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Fundraising is hard. Even for fundraising pros. But learning from others who have been there can smooth some of the bumps. That’s why we asked three fundraisers to share their best tips and success strategies to help make fundraising a little easier for everyone. Q: What is your single biggest learning about fundraising — or […]

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Social fundraising has become a popular way to give to charity because it allows donors to get involved in spreading the word about your cause. And when enough people share your message socially, it can really take off fast and propel giving. This was the case at the Association of Fundraising Professionals’ (AFP) National Philanthropy […]

Charity MattersHow To

On October 1, 20 Vancouver tech companies participated in TechPong, a charitable ping pong tournament, and raised $71,131 for Downtown Eastside charities. In order to send a player to the event, participating companies were required to raise a minimum of $1,000 for a DTES charity — or charities  — of their choice. Many went above […]

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Looking for ways to bring charity into your workplace? An office fundraiser is a great opportunity to raise money for charity while encouraging team building, creating meaningful performance incentives, and inspiring one another for a good cause. It’s also a chance to get a little creative. So if you’re looking for initiatives that bring fun […]

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Clara Hughes rode into Ottawa on July 1, after three months on “Clara’s Big Ride” for Bell Let’s Talk: a landmark national bike tour for mental health. Over the course of 110 days, she put in some gruelling work — biking 11,000 kilometres across the country. As if that wasn’t enough, Clara hosted more than […]

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Companies and large donors can now double the charitable impact of Giving Group fundraising through automated matching. Take for example, contributions to Kelly + Desiree’s Giving Group Ruben’s Shoes: Spreading Love Through Shoes which are currently being matched by Canadian singer, Michael Buble. And The Men’s Senior National Field Hockey Team received nearly $2000 in matching funds from […]