Fundraising Tips & Articles

Check out our top tips and how-to strategies to raise money and build awareness for your fundraiser.


Article - How to Build Your All-Star Fundraising Team for the Fall

How to Build Your All-Star Fundraising Team for the Fall

Putting together a dream team of helpers (from volunteers to full-time staff) not only helps with divvying up the duties—it’s also a great way to put the unique skills and ideas of your team and community to work!

Posted Jun 7 '21

Article - 4 Tips for Summer Fundraising Success

4 Tips for Summer Fundraising Success

Summer is quickly becoming a popular time to hold fundraising events and boost annual sales. To help steer you toward a bright and shining summer fundraiser, check out these tips.

Posted Mar 29 '21

Article - Sales 101: Tips for Increasing Your Fundraiser's Success

Sales 101: Tips for Increasing Your Fundraiser's Success

Here are a few tried-and-true sales principles that can grow your profits, build long-term relationships with volunteers and supporters, and expand your overall network.

Posted Feb 23 '21

Article - How (and Why) to Attract Student Volunteers to Your Organization This Spring

How (and Why) to Attract Student Volunteers to Your Organization This Spring

We’ve heard from several fundraisers about the challenges of recruiting volunteer help. If you find yourself pondering over your volunteer prospects, we want to assure you...they’re out there! Here's how to find them.

Posted Jan 27 '21

Article - 3 Steps to Hold a Successful Contactless Spring Fundraiser

3 Steps to Hold a Successful Contactless Spring Fundraiser

Terri Lynn's Webstore program makes contactless fundraising easy for any group, learn how to get started now with no cost to your organization.

Posted Dec 31 '20

Article - Mastering the Art of Storytelling for Fundraisers

Mastering the Art of Storytelling for Fundraisers

Stories are what give your organization life, personality and meaning; and good storytelling will motivate your supporters to action. What stories does your organization need to be telling right now?

Posted Dec 7 '20

Article - Eight Types of Social Media Posts Fundraisers Can Share over the Holidays

Eight Types of Social Media Posts Fundraisers Can Share over the Holidays

The holidays are right around the corner, and now is a wonderful time of year to keep donations coming into your organization to fund holiday initiatives in your community.

Posted Nov 16 '20

Article - Ten Creative Ways to Say "Thank You" to Your Supporters & Volunteers

Ten Creative Ways to Say "Thank You" to Your Supporters & Volunteers

If there was ever a year for gratitude, 2020 is it. This year has taught us all to be thankful for the simple, little things, the daily happinesses, and the support of loved ones.

Posted Oct 15 '20

Article - Email Order Taking

Email Order Taking

Terri Lynn has an Order Taking Fundraiser program especially designed for EMAIL so you can still raise money safely and successfully using this new program!

Posted Sep 24 '20

Article - Schedule a Free 60 Minute Video Conference

Schedule a Free 60 Minute Video Conference

Miss seeing your members' smiling faces? We can set up a free video conference for you to plan your fall fundraiser. It's easy and fast for you and your group. No account required.

Posted Aug 31 '20

Article - Refer a Friend, Share Success and Get Paid!

Refer a Friend, Share Success and Get Paid!

Did you know Terri Lynn Fundraising offers a fabulous referral bonus? We do—and it’s a terrific way for Your Organization to raise extra money.

Posted Aug 13 '20

Article - Say Hello to the New and Improved Terri Lynn Fundraising

Say Hello to the New and Improved Terri Lynn Fundraising

Our fresh, clean, new package design honors our brand legacy and it’s also the beginning of many more good works to come. We’re feeling optimistic and looking ahead to effective fundraising.

Posted Jul 9 '20

Article - Get Creative with Safe, Socially-Distanced Fundraisers

Get Creative with Safe, Socially-Distanced Fundraisers

Some of the same steps you’d normally take to fundraise (communication, order-taking, and delivery) can be done in a safe, no-contact way. You just need a little determination and a dash of creativity.

Posted Jul 1 '20

Article - Effective Fundraising Communication Tips for Difficult Times

Effective Fundraising Communication Tips for Difficult Times

The Terri Lynn Fundraising community is navigating the COVID-19 pandemic together. Plans have been changed, trade shows and events have been canceled, and groups everywhere are looking for creative ways to keep on doing good.

Posted Apr 3 '20

Article - How to Effectively Promote Your Fundraiser for Free

How to Effectively Promote Your Fundraiser for Free

The more people who hear about your fundraiser, the greater the opportunity to garner support, and reach your goals! Learn how to take advantage of these free ways to promote you fundraiser.

Posted Nov 19 '19

Article - Support Our Vets - An Online Fundraising Success Story

Support Our Vets - An Online Fundraising Success Story

We’re proud to share how one of our fundraising partners is using the Terri Lynn Webstore program to make a difference for veterans in need. Here is the Support Our Vets story.

Posted Nov 4 '19

Article - The Art of the Ask - How to Make an Emotional Connection with Supporters

The Art of the Ask - How to Make an Emotional Connection with Supporters

Learn how to achieve greater fundraising success by weaving the “WHY” into every fundraising ask and connecting emotionally with your supporters and volunteers.

Posted Oct 31 '19

Article - Going the Distance with Your Fundraiser

Going the Distance with Your Fundraiser

Do you dream of stress-free success from start to finish? Check out these tips and tools to avoid sleepless nights — and reach and exceed all of your fundraising goals!

Posted Sep 27 '19

Article - Ten Tips to Fundraising Success

Ten Tips to Fundraising Success

We're offering 10 tips, from start-to-end, that should put you well on your way to achieving your personal fundraising best.

Posted Aug 13 '19

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