Tips for Successful Fundraising Events

We finish October with a final week of news and information about fundraising events.      Events can be used to reach new audiences for your nonprofit organization.      I was […]

Add-ons For Your Fundraising Event

Live auctions are another great add-on for fundraising events, even when there’s a silent auction happening. Live auctions are usually “big ticket” items, expected to bring large bids. I’ve won […]

Silent Auctions At Your Fundraising Event

Your fundraising event generates revenue from ticket sales and sponsorships. Another revenue stream can be event “add-ons”:  silent and live auctions, raise a paddle, 50/50 split the pot; raffles and […]

Planning Your Fundraising Event

Timing is everything with event fundraising and usually scheduling is your first step (and sometimes scheduling is driven by your venue). I suggest your first step be a survey of […]

Fundraising Events

 I bet you have attended some sort of fundraising event at some point in your life—maybe several events. I have. After more than 25 years in the nonprofit sector and […]

Using Volunteers at Your Events

Volunteers are a large part of successful nonprofit events—fundraising and other events. If you are seeking volunteers for events, first look to your current roster of volunteers. Look at past […]