Shawn Parr: 3 Pillars For Powerful Nonprofit Fundraising
StayClassy drives online fundraising for thousands of nonprofits by using the most current technology and rewarding people for their good behavior.
Seven years ago, Scot Chisholm’s mother was diagnosed with cancer. Not being one to sit around and swim in sadness, Chisholm did what he knew best. He got busy raising funds for cancer research to get involved and work toward a cure, not just for his mom, but for all the others like her.
He started off with what he thought we be an easy event to organize–a pub crawl. In his first event raised $1,000 and, soon, friends and colleagues began asking him to organize these events for other charities. He and business partner, Pat Walsh, began throwing events for a range of nonprofits and even using their business prowess to consult with the organizations. Through these projects, they experienced a constant frustration when it came to the types of software available for fundraising. So they decided to create their own.