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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

Halloween Fundraiser 2022 Tips & Tricks

Halloween is such a fun event in the year! Dressing up in spooky costumes, creating pumpkin masterpieces, or curling up with your favourite scary movies and a load of popcorn – there’s a lot to enjoy.   These activities also make great events for Halloween fundraisers… Read More

How to Promote Your Krispy Kreme Digital Dozens Fundraising Campaign

You’ve started your very own Krispy Kreme Digital Dozens fundraising campaign– congrats! Now, how do you boost your campaign’s success? By promoting it everywhere.   Strategic promotion is the bread and butter of successful fundraising campaigns. It’s essential to have a plan and stick to it.  … Read More

Everything You Need To Know About Fundraising Sites

Fundraising sites are a fantastic resource for anyone and everyone looking to fundraise. Whether you are a part of a large group, a nonprofit organization, or are an individual embarking on a fundraising project, fundraising sites can help you launch a fantastic fundraiser, spread the word,… Read More

Krispy Kreme Digital Dozens Fundraiser: The Sweetest Way To Support Your Cause!

The Krispy Kreme Digital Dozens Fundraiser combines two delicious things: raising funds for a cause you care about and sweet, sticky, and melt-in-your-mouth doughnuts. It is just a perfect match.     If you are a doughnut lover just waiting for a good excuse to buy… Read More

The Best Practices For Giving Tuesday 2022

Giving Tuesday 2022, a day of global giving and donation, is fast approaching. Now is the time to think ahead and plan your fundraising events to make the most of this day and kickstart the giving season that follows.   Over the past years, Giving Tuesday… Read More

Your Guide To Crowdfunding For College

Getting accepted to your dream college is no small feat and definitely worth some big celebrations! But once you’ve basked in your success and commemorated the end of your school years, it might be time to turn your attention to another very important matter: college fees.  … Read More

Fundraising in Fall Semester 2022

The fall semester is fast approaching and it’s time to start thinking about the fundraising events your club is going to hold this year.    The start of a new school year brings a whole host of great opportunities for fundraising and social events, and the… Read More

Get ready for National Nonprofit Day 2022!

Have you heard of national nonprofit day? Whether you’re part of a nonprofit or not, this is an event everyone should know about!   Nonprofits play a vital role in our society, and as of a few years ago there is now a whole… Read More

How to Start a Donation Drive

A donation drive can be extremely beneficial for a variety of organizations and there are a range of different types of donation drives you can run to meet the needs of your community.   Just like a fundraising event, donation drives are… Read More

How to Raise Awareness for a Cause: Fundraiser Tips

Working with a community organization is an important and valuable calling. Knowing how to raise awareness for a cause is a vital part of the work you do, as it helps encourage support from the wider community and boosts the impact you can have.  … Read More