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Save Money with ColoradoGives Fundraising Pages

By Lisa Lujan, Online Giving Coordinator, Community First Foundation The end-of-year fundraising season is gone with the cold weather. But warmer days bring a different kind of fundraising—summer sports events for charity. Marathons, climbs, bike races, walks and more proliferate in the coming months.  
If you’re thinking about taking part in an event and using it as a springboard to raise money for a favorite charity, check out fundraising pages on ColoradoGives.org. 

Our fundraising pages are similar to "crowdfunding" sites, except ours help you raise money for one of the 1,690 local nonprofits profiled on ColoradoGives.org. Best of all, using ColoradoGives fundraising pages--and encouraging your supporters to do the same--can save you a lot of money in fundraising costs. Below is an example of typical cost savings. 
Sample Fundraising Goal:
Raise $50,000 from 1,000 people giving $50 each

ColoradoGives Fundraising Pages Fee: Flat 2% per donation (no set-up fees, no monthly fees a…