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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 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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This guide explores top tips for boosting association event attendance with marketing.

Marketing Your Association Event: 4 Tips to Boost Attendance

Let’s say your association is hosting a gala, and the day of the event is just around the corner. Your team has spent months planning for the event by selecting a venue, booking vendors, and securing an influential keynote speaker. You’ve allocated a significant portion of your budget to the event, hoping to make a return through […]

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Generating Buzz: 5 Event Blogging Tips for Nonprofits

When planning nonprofit events, you might have a handful of go-to marketing channels in mind, including social media, email, and direct mail outreach. These are valuable channels, but if your nonprofit’s blog isn’t part of your event promotion strategy too, you could be missing out on an effective opportunity to reach potential attendees and generate more buzz. […]

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5 Ideas for Maximizing Your Online Fundraising Revenue

With the power of the internet at our fingertips, your nonprofit’s potential to raise funds and engage supporters has never been greater. However, with this increased opportunity comes the need for innovative strategies that inspire donors to give generously. In this guide, we’ll explore five ideas for leveraging online fundraising and maximizing your revenue. From optimizing your […]

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Explore the steps your organization can take to strengthen its omnichannel marketing campaign to promote your hybrid events.

Hybrid Events 101: Strengthen Your Omnichannel Marketing

Hybrid events take place both online and offline simultaneously, allowing guests to attend either virtually or in person. For example, if your nonprofit holds a hybrid auction, some guests can view a livestream and bid on items online from the comfort of their homes. Those attending in person can socialize, view the physical items, and participate in […]

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3 Text-to-Give Strategies to Increase Event Giving

When you’re gearing up to host a fundraising event with ambitious goals—like a high-energy auction or gala—there’s a chance that the turnout falls short of your expectations, or the progress towards your fundraising target is slower than anticipated. But, what if there was a way to proactively boost engagement, foster giving, and create excitement well before the […]

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Creative Sports Fundraising Events

Game On for Giving: 9 Creative Sports Fundraising Events (Guest Post)

Sports fans are everywhere! They’re not just at the stadium, arena, or golf course; on their couches glued to their TVs; or enjoying the big game at a sports bar—they’re in your donor database.  Fortunately for nonprofits, a great way to garner support for your cause is to gamify your fundraising event in some way, and sports-themed […]

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