We have designed this library of tips and resources for your team to fundraise faster and more effectively. From social media tips to how to pitch local companies, you’ll be a pro in no time. Files are available in PDF and PPT documents for you to read, or download. Contact us with any questions or if you can’t find what you are looking for.
GOAL SETTING 101
During the course of the school year, your team needs to set – and achieve – several goals. You will also see how to craft a pitch, how much money to ask for, how to set and end date…Learn how.
ASKING FOR DONATIONS
Learning to ask for resources is a valuable life skill. Every entrepreneur you can think of started by telling a carefully crafted story justifying their need for capital. Edco’s donation page makes asking easier by helping you tell – and share – your story.
SOCIAL MEDIA BEST PRACTICES
Sharing your team’s story with Family and Friends is essential to your fundraising success. But what will you say? We’ve got tips and examples.Get the help you need for effective Facebook posts as well as advice on using photos and videos.
EMAIL BEST PRACTICES
Don’t underestimate the power of email to reach your best donors. You may use Instagram and Facebook, but many adults rely on, and respond to, email. Check out our email template and helpful tips for email success.
PRESS RELEASE & MEDIA TIPS
Your team is newsworthy! And, securing coverage from local news outlets – radio, TV, news-papers and bloggers – is a great way to reach and activate donors.Our template press releases and local media tips make local press coverage easy.
PITCHING LOCAL BUSINESSES
Local businesses are always interested in supporting local programs like yours. It’s good for their business! But, a lot of people “knock on the door” asking them for money. You have to stand out.Edco helps you the right way with help from our fundraising experts and our “Business Pitch” template.