This may be unpopular and you may not like it, but it’s the truth.   You CANNOT build sustainable funding with fundraising events.   In other words, you’ll never fully fund your nonprofit’s good work through golf tournaments and 5K races.   Why?   Most fundraising events are labor-intensive, transactional in nature, and don’t30

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  It’s event season! As you prepare to get your gala on, here are some insights from our friends at AccelEvent to make it easier for participants to get tickets to your upcoming shindig.     As fundraisers and nonprofits tirelessly plan their fundraising events, one aspect that is typically taken for granted is the30

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You’re having an event?   Great!   To make it wildly successful, make it Well attended Highly profitable And FUN! Since money is what you’re most interested in, let’s focus on the ‘highly profitable’ part.   The best way to achieve that? Sponsorships.   Yep, sponsorships are the best way to explode your event revenue.30

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Thanks to Zach Hagopian with Accel Events for today’s article on silent auctions.   So you’ve decided to use a silent auction at your fundraiser. You may have even identified a mobile fundraising platform to expand your reach and raise more money.   But before finalizing plans for your fundraiser, you will first need to30

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This may be unpopular and you may not like it, but it’s the truth. You CANNOT build sustainable funding with events. In other words, you’ll never fully fund your nonprofit’s good work through golf tournaments and 5K races. Why? Most fundraising events are labor-intensive, transactional in nature, and don’t bring a great ROI. In fact,30

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Special events have their place in a well-rounded fundraising program. They can generate buzz about your organization, help you gain exposure to new audiences, and give you a break from other fundraising activities. But sometimes an event starts to lose its luster. And you have to stop doing it. It can be a tough decision30

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Everyone does a special event of one sort or another. Since it’s such a common strategy and since so many aren’t nearly as successful as they could be, I thought I’d post some tips for making them better. Here are 5 tips for maximizing your events:  1.       Clearly define each event you hold. This is so30

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We’ve all been there. You have a special event you’ve done a few times (sometimes LOTS of times), but it’s losing its luster.  And you realize it’s time to make the hard decision to stop doing it. It can unpleasant, but the time comes when you must decide to stop hosting a particular event. Here are30

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