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How To Get FRIENDS Involved In Your Fundraiser | Fundraising Tips

How To Get FRIENDS Involved In Your Fundraiser | Fundraising Tips


In this social media era, it is much more acceptable to ask your friends to support a cause, but it can still be a delicate matter. So in this video, I’m going to give you 3 Tips on How To Get Your Friends Involved In Your Fundraiser. right now. Hi I’m Kristy with Funds2Orgs and if you’ve never been here before every week we post new tips and tricks on Fundraising. This video of our How To series specializes in FRIENDS! Tip #1 Don’t Ask For Money Unless your organization is in dire need of funds immediately, don’t lead with an ask for money. Instead inform your friends about your organization by helping them to understand the impact you’re making within the community. Education and Information is the first step to creating a fundraising relationship. Tip #2 Ask Your Friends For Their Expertise. Ask them to donate their time INSTEAD of money especially if they are professionals within finance, marketing, social media or fundraising. So if you have an upcoming event or campaign, ask them to review your marketing material that’s going out. Ask them their opinion and if they find it engaging and informative. Tip#3 Return The Favor. Once you’ve introduced your friends to the cause you’re supporting, find out how you can get involved in what’s important to them. Whether it’s getting involved in an upcoming marathon or donating your time to a local animal shelter, returning the favor will not only help both parties involved, it will also help to build a stronger fundraising relationship and community. Have you ever seen the movie Pay It Forward? It’s Awesome. For more tips and trips, make sure to like our channel and subscribe! Also come say Hi to us on Facebook at Facebook.com/Funds2Orgs and until next time, I’m Kristy and I’ll see you guys later. (music)

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