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#FreeTech4PTA @VolunteerSpot
Boosting Fundraiser
Turnout & Profits
#FUNdraising
Meet the Presenter
Karen Bantuveris
Founder & CEO, VolunteerSpot.com
@VolunteerSpot
@VSpotMom
#FUNdraising
• You organize fundraising events for
your group, school or nonprofit.
• You want to improve participation
an...
#FreeTech4PTA @VolunteerSpot
Special Thanks to our Sponsor
Visit www.evan-moor.com/DSA2015
Evan-Moor is a leading educatio...
#FUNdraising
Simple Steps. BIG Boost in Participation
#FUNdraising
Simply Plan:
Auctions
Carnivals
Concessions
Cook-offs
Concerts
Festivals
Tournaments
Races
Book Fairs
Walkath...
#FUNdraising
SAVE TIME
BOOST Volunteer Turnout
REDUCE Leader Burnout
BUILD Loyalty & Donors
Why Leaders Love VolunteerSpot...
#FUNdraising
• Fundraising Overview
• Product Fundraisers
• Building Online Community
• Real-World Fundraisers
Agenda
#FUNdraising
Fundraising Begins with Community
#FreeTech4PTA @VolunteerSpot
$$$ $,$$$ $$,$$$ $,$$$,$$$
Choosing Fundraisers
#FUNdraising
 Raise money for your school &
promote summer learning!
 www.evan-moor.com/DSA2015
Daily Summer Activities ...
#FUNdraising
 From Neighborhood door-to-door to
Facebook wall-to-wall
 Add to real-world events or stand-alone
 Social ...
#FUNdraising
 Who is Selling?
 Who is Buying?
 Calculate Profits
 Company Support & Service
 Match to Events & Season...
#FUNdraising
Flash Fundraiser Sweeps
Enter the See’s Candies & VolunteerSpot Flash Fundraiser
to win BIG for your school o...
#FUNdraising
Socialize your Sale
#FUNdraising
Build your Community
#FreeTech4PTA @VolunteerSpot
#FUNdraising
It’s like having a
conversation!
Listen
Share
Connect
Inspire
When we have calls-to-action,
our community wil...
#FUNdraising
Listen
Share
Connect
Inspire
Action
$$$
Social Media Strengthens your Group
#FUNdraising
• Website
• Newsletters
• Emails
• Blogs
• Public gatherings
• Corporate and
community partners
Build your Co...
#FUNdraising
Show your
Lions Pride!
www.facebook.com/CHSLions www.Twitter.com/CHSLions
Pinterest.com/wacc.org
Help ‘em Fin...
#FUNdraising
1. Upload photos & video and tag volunteers (NOT kids)
2. Create ‘Events’ pages for big activities
3. Fundrai...
#FUNdraising
What to Post…
#FUNdraising
MORE TURNOUT
MORE FUN
MORE PROFIT
Real World Fundraisers
#FUNdraising
MORE TURNOUT
MORE FUN
MORE PROFIT
Real World Fundraisers
#FUNdraising
Identify…
• Timeline of When to Post
• Which Social Channels
• What Messages
• Who will share
• How to measur...
#FUNdraising
Include…
• Onsite & Online tie-ins
• Social incentives
• Fun polls & ‘ticklers’
• Members, bloggers,
communit...
#FUNdraising
When Where What
1 month before • Publish URLs & Twitter/Instagram hashtag on all
materials (#EECarnival)
• Ca...
#FUNdraising
When Where What
2 – 3 days
before
Photos of prep work, updates on carnival booths,
entertainment, prizes, etc...
#FUNdraising
Pre-Event Buzz
#FUNdraising
Day-Of Buzz
#FUNdraising
Give ‘em a reason to
socialize:
 Tweet, facebook or Instagram
their selfie with your mascot
 Special raffle...
#FUNdraising
Recognize Volunteers & Participants
#FUNdraising
Thank Sponsors
#FreeTech4PTA @VolunteerSpot
A virtual bulletin board
for pinning images and
resources – a creative
way to connect, share,...
#FUNdraising
• Highlight “hot” items
• Show off games and booths
• Show where the money will go
• Showcase your theme
• Ph...
