Top 10 Fundraising Tips for Spring

The sun is shining and the trees have blossomed which must mean that we can (almost!) wave goodbye to winter and say hello to spring! So, put that spring clean off for just a little longer and check out our top tips to help you raise as much as possible for your good in April.

1. Never miss a donation!

It’s easy to forget to visit easyfundraising before you shop online but we’ve got a great tool that reminds you every time a donation is available! The easyfundraising Donation Reminder is really easy to use and can help you raise up to 5 x more donations for your cause.

2. Raise up to 50% more with the app

The easyfundraising app is now available for iPhone and iPad from the App Store. It’s quick and simple to use and has already raised £62,000 for good causes! easyfundraisers who use the app raise up to 50% more than those who don’t so, what are you waiting for?

(There isn’t currently an app for Android devices, but we are working on it so look out for updates in the coming months).

3. Get more supporters

The easiest way to get more supporters raising donations for you is to let them know. We’ve made it really easy for you with some brand new, ready-written emails – all you need to do is copy, paste and send to all your contacts!

4. Raise a 20% bonus donation

Invite another good cause to register with easyfundraising and we’ll give you an extra 20% of the total amount they raise in their first 12 months.

5. Set targets

Our research tells us that fundraising targets are motivating and help keep supporters focussed on working towards a goal. Use our poster, email, Facebook posts and tweets to let people know what you’re aiming to achieve with your easyfundraising donations.

6.  Weekly tips

Use our new marketing calendar for top tips to help you raise more and spread the word each week.

7. Keep an eye on your progress

Seeing the donations add up is really motivating! Check out your easyfundraising account regularly for your donations total as well as updates on new supporters and to see who’s raised the most! (You need to be logged in to your account).

8.  Home improvements & the great outdoors

Planning home improvements or putting your DIY skills to good use over the upcoming bank holiday weekends? Maybe you’ll be getting the garden in order or simply plan to enjoy some time outdoors with the family. B&Q, Homebase, John Lewis and M&S are amongst hundreds of retailers who will donate to your cause when you shop with them.

9. Raise big when you get away

Whether it’s home or abroad, look no further than our top travel deals for the perfect Easter or bank holiday getaway! Travel bookings including package holidays, hotels, flights, train travel, airport parking and insurance can all raise some big donations.

10. Team up for £10m!

Join us on Facebook and Twitter to connect with thousands of easyfundraisers who are ‘Teaming up for £10million! As well as exclusive offers from top retailers, competitions and the latest tools and tips to help you raise more, together we’ll reach the massive milestone of £10,000,000 raised in free donations for good causes. Read more.

Happy fundraising!