What Nonprofits Need Most

Posted by Winspireme on Aug 12, 2013 2:58:00 AM
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By Sylia Obagi
Director of Operations, Annenberg Foundation
Posted at HuffingtonPost.com

Most nonprofit leaders don't think of income generation as their top priority. Their purposes to serve, they reason. Raising money is secondary.

This kind of thinking is one of the biggest mistakes a nonprofit can make.

Without a strong fundraising culture, nonprofits often lurch from one financial crisis to another. Many fail to thrive. In spite of good ideas and sometimes great potential, some simply die.

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Game Show Fundraisers Raise the Roof & the Funds

Posted by Winspireme on Nov 28, 2012 12:48:00 AM
Game Show Fundraisers can help your Nonprofit raise more money Winspire Winnie participates in Nonprofit Jeopardy

By Vicki Blaze on Yahoo Voices

TV game shows have been a huge success for many years. Dating back to the 1970's and 80's with The Price is Right, Jeopardy, and Family Feud; more recent crazes include Do You Want To Be A Millionaire, Deal or No Deal, and Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader. All of these game shows have a few things in common - contestants, a host, prizes, challenges, anticipation, and humor.

A game show event makes a great fundraiser or simply a school spirit event. Here are some tips to plan an evening where people can laugh out loud with their friends, family, teachers, and principal.

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Winston & Winnie love to help Nonprofits raise money for amazing causes. They also love to travel and have a bucket list of amazing Experiences they are determined to complete in their lifetime. Winspire News is the result of this shared passion, offering fundraising advice, industry news and insight into charity fundraising with travel.