Events

A Mover and a Shaker of Money Trees
August 4, 2009

NEEDHAM, Mass., July 31, 2009, The New York Times — IN building the Pan-Massachusetts Challenge charity bikeathon into one of the top “thons” in the nation, Billy Starr, 58, has learned the importance of locking in donations up front.

First Tweetmyride Global Campaign to Raise US $1 Million for Charity via Twitter
July 30, 2009

July 30, 2009 —  tweetmyride is a Twitter-driven global charity campaign, created to raise money for 10 charities around the world in the lead up to Vancouver-based Australian, Gavin Romanis, participating in the international mountain bike race, La Ruta de los Conquistadores in Costa Rica from November 11-14, 2009  known as one of the toughest on the planet.

Charities Are Worth The Ride
July 30, 2009

Allentown, PA, July 30, 2009, The Morning Call — When the 14th Pennsylvania Perimeter Ride Against Cancer kicks off Sunday in Burlington, Vt., it will have reached a cumulative total of raising more than $1 million to fight cancer.

Convio Study Finds Key Practices That Turn Nonprofit Event Participants Into More Successful Fundraisers
July 14, 2009

AUSTIN, Texas, July 14, 2009 —  Convio today released a guide for nonprofit professionals and event organizers that can help them turn event participants into more successful fundraisers. The guide, created based on a study and interviews with some of the most successful participant fundraisers in the country, is available to nonprofit professionals at www.convio.com/eventchampionsguide.

Young Golfers Excel at Charity
July 2, 2009

Philadelphia, July 2, 2009, The Philadelphia Inquirer — Zach Herr and Emily Gimpel experienced at an early age what it was like to see a loved one suffer with cancer. But rather than wait until they were older to help, they took the initiative to raise money to fund research of the deadly disease.

What’s Hot, What’s Not: 2009 Edition
July 1, 2009

The fundraising landscape is always changing and forcing nonprofits to work even harder to keep up with what’s hot in the market. Keeping track of new trends can be a full-time job in its own right, and knowing how to change development plans can be a daunting task. Achieving success in this ever-changing landscape can seem impossible, but it’s not.