Your nonprofit knows that putting together a fundraising event is no easy feat! Between setting up an event committee, booking a venue, and creating an engaging program agenda, a lot of work goes into crafting the perfect event. However, regardless of how much you plan for your events, their success largely depends on how well you’re able to market them to your supporters.
Your nonprofit has many marketing tools at its disposal, but one of the best ways to expand your reach and stir [...]
With the unprecedented realities of the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing, nonprofits of all sizes have faced the new challenge of taking their fundraising events online. Virtual events, though brand new undertakings for many organizations, can be extremely effective ways to engage with supporters, spread awareness of your cause, and raise money from anywhere.
Thankfully, online fundraising and communication platforms have made [...]
Whether the thought of planning an event sounds fun or frightening, too often I think there is not enough time devoted to developing a purpose, strategy and evaluation. Rather, we do what has always worked, make sure everyone has fun, and then it’s on to the next. The reality is when you take a look at the number of hours and dollars that go into an event—is it always worth it?
Let’s make a plan...Get strategic. What is the real objective of this event? [...]