Fundraising

Crowdfunding Policy Guidance & Best Practice for School Districts

  • by admin
  • December 13, 2019
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  • District Fundraising Resources
  • Crowdfunding provides enormous opportunities for today's classrooms and school programs to raise money because of it's efficiency. Organizers can create campaigns in no time, and share them with hundreds if not thousands of people online. However, these same opportunities also pose serious risks

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How to Make Crowdfunding Work in Your School District (A Step-By-Step Guide)

  • by admin
  • December 6, 2019
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  • District Fundraising Resources
  • As a growing number of school communities turn to crowdfunding and raise more money than ever before for their classrooms and programs, what should be celebrated as a victory has turned into a concern for school district administrators. The concept of online fundraising in K-12 schools has erupt

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Understanding and Managing Crowdfunding Risk

  • by admin
  • September 19, 2019
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  • District Fundraising
  • Teacher crowdfunding can bring important resources - tied to specific classroom needs, where government funding falls short. But it also opens educators up to substantial liabilities. It's crucial for school districts to understand how to manage the risks that are associated with crowdfunding campa

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The Liabilities of Crowdfunding for K-12 Districts

  • by admin
  • June 13, 2019
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  • District Fundraising
  • School districts across the country are faced with a new challenge when it comes to funding: managing the liabilities of crowdfunding (online fundraising). With the number of school teachers spending money out of pocket for classroom projects, and the after-school clubs and teams in need of addition

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Crowdfunding in K-12 Schools: Today’s Situation | Vlog Episode 3

  • by admin
  • May 23, 2019
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  • District Fundraising
  • https://youtu.be/WxyEuydR-SQ In this week's episode, Livingtree CEO Gary Hensley discusses the current situation in K-12 schools when it comes to crowdfunding and the risks that teachers, donors, and the district all face when it's not done right.   Hi everybody, welcome to this week’s editi

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The Evolution of K-12 Fundraising | Vlog Episode 2

  • by admin
  • May 21, 2019
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  • Fundraising
  • https://youtu.be/_vVyMc71NMA "Why is it that I have to buy something in order to support my child?" is the question that Livingtree CEO Gary Hensley poses. Over the last decade, there has been a shift in the way that parents prefer to interact with school fundraising.   Hey everybody and welco

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How a School Program Saved Thousands by NOT Using Snap-Raise

  • by admin
  • May 9, 2019
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  • Fundraising Schools Testimonials
  • The Basha High School Air Force JROTC program recently launched a fundraiser that wasn't on Snap-Raise, and this move likely added an additional $4,000 to their bank account that they would have otherwise lost. The JROTC program had used the Snap-Raise fundraising program in previous years, but afte

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The Beginning of Livingtree Give | CEO Gary Hensley

  • by admin
  • May 1, 2019
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  • Fundraising The Story
  • https://youtu.be/5pR0105g2K0 In this video, Livingtree CEO Gary Hensley talks about the beginning of Livingtree Give and why he originally started the company.  "I wanted to take an opportunity to talk a little bit about something that really was the beginning of Livingtree Give. The prod

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Crowdfunding: Some Districts Ban It, Others Embrace It

  • by admin
  • April 4, 2019
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  • District Fundraising
  • Sarah Schwartz’s Education Week blog follows the recent Crowdfunding Research Report published by EdSurge, and outlines many reasons why a multitude of school districts like Metro Nashville Public Schools are banning the use of crowdfunding sites like DonorsChoose.org. With the recent boom in educ

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EdSurge Crowdfunding Report Lists Livingtree District as “Paving the Way”

  • by admin
  • March 21, 2019
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  • District Fundraising News
  • Online fundraising is a growing area in K-12, and crowdfunding has exploded onto the scene over the last decade. While many students, families, teachers, and schools have embraced this new type of fundraising, school districts are facing unintended liabilities from these types of campaigns. EdSurge

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