Fundraising

The Liabilities of Crowdfunding for K-12 Districts

  • by admin
  • June 13, 2019
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  • Fundraising
  • School districts across the country are faced with a new challenge when it comes to funding: managing the liabilities 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 additional

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

  • by admin
  • May 23, 2019
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  • 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 Over 20% by NOT Using SnapRaise

  • by admin
  • May 9, 2019
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  • Fundraising Schools
  • The Basha High School Air Force JROTC program had previously used SnapRaise to raise funds for their organization, but that recently changed after their district implemented the Livingtree Give platform across their schools. SnapRaise uses methods that come at a hefty cost of around 28% (with some p

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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 produc

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Crowdfunding: Some Districts Ban It, Others Embrace It

  • by admin
  • April 4, 2019
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  • 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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Livingtree Give Launches “Leaderboard” Fundraising Feature

  • by admin
  • March 13, 2019
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  • Fundraising New Features News Resources
  • Livingtree Give just added a little competition to education fundraising… We’d like to introduce the “Leaderboard” Feature! The "Leaderboard" feature is an option that you can choose to set up when you are creating your online campaign, which allows you to create a "competition" for donatio

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How A School District Raised Over $10,000 via Email

  • by admin
  • December 20, 2018
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  • District Fundraising News
  • When you hear the word “homeless” the first image that comes to mind probably isn’t a child, is it? And yet there are more than 2,300 students in the Austin Independent School District that experience homelessness each year. The effects of that are something that no child should experience, es

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Is Your School’s PTA/PTO Ready for #GivingTuesday?

  • by admin
  • November 20, 2018
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  • Fundraising Schools
  • Every year on Livingtree Give, we see projects from outdoor gardens to programs for the arts.  Every project has an outcome directly related to students. Where else can you have such an impact on the future of our country and the world to inspire a life-long journey of learning? One of the biggest

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