Think Beyond The Fundraiser Venue
October 6, 2015
October 6, 2015
While most fundraisers still hold a physical event at their venue to collect donations and support their cause, it is a major misconception that your fundraising should be limited to a one-day opportunity.With the population becoming more connected and mobile each day, it only makes sense that your fundraising efforts should mirror this new lifestyle. This means that fundraiser hosts should be thinking beyond the fundraiser venue when collecting donations. As hosts of the Annual Fall Formal Fundraiser in Boston, we made the common mistake of focusing all of our attention on collecting donations on the night of our event. But our lack of flexibility in fundraising ended up being the major spark that lead to the creation of the Accelevents platform. Using the Accelevents platform or something similar will allow you to think beyond the fundraiser venue and connect your entire audience with your cause throughout the whole year! Better yet, the platform will let you easily integrate your silent auction or raffle with your physical event in order to ensure a smooth transition for your attending audience. For our fundraiser, we use the platform to:
And if you’re not quite sure how you want to begin collecting donations from your audience, here’s a few choices that we provide to get you started!
Now that you know some our insider tips and features to accelerate your fundraise, start planning early to ensure you are making the most of your fundraiser and thinking beyond the fundraiser venue!
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