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Ducks For Youth

GAME EVENTS 2019 Duck Race, Fundraising, rubber duck race

After two weeks resting up, our ducks are back in three cities this Saturday! Both Wakefield Rotary Club and Montville Athletic Club are racing for the 1st time alongside veteran racer, Cedar Rapids Daybreak Rotary. A grand total of 20,000 ducks will race between these cities to raise money for youth and family-focused programs. If you find one in your …

Houston Duck Derby Raceway

10 Reasons to Race Derby Ducks

GAME EVENTS Derby Duck Race, Fundraising, Fundraising Community, Marketing

We have numerous reasons why a Derby Duck Race would be great for any nonprofit organization. Here are our top 10 reasons why your nonprofit should do a Derby Duck Race fundraiser. 10. Raise Thousands of Dollars Every Year for Your Organization Whether your nonprofit organization is large or small, a Derby Duck Race allows your group to raise thousands …

Chicago Ducky Derby Volunteers

10 Tips to Keep your Volunteers Motivated and Happy

GAME EVENTS Derby Duck Race, Fundraising, Fundraising Community

Nonprofit organizations need volunteers more than ever and people want to volunteer. The value of a volunteer per hour is worth $23.56 according to the Independent Sector. We would like to think that all volunteers serve nonprofits out of the goodness of their hearts which is certainly a factor; however, your volunteers have choices about where, when and how they …

Austin Duck Derby Group Photo

Fundraising Trends of Each Generation

GAME EVENTS Fundraising, Fundraising Community, Fundraising Information, Marketing, Social Media

Do you know your donor demographics? What is the most common age range of your donors? What communication styles do they prefer? How do they show support for nonprofit organizations? Recognizing and understanding the behavioral trends of donors in different generational groups has always been a challenge for nonprofit organizations. The more you know about your donors, the greater you …

Woman working on Derby Duck Race

The Power of Storytelling

GAME EVENTS Derby Duck Race, Fundraising, Fundraising Community, Marketing, Storytelling

The goal of your Derby Duck Race is not only to raise funds for your nonprofit organization but to use it as another platform to bring awareness about your organization’s cause. Your story will have an impact on how many duck adoptions you receive, whether they are done online through your Equack website or in person at adoption events. It …

How to Leverage Your Fundraising Expenses

GAME EVENTS Fundraising, Fundraising Information, Marketing

How to Leverage Your Fundraising Expenses Through Sponsorships and In-Kind Donations Our blog this week discusses some tips on how nonprofits can put as much money as possible back into their organizations to cover fundraising event costs. An event like a Derby Duck Race can be time-consuming and the last thing a nonprofit wants is for all the money raised …

Derby Duck Race Sponsorship Proposal

How to Secure Sponsorships for your Derby Duck Race

GAME EVENTS Derby Duck Race, Fundraising, Fundraising Information

One of the most important components of planning a Derby Duck Race is sponsorships.  Sponsors are the key to success for your duck race.  So, how do you get sponsors for this quacky event? Here are some tips to consider when you are seeking sponsors for your Derby Duck Race and other fundraising efforts.    Allow Plenty of Time We …

Rubber Duck Race

Racer Highlight – Sponsorship Ducky Hour

GAME EVENTS Fundraising, nonprofit marketing, Racer Spotlight, rubber duck race

Crisis Intervention Services of Coastal Horizons took a fun and different approach in securing new sponsorships for the 2019 duck season. With the focus on securing their $500 Corporate Duck sponsorships, they invited small, local businesses and hosted a wine & cheese night. A 3-hour event turned into more than $5,000 in sponsorships along with 6 restaurants agreeing to sell …

Rubber Duck Race

How to Plan a Rubber Duck Race

GAME EVENTS Fundraising, nonprofit, rubber duck race

Is your nonprofit looking for a unique event to take your fundraising to the next level? Consider adding a duck race to your fundraising plans!  A rubber duck race allows your nonprofit to break away from the same old fundraisers allowing for a broader reach of your organization’s message. What is a Rubber Duck Race? A duck race is a …

Rubber Duck Race

Many Ways To Say Thanks

GAME EVENTS Blogging, Derby Duck Race, Fundraising, Fundraising Community, Marketing, nonprofit, nonprofit marketing, rubber duck race, rubber duck race promo ideas, Social Media, Thanksgiving, Uncategorized

Duck season may be over but the holidays are a great time to show your duck partners your appreciation! Wish your sponsors, adopters and potential donors for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday with a custom image and note. Other great ideas are to drop off a duck feather along with a Thanksgiving message or duck-o-rate a derby duck with paint and faux …