Where Inspiration Collides With Education: Collision Conference 2019
Despite what you may have heard about app developers and “internet people,” we do have social skills. In fact, we frequently have the privilege of attending industry events where we network with and learn from industry peers and leaders…
Your Donor Persona Cheat Sheet
Do you talk to your grandma the same way you talk to your best friend? We hope not.
How to Write a Killer Fundraising Email
As an email marketer, you are a small fish in a big pond.
How to (Actually) Fundraise on Social Media
Sure, every nonprofit, fundraising team, or volunteer who knows anything knows that they need to “fundraise” on social media. But how many actually raise funds from their social media efforts?
Which Fictional Teacher Are You?
Teachers are awesome, and they're a core part of a lot of our favorite stories! Do you ever wonder what class you would be teaching if the world were a sitcom, science fiction, or fantasy setting and you were the all-knowing and benevolent teacher…
Why School Fundraising is Broken
School fundraising is a bit of a touchy topic in the US. It usually follows a similar structure that entails third party companies using students to sell items (candles, wrapping paper, coupon books, etc.) to their family and friends. Then kids are…
School Fundraising with Sixpence
Classrooms need more than just tables, chairs, and books. They need a variety of supplies, decor, and other items to create an environment that fosters learning and creativity.
Fundraising as an Individual
Fundraising has a stereotype of being difficult, time-consuming, and minimally successful. Typically, fundraisers are associated with nonprofits, clubs, or schools but what if you, an individual, want to contribute to a cause that you are passionate…
The Foolproof New Year's Resolution Solution
Do you resolve to be more generous in 2019? We at Sixpence admire that. The gift of giving not only helps others, but it helps you, too. It’s the perfect New Year's Resolution. Our own New Year's Resolution is to enable that generosity; to make it…
School Fundraising Is Broken
50% If you're an educator or school administrator engaged in fundraising with product sales (think cookie dough and candy bars), that's how much of your funds raised go to the product in almost all cases. Don't take our word for it. The Parent…