Embracing the Next Generation for your Nonprofit and Duck Race

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Here are a few things to know about embracing the next generation for your nonprofit and duck race and how generation Z can benefit your nonprofit organization.  Is your nonprofit ready for Generation Z?  This generation, also referred to as the Founders Generation coined by MTV, is anyone born after 1995 following the Millennial Generation. Approximately ¼ of America’s population …

6 Predicted Fundraising Trends for 2016

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Our blog post, 6 predicted fundraising trends for 2016, highlights some trends we hope to see throughout the year.  One of the most exciting things about fundraising is that it’s always evolving. Last year some of the fundraising trends we saw were more millennial engagement, visual storytelling, mobile-friendly technology, and community giving days. It is now 2016 and more trends …

Promoting Your Derby Duck Race for an Emergency Shelter

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All of our nonprofit partners that we work with have different missions and provide different services to their communities.  Continuing on with our blog promotion series, this week we will focus on ideas you can use to promote your Derby Duck Race if your organization is an emergency shelter or crisis center. A common underlying theme in the mission of …

Promoting Your Derby Duck Race for a Boys & Girls Club

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Every nonprofit organization that partners with GAME for a Derby Duck Race is different and unique in their own way. Although the overall promotion of your Derby Duck Race may be the same, there are different tips and tricks that different types of nonprofit organizations can use specifically to promote their race. Since not all organizations are the same, GAME …

2015 Derby Duck Racer Conference Highlights – Part 1

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Our blog this week, 2015 Derby Duck Racer Conference Highlights – Part 1 is the first in a series of blogs about our most recent racer conference. Last month we had a great opportunity to host a Derby Duck Racer Conference in Fort Lauderdale. It was wonderful meeting those racers who were able to attend and learn some new duck …

Social Media Pages for Nonprofits to Follow

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With social media quickly evolving, new pages are added every day. This provides endless amounts of information at your fingertips. Do you know which pages are good to follow for nonprofit news and information? Take a look at some of these  social media pages for nonprofits that we like to follow to keep up to date on the latest news …

4 Nonprofit Fundraising Trends Predicted for 2015

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  Nonprofit fundraising can always be unpredictable.  Last year the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge raised millions of dollars and was trending on social media for months. No one saw it coming and how it would impact the way we look at fundraising today. One thing to always to look forward to in a New Year is to predict what will …

Banking on Baby Boomers

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Last month GAME had the opportunity to attend the Society of Animal Welfare Administrators (SAWA) Conference. During this conference we were able to attend one of the sessions, Banking on Baby Boomers, and here are a few things we learned that will help you with your Duck Race and other fundraising efforts with this generation. Who are the Baby Boomers? …

Tips for Setting up and Motivating Derby Duck Race Sales Teams

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   Using sales teams to sell duck adoptions is a fantastic way to promote your Derby Duck Race since it gives your race more visibility in the community and encourages people to become involved in a fun, family event. Here are some tips to set up and motivate successful teams for your Derby Duck Race. Setting up Derby Duck Race …

Holiday Fundraising Tips

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‘Tis the Season! The Derby Ducks are back south for a much deserved vacation but it doesn’t slow down in nonprofit fundraising world. According to the Network for Good Digital Giving Index, 30% of annual giving occurs in December with 10% of annual giving occurring in the last three days of the year! It’s time to kick it in gear. …