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Fundraising with a Spring Theme

Fundraising with Equal Exchange is effective any time of year, but add in a special theme during the first half of the year can help…

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Get Social! Boost Fundraising With Social Media

Promoting your fundraising campaign is important. If supporters don’t know about it, they can’t participate. Use email and handouts to amplify your campaign…

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Set Your Fundraising Dates: Plan backwards!

The best way to set dates for your catalog fundraising campaign is to plan backwards! As you know, the 40% profits you earn from our…

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Successful Fundraising: Plan Early

Successful Fundraising: Dream big. Plan early. As the school year winds down, it’s time to lock-in your successful fundraising plans with Equal Exchange…

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Bring Fair Trade to Your Farmer’s Market

Because coffee, tea, and cacao (chocolate)  aren’t grown in most places in the U.S., many local farmer’s markets allow folks…

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Convincing Your Committee To Fundraise With Equal Exchange

The beginning of a new school year is a busy time for any parent. From adjusting back into your normal routine to making sure your…

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School-Wide Fundraising Part 1: Logistics

This is part three of a series on school fundraising. Read Part 2: Collecting Orders or Part 3: Distributing Orders Running a school-wide fundraiser…

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