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How to Maximize Event Attendance: 9 Best Practices

Your nonprofit’s event attendance directly impacts its overall success. To meet your fundraising goals, spread awareness of your mission, and build lasting relationships with donors, you first need to build a large audience for your event. Whether you’re planning a conference or a charity golf tournament, it’s essential to drum up excitement and earn as many RSVPs […]

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The Quick-Start Guide to Using AI for Fundraising Events

Nonprofit events are as popular as ever, with 81% of U.S. donors attending engaging experiences hosted by their favorite organizations.  Plus, events are easier to plan than ever before thanks to innovative artificial intelligence (AI) solutions. AI solutions help organizations streamline the planning process, save time, and design events that appeal to supporters’ unique interests.  Whether you’re […]

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Thanking Donors After Events: 3 Memorable Strategies

From booking venue spaces to marketing, a lot goes into planning your events, and it’s tempting to breathe a sigh of relief after the last guests make their exit. However, your events aren’t done until you thank your attendees! Just like how you thank supporters after donating or volunteering, you should also thank them for coming to […]

Continue Reading was recognized as a top performer by Sourceforge (TravelPledge’s sister site) Wins Top Performer Award in Auction Software from SourceForge is proud to be a winner of the Spring 2024 Top Performer award from SourceForge, the world’s largest software reviews and comparison website. Per SourceForge, this award recognizes exceptional companies and products with a significant amount of recent favorable user reviews that puts them in the top tenth percentile of highly reviewed products. Each winner had to […]

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Maximizing Donor Giving Trends: Key Planning Considerations

In the world of fundraising, timing is a key quality of an informed fundraiser. Even the most thoughtful event invitation or donation appeal will go overlooked if it’s not planned at the right time. An informed nonprofit knows this and plans its fundraising events and appeals during the seasons that its donor base is most likely to […]

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4 Bookkeeping Considerations for Fundraising Events

From charity auctions to golf tournaments to gala dinners, fundraising events are a powerful way to raise support for nonprofit causes. As a nonprofit leader, you’re likely familiar with the event planning process. But did you know that each event you host must support your nonprofit’s budgetary compliance and goals? Bookkeeping is a crucial need in nearly […]

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4 Marketing Tips to Sell More Tickets for Your Charity Gala

While themed galas are a tried and tested way for nonprofits like yours to raise money, getting supporters to attend can be challenging. After all, a ticket to your gala likely has a significant price tag, so you need to wow your potential attendees immediately to secure their RSVPs.  By prioritizing event planning, marketing, and branding, you […]

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Common Volunteer Questions: Can Your Nonprofit Answer Them? 

Recent studies found that around 25% percent of Americans volunteered in 2022. With so many dedicated supporters, your organization could come across an interested potential volunteer at any time. Would you feel ready to answer their questions and promote your cause?  More than likely, you already have a dedicated section on your website that addresses volunteer FAQs, […]

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4 Creative School Fundraising Ideas to Appeal to Parents

When it comes to fundraising for schools, many organizations focus on hosting events that appeal to students. While there are merits to that strategy, we can’t forget that at the end of the day, the individuals who are donating their hard-earned money are the parents. That’s why it’s important to host fundraisers that are appealing to parents […]

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