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Harnessing the Power of Matching Gifts for Education
Corporate givingEducation, NewsFundraising

Education is the bedrock of our society, with schools⁠—from pre-kindergarten through post-graduate and beyond⁠—being an essential part of shaping future generations. However, funding gaps can often hinder educational institutions from reaching their fullest potential, which is where fundraising strategies, corporate partnerships, and more come into play. Here, we want to

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In this guide, we’ll explore five tips for creating school fundraising videos.
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Fundraising allows schools to offer enhanced learning opportunities beyond what traditional budgets can allow. But with so many other schools vying for donations, how do you stand out and garner the support you deserve? The answer lies in video. A well-crafted fundraising video has the power to engage, inspire, and rally

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This article describes four quick tips for school parents who are in charge of auction item procurement for their school fundraiser.
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It’s your annual school auction! Your school community is eager to see what items will be auction prizes. However, when it comes to procuring items, you may not be not quite sure where to start.  If your school has thrown different fundraising events in the past, on the other hand,

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This article will explore five effective ways your school sports team or athletic program can raise more funds.
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It’s the bottom of the ninth, and your little league team is down against its hometown rival. Your underdog player takes a swing and hits the game-winning homerun — the crowd goes wild! Your team goes out and celebrates its undefeated season. Fast forward to your PTA meeting, and your team

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Raise more money for your school with these auction fundraiser tips.
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Whether you are the parent of a student at the school or a school employee who wants to help out, putting on a fundraising event might seem like an overwhelming project. You and your fellow PTA or booster club members probably aren’t professional fundraisers, but you still want to plan great events

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Schools rely on fundraising to support their students, create a better learning environment, and fund important extracurricular activities. A well-planned fundraising strategy can make a huge difference in how well your school is able to meet its students’ needs. However, without an engaging fundraising idea, it can be difficult to

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Imagine your child announces an upcoming school fundraiser and then pulls out a dreaded sales catalog. Sales-based fundraisers can be frustrating for parents who usually end up as the ones selling to friends, neighbors, family, and coworkers. Not everyone is a natural salesperson, and it can be difficult to sell

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For many school sports programs, fundraising dollars ensure the team can provide a meaningful experience for the students. But school fundraising can be tricky, as students are less likely to have the means to donate than financially independent adults. This means schools will need to host fundraisers that engage students

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Ingenious fundraising ideas for your school's pta
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Many K-12 schools rely on their PTA (or parent-teacher association) to help support programs and services for their students. But valuable programming isn’t free, and many of these schools have tight budgets to work with⁠. And that’s where fundraising comes in! If you’re a member of a parent-teacher organization looking

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Explore our top list of fundraising ideas for schools to raise more.
Education, NewsFundraising

As a student, parent, educator, volunteer, or staff member, you likely have your fair share of experience when it comes to fundraising ideas for schools. You might be pumped to get started with your school’s next campaign. But you also might be burnt out by the task. Either way, choosing

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Tried and true tips for matching gifts and higher education
Education, NewsFundraising

Schools need funds to run at all, let alone to run smoothly. This is true in pre-kindergarten classes through higher education institutions. One revenue stream that many colleges and universities continuously underutilize, however, is corporate matching gifts. As a key form of workplace giving program, matching gifts and higher education

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Here are some of the most impactful ways to engage your school's volunteers.
Education, NewsFundraising

Most schools rely on volunteers to get things done⁠—from PTA management to field trip chaperoning and more. These dedicated individuals are often the backbone of the institution, which is why it’s so essential to proactively engage your school’s volunteers in strategic and impactful ways. At SchoolMoney, our top suggestions include:

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8 Crucial Alumni Data Points Your School Needs to Know
Education, NewsFundraising

For many schools, the institution’s alumni are some of its most significant supporters⁠—especially when it comes to fundraising initiatives. After all, these individuals know firsthand the impact the school has on its students, faculty, and community at large. But what the school knows about this group (i.e., which alumni data

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Read reviews of our favorite school fundraising platforms.
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School fundraising platforms can drastically simplify and amplify the fundraising process for all types of schools⁠—from kindergarten classes to Ivy League universities. But with so many software providers to choose from, how can you be sure you’re making the right decision? As you explore various fundraising platforms in search of

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