Fundraising Help

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16 Jul: The Definitive Ranking of Fundraising Websites

When you’re looking to make money and raise funds, it helps to remember that all crowdfunding resources are not created equal! While all of them allow you to crowdsource funds, some have posting fees, some take a percentage of your earnings, some charge your donors a donation fee, while others only let you keep the money you earn if you reach the full one-hundred percent of your fundraising goal. So how do you know which is the best fundraising website for you? Well, let’s take a look and examine our list so that you can make an educated choice! Keep…

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11 Jul: How to Write a Fundraising Story + 6 Compelling Examples

Looking for examples of compelling fundraising letters? We’ve got ‘em for ya—plus the 411 on why fundraising stories matter. ☆ Let’s just put this out in the open: it’s hard to ask people for money, especially when it’s a hefty chunk of change. Luckily, FundMyTravel distributes contributions among tons of people (#crowdsourcingFTW). This makes reaching fundraising goals more attainable. Thank goodness we don’t live in a world where we rely on a single patron to fund all of our hopes and dreams! Crowdsourcing makes it more attainable, but how do you actually go about asking people for money without making…

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03 Jul: Fundraising 101: What is Online Fundraising?

“What is online fundraising?” you may ask. Don’t worry—we’ve got answers. ☆  Online fundraising…. While the term may sound daunting at first, it certainly doesn’t have to be. Here at FundMyTravel, we believe anyone can succeed at it! Thanks to this thing called “the Internet” (ever heard of it?) figuring out how to fundraise online is no longer something that can only be achieved by professional marketers. Sometimes we make things sound more complicated than they really are. While learning about a new topic can definitely be confusing and intimidating, it’s also the fun part. Plus, we are making it…

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02 Jul: 7 Savvy Tricks to Saving Money While Teaching Abroad

Saving money while teaching abroad is possible! You’ll be stunned how far a little preparation goes. ☆ Teaching abroad will be one of the most rewarding and exciting adventures you’ll experience in your life! You’ll make a difference in the lives of others, broaden your perspectives, and gain valuable skills for your career. Not to mention, you’ll be learning the local language, reveling in sweeping landscapes, and experiencing the delicious foods. The overall value of teaching abroad outweighs the total cost, but you might be wondering how (or if) you’ll be saving money while teaching abroad. Rest assured that many…

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02 Jul: The 12 Best (and Most Creative!) Fundraising Ideas

Looking for creative fundraising ideas? You’ve come to the right place, pal. ☆ The spirit of giving has never been stronger. We’re out here standing up for our principles and our peers, advocating for ourselves and for others, exploring and executing new goals, and raising money for the causes we care about. What a time to be alive, and what a time to be a humanitarian! While all this is welcome news, it also means that making your fundraising idea stick out is that much more of a challenge these days. Is there a mission you’ve been passionate about since…