Are you tired of printing out hundreds of flyers to try to raise money? Is your community exhausted of door-to-door sales? Is your leadership team running out of ideas to raise capital? Does your school need that extra "boost" to purchase new playground equipment? A strong web presence is essential in today's culture, to present and address the needs of your community or team. General Recreation, Inc. has the solution for your fundraising woes! Our new Website Fundraising Service, allows your fundraising team to establish their online voice and identity, in a easy and affordable way.
A few features of our Website Fundraising Service are:
- Engage people within your area to donate & volunteer for the better of the community
- Use the website as a marketing vehicle for corporate sponsors
- Allow People to take part in improving their communities
- Leverage the power of the internet
A Sample Case Study
Whether you are a Community, a Church, a school or some other community group and you are always looking for ways to improve your community and offer a better and safer environment for the people within your area. Raising capital and financial resources has become more limited than in the past.
Example: People in the community would like to improve the local park facilities to provide a new playground and an amphitheater. The need and the want for better facilities has been long over do.
To raise money, resources and volunteer help for these improvements to the Community.
General Recreation, Inc. has a solution to help you achieve these goals. The NEW Website Fundraising Service can help bring your community dreams to life. General Recreation is offering a free website for your project. The website is your vehicle for community members, volunteer and corporate sponsors to take part in your initiative to raise money, awareness, helpers. Your fundraising website will work in combination with anything else you decide to do. You can send out mailing, pass flyers out, create other ways to raise money, offer prizes and much more. By simply signing up with General Recreation to design and build your project you will gain access to our wonderful Fundraising Service.
Inform the Local Community
By having all your playground project information available in one central location, including photos, documents, news, web links, calendar of events, project goals, and major stake holders; website visitors can engage the project and help to improve their local community.Increase Community Involvement
Inform the local community by have a central location to tell your project story, have photos of the existing area, as well as drawings and plans for the project; website visitors will be able to understand all aspects and goals of the project. With built in features that include social networking like Facebook and Twitter, the project’s goals and needs can spread throughout the local community.The Perfect Solution to Raise Money
With clear financial goals complete with a fundraising thermometer that displays the current raised funds, visitors can easily view who is donating and make donations themselves. Accepting donations online is viable, inexpensive and easy way to increase your fundraising efforts. Even if visitors do not donate online, they will learn of other fundraising events in which they can participate and benefits of the project. The website can be used as a marketing vehicle for corporate sponsors as well, acknowledging their participation complete with their logos and web links to their businesses.
We also will provide sample letters that can be customized and sent to you community members informing them of the project and encouraging them to view the website in order to donate or just learn more about your project plans.Make Projects Happen, Build Your Playground
By informing visitors about different ways they can help, you will be able to gather volunteers to assist with various aspects of your project. Maybe you are looking for additional volunteers for a particular fundraising event or perhaps you are looking for volunteers that can actually help you build the playground; either way, the website provides another way for those interested to respond and volunteer their time.
With a simple and easy to use online administration tools, your group will be able to keep all information regarding the project up to date. This powerful website tool has the ability to grow and evolve quickly. As more people visit the website the more their friends, family and other community members learn about it as well.
Getting started is easy:
- Sign up with General Recreation, Inc.
- We will Plan and Design your project
- Your Project Fundraising Website is setup
- Your Project Representative will work with you to setup your donation account
- You will then be able to point people to your project website to start generation donations, volunteers and project awareness
- You will be able to enter your progress so that visitors can see the progress with a GOAL Thermometer.
- Once you have reached your goal the project will be built.