Golf tournaments make a timely and profitable summer fundraiser—but courses fill up fast. We can’t believe it’s already August, either! Time flies in the summer months as fundraising professionals prepare… Read More »
Fundraising Tips & Tricks
How to Sell MORE Sponsorships for Virtual or Hybrid Events
Make it more than a transaction—offer sponsors tons of valuable and rewarding ways to get in front of people in their community. Sponsors at live fundraising events are accustomed to… Read More »
Mastering Your Virtual or Hybrid Event: Exciting Live Auctions & Appeals – pt. 2
How do you simulate the thrilling, contagious energy of an in-person, live appeal when some guests are behind a screen? Even with groundbreaking advances in technology and streaming, virtual events… Read More »
Mastering Your Virtual or Hybrid Event: A Program that Keeps Guests Smiling – pt.1
Throughout the pandemic, fundraisers have struggled to engage online donors with the cause. But embracing low-cost technological solutions can help. During the transition to virtual events, nonprofit event planners simply… Read More »
Holding a Golf Tournament This Summer? Here are our Top Reminders!
Golf tournaments are a fantastic fundraising solution to ongoing pandemic problems. Social distancing Plenty of circulation Outside during the best time of year Whether it’s your first outdoor fundraiser or… Read More »
What’s Your Transformational Fundraising Strategy?
Breaking out of well-established routines to find better ways of doing our jobs often takes the kind of upset that rarely comes to us through our own endeavors. Our actions… Read More »
The Hybrid Event: 5 Tips for Better Fundraising Results
Sometimes you uncover great, new ideas through careful research and execution. Other times, new knowledge is a hard-won prize gained from running the gauntlet of trial and error. This is… Read More »
Will Nonprofits Move Away from One Big Gala Every Year?
The world of nonprofit fundraising changed dramatically in the last eighteen months. We’ve detailed many of these shifts, and the lessons learned from them, in the recently-published The State of… Read More »
The Youth Music Program Steps Up to the Podium for a Virtual Fundraising Event
Whether it’s rock, pop, or country, a band is trained to work harmoniously together to create a beautiful piece of music. But what happens when an unexpected change in the… Read More »
Creating Open Doors: Sponsors Who Ask to Contribute
One of the most difficult tasks in fundraising is also the most important: asking for money. Some fundraisers find discussing money to be uncomfortable or impolite. It’s been especially awkward… Read More »