6 Steps for Finding Corporate Sponsors for Your Next Fundraising Event

Corporate sponsors are the best way to add lots of money to the bottom line of your fundraising event. It’s simple really: The more sponsors you have, the more money you’ll net. You’ll also gain credibility as you promote your event because the names of the businesses supporting you brings validity. Having sponsors means

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Your Complete Guide to Planning Your First Special Event

It’s a milestone when you decide to hold your nonprofit’s first special event for the sole purpose of raising money.A fundraising special event will draw attention to your organization and give prospective donors the opportunity to learn more about your cause.Most importantly, a fundraising event will bring in money to fund your mission. Yay, right?But

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Which fundraising events bring in the most money for small nonprofits?

A very common “go-to” funding idea for small nonprofits is fundraising events. Events are great ways to bring like-minded people together and have a good time in the name of your cause! Some fundraising events are huge, drawing attendees and sponsors like moths to a flame. Other events are smaller, more intimate gatherings where

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3 keys to turn your fundraising event into a 6-figure success

Fundraising events are a lot of work.   For most nonprofits, they don’t generate nearly enough revenue to be worth the time, effort, and money invested.   Yet other nonprofits have 6 and 7-figure events that attract all the big donors in town and are talked about for weeks afterward.   How do they do

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Is it time to ditch that fundraising event?

  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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5 Keys to Exploding Event Revenue

You know how sometimes you look around at the work your nonprofit is doing and think “We need more money. If we had more money, we could ________.” That kind of thinking is usually triggered by either lack or vision. Lack looks like “we don’t have enough money and we need more to keep our30

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The Best Silent Auction Items

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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Is it time to ditch that fundraising event?

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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