#FUNdraising
Like the ideas,
but don’t have time?
Create a position for a volunteer leader:
Social Communications Coordina...
#FreeTech4PTA @VolunteerSpot
Thank you for joining!
Join us!
Facebook.com/VolunteerSpot @VolunteerSpot Pinterest.com/Volun...
#FUNdraising
FREE!
Get Started Today
Visit www.volunteerspot.com
#FUNdraising
Pinning Fantastic Spring Resources
Join Us: Pinterest.com/VolunteerSpot
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Fundraising Ideas | Boosting Turnout & Profits

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Learn how to choose the right fundraiser for your school or nonprofit, coordinate volunteers and participants, boost turnout with social media and ultimately raise more money - TONS of tips, hints and tricks in our popular fundraising webinar presentation!

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Fundraising Ideas | Boosting Turnout & Profits

  1. 1. #FreeTech4PTA @VolunteerSpot Boosting Fundraiser Turnout & Profits
  2. 2. #FUNdraising Meet the Presenter Karen Bantuveris Founder & CEO, VolunteerSpot.com @VolunteerSpot @VSpotMom
  3. 3. #FUNdraising • You organize fundraising events for your group, school or nonprofit. • You want to improve participation and boost profits. • You want to involve others in supporting a cause you care about. This Webinar is for you if…
  4. 4. #FreeTech4PTA @VolunteerSpot Special Thanks to our Sponsor Visit www.evan-moor.com/DSA2015 Evan-Moor is a leading education publisher, specializing in helping kids learn with fun and educational teacher-developed products! Their unique fundraising program offers schools the chance to raise money and provide Daily Summer Activity books to families. These summer enrichment books help prevent summer learning loss and promote smooth transitions for kids from one grade to the next.
  5. 5. #FUNdraising Simple Steps. BIG Boost in Participation
  6. 6. #FUNdraising Simply Plan: Auctions Carnivals Concessions Cook-offs Concerts Festivals Tournaments Races Book Fairs Walkathons and anything else you organize! FREE! VolunteerSpot for Fundraisers
  7. 7. #FUNdraising SAVE TIME BOOST Volunteer Turnout REDUCE Leader Burnout BUILD Loyalty & Donors Why Leaders Love VolunteerSpot 99% of Organizers 95% of Volunteers would refer VolunteerSpot to a friend or colleague.
  8. 8. #FUNdraising • Fundraising Overview • Product Fundraisers • Building Online Community • Real-World Fundraisers Agenda
  9. 9. #FUNdraising Fundraising Begins with Community
  10. 10. #FreeTech4PTA @VolunteerSpot $$$ $,$$$ $$,$$$ $,$$$,$$$ Choosing Fundraisers
  11. 11. #FUNdraising  Raise money for your school & promote summer learning!  www.evan-moor.com/DSA2015 Daily Summer Activities from Evan-Moor
  12. 12. #FUNdraising  From Neighborhood door-to-door to Facebook wall-to-wall  Add to real-world events or stand-alone  Social channels amplify participation & profits  Include a ‘donate cash’ option  Create a communications timeline  Share results Product Fundraisers
  13. 13. #FUNdraising  Who is Selling?  Who is Buying?  Calculate Profits  Company Support & Service  Match to Events & Seasons Choosing Products
  14. 14. #FUNdraising Flash Fundraiser Sweeps Enter the See’s Candies & VolunteerSpot Flash Fundraiser to win BIG for your school or nonprofit this Spring! Visit: http://vols.pt/flashy
  15. 15. #FUNdraising Socialize your Sale
  16. 16. #FUNdraising Build your Community
  17. 17. #FreeTech4PTA @VolunteerSpot
  18. 18. #FUNdraising It’s like having a conversation! Listen Share Connect Inspire When we have calls-to-action, our community will be engaged. Social Media Strengthens your Group
  19. 19. #FUNdraising Listen Share Connect Inspire Action $$$ Social Media Strengthens your Group
  20. 20. #FUNdraising • Website • Newsletters • Emails • Blogs • Public gatherings • Corporate and community partners Build your Community
  21. 21. #FUNdraising Show your Lions Pride! www.facebook.com/CHSLions www.Twitter.com/CHSLions Pinterest.com/wacc.org Help ‘em Find You
  22. 22. #FUNdraising 1. Upload photos & video and tag volunteers (NOT kids) 2. Create ‘Events’ pages for big activities 3. Fundraising & Membership Links & Status updates (#,%) 4. Call for Volunteers 5. Interesting articles community happenings 6. Questions/polls on related topics 7. Thanks to corporate sponsors 8. Appreciation to volunteers & participants What to Post?
