FansRaise traveled to the great state of Texas to take part in TMEA 2018.
We've discussed the reasons why indoor ensembles (winter guard, indoor percussion) typically require additional funding resources. In most scholastic situations, these ensembles are typically play 2nd-fiddle to the school marching band, and sometimes these programs are under-funded.
AmazonSmile was created in 2013, and the site is supposed to mirror the shopping experience one would find at Amazon.com. The difference is that the AmazonSmile foundation donates .5% of the purchase price of 'eligible' items to the charitable org of your choice.
We just released a new piece designed to provide performing arts ensembles with important know-how and step by step instructions on how to best assemble a campaign that will succeed.
One of the battles that band boosters, music boosters, and every name variant of a parent group that supports the performing arts faces - possibly the BIGGEST battle - is finding new and different ways to generate revenue for their Organization.
One of the most common questions we get asked is, "Can you help us put our crowdfunding message together?" The term "message" means the complete and total "ask" of the campaign.
Once in a while, a GFM campaign does catch fire and does manage to go viral and generate lots of money. Sometimes it'll happen when a celebrity learns of the campaign and tweets about it, or maybe a news station features it in a local interest piece.