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How To Care For Your Trophies and Awards

June 21, 2018

Whether you have a collection of trophies that you’ve won since childhood, or you’ve just received a lifetime achievement award to commemorate your entire career, you might be wondering how to keep your trophies and awards looking as shiny and new as the day you received them. While it’s tempting to just hide them away in your attack once your awards and trophies start to age or get dusty, it’s actually pretty simple to care for them so you and your family can proudly display them for generations. Below, you’ll discover how to care for just about any type of... View Article

How Custom Metal Trophies Are Made

June 10, 2018

We’ve been talking a lot lately about the history of trophies, our favorite trophies and awards, and whether or not participation trophies for kids are a good idea, but you might be wondering how trophies are made. The answer is with a lot of hard work and a mixture of new technologies and traditional metal crafting techniques that have been around for centuries. But we couldn’t make the trophies we do without you as well. When we’re talking about custom trophies, we don’t mean less expensive plastic or toy metal trophies, but things like corporate awards, industry awards, and trophy... View Article

4 Iconic Trophies and the Stories Behind Them

May 21, 2018

We all appreciate the validation that comes with being given something shiny and engraved with our name. “You did a good job,” says the shiny thing. “That hard work paid off after all. You deserve a raise. Maybe two raises.” Generally, the notion holds that the bigger and shinier the award is, the more worth it has and the more insufferable you’re allowed to be after getting it. Take that at face value if you’d like, but have you ever wondered about the history of some of the biggest cultural accolades that we see passed around year after year? Maybe... View Article

5 Surprising Facts You May Not Know About the History of Trophies

May 10, 2018

Now, stop right there. I know what you plan to do: stare at the title for a few seconds, decide that it’s not going to be worth the effort, then continue scrolling and/or head over to YouTube to watch that hilarious video with the singing cats. Anything that includes the words “the history of” is intimidating and sounds like it’s going to be very long, very dry, and filled with terms like “community welfare” and “political maneuvering.” Never fear, then: we’re keeping this particular biography short and sweet because we all have things to do. The trophy isn’t a particularly... View Article

Why You Can’t Afford to Ignore Your Existing Donors In Your Fundraising Efforts

April 15, 2018

This month is all about donors and how as a non-profit you can thank and retain your existing donors to keep them engaged and help you support the causes that are the reason your non-profit exists in the first place. Our last post was all about donor thank you’s and while it’s true, some people donate anonymously and not for a thank you. Both thanking your donors and keeping your donors engaged so they will donate to your cause, again and again, are crucial. So yes, people should give purely for the sake of giving, however, your donors are human... View Article

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