3 of the Biggest Fundraising Mistakes to Avoid at your Spring Event
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by AmFund
3d ago
Mistakes happen. We are all human, after all. But there are a few common mistakes that we have seen over the years that can be easily avoided when it comes to your fundraising events this spring. As we all know, when it comes to fundraising, it's all about bringing in as much money as possible to support your organization's worthy cause, so don't let anything stand in your way, including these three big mistakes you should always avoid. 1. Don't Announce Big Donations Before Your Fundraising Efforts Are Over. Save big announcements for last. When you announce a significant donation, like the ..read more
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It is never too late to share holiday cheer!
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by AmFund
4d ago
The AmFund Team gathered to enjoy delicious food and great company after our busiest year. We hope your holidays were full of joy, and here's to the new year! #holidayparty ..read more
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5 Email Marketing Tips to Increase Your Event Attendance
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by AmFund
3w ago
The COVID-19 pandemic forced many of us to change the way we do business. For nonprofits, many of these changes revolved around going virtual wherever it was possible. Even though many of these changes helped us all to learn new ways to conduct business, there are some methods of doing business that will always be here. One of these methods that won’t go away is email marketing. With that said, it’s always a good idea to evaluate how your organization uses its email marketing techniques and what improvements you can make. Rethink The Way You Email This blog entry is here to provide you with ..read more
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AmFund's Worst Dates to Hold a Fundraiser in 2023
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by AmFund
2M ago
Choosing the date for your fundraising event is among the most important decisions you will make during the event planning process. You have 365 days to choose from; however, only 75 dates are ideal for fundraising events. Let’s consider some factors as you dwindle your dates down to that perfect night. Consider your Competition Think about this: according to the National Center for Charitable Statistics, there are 1.5 million non-profit organizations in the United States. Even though you aren’t competing with everyone across the country, this statistic is valuable to understand. It means tha ..read more
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Association of Fundraising Professionals
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by AmFund
2M ago
AmFund is honored to be a part of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) . Pictured is our COO, Deborah Marshall, who had the pleasure of speaking at the AFP Lead conference in Houston last month. We look forward to spending time with AFP again this month on National Philanthropy Day ..read more
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2022 Golden Pear Grant Announcement
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by AmFund
3M ago
It is with great honor we announce this year's Golden Pear Grant recipients! Congratulations one and all! https://video.wixstatic.com/video/b0b196_c6ad23a156dd41f3b8316dc05c94d8d4/1080p/mp4/file.mp4 ..read more
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Golden Pear Grant Recipient Announcement
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by AmFund
3M ago
MEDIA ALERT – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Golden Pear Grant Recipients Will Be Announced Today During Live Facebook Stream MAITLAND, Fla. (October 26, 2022) – The American Fundraising Foundation (AmFund) will announce the name of recipient organizations for the 2022 Golden Pear Grants during a live stream on Facebook at 4:00 p.m. Eastern time zone. The link to join is: https://www.facebook.com/AmFund “We are delighted to announce the names of the recipient organizations today during a live Facebook stream. Once the social media streaming announcement concludes, we will contact each of the recipients ..read more
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Bountifield International
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by AmFund
3M ago
Earlier this year when two members of our Development Team had the pleasure of supporting Bountifield International at their 40th Anniversary Gala. The proceeds from this event went towards furthering Bountifield International's mission of creating opportunities across Africa for rural entrepreneurs with tools and services to efficiently process, save, and sell more food. To learn more about our Fundraising Travel Program visit: www.amfund.org/fundraisingtravel ..read more
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Recipient Announcements Delayed in Golden Pear Grants Due to Hurricane Ian Impact
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by AmFund
3M ago
MEDIA ALERT – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAITLAND, Fla. (October 10, 2022) – The American Fundraising Foundation (AmFund) has been delayed in making its announcement about recipients of the 2022 Golden Pear Grant Recipients as a result of Hurricane Ian. “Due to the necessity of temporarily closing our headquarters as a result of Hurricane Ian, we were unable to finalize selection of this year’s Golden Pear Grant recipients. It is important that we give every consideration to the over 2,500 applicants as we complete our review,” said Deborah Marshall, Chief Operating Officer. “We expect to make our ..read more
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August 10th Application Deadline Is Approaching For Golden Pear Grants
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by AmFund
6M ago
MAITLAND, Fla. (August 8, 2022) – Applications for Golden Pear Grants are continuing to be accepted by the American Fundraising Foundation (AmFund) until the deadline of August 10, 2022, at 3:00 p.m. Eastern time zone. Nonprofit organizations can complete and submit a simple application online at https://www.amfund.org/giving. This is the first step to qualify for a Golden Pear Grant and other funding opportunities provided by AmFund. “We are excited to be able to continue our Golden Pear Grant program this year to support organizations across the country,” said Deborah Marshall, Chief Operat ..read more
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