Posts tagged ‘special events’

Turning Diners into Donors

Special events are an important part of our fundraising plan. They can be a point of entry, individual giving tool, an opportunity to raise awareness. The true success of a special event, is the ability to convert event attendees into annual donors.

Continue Reading August 26, 2009 at 10:33 am 1 comment

Re-Evaluating Special Events – Four Ideas

Let me just say right off the bat – if an event raises less than $25,000 – why have the event?

Continue Reading August 24, 2009 at 10:10 am 3 comments

Virtual Third Party Events – Get with the Program

Today the third party event has gone virtual or if not viral! Causes pages on Facebook, FirstGiving, GiveForward, Tweetathons and Network for Good to name a few allow friends, followers and donors to create, manage and implement virtual fundraising events for their favorite charities.

Continue Reading July 29, 2009 at 10:09 am Leave a comment

Third Party Special Events – Three Easy Steps

Today third party events have gone virtual allowing friends to host virtual events on the web. For now let’s make sure you have the tools to effectively engage those who want to help, watch your staff time effectively and protect the organization reputation and tax status.

Continue Reading July 27, 2009 at 10:00 am Leave a comment

Tweetathon – Part 2

You can have a tweetathon. Six thoughts to keep in mind to be successful.

Continue Reading April 20, 2009 at 10:00 am Leave a comment

Rethinking Special Events

Rethinking special events. How to engage donors, raise awarness and money in the new economy.

Continue Reading April 8, 2009 at 9:23 am 1 comment


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