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Future-proof your fundraiser with an end-of-campaign or follow-up message

Keep Calm It's Not Over Yet

Whether you are a novice or a veteran FundScrip Group Administrator, you are most certainly aware that that your work isn't completely done at the point where your order date closes or even when the group's donations cheque has been issued, right? Yes, you achieved (we hope) your fundraising goal but you can't leave everyone who helped your cause hanging there with no follow up news. Your supporters need deserve to hear from you one more time (at the very least). This message is a must-have for both event-based Administrator Ordering campaigns or ongoing/long-term Supporter Ordering campaigns. That is, if you ever intend to contact them in the future about other fundraisers.

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Community groups can [and should] fundraise with gift cards

FundScrip Campaigns Demonstration

Emily Huang, Manager of Fundraising / Volunteers at Community Living Burlington (CLB) describes fundraising as a crucial part of what they can do and how they can help their community. Emily explains, "100% of our fundraising dollars go towards day programs or services that are provided to the people that we support. We need raise funds for special projects such as purchasing wheelchair accessible vans, or for workplace safety improvements for the people in our group homes. We also host three fundraising events per year to increase awareness."

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Quebec schools find fundraising silver bullet

FundScrip Campaigns Demonstration

Fundstream Inc. today released data that confirms the emergence of a new trend in school fundraising. Quebec schools are making increasing use of gift card fundraising programs to replace or complement traditional fundraising campaigns. FundScrip, the only gift card fundraising program offered in French, has seen anywhere from 40-60% year over year growth in the last three years to its gift card fundraising program among schools and educational institutions in Quebec.

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