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4 Data-Driven Tips to Elevate Your Alumni Fundraising Events

Alumni fundraising events are an essential aspect of any educational institution’s fundraising, especially when it comes to financing scholarships, endowments, and other critical initiatives. However, organizing a successful event can be overwhelming. How do you increase event turnout and ensure that you’ll be able to hit your fundraising goals? That’s where data-driven strategies come in.  In this […]

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WEBINAR: A Better Way to Procure Auction Items (TravelPledge & ClickBid)

Join ClickBid and TravelPledge for a live webinar and sourcing auction items from your donors. You won’t want to miss it! Wednesday, May 10 at 2 PM Eastern Procuring auction items seems daunting. Cold-calling every business in town to ask for donations? No fun. Perhaps there’s a better way… and there is. Join Matt Burnell, Founder and […]

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5 Tips for Optimizing Your Nonprofit’s Event Landing Page

Picture this: Your nonprofit is gearing up to host an exciting fundraising event. You’ve booked a venue, secured corporate sponsors, and shared promotional content on social media. You likely also created an event landing page on your nonprofit’s website, but is it optimized to drive as many registrations as possible? Your event landing page should effectively introduce […]

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4 Budgeting Tips for Your Nonprofit’s Next Charity Auction

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

When it comes to budgeting for your organization’s various campaigns, one primary goal is consistent across all of them: for the earnings to exceed the expenses. The same rule applies to planning your nonprofit’s next charity auction.  Planning a major event that will make up its return on investment takes time. Your nonprofit will need to gain […]

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Fundraising Events that Engage Alumni: 6 Best Practices

When it comes to fundraising, organizing events aligned with your campaign excites your donors and drives contributions. The best way to leverage fundraising events is by targeting a specific group of donors and tailoring the event to their interests and preferences.  Your sorority or fraternity’s alumni is a great community to throw exclusive fundraising events for due […]

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Promote Events with Influencers & Ambassadors: Crash Course

It’s no secret that influencer marketing is one of the hotter trends in the marketing world right now. It has the potential to be a powerful tool for event organizers, but how can you best maximize the reach of your influencers?  Influencer marketing is about getting your event in front of new audiences, specifically people who already […]

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Add Sponsor Logos to Your TravelPledge Online Auction

TravelPledge Auctions, TravelPledge’s free online auction software, now enables organizers to add event sponsors’ logos to their online auction page. Selling sponsorships is a great way to increase your event’s total raise amount while deepening the promotional benefit you deliver to corporate partners. Adding logos is simple. In your Auction Settings, visit the Sponsors page and click […]

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Audience segmentation: Targeting donors with event invites

Marketing is an essential component of your organization’s strategy because it’s key for your donor acquisition, retention, and broader fundraising strategies. In particular, your marketing strategy is an important aspect of your event.  If your organization is planning on hosting an online auction, fun run, carnival, or any other type of event, you need to know who […]

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Consider using these seven tools to boost your digital fundraising success.

Online Giving: 7 Tools to Boost Digital Fundraising Success

Online fundraising is an increasingly important trend for nonprofits looking to boost engagement and drive success.  In 2021 alone, online giving grew by 12.1%. That means building a digital fundraising strategy should be a top priority for your organization, if it isn’t already.  In this guide, we’ll walk through everything you need to know about online giving, […]

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Auction Checklist: Preparing for a Successful Fundraiser

When you think of auctions, you might envision a black-tie affair, complete with a fast-talking auctioneer and one-on-one battles for high-value items. If this image has turned you off from hosting an auction fundraiser, we have some great news for you.  You might be surprised to know that this is rarely how modern auctions function. In fact, […]

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