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    FansRaise - Crowdfunding for the Performing Arts

    October should be the PERFECT STORM (for your crowdfunding campaign)

    Published by Brian Gilbert

    The days are getting shorter, the temperatures are beginning to drop a little, and October is upon us. 

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    Not crowdfunding - it's a Capital Campaign outside of the box...

    Published by The FansRaise Team

    Sometimes, the name we assign to things allows for preconceptions and a misplacement of understanding.

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    3 Reasons why Indoor Ensembles raise WAY MORE money with FansRaise

    Published by Brian Gilbert

    Winter Guard, Indoor Percussion, and Indoor Winds are some of the ensembles that commonly use FansRaise for easier and more effective fundraising.

    Regardless if your ensemble is Scholastic or Independent, indoor groups often struggle for funding to meet the needs of advanced design, aggressive travel, and top-box instruction.

    Here are (3) reasons that indoor ensembles are finding more success with FansRaise than other conventional ("yawn") fundraising tactics:

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    The Real Reason Students Respond to Measurement and Accountability

    Published by Brian Gilbert

    When students are presented with a new concept in class, the question that always follows about 10 minutes into the lesson goes something like, "Will this be on the test/midterm/final exam?"

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    3 Reasons Why Vocal Ensembles Raise WAY MORE Money with FansRaise

    Published by Brian Gilbert

    Vocal ensembles require solid fundraising for concert and performance tours, commissioning of new works, and other overhead expenses that quickly add up...

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    This Small Attitude Shift Increases Ensemble Fundraising Results 10X

    Published by Brian Gilbert

    Fundraising is the necessary evil in the performing arts. Most, if not all groups are faced with having to make some form of fundraising a requirement for participation.

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    Your Friday FansRaise Tip - The Hardest Thing About ANY Fundraising (that you don't have to worry about)

    Published by Brian Gilbert

    It's simple.

    It's so obvious.

    It's the thing that humans hate possibly more than spiders, snakes, the dark, clowns, and elevators (my wife REALLY hates elevators)...

    Got it yet?

    Here's another hint - it's the one thing that probably holds back your group fundraising effort more than anything else, yet nobody talks about it.

    ...and its the same thing that kept you from "shooting your shot" with the cute kid in 8th grade for the Homecoming Dance...

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