News & Updates
November 22, 2018
Giving Tuesday was established about 7 years ago when two organizations came together to help the “giving season” get started. These organizations, 92nd Street Y and the United Nations Foundation felt people needed to be reminded that there is more to holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas than consumerism.
Giving Tuesday 2018 is fast approaching and you should really consider starting a peer to peer fundraising campaign! Here’s why:
1. You will raise more money
November 8, 2018
Pitching Your Peer to Peer Fundraising Idea
Whether you are trying to appeal to a potential sponsor, fundraising participants, or individual donors, your pitch is really a summary of who you are, what you are doing, and why it is so important that people support you.
The term elevator pitch comes from the old days in Hollywood when someone would catch a producer or film studio owner in an elevator and present a 30 to 60 second movie concept before the producer reached his floor. Sales professionals have used it for decades, and it can work for your peer to peer campaign as well.
No matter whom you are pitching, here are some basic tips to keep in mind: