Can you sell tickets to your virtual gala? Can you charge people to attend a virtual fundraiser? Will they come? ===================== When virtual galas started in March 2020, they were an emergency response to shelter-in-place lock downs. Those even…Continue reading
On Friday, I conducted my third webinar-styled virtual gala fundraiser. This one was hosted on a beefed-up “Zoomzilla” platform. From a fundraising perspective, the program included a live auction with active bidding and a fund a need / sp…Continue reading
Generally speaking, I’m not a fan of comparing the numbers of your benefit auction to other events. Results vary by region, guest capacity, the cause, the type of event, and other factors. Furthermore, unless you are able to see all of the data …Continue reading
A few years ago — maybe 5 years ago, but not more than 10 — I started to hear chatter about involving young professionals (YP) at the fundraising gala. “We need to get the younger generation involved,” was the general vibe. In p…Continue reading
Raffle cheat sheets are a good idea to share with your volunteers selling raffle tickets. As volunteers make their way around the venue, they can quickly refer to the cheat sheet to answer questions.
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