Helping restaurants connect with local causes

How Can You Get More Fundraiser Requests?

From sharing on Facebook or printing table tents, there are many ways to drive local fundraisers to your venue. However, did you know that your Response Rate has an impact on requests too?   What is my Response Rate? Your Response Rate is calculated based on how many requests you… Read More

3 Best Practices to Hosting Restaurant Fundraisers with GroupRaise

You signed up with GroupRaise for a reason, right? The list includes but is not limited to: getting more customers on a slow Tuesday night, increasing your community engagement, enhancing your brand image, or simply, increasing your restaurant sales and profitability. Whether you are owner, chef, marketing manager,… Read More

Hosting your Facebook fans for fundraisers

Here is how you can offer fundraisers to your Facebook fans with one simple link.  Read More

Testimonial: Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers

Damon from Lexington, KY shares his experience of using GroupRaise to host local organizations at his Mellow Mushroom locations. Read More

3 Steps to Hosting GroupRaise Meals like a PRO

So you’ve just received an email about a new fundraiser request. This means a group nearby has chosen your restaurant and requested a fundraiser for a specific date online. Here are the 3 steps to turn this request into an awesome experience! Read More

Step 4: Reporting sales

Once you’ve successfully hosted the organization, simply tally up all the receipts from the box and report the sales amount online to let the organizer know.  Read More

Step 3: Hosting fundraiser customers

It’s the day of the event! Before customers flood in, you need to make sure you have done 2 things: Read More

Step 2: Preparing for your event

By now, your group is doing their part of promoting the event in order to bring the best outcome. Here are 3 things we suggest on your end to make it an amazing experience. Read More

Step 1: Accepting a request

The experience starts with you responding to the request by logging onto Read More

Doubling bottom-line by giving back (!)

Every penny made from hosting a fundraiser is incremental, precisely because fundraisers don’t interfere with your daily business. And this is how & why restaurants profit ($$) by giving back a percentage. Read More