What is the story behind your organization?
The recession was simply beginning to get into full swing in 2008 and I noticed that teams like sports activities leagues, church buildings, and colleges can be feeling the consequences of a downward economic system and there can be a better want for fundraising choices. At the identical time, the inexperienced motion was starting to achieve a mainstream foothold and eco-friendly advertising and marketing messages have been dominating the airwaves. By marrying the 2 ideas collectively, I created a wholly new area of interest inside the fundraising business.
What makes your organization distinctive in its business?
In the fundraising business, we’re one of many largest gamers to focus completely on providing more healthy and greener fundraising options. Candy, cookie dough and wrapping paper have all had their day and clients have lengthy been looking for choices that are greater high quality supplied at a greater value. We goal to offer that to them in a wholesome and inexperienced bundle.
Within the inexperienced fundraising area of interest, Go Green Fundraising is the one place the place teams can discover conventional brochure based mostly fundraisers that make the most of earth pleasant and wholesome merchandise. Our rivals have targeted on on-line choices which are likely to return much less revenue again to the teams and has a steeper studying curve than our brochure based mostly packages.
Future plans for the corporate?
We plan to introduce a revolutionary donation based mostly fundraising program within the very close to future which leverages one of the best practices from a variety of fundraising strategies. There are additionally plans being created proper now to work with colleges on a nationwide foundation in creating more healthy meals choices and selling extra bodily exercise at school aged kids.
What was the start-up price range?
Around $15,000 for preliminary stock and brochure printing runs.
Founders and Ages:
Jordan Gottlieb 26