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23 Raffle & Game Ideas to Bolster Your Fundraising Event

Have you heard of the “3 E’s of Event Fundraising”? Benefit auctioneer Danny Hooper has shared 3 goals that, if met, go a long way to ensuring the success and sustainability of any fundraising event: Entertain: Make giving fun Engage: Hold the audience’s attention Extract Funds: Keep the focus on fundraising

  • 14 min read
  • Oct 15, 2018 4:22:48 PM

35 Unique & Exciting Raffle Basket Ideas for Greater Fundraiser Revenue

We recently shared a list of ideas for incredible raffle grand prizes, including travel packages, electronics, season tickets, and even a dream home. Offering an impressive grand prize allows charities to raise tens of thousands of dollars for their cause.

  • 7 min read
  • Sep 14, 2018 5:40:00 AM

14 Raffle Prize Ideas to Raise Money for Charity (Without Breaking a Sweat)

Looking for a straightforward, effective way to raise money for charity? How about a raffle? If raffles are allowed in your state*, hosting a raffle is a reliable, low-cost fundraising strategy to engage supporters - and they take a whole lot less planning than a full-fledged event.

  • 19 min read
  • Jun 6, 2018 5:34:00 AM

3 Must-try Techniques to Generate More Money from Your Charity Auction (hint: wine trees!)

Nonprofits that host charity fundraising events have very different goals than those who attend. On one side of the fence, guests want to be entertained and have fun. On the other, nonprofits urgently need to raise money to support their mission. To the rescue: the 3 E's of a successful fundraising event, as coined by fundraising auctioneer Danny Hooper—Entertain, Engage and Extract. These 3 simple principles allow your event to reach its full revenue potential. (For more, check out "The "3 E's" that Bridge the Gap Between Fun and Fundraising.")

  • 7 min read
  • Jul 7, 2016 9:44:32 AM

Spring Fundraising Idea: Set Up a "Mother's and Father's Day" Raffle

Spring is in full swing, and with it, a peak time for fundraising events like annual galas, golf tournaments and live auctions. Have you brainstormed ways to keep your events new and exciting? It's tempting to think "if it ain't broke, don't fix it." Fact is, fresh ideas are the antidote to donor fatigue, no matter how successful your events have been in the past. Bringing something new to the table can supercharge attendance and revenue for almost all nonprofits.

  • 12 min read
  • Apr 7, 2016 10:45:09 AM

Event Spotlight: How a Special "Trip of a Lifetime" Raffle Raised $32,000 for Ohio Nonprofit LifeAct

LifeAct, a nonprofit dedicated to suicide prevention education, partnered with Winspire to reserve once-in-a-lifetime Experiences for their annual raffle. $32,000 raised from raffle Over 300 tickets sold Proceeds contribute to 1,354 students coming forward to seek help last year Since 1992, LifeAct’s mission has been to prevent suicide by educating young people to recognize the symptoms of depression and seek professional help. They send trained, credentialed instructors into middle and high schools throughout Northeast Ohio to teach their program, Recognizing Teen Depression and Preventing Suicide, at no cost to schools.

  • 5 min read
  • Feb 18, 2016 9:48:38 AM

Stuggling Senior Center Raises $18,000 With Raffle

Saint Clair Shores Senior Activity Center Raffle: June 23, 2011 We wanted to share this exciting success story from one of our clients which illustrates how Non-Profit organizations can use Winspire to help raise money. We are proud to be associated with St. Clair Shores Senior Activity Center and look forward to working with them again in the future.

  • 1 min read
  • Oct 17, 2011 4:28:00 AM

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