Why Gift Card Fundraising Makes Raising Money Incredibly Easy

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Typical fundraising ideas such as door-to-door sales, cold calling, and fundraising events can be time-consuming, stressful, and often produce minimal results. That’s why the FundScrip gift card fundraising program is one of the most efficient ways to raise money for schools, hockey or other sports teams, charities, and other organizations. You can purchase gift cards for friends, family, and colleagues without leaving your house. When supporters buy gift cards to be used for their regular expenses, a donation is automatically made to the campaign.

Low Risk, High Reward

One of the reasons why gift card fundraising is so popular is that there are no setup fees, so you can start raising money immediately without paying any upfront costs. It also means that more money can go directly to your fundraising cause.

FundScrip has helped raise over 30 million dollars for Canadian fundraising groups in the 20 years we’ve been operating. Our platform provides step-by-step instructions and resources to help fundraisers get started, and a dedicated support team is available to assist with any questions or concerns. FundScrip's ease of use and track record make it an ideal solution for organizations that are short on time and resources, but still want to make a difference in their communities.

A Flexible Platform

One of the most significant advantages of FundScrip is its flexibility. The platform can be used for a wide range of fundraising causes, such as supporting a local non-profit, raising money for a school trip, a hockey team's tournament, or helping to build a new community center. FundScrip is suitable for both large and small organizations and can be customized to meet the unique needs of any fundraiser.

FundScrip offers two different programs to suit your needs: Supporter Ordering and Group Ordering. In the Supporter Ordering program, you can easily invite other people to join the campaign via email, social media, or a link on your website. This type of program is perfect for groups that don't have a common pick-up point. It allows supporters to order online and have their gift cards delivered directly to their chosen destination. Each supporter can purchase gift cards, and their donations are combined with those of other supporters in the group. This way, fundraising groups can raise funds collectively.

The Group Ordering program is best for groups with a shared pick-up point. This program allows administrators to manage their group, campaign page, and track fundraising progress. It's ideal for administrators who need to place bulk orders on behalf of multiple supporters or plan to pre-purchase and resell the gift cards to supporters.

Gift Cards for Everything and Everyone

With FundScrip, you have access to an enormous catalogue of gift cards, so supporters can raise funds without changing where they shop. From grocery stores to gas stations to restaurants FundScrip has gift cards from over 250 retailers across Canada. In addition to the benefits for organizations, FundScrip provides supporters with an easy way to contribute to a cause that matters to them by simply going about their daily business using gift cards as an alternative form of payment. By using gift cards to make everyday purchases, they can feel good about the money they are spending while also giving back to a worthy cause.

Tools That Help You Reach Your Goals

FundScrip also provides a simple way to monitor fundraising progress. The platform provides real-time updates on how much money has been raised and how much each participant has contributed. This makes it easy for organizations to set goals, track progress, and celebrate successes.

At FundScrip, we’re committed to helping you succeed in reaching your fundraising objectives; that’s why we offer fundraising coaches and customer service support Monday through Friday to answer questions and provide assistance. Our experienced fundraising coaches can help you set up your campaign, provide tips on how to encourage supporters to purchase gift cards, and help you maximize your donations. We’re always here to help you achieve your fundraising goals.

Fundraising has never been easier. Gift card fundraising is the most efficient way to raise money for your organization. It's a low-risk, high-reward option that's perfect for fundraisers of all sizes. So why wait? Start using FundScrip today and watch your fundraiser thrive!