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 …

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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 …

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

60,000 Derby Ducks in the Windy City

GAME EVENTS 2018 Weekend Duck Races, Derby Duck Race, Fundraising, Racer Spotlight, rubber duck race

Tomorrow, 60,000 rubber ducks will make a splash in Downtown Chicago for the 13th Annual Chicago Ducky Derby! The duck race has been a staple fundraiser for Special Olympics Illinois and raised over $300,000 last year for their athletes. All proceeds benefit more than 23,000 athletes and approximately 20,000 Young Athletes across Illinois, to allow the athletes to participate in the …

Duck Race Fundraiser

The Final Countdown: Zoom Duck Derby and Walk

GAME EVENTS Derby Duck Race, Fundraising, Fundraising Community, Fundraising Information, Marketing, rubber duck race, Social Media, Weekend Duck Races

It’s the final countdown for the first ever Zoom Duck Derby and Walk! The event will take place on Saturday, August 4, 2018, at the Columbus Zoo and Zoombezi Bay in Ohio. The fun begins at 8:00 a.m. with a wellness walk followed by the Zoom Duck Derby at 9:00 a.m. where 5,000 rubber ducks will splash into the lazy …

Tools to boost your nonprofit content marketing

Tools to Boost Your Nonprofit Content Marketing

Game Events content, Marketing, nonprofit marketing

Nonprofits are continuing to use content marketing as a strategic marketing approach to distribute valuable content, attract audiences, and to ultimately drive action. Here are some free tools to boost your nonprofit content marketing: Make My Persona by Hubspot You can easily develop customer personas and when you are done inputting your data, you are given a customer snapshot that …

4 ways to brand your nonprofit

4 Ways to Brand Your Nonprofit

Game Events Branding

Branding is often associated with huge corporations but a powerful brand is important to nonprofits as well. In addition, your brand is your identity and the way people feel about your nonprofit, what they talk about when you come up in conversation and your overall reputation in the nonprofit world. As the nonprofit landscape gets increasingly competitive, it is essential …

Design Visual Images Like a Pro

Game Events Marketing, Social Media, Storytelling

While the digital landscape is changing daily there is one thing that remains constant, the need for compelling images in storytelling.  Whether you are sharing news, educating about your nonprofit’s cause, fundraising, recruiting volunteers, or recognizing your donors,  visual content is a defining factor in helping your audience connect with your organization and your mission.  You don’t need to be …

How you board can help with year-end fundraising

How Your Board Can Help with Year-End Fundraising

Game Events Fundraising, Fundraising Information, nonprofit board

Whether you are prepared for December fundraising or are playing catch up, there are still opportunities for your board to help with  year-end fundraising. Here are some ideas on how your board can help with year-end fundraising and help meet your fundraising goals this year. Thank You Calls A personal phone call is one of the easiest ways for board members to reach …

Email Campaign Ideas for your Derby Duck Race

GAME EVENTS Fundraising Information, Marketing, rubber duck race

A great way to get the word out about your Derby Duck Race is through email. Instead of the regular “Adopt a Duck” informational emails, here are some fun campaigns you can use to increase your duck adoptions. Here are some email campaign ideas for your Derby Duck Race: Save the Date  Include a Save the Date image in your monthly …