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10 Types of Fundraisers You Could Be Having [Infographic]

Sometimes, we just need a few ideas to get us started. We get so locked up in what we've always done that we forget some of the basics of how we could be doing things.

If this applies to you, then hopefully this infographic can help.

I have created the beginner's infographic to walk you through some of the basics of fundraising. If you are so focused on the fundraiser that you've always done, then you may have overlooked a couple of good ideas for fundraisers that may work better for you.

Decide on what type of fundraiser to have based off of your size and budget. (Our free ebook walks you through these and many more steps.)


And also look at your potential donors' personalities and their budgets. (To help with this, check out my post on creating donor personas.)

10 Types of Fundraisers

Once you kind of have some idea about what you and your guests can afford, start to think about what type of fundraiser would be best for you. For help, take a look at this infographic. It's got ideas from auctions to competitions.



Let's Wrap This Up

These are just the basics. I could do infographics on each of these and break it down even further. There are tons of ideas of what you could be doing for your fundraiser, so there is no need to keep doing the same old same old.

What am I missing? Let me know in the comments below.


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