Category Archives: Events

Get Ready for Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is on November 29th this year! To some that sounds far off, but experienced non-profit marketers know it will be here before your know it! Ward off potential stress and start planning now. A little history on Giving Tuesday, first. This 1 day movement was started by the interim CEO of the 92nd… Read More »

Navigating Your Next Networking Event

Whether you are hunting for a new job, marketing your company’s services or simply looking to increase your circle of business contacts, attending a networking event can help.  Once you’ve invested the time to identify the event you want to attend and registered for it, you will want to ensure your time (and money) has been… Read More »

Tips for Planning a Fundraiser

Fundraising events are a tried and true way to raise funds for your organization. Most non profit groups don’t have event managers on staff and rely on volunteers to manage the planning of their event. While most contract out some of the work to professional event planners, having a good understanding of the elements involved… Read More »

6 Ways to Market Your Fundraiser

You’ve worked so hard to plan a fundraiser for your non-profit and now it is time to fill the room. Ready to raise awareness of your organization and promote your event? We’ve got 6 simple marketing strategies that are sure to make your event a success! Press Release Share the news of the event with… Read More »

Connect with Audience After an Event

Events and fundraisers are often the most valuable efforts of the year for nonprofits. Meeting donors face to face and pitching your cause is by far the easiest way to inspire people and get them to open their check books. The value of these things are hard to deny and most founders need no convincing.… Read More »

When To Send What: Getting RSVPs

The biggest component of any fundraiser are the guests. Nailing down the guest list, inviting your donors, and getting people to show up are the biggest challenges associated with almost any event, especially fundraisers. For formal events invitations and e-vites alone probably aren’t powerful enough to fill the room. Save the dates, mailed invitations, Facebook… Read More »