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How to Raise Awareness for a Cause

We all have causes and issues that are important to us – causes that we want to support, rally, and advocate for. But how can you turn that passion into progress for the cause? By launching a well-executed awareness campaign, you can bring needed attention to an issue that has

Trendy Fall T-Shirt Colors You’re Going to Love Wearing this Autumn

Autumn is one of the most beautiful and colorful seasons we have, which makes it a great opportunity to experiment with some of the fall-inspired color themes in your designs. Between the bold and vibrant colors that mimic the changing colors of the leaves, to dark and moody colors that

How to Run a Successful Peer-to-Peer T-Shirt Fundraiser

With Bonfire, you can fundraise for the organization you care about with t-shirts, tote bags, and more. If you are participating in a Peer-to-Peer Fundraising campaign for your favorite charity, we’ve created this comprehensive Team Captain guide to help you raise maximum funds and reach your goals. Setting Up Your

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How to Raise Money for Charity

Raising money for a charity through an online fundraiser is one of the best ways that you can support a nonprofit and cause that you care about. While you could simply donate money to the organization yourself, the social impact and increased awareness that’s generated from a crowdfunding campaign can

How to Work With a Designer to Create a Custom T-Shirt

How to Work With a Designer to Create a Custom T-Shirt

Designing an amazing t-shirt isn’t an easy task. It can sometimes feel daunting, especially if you don’t have the computer programs or design skills to make your ideas a reality. If you have selected to create your next t-shirt design by partnering with a professional designer, you want to make

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How to Customize Your Organization Profile Page

When your verified nonprofit organization launches a campaign with Bonfire, your organization will get access to an organization profile page (org. profile page). This page is your organizations home to highlight information about your organization, show fundraising stats, highlight your Bonfire Store and live campaigns, and showcase any other Bonfire

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COVID-19 Resources for Small Businesses

So much has changed for small businesses lately because of COVID-19. Your business is facing new challenges that you never dreamed of having to deal with, and regulations are changing the landscape each and every day. To help, we collected a list of 38 resources, broken into 6 categories, that

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13 Ways to Stay Engaged With Your Supporters Virtually

How does your organization keep your mission moving from a distance? If your nonprofit has had to cease service, close doors, lay off staff, or cancel events, you’re likely working to figure out how to continue forward in this new, restricted environment.  The coming weeks are a crucial time for

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How to Host a Virtual 5k Fundraiser

Virtual 5k’s are an awesome event to try right now because they’re socially distanced, low-cost to host, and easy to organize. With this step-by-step guide, you can quickly set up a Virtual 5K fundraiser to raise money for the cause you care about.  Why Virtual 5k’s Are Awesome Virtual 5k’s

How to Create a T-Shirt Fundraiser for Your Small Business

In the face of mandated closures, hundreds of small businesses from across the country have found success in launching t-shirt fundraisers with Bonfire. Small businesses are able to sell shirts, totes, mugs, and more to raise a little extra income for their business in this most unusual time. T-shirt fundraisers

The Essential COVID-19 Resources for Nonprofits

A lot has changed for nonprofits. You’re facing new challenges that you likely never dreamed of encountering. What do you when your major fundraising event is cancelled? How can you communicate with your donors? How do you take care of your staff and volunteers? It’s easy to become overwhelmed in

GivingTuesdayNow: How Your Nonprofit Can Prepare For This Special Day of Giving

#GivingTuesdayNow is happening on May 5th, 2020! Is your nonprofit ready? This global day of giving and unity was created as an emergency response to the immense needs created by COVID-19. Nonprofit organizations across the world will use this day to amplify their causes, and hopefully, cause an increase in

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Our Favorite Podcasts for Creatives

As many of us now have a little extra time at home, you might be trying to find ways to get inspired, even if you can’t go too far from home. To help you spend more time listening and less time aimlessly browsing for your next listen, we’ve pulled together

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Virtual Fundraising Ideas to Keep You Engaged With Your Supporters

Social distancing and washing hands is our new normal. COVID-19 has forced nonprofits from all over the world to cancel fundraising events that they depend on to raise money for their organization. But with the help of modern technology and a little creative thinking, there are still ways for your

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The Best YouTuber Merch & What You Can Learn from Them

The most profitable YouTuber merch happens when creators take the time to create a thoughtful design that connects with their community of subscribers. Too often we see YouTubers with millions of subscribers selling merch that only features their channel’s name in the design. And almost every time, the YouTuber is

Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits

Imagine being able to harness the power of your individual donors to raise money on your behalf, while strengthening the relationship between your nonprofit and those donors at the same time. With peer-to-peer fundraising, you can do just that! If your nonprofit is interested in learning more about how to

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6 Mistakes to Avoid in Your Next T-Shirt Fundraiser

If your nonprofit is looking for a new and creative fundraising idea to keep donors engaged this year, launching a t-shirt campaign could be the perfect solution for you. Thousands of nonprofits have added apparel fundraisers to their giving strategy, and Bonfire is one of the leading experts in fundraising

Our Favorite Podcasts for Nonprofits

With over 850,000 podcasts to choose from, it can quickly become overwhelming if you’re trying to find a new show. To help you out, we put together a list of our favorite podcasts to listen to in the nonprofit and do-gooder space. Not only are these podcasts inspiring and engaging to

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