Events

2017 Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Study
August 14, 2019

The “2017 Peer-to-Peer Fundraising study,” the first of its kind, is comprised of responses from fundraisers and nonprofit professionals who were segmented into two categories: those who engage in peer-to-peer fundraising and those who do not...

How to Create a Unique Fundraising Event Concept
July 31, 2019 at 11:21 am

As a nonprofit organization, you are no doubt constantly trying to come up with new and inventive ways to fundraise. Most organizations love the idea of hosting events, but oftentimes fundraising events end up becoming a time and money suck, with no real benefit for all the effort.

A Gala Is Not Philanthropy
July 29, 2019 at 11:47 am

A gala is not major gift fundraising, nor does it really have anything to do with philanthropy. A gala is a way that nonprofits bring in cash—and in rare cases, enough net revenue to justify having one.

Top 7 Steps to Creating Special Event Sponsorships That Sell
June 25, 2019 at 12:42 pm

Before you can even solicit sponsors for your fundraising special events, you need to take several key steps first to best position your organization. What most groups fail to do is evaluate their sponsor value proposition first and foremost, before event seeking sponsorships...

NonProfit POWER Speaker Spotlight: Rod Arnold
May 9, 2019 at 12:50 pm

"Today’s nonprofits run on tech. Whether it's CRM, marketing, fundraising, operations, finance, communications or project management; today’s nonprofits are using tech platforms and tools to achieve their missions and work more efficiently..."

NonProfit POWER Speaker Spotlight: Julia Campbell
May 2, 2019 at 1:06 pm

"Technology has the power and potential to make nonprofits more effective in accomplishing their missions, as well as driving donations and to raising awareness. I firmly believe in the power of digital tools to build movements..."

7 Tips for Hosting Donor Cultivation Events
March 21, 2019 at 11:56 am

Donor cultivation events should be an important part of your fundraising program. Whether you are a small or large nonprofit or if you are raising money for annual operations for capital campaigns, you need to incorporate them as a vital element of your yearly development calendar.

Was Your Recent Nonprofit Special Event Well Attended?
March 8, 2019 at 12:43 pm

Like all of us in this industry, we are invited to many nonprofit special events every month. These events represent breakfasts, luncheons and dinners that contain elements of meetings, seminars, lectures, receptions and other activities...