1. Publicize Early “I wish I had known you were doing a fundraiser, too.” Have you ever heard these words? You can help ensure your friends and loved ones don’t miss out on your fundraiser by making inclusion part of your strategy. As soon as you have a sense of when your fundraiser launches, put... Continue Reading →
We asked our most successful school fundraisers to share their secret to their success and the scoop is this: PRIZES! Of course! What a smart way to add excitement to the mix. For school fundraisers, we recommend the following: Top Fun-raiser Prize Ideas: Parties + Perks Anyone who brings in an order is invited to an end-of-fundraiser... Continue Reading →
Increase your chances for success with a Mixed Bag Designs Fundraiser. We have helped schools and nonprofits raise over $70 million. To help ensure your next fundraiser is a winner, we have compiled 6 Steps to Fundraising Success. 1. Remember to Share the Details Always share your fundraiser goals, how the funds will be used,... Continue Reading →
Are you on Nextdoor? If not, you should be! Nextdoor is a free neighborhood social network app that connects you with your local community. Nextdoor is the perfect outlet for promoting your fundraiser. Here are some posting tips + 4 easy steps on how to use Nextdoor to boost your fundraiser sales: Posting Tips: Share your goals:... Continue Reading →
Organizing a fundraiser to raise money for a good cause can be a fun learning experience for all involved! Whether you are running a fundraiser alone or are working as a team, fundraising can be very worthwhile. You will most likely form stronger bonds with the people you work with and will make new connections... Continue Reading →
After the fundraiser ends - DON'T FORGET TO SAY THANK YOU! One of the most important jobs in fundraising is crafting thank-you letters to all those who helped support your cause. The message should come from the heart as it's all about preserving a relationship with your donors. You can't afford to write a unique letter... Continue Reading →
Your Fall fundraising campaign may feel far off, but now is the perfect time to get a head start! The earlier you select your fundraising program and line up your dates, the easier planning and logistics will be later on. Since high quality and easy-to-sell products are a big part of selecting a fundraising company, we are happy to announce Mixed Bag Designs' Fall 2017 Fundraising catalogs are now online!
With college costs skyrocketing, thinking about financing your degree can be overwhelming. The average class of 2016 graduate has $37,172 in student loan debt, up six percent from last year (Student Loan Hero). While student loans are a necessary evil for over 70% of college students, we are here to help you reduce the amount you borrow. Sell... Continue Reading →
Encouraging kids to participate in a fundraiser can be a challenge, but not if you are prepared with the right incentive techniques! We are excited to offer all fundraisers the opportunity to purchase affordable incentives to award to sellers in addition to the free prize program already included in your fundraiser! The biggest incentive success stories come from customers who utilize our Connectibles lanyards and charms.