Events are a powerful way to grow your community, engage with donors and give supporters a positive experience with your organization. Of course, nonprofit fundraising events can also help you raise more money for your cause.
We’ve all been there: You’re at an event, and someone gives an amazing speech. There are tears in your eyes, and right at that moment, you’d do anything for that person or their cause. You sit there, rubber chicken growing cold in front of you, feeling deeply moved and inspired. Then the moment passes and there’s nowhere to put that energy.
Nonprofit fundraising events are a great way to cultivate support and attract new donors. But great events take a lot of planning, financial support and hard work. Before securing that banquet hall or scheduling those tee times, ask yourself a few questions:
Thinking of hosting a fundraising gala, charity auction or golf tournament? Fudnraising events are a great way to cultivate donors, reach new supporters and raise money. They can also be a lot of work -- so you'll want to make sure you've got a good plan in place, as well as a system to manage all of the details.
Fundraising events are wonderful for connecting with your community of supporters, but can also create waste. Fortunately there are many ways you can help encourage eco-friendly practices when planning your event. Here are 10 simple ideas to help make your nonprofit's next fundraising event greener, courtesy of our friends at Event 360.