NEEDHAM, Mass., July 31, 2009, The New York Times — IN building the Pan-Massachusetts Challenge charity bikeathon into one of the top “thons” in the nation, Billy Starr, 58, has learned the importance of locking in donations up front.
July 30, 2009 — tweetmyride is a Twitter-driven global charity campaign, created to raise money for 10 charities around the world in the lead up to Vancouver-based Australian, Gavin Romanis, participating in the international mountain bike race, La Ruta de los Conquistadores in Costa Rica from November 11-14, 2009 known as one of the toughest on the planet.
Allentown, PA, July 30, 2009, The Morning Call — When the 14th Pennsylvania Perimeter Ride Against Cancer kicks off Sunday in Burlington, Vt., it will have reached a cumulative total of raising more than $1 million to fight cancer.
OMAHA, Neb., July 22, 2009 — While SponsorPark is well known for connecting firms seeking sponsors for events and programs with potential sponsors, the website is also making a name for itself creating the first online community bringing together all facets of the sponsorship industry.
AUSTIN, Texas, July 14, 2009 — Convio today released a guide for nonprofit professionals and event organizers that can help them turn event participants into more successful fundraisers. The guide, created based on a study and interviews with some of the most successful participant fundraisers in the country, is available to nonprofit professionals at www.convio.com/eventchampionsguide.
LOS ANGELES, July 7, 2009 — GolfBallSelector.com is pleased to announce the development of programs to support fundraising efforts for charities, community organizations, golf/sports programs and other worthwhile causes.
Philadelphia, July 2, 2009 — For nonprofit leaders and event and festival producers struggling to retain and attract corporate sponsors during this economic downturn, help is on the way.
Philadelphia, July 2, 2009, The Philadelphia Inquirer — Zach Herr and Emily Gimpel experienced at an early age what it was like to see a loved one suffer with cancer. But rather than wait until they were older to help, they took the initiative to raise money to fund research of the deadly disease.
The fundraising landscape is always changing and forcing nonprofits to work even harder to keep up with what’s hot in the market. Keeping track of new trends can be a full-time job in its own right, and knowing how to change development plans can be a daunting task. Achieving success in this ever-changing landscape can seem impossible, but it’s not.
Wichita Falls, TX, June 23, 2009 — For decades, benefit auctions have consistently remained one of the most popular fundraising activities among schools and nonprofit organizations seeking fun, community-centered strategies to raise revenue.