About Zach

Zach is AccelEvents’ COO and Co-Founder, focusing on company strategy, efficiency, and execution. Zach works with the AccelEvents team to create the best possible experience for you as you setup and run your fundraising solution.

The Nonprofit Tech Carnival: The Best Event Fundraising Software

2017-09-04T10:50:31+00:00 September 4th, 2017|Fundraising Tips|

Last month, Accelevents made a call for submissions for the Nonprofit Tech Carnival, asking for feedback on the best event fundraising software. The response we received was amazing! Below, you will find the submissions we received, each outlining its own unique perspective on event fundraising software and how / when to use it. Enjoy! [...]

Call for Submissions: Nonprofit Tech Blog

2017-08-14T22:43:38+00:00 August 14th, 2017|Company Updates, Fundraising Tips|

Great news - Accelevents has been chosen to host the Nonprofit Tech Carnival this month! This month’s theme will be....Event Fundraising Software!What is the Nonprofit Tech Carnival?If you haven’t yet heard of it, the Nonprofit Tech Carnival is a monthly collection of blog posts dedicated to curating the best content across the web as it [...]

Nonprofit Staffing: 3 Must-Know Executive Search Strategies

2017-07-25T21:10:29+00:00 June 27th, 2017|Fundraising Tips|

This post features insights from our friend Bill Tedesco at Donor Search.  After years of hard work and development, your startup nonprofit is finally ready to bring on some executive authority figures — congratulations! Whether you’ve been itching to put on the perfect fundraiser or revamp online giving efforts, hiring the right executive staff can play a [...]

How to Run a Successful Golf Fundraiser

2017-04-27T23:11:25+00:00 April 22nd, 2017|Golf Fundraisers|

Spring is finally here, and summer is just around the corner! With the coming of warmer weather, people are flocking outside to exercise and enjoy their favorite outdoor activities. For fundraisers and nonprofits, this also means one inevitable truth – golf fundraisers are here! Your annual golf fundraiser can be a unique and engaging [...]

[Infographic] Organizing the Perfect Fundraiser

2017-05-21T17:26:49+00:00 May 21st, 2017|Fundraising Tips|

Organizing the Perfect Fundraiser Walk through a city at lunchtime or take note of the advertisements on TV at various intervals during your favorite shows and you’ll be bombarded with numerous charities and non-profit organizations asking you to donate to their respective causes. The genuine nature of these causes is almost always beyond question, [...]

6 Sensational School Fundraising Blogs

2017-05-10T22:42:57+00:00 May 10th, 2017|Fundraising Tips, School Fundraising|

This post features a guest article from our friend Clay Boggess at Big Fundraising Ideas.  School fundraising programs can reach the next level with insights from experts from around the web. When school fundraising time rolls around again, slim budgets and limited time are sure to call for some resource savvy. In the nonprofit and [...]

10 Ways to Improve Your End-of-Year School Fundraiser

2017-05-04T00:16:22+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|School Fundraising|

As the end of the school year approaches, the months of May and June are the perfect time to host your end-of-summer fundraiser. An especially effective fundraising method for schools and PTOs is to host an end-of-the-year event for the school. These events are often hosted at the school or a local venue and [...]

Nonprofit Payment Processing: 5 Pro-Tips for Beginners

2017-04-13T00:18:15+00:00 April 13th, 2017|Fundraising Tips|

While you’re probably aware that payment processing and online donations go hand-in-hand, the whole process of accepting payments may be a gray area in your extensive nonprofit knowledge. Essentially, payment processing verifies your donors’ information to ensure that the transfer of funds between accounts goes smoothly and that sensitive data doesn’t get into the wrong [...]

4 Steps to Finally Getting Your Fundraising Plan in Writing

2017-05-01T22:12:49+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Fundraising Tips|

For today’s post, we are featuring a guest article from our friend Sandy Rees at Get Fully Funded.  Anytime is a great time to work on a fundraising plan. You don’t have to wait until the first of January or the beginning of your fiscal year. If you don’t have a plan, NOW is a [...]

How Does a Mobile Silent Auction Work?

2017-03-29T22:05:37+00:00 March 29th, 2017|Fundraising Tips|

By now, many in the fundraising industry have heard about mobile fundraising, and most likely acknowledge the benefits of switching to a mobile fundraising system. Still, not everyone knows exactly how a mobile silent auction actually works. In this post, we will walk you through the details and the process of an Accelevents mobile silent [...]