  23. 23. #FUNdraising What to Post…
  24. 24. #FUNdraising MORE TURNOUT MORE FUN MORE PROFIT Real World Fundraisers
  25. 25. #FUNdraising MORE TURNOUT MORE FUN MORE PROFIT Real World Fundraisers
  26. 26. #FUNdraising Identify… • Timeline of When to Post • Which Social Channels • What Messages • Who will share • How to measure Create a Social Media Plan
  27. 27. #FUNdraising Include… • Onsite & Online tie-ins • Social incentives • Fun polls & ‘ticklers’ • Members, bloggers, community/corp. partners • Check-ins • Photo sharing • Options to donate Create a Social Media Plan
  28. 28. #FUNdraising When Where What 1 month before • Publish URLs & Twitter/Instagram hashtag on all materials (#EECarnival) • Carnival is around the corner – preorder tickets & skip the lines! <click here> • Post: Please sign up to help at carnival <click here> 3 weeks before • Who should we put in the dunking booth? Vote! • Basket Bidding warm-up! Check out these awesomes. What do you want to bid on? 7-10 days before • Carnival next Sat. Thx 2 R sponsor @BigStore! 1 – 2 weeks before Personal buzz from community • Can’t wait for Carnival! Which cake should I bake for the cakewalk? <photos> • Kids can’t wait to see their teacher in the dunking booth! Example: Spring Carnival Social Media Plan
  29. 29. #FUNdraising When Where What 2 – 3 days before Photos of prep work, updates on carnival booths, entertainment, prizes, etc. Acknowledge volunteers and sponsors At Carnival POSTERS Hashtags# Check in • Join us Online! Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest • Please tweet! #EECarnival • Tell us your favorite carnival booth on on Facebook and get a free raffle ticket! • Project a Twitter ‘backchannel’ screen: TodaysMeet.com • Social ambassador badges “I f, Do U?” After Lots of Photos & Video Thanks to volunteers and sponsors RESULTS : $$ Raised, Impact to Group Social Media Plan
  30. 30. #FUNdraising Pre-Event Buzz
  31. 31. #FUNdraising Day-Of Buzz
  32. 32. #FUNdraising Give ‘em a reason to socialize:  Tweet, facebook or Instagram their selfie with your mascot  Special raffle prizes for Facebook check-in or tweeting with event hashtag, i.e. #EastElemCarnival  Make a game of tweeting, Facebooking or Instagramming pics with the principal Onsite Socializing during Event
  33. 33. #FUNdraising Recognize Volunteers & Participants
  34. 34. #FUNdraising Thank Sponsors
  35. 35. #FreeTech4PTA @VolunteerSpot A virtual bulletin board for pinning images and resources – a creative way to connect, share, and inspire your community to action!
  36. 36. #FUNdraising • Highlight “hot” items • Show off games and booths • Show where the money will go • Showcase your theme • Photos of invitation • Include website link below pin Thanks to Sherry Truhlar of RedAppleAuctons for the great ideas! Pinterest for Fundraisers
  37. 37. #FUNdraising Like the ideas, but don’t have time? Create a position for a volunteer leader: Social Communications Coordinator & a TEAM of Online Ambassadors Get Help
  38. 38. #FreeTech4PTA @VolunteerSpot Thank you for joining! Join us! Facebook.com/VolunteerSpot @VolunteerSpot Pinterest.com/VolunteerSpot Learn more: www.evan-moor.com/DSA15 Enter now: http://vols.pt/flashy
  39. 39. #FUNdraising FREE! Get Started Today Visit www.volunteerspot.com
  40. 40. #FUNdraising Pinning Fantastic Spring Resources Join Us: Pinterest.com/VolunteerSpot

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