To use donation cans for fundraising, place them in high-traffic areas such as gas stations, doctor's offices, grocery stores, churches and convenience stores. Make sure they are located in a place where patrons frequently access money, such as the cash register. Provide a short but creative description of the cause being funded so patrons form a connection with the cause. Additionally, reserve booths at community events, and have a representative there with a donation can talking about the cause.Continue Reading
When creating the donation can, it is best to use a transparent material. People are more willing to donate if they see the cause is being funded. The can should also be accompanied by an eye-catching display. A QR code should be available on the display in case patrons want to donate but don't have access to cash.
Placing a donation can in a public place requires the permission of the business owner. This is best achieved through an in-person meeting with the owners or managers so they can learn first-hand about the cause being funded. Bring the can to the meeting to ensure it is placed immediately.
Collect donations on a weekly basis, always remembering to leave a few dollars in the can to inspire more patrons to donate. Track the amount of money raised at each location to form effective fundraising strategies for future campaigns.Learn more about Business & Finance