Fundraising Guides and Templates

FUNDRAISING RESOURCES: Guides & Template Forms

 Fundraising Fox’s  list of FREE  template forms teaches non profits how to fundraise right. Whether you are a novice fundraiser or  a seasoned professional this will be your “go to list”  for staying organized and on track with your fundraising goals. 

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Guide: How to Find & Keep Volunteers

BONUS: Volunteer Interest Form

Fundraising Fox has 10 simple suggestions to successfully find volunteers AND retaining them for years to come.  The bonus Volunteer Interest Form assists non profits in understanding exactly what a volunteer is looking to do within the organization.  Thus, allowing the non profit to determine where the volunteer would be most helpful and happy.

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Guide: Meeting Guidelines

BONUS: Meeting Sign-In Form

Conducting a well organized meeting for your board and members is essential to starting out on the right foot.  Show the attendees you are prepared, the meeting has purpose and include member’s ideas to set the  agenda.  Fundraising Fox has included a bonus : Meeting Sign-in form.   Many organizations have by-laws that require a sign-in sheet, but even if they do not, it is good to use the form to follow up with attendees.

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Guide: Managing & Tracking Money

BONUS:  Cash Count Worksheet

Once you start handling monies for an organization stringent procedures are in order.  Don’t worry– you don’t need to be an accounting aficionado but you do need to have in place checks & balances to keep monies safeguarded.  Learn basic financial terms as well as appropriate checks and balance procedures so there are no discrepancies in counting donations.  Documentation for the flow of cash and checks is important to have for audits or if questions from board members arise.  A counting worksheet is included in this guide. 

 

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Guide: Raffle Types & Finding Raffle Items

BONUS: Guide for Pricing Raffle Tickets

Raffles are a very popular fundraiser for non profit organizations, whether big or small.  Discover all the different types of raffles and find what fits your organization best.  Once the right raffle is chosen, learn how and what items to solicit.  Finally, Fundraising Fox has included a guide for pricing Raffle tickets to help get your started.

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Auction Fundraising: Planning & Timelines

Timelines and Checklists for Live, Silent and Online Auctions

This form is a “must have” for every auction chair.  Whether you will be holding a live or “online only” auction, this timeline shows non profits what to do,  starting 12 months in advance.  Don’t stress about your auction, get ready!

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Guide: Volunteer Recognition & Thanks

BONUS:  Volunteer Certificate

Recognizing and thanking volunteers is paramount in achieving your non profit goals. Without volunteer support and enthusiasm, no one will hear your  message.  Running an event can get overwhelming and organizers sometimes forget to do this simple task.  Keep this one page document on hand to remind and show you how to simply recognize and thank all your volunteers.

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