Category: Miscellaneous

4 Tips to Make Your Nonprofit’s Event Webpage Accessible

So, you’re putting the final touches on your nonprofit’s event webpage. Perhaps you’re adding a sneak peek of your auction items, embedding a few photos from last year’s fundraising 5K, or putting the finishing touches on your sign-up form. But your work isn’t done if your event webpage is missing one crucial element: accessibility.  Accessibility means that […]

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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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charity auction tax compliance

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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This guide explores five tips for communicating with your auction volunteers

5 Tips for Communicating With Your Auction Volunteers

As a volunteer coordinator, you know the importance of establishing a reliable team of passionate volunteers. These supporters play a huge role in the success of your fundraisers. It’s your responsibility to be clear about volunteer roles and expectations to run a successful charity auction fundraiser. Communicate what their responsibilities will be throughout the auction, express appreciation […]

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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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direct mail fundraising

5 Reasons to Use Direct Mail to Promote Your Fundraising Event (Guest Post)

Mail is making a comeback. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, friends have started sending letters to each other to keep in touch, pen pal exchanges have ramped up, and we’re doing more online shopping than ever. Even in the digital age, a handwritten note or special delivery can still have an impact. For this reason, direct mail is […]

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