Category: Miscellaneous

Marketing Your Association Event: 5 Tips to Boost Attendance

Picture this: You’ve just wrapped up months of planning for an event that’s finally right around the corner. The venue is set, the vendors are confirmed, and the time has come for prospective attendees to register and mark their calendars. You send out a few emails about the upcoming opportunity, then wait for registrations to begin flooding […]

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Fundraising for Advocacy Campaigns: 5 Types of Events

Advocacy campaigns are often months, if not years, long endeavors, and ensuring you have the funds to keep your campaign going will require running numerous fundraisers. To attract more attention to your cause and raise funds, many nonprofits will host a variety of fundraising events to fund their advocacy campaign.  However, the right fundraising event for one […]

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4 Data Points to Help You Get to Know Your Auction Donors

Your nonprofit’s annual auction may be one of your most important fundraising events. That’s why you’re always looking for ways to drive registrations, improve the attendee experience, and raise more for your cause through the event.  One of the most effective ways to improve your auction donors’ experience is by gathering and assessing data. Data can reveal […]

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Drive event registrations with your website

Top Ways to Drive Event Registrations with Your Website

So, you’re planning an event for your nonprofit. You need to secure a venue, line up some entertainment, set a fundraising goal, and assemble a stellar marketing strategy. Attendance is one of the most important key performance indicators for a nonprofit event— after all, it would be challenging to solicit funds from a bunch of empty chairs […]

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Using Volunteers Effectively at Your Fundraising Auction (Guest Post)

Volunteers can provide an incredible amount of support during your organization’s fundraising auctions. They can help spread the word about these events, support your staff members, and help wrap up once the auctions conclude. However, without a clear strategy or training process, you won’t be able to make the most of volunteer support.  In this guide, we’ll […]

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Compliance for Nonprofit Auctions: 4 Things to Know

Nonprofit auctions are popular fundraisers because they raise funds and build connections with local businesses at the same time. As such, a wide range of nonprofits from international enterprise-level organizations to local schools host auctions.  However, before planning an auction, all nonprofits will need to take necessary legal matters regarding auctions into consideration. While there are legal […]

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6 Tips for Communicating With Your Auction Volunteers

6 Tips for Communicating With Your Auction Volunteers

As a volunteer coordinator, you know the importance of establishing a reliable team of passionate volunteers. Your volunteers play a huge role in contributing to the success of your events and charity auctions.  In order to run a successful charity auction fundraiser, you need to be clear about the roles and expectations you have for your volunteer […]

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Peer to peer p2p relationship building

Understanding, Inspiring, & Growing Relationships in P2P (Guest Post)

Not long ago, nonprofits around the country pivoted their peer-to-peer fundraisers (P2P) to the virtual sphere seemingly overnight, and the “show went on” despite the global pandemic. However, there was a key element missing in this pivot: the ability to build relationships with the champion participants who showed up— rain or shine, in-person or via Zoom. While […]

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5 Budgeting Tips for Your Nonprofit’s Next Charity Auction (Guest Post)

When it comes to budgeting for your organization’s various campaigns, there is one primary goal that’s consistent across all of them: for the earnings to exceed the expenses. When you start planning your nonprofit’s next charity auction, the same rule applies.  Of course, if you’re brand new to organizing nonprofit events, you might not receive a large […]

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