Fundraising Events

Are In-Person Events Making A Comeback? 5 Tips to Start Considering a Safe and Fun In-Person Fundraising Event Again

As the world starts to open back up after the COVID-19 pandemic, now is an excellent time to re-imagine the various components of your organization and whether or not an in-person fundraising event makes sense. As stressful and unpredictable as the pandemic was, 2020 also pushed organizations to look at [...]

By |2021-06-18T10:19:18-04:00July 6th, 2021|Fundraising Events|

For the Love of Fundraising: I Wish I’d Thought of That in the Time of Coronavirus

If 2020 showed us anything, it’s that fundraising isn’t easy. Raising money for a non-profit can be stressful at the best of times, but lately it’s been even more challenging.  When coronavirus arrived, an unwelcome visitor on all our shores, lockdowns quickly followed. We were all afraid for ourselves and [...]

[ASK AN EXPERT] How Much of a MGO’s Time Should Be Set Aside for Special Events?

Our Ask An Expert series features real questions answered by Claire Axelrad, J.D., CFRE, our very own Fundraising Coach, also known as Charity Clairity. Today's question comes from a major gift fundraiser who isn't sure how to persuade their boss to excuse them from tasks (like events) that aren't priorities [...]

By |2021-01-25T14:01:25-05:00December 12th, 2020|Ask An Expert, Fundraiser, Fundraising Events, Major Gifts|

9 Tips for Getting the Most Out of a Virtual Conference

Professional conferences are different in 2020. For those of us used to attending in-person events, a virtual conference can feel like a poor substitute. However, virtual conferences existed before the current pandemic, and will be ever more popular even when we emerge on the other side. I do miss some [...]

[VIDEO] Keys to a Successful Virtual Fundraising Event

Lisa Schra, Advancement Director at Living Stones Academy, and Paul Hart, a long-time brand and communication volunteer at LSA, will share about their recent “Stones of Hope” gala-type fundraising event. Through this event, Living Stones saw an increase of 50+% in revenue and attendance. They will share their suggestions for [...]

By |2020-10-20T17:15:26-04:00August 6th, 2020|COVID-19 / Coronavirus, Fundraising Events, Webinars|
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