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Trying to find the best fundraiser or fundraising ideas for your group or organization? The Fundraising Network, a.k.a. "TFN", is a network of web sites designed solely for the purpose of helping you find the perfect fundraiser for your group!

We have assembled some of the best tips, tricks, and ideas from the best fundraising minds to help you right here on Browse the categories on the left for information about different types of fundraising. On each page,

  1. we have articles filled with fundraising tips for fundraisers and fundraising ideas that will help you raise the most money while having the most fun you can have doing a fundraiser.
  2. In addition to the articles, you will find a list of related fundraisers. These are fundraiser programs offered that relate to the articles that you find.

Of course, we can make your job of finding the right fundraiser much easier! Fill out our information request form as accurately as possible. You will receive information about the types of fundraisers for which you are looking.

Program Relevancy to Achieve Greater Success

Too often, fund-raising focuses on a specific event when it should be emphasizing the organization?s overall program. By avoiding the ?event trap,? you involve more of your constituents, engage local leaders more fully and increase the return on your investment of time and resources. The ultimate result is that your organization does more good for your community.

In our work advising fundraising efforts with communities around the country, Stellar Fundraising Executives have seen firsthand the benefits of embracing a comprehensive program that emphasizes economic development, community development, or both. These findings stem from our particular approach, which includes focusing on an organization?s relevancy to its community, gaining a sense of its strengths and weaknesses, conducting confidential interviews, as well as working to understand public perception of the organization, its leadership and its programs.

A key discovery is that many organizations still maintain programs that rely too heavily on parades, festivals, or networking events such as golf tournaments, receptions or business after hours.

There are many such events throughout the country that ? no matter how worthy ? require enormous amounts of resources. Often, they can?t provide the financial return and stakeholder support necessary to justify them. But many organizations proceed anyway, meanwhile failing to measure the actual return on investment for their ev...

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Get Your Fundraiser Noticed
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These simple tips will help you to maximize your profits.