Should You Hire a Charity Events Organizer?

Posted by Ryan Finkelstein on April 18, 2018

A fundraising event for your nonprofit organization is an exciting development that can propel your fundraising to new heights through some strategic planning. That said, it’s important to know the strengths you and your current team possess, and whether or not it makes sense to hire a charity events organizer to supplement your efforts.

Here are some questions to ask yourself to help you make that decision:

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Topics: Event Management

Getting the Most Bang for Your Buck: Most Successful Charity Events

Posted by Kira Bushman on April 11, 2018

Whether you’re planning your first event or you’re a seasoned vet, it’s important to choose an event format that will most strongly impact your organization’s bottom line and achieve maximum ROI. You’ve probably come to realize that there are a handful of fundraising event formats that deliver successful results when executed properly.

We’ve listed some of the most successful charity events to help you decide which is the best fit for your organization’s goals and objectives:

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Topics: Event Management, fundraising events

Event Planning for Nonprofit Organizations in 6 Easy Steps

Posted by Kelly Yaker on April 4, 2018

A great fundraiser takes a lot of planning. The bigger the event, the more complex the organization behind the scenes, but you don’t have to throw the party of the century to have a successful fundraising event. The key to event planning for nonprofit organizations is proper planning followed up with strategic execution that eventually brings in more supporters and thus, more funds, to your organization. Here are our 6 steps any nonprofit can take to have a well-organized event:

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Topics: Event Management

Putting the “Fun” in Fundraising: Ideas Proven to Make Your Next Event a Hit

Posted by Kelly Yaker on November 15, 2017

 

 

When you’re starting to plan your next big event, what normally comes to mind? Galas, 5Ks, and golf tournaments? Oh my! Let’s think outside of the standard fundraising ideas box and get creative with your next charity event.

We polled our friends, family, and followers on social media to see what some of their favorite fundraisers have been—whether they hosted or attended them—and we’re going to share some of those great ideas with you. The best part is that many of these fundraising ideas are relatively low cost and easy to organize, you just need to do the work of promoting it.

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Topics: Fundraising Basics, Event Management, fundraising events

Charity Event Ideas That Will Get Your Donors’ Attention

Posted by Kelly Yaker on September 20, 2017

People generally feel more inclined to participate in activities if their money is going toward a worthy cause and there are plenty of ways to cater to a wide array of individuals. 5K charity runs are great, but if you are looking for more creative ways to fundraise, these charity event ideas—from fitness to social media and everything in between—are likely to garner the attention your organization needs.

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Topics: Event Management

4 Tips To Raise More Money with Online Peer to Peer Fundraising

Posted by Kelly Yaker on August 16, 2017

Peer to peer fundraising is one of the most profitable ways to boost nonprofit donations, mostly because it requires little money upfront yet reaches a wide audience. Of course, if you want your campaign to go viral, you'll need to make donors feel like they're part of something special, which means getting creative.

Here are some popular peer to peer fundraising methods that have worked well for others. You can modify them slightly to your organization or take them in a whole new direction to make the fundraisers uniquely yours.

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Topics: Peer to Peer Fundraising, Event Management

5 Habits of Effective Event Planners

Posted by Ryan Finkelstein on May 23, 2017

Special events such as dinners and 5K’s have always been popular methods for nonprofits to raise awareness and attract donors to their cause. However, they’re not always profitable. According to a Charity Navigator study, nonprofits spend “$1.33 to raise $1 in special events contributions, compared to an average overall fundraising rate of $.13 to raise $1.”

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Topics: Event Management

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