Category: Fundraising

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How to Get Sponsors for Your Gala

Wouldn’t you love to tell donors that every dollar raised at your fundraising event will go directly to fund your school, church, or charity? This means having every dollar spent on the event covered by a sponsorship or in-kind donation. This is possible, regardless of the size of your organization or gala. Many of your supporters can’t […]

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Strategies for Recession-Proof Fundraising

Worried about a financial downturn drying up your donations? Recession-proof fundraising means taking action during the good times and the bad times to protect your sources of revenue. In this post, you’ll learn what steps you should take during growing and receding economies to build a sustainable future for your organization. During a Good Economy Make the […]

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5 Steps to Build a Marketing Campaign for Your Fundraiser

Getting supporters to attend your nonprofit’s gala is tough work, especially if it is your organization’s first year throwing an event. Planning a proper marketing campaign can help you sell tickets efficiently and stay on budget. In this post, we explore ways to structure your thinking about event marketing and suggest tactics for driving ticket sales. Step […]

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4 Must-Read Books About Benefit Auctions

Whether you are a PTO parent organizing a benefit auction for the first time or a seasoned fundraiser improving on last year’s gala, it is always helpful to take a word from the pros. We went out and reviewed the four most influential benefit auction books, written by auctioneers and other industry insiders. These folks live the […]

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