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Everything You Need to Know About Fun Runs

Some of the top fundraisers we see — by both popularity and money earned — are fun runs. What is a fun run, you ask? A walk or run, sometimes themed, which typically either requires a participation fee or asks students to find sponsors to pay per lap completed. Is it...

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Fundraising Tips: How to increase donations to your charity

We’ve talked about how to ask for donations (catch up here + get a free worksheet), but now that leaves the question: How to increase donations to your charity? In general, the key is persistence — which, if you’re committed to your mission, likely comes naturally....

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What to Sell in a Fundraiser: 25 Successful Ideas

Not sure what to sell in a fundraiser? You’ve come to the right place. We’ve got the top 5 categories of fundraising items sold through Cheddar Up since January 2021, and the 5 most-sold items in each. Choose your own adventure TOP FIVE Apparel and Spiritwear1....

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How to Host a Trunk or Treat Fundraiser

Trunk or treat fundraisers are a great way for schools, churches, or other nonprofits to raise money for their organization. At Cheddar Up, we make hosting a trunk or treat event or other fall events and fundraisers, a breeze.What is a trunk or treat fundraiser?...

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Sharp Ideas for Academic Enrichment

Cheddar Up is always abuzz with academic enrichment programs — and we love to see it! Our users come up with such fun ideas for after school programs, extended day programs, and summer enrichment classes that we wish we could participate. Here are some of our favorite...

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Why Not to Use Venmo for Nonprofits 2022

If you landed here, we’d guess you’re wondering, Can you use Venmo for nonprofits in 2022? The answer is layered: Yes, you could. It is available to you. But should you use Venmo for nonprofit fundraising (which includes using Venmo for PTAs, HOAs, churches, and...

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10 Features Worth the Upgrade

Cheddar Up is committed to providing robust group management tools that add value to your organization without adding cost. So, pinky promise: Our entry plan will always be free. So why (or when) upgrade? As your group, organization, or business grows, so do your...

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