Events

Using the Arts to Support Nonprofits
October 12, 2021 at 10:50 am

As we looked with excitement toward the end of our $16.75 million capital campaign, my team at Healing Transitions challenged ourselves to come up with some creative ideas that would refresh and re-energize our community. We found the arts...

Keeping Your Attendees Engaged: 4 Virtual Event Ideas
October 7, 2021 at 11:47 am

These tested virtual event ideas are sure to help you connect with your supporters and raise awareness about your cause. Here are my top four virtual event ideas to add to your fundraising calendar...

The NonProfit Voice Ep 52: How To Maximize Golf Fundraiser Outcomes
August 11, 2021 at 11:48 am

In this episode of The NonProfit Voice Tech Series, host Mark Becker is joined by Logan Foote, education and development manager at GolfStatus.org, to learn more about how nonprofits of all sizes can improve their next golf fundraiser by streamlining and coordinating all aspects of the event to maximize fundraising...

Holding Events or Building Communities — Where Is the Money?
August 5, 2021 at 11:35 am

We thought events were the point and that the event’s success would drive our success. Doing our business that way means we have to acquire 75% of participants each year. That path means we don’t retain many donors. In effect, we are letting our prospective constituents use the community clubhouse for a party, but we’re not making sure they move into the community...

The Pandemic Changed Our Ability To Gather, But Not Our Ability To Give
August 3, 2021 at 11:34 am

As the executive director of a nonprofit, I’ve seen firsthand the devastating effects the pandemic had on organizations like ours and philanthropic efforts in general. Recovering from our own internal setbacks while focusing on the acute needs of those we serve, my peers and I are now taking stock of lessons learned and reexamining how to move forward collectively...