These days, small organizations can easily achieve their fundraising goals. With the advancement in technology, they now have more opportunities to promote their business effectively with less budget. With the help of social media campaigns and online crowdfunding platforms, you can raise funds for your cause.
Whether you want to raise money for supporting your community homeless program or for the benefit of a sick loved one, there are various fundraising methods available in the market which you can explore.
Some of the best and popular fundraising methods are-
Use a crowdfunding site-
With the help of Intenet based platforms such as GoFundMe.com and IndieGoGo.com, people can easily raise tens of thousands of dollars for philanthropic, civil and charitable causes. These mentioned websites will not only provide global exposure for fundraising campaigns. These platforms are also easy-to-use platforms where donors can easily give their contributions to the meaningful cause they want.
Hold fundraising events-
As online crowdfunding has become popular nowadays, it is still important to organize other social fundraising events in public for raising funds.
For raising funds and getting more donors from different groups or demographics, make sure to organize more than one event. You can organize a dance night, a basketball game, a food festival, or a walkathon for raising funds. Be creative, and incorporate themes into your event. Also, explore other avenues for raising cash. For example, you can sell food and merchandise during the event, or hold a live auction or raffle for added excitement.
Sell silicone wristbands-
If you want to generate awareness among people about small causes effectively then wristbands are perfect for you. Wearing customized silicone wristbands is a very popular way for people to show their support for the cause they love. They are inexpensive, so you don’t need a large amount for raising funds. People don’t think twice before buying them because fundraisers can sell them at less price and raise the money they need.
Wristbands are customizable and are available in a large variety of different design and styles. Silicone wristbands are also heat-resistant, waterproof and comfortable to wear. They are available in a large variety such as debossed, embossed, single-colored, multi-colored and imprinted.
Declutter with a yard sale-
Another traditional fundraising method is holding a yard sale. When organizing a yard sale, involve as many people as you can so that you can collect as many items as possible.
One of the best things about yard sales is that people will be able to get rid of household items they don’t need or want any more while also being able to help meaningful causes. With a little of creativity and the backing of your friends and network of supporters, you can expect your fundraising campaign to become highly successful in no time.