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Steps for Exceeding Your Fundraising Goals

By Alexa Connelly
June 26, 2015

Fundraisers are useful for raising all kinds of funds for different purposes. Some of those purposes are for raising money for a humane society, children’s program, schooling event, love one with an illness, saving a piece of land or sanctuary, donating to a homeless shelter, and other purposes that help and benefit others out of goodwill. If you are looking for ways to help your fundraising goals succeed beyond expectations the simple tips below will help you do just that.

Use Social Media Platforms

The only way you are going to get the word out about your fundraiser is through social media. Create a Facebook Page, Twitter Account, Flicker Account, and any other social media account that helps provide information and resources to what your fundraiser is all about so people are more willing to donate to the cause you are fighting towards providing funds too. Do not forget to add photos, times and dates of particular events, and all the important facts about the fundraiser on all social media accounts. Make sure you send emails out to friends and family members with the links to these social media pages so the word about your fundraiser can spread like a wildfire.

Set Goals

It is also essential to set goals for a fundraiser. Determine how much funds you are trying to raise or goods for a cause. Right down the target goal on a chart and keep track of the funds or goods received for the charity or cause of choice throughout the fundraiser so you know how much your team and you need too raise in order to meet your goal and succeed beyond expectations.

Choose Proper Fundraising Location

To ensure your fundraising goes off without problems it is wise to make sure you hold your fundraiser in a proper location. Make sure if you are doing a fundraiser outdoor you have a plan B if it rains and if you are having it indoors somewhere in a public place you post flyers weeks before the fundraising event around that particular area to help draw in more supports and make the fundraising event noticeable.

End Notes

Keep in mind too along with all the other advice just mentioned too have a well organized fundraising team with assigned jobs so everyone knows their duties before, during, and after the event. This will also help ensure that your fundraiser exceeds tremendously.

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