Great Reasons to Visit our Website

01.10.2017 · Terri

We’ve been very busy. We’d like to invite you to visit TravelPledge to see just how we busy we’ve been.

TravelPledge is now featuring $7,031,199 in fun experiences (golf, vacations, cruises, etc)  that you can enjoy and generate a nice donation at the same time, and we have built over 4,100 private label websites for non-profit organizations.  So it’s easy for these non-profits to raise money by simply encouraging their supporters to go have fun.

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For Non-Profits: Go to TravelPledge.com to learn more.  Our solutions make it easy to get fun experiences for your next fundraiser, and as a bonus we’ll build you a custom branded fundraising website for your organization to promote to its donors.

New Stuff:  For several years, we’ve been developing technology to help non-profits connect with generous businesses.  We now help golf event planners find the right courses for their fundraisers (BestOutings.com) and to help golf course managers manage requests from charities (OneSpareTeeTime).  See all of our latest platforms here.

Please take a moment to explore our platforms and help us spread the word.  Thanks in advance for your continued support!

 

Donor Gifts – To Give or Not To Give

01.10.2017 · Terri

Thank you noteMany organizations revisit this topic year after year.  While some donors appreciate the acknowledgement, others may take offense to your organization spending the money they donated to help others on a gift for them.

What is a non-profit to do?

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Fundraising During The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

12.19.2016 · Terri

donation giving Geronimo Vacation Rentals for CharityYear-end donations are what every non-profit looks forward to throughout the year. For some organizations, donations received at year-end will carry them into Spring and through the summer dip. Charity Navigator reports that 31% of all annual giving happens in December, with 12% of that giving coming in during the last 3 days of the year.

So, how can you maximize giving this time of year? The first step would be to start early. If you didn’t get a jump start this year, don’t worry, technology and social media make it easy for your organization to get started right away and make the most of what is left of the year.

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Affordable USA Getaways To Add To Your Next Fundraiser

12.09.2016 · Terri

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Six Must See American Sites
Check out these six stateside packages ready to add to your next fundraiser or auction. Whether you’re looking to include a relaxing beachfront vacation or scenic mountain getaway, we have the perfect package to energize your donors and raise funds for a great cause.

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Fundraising Dinosaurs

11.29.2016 · Terri

Fundraiser Geronimo Vacations For Charity 1You’ve gotten on board with social media, switched your newsletter to an e-newsletter format and maybe even upgraded to a web-based donor database, so why are you still using paper bidding sheets for your silent auction?

With the greatest percentage of your donors and event attendees using a mobile device, using a mobile silent auction bidding platform makes sense. You are not only putting the “bidding sheets” in their hands, your reminders go straight to their device without having to rely on the emcee to remind guests to bid.

By combining text messages with online bidding, your donors stay engaged in the auction process, while also being able to give attention to the rest of the event. It’s a win-win. When a donor knows they’ve been outbid, they automatically receive a notice and can immediately place their next bid online.

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