 10 best fundraising ideas for church groups and how your congregation can implement them. We know that sometimes getting the community together can be a daunting task, and thinking of fundraiser ideas for your church can be challenging, but fret no… Read More

The Best Fundraising Ideas for Schools, Clubs & PTOs/PTAs

Thinking up fundraising ideas for schools can be a challenge. The best fundraising events for school kids, parents, teachers, and clubs, are easy to organise, creative, effective, and, most importantly, fun to do.    But how do you know what the best fundraiser for… Read More

How To Support Food Banks With A Sam’s Club Membership

GroupRaise has partnered with Sam’s Club to help organizations fundraise in a new and exciting way.    When you join Sam’s Club before January, 31st 2022, you’ll also be helping your local Food Bank. 25% of the membership cost goes directly to… Read More

6 Strategies to Connect with Strangers & Boost Your Fundraising Success

Fortune favors the bold and so does fundraising! Improve your fundraiser’s chances of success exponentially by doing what most people are too scared to do: talk to strangers.   If this is your first time fundraising–or contacting people you don’t know on behalf of your cause–we’ve… Read More

How to Promote Your Sam’s Club Membership Fundraising Campaign

You’ve taken the leap and started your very own Sam’s Club membership fundraising campaign–congrats! Now, how do you propel your campaign to rip-roaring success? By promoting your fundraiser near and far.   Strategic promotion is the bread and butter of successful fundraising campaigns. It’s essential to… Read More

15 Online Nonprofit Tools for 2021 and Beyond

Whether you’ve just started your own nonprofit or have been working for a while for an existing organization, leveraging the right technology tools at the right time can mean a world of difference in terms of attracting the support you need without running yourself into the… Read More