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  • eBay for Charity Charity Ribbon News 2009

  • July 16, 2009
  • Raise Money to Support Education!
  • Throughout August and September, eBay for Charity External Link is shining a Spotlight on Education and we want your organization to get involved.
  • Spotlight on Education External Link is an eBay campaign to raise funds and awareness for organizations that are improving lives through education.  If your nonprofit supports education initiatives, we would like to shine our spotlight on you.
  • Why participate?

  • Your nonprofit can benefit in several key ways by joining Spotlight on Education:
  • Enjoy Extra Visibility
    Starting in August, your organization’s name will be featured on a special list of participating nonprofits at http://www.ebay.com/spotlight-education External Link. We’re planning lots of on-eBay promotion of this special campaign, just in time for Back-to-School season!
  • Receive Donations
    Raise funds around the clock! Every time a listing that benefits your organization sells, you get a donation. Supporters can also make immediate donations to your cause via PayPal through our latest feature, Donate Now. It’s that easy.
  • Attract New Donors
    eBay has 86 million active users, all of whom could be your potential donors. Every listing that benefits your nonprofit features your logo and mission statement – the perfect way to spread the word about your work and engage new supporters.
  • Sign Up Now!

  • To join Spotlight on Education, sign up now!
  • How to Ensure Success with Spotlight on Education

    Rally your Community
    Let your community know about your involvement in Spotlight on Education and encourage them to buy, sell or donate on your behalf.
  • Use our free marketing tools
  • Add a weblink on your homepage to drive traffic to the campaign and your About My Nonprofit page 
  • Use email signatures to notify anyone you communicate with about your involvement.
  • Publish our pre-made article in your next newsletter or email blast to motivate your community
  • Encourage supporters to clean out their closets before Back-to-School shopping and hold a virtual yard sale to help your cause!
  • Sell!
    If your organization has not sold on eBay, there is absolutely no better time to get started. You can list items External Link such as your organization’s merchandise, books, and tickets to your events.
  • And don’t forget – the eBay for Charity Fee Credit External Link makes it essentially free for your nonprofit to sell on eBay.
  • Learn More

  • Join our free eBay for Charity 101 call. A member of our Community Care team will show you step-by-step how to successfully fundraise with eBay. eBay for Charity conference calls are every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month at 12pm EST. Sign up for a call.

Share Your Story

  • Nonprofits, how is eBay for Charity helping your organization accomplish its mission? Tell us and we’ll share your success with others. Submit Story

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