Fundraising Tips

Our fundraising tips section includes a wide range of guides, case studies, and guest posts about how you can improve your fundraising efforts for the year. Whether learning about how to promote your fundraising event, or reading about the benefits of mobile fundraising, you’ll be sure to find actionable advice to improve your fundraising strategy.

4 Ways Nonprofits Can Crush Online Fundraising Challenges

2019-05-16T10:43:22-04:00April 25th, 2019|Event Promotion, Fundraising Tips|

Today's post is a guest post from our friends over at DonorSearch, who are frequent contributors to the Accelevents blog. Online fundraising is an excellent strategy for nonprofits. After all, it’s exponentially cheaper to receive online donations than it is to plan, host, and manage a full-scale fundraising event. Your nonprofit should be equipped [...]

Elevating Your Nonprofit: 6 Tech Solutions That Can Help

2019-04-29T00:00:13-04:00February 23rd, 2019|Fundraising Tips|

Your nonprofit is staffed with people who love your mission. Passionate employees will work hard to accomplish a lot and make the biggest impact possible. However, even your best staff members can’t get by with just spreadsheets. Once you’ve decided your organization needs a tech solution for one reason or another, you’ll need to [...]

[Press Release] Accelevents Named a Frontrunner in Fundraising Software by Software Advice

2019-03-26T22:56:45-04:00January 14th, 2019|Event Ticketing, Fundraising Tips|

We’re excited to announce that Accelevents has been named a FrontRunner for best fundraising software by Software Advice! Methodology FrontRunners uses real reviews from real software users to highlight the top software products for North American small businesses. To create this report, Software Advice evaluated over 192 Fundraising products. Only those with the top scores [...]

A Day in the Life of a Fundraising Event Host

2019-05-01T23:04:41-04:00December 9th, 2018|Fundraising Tips|

As you may know, the Accelevents platform was inspired by the Fall Formal, a local fundraiser that the current founders of the platform host in Boston each year. The event is still going strong, and we even hosted our 5th anniversary of the Fall Formal this past November! Running this event over the past [...]

7 Ways to Boost Donor Engagement with Text Messages

2018-11-23T13:14:27-04:00November 23rd, 2018|Fundraising Tips|

Today, we are featuring a guest post from Jasmine Somaiah, a content creator & social media marketer at Call Hub. With the rise of technology, nonprofit organizations have several new tools available for engaging donors. Among those tools, text messages are one of the most underutilized yet powerful ways to connect with your donors. With [...]

Helpful Event Planning Tips

2019-04-28T23:51:21-04:00October 14th, 2018|Fundraising Tips|

If you’ve ever hosted an event, you know how much time, planning and effort is required to ensure success. But sometimes it’s best to take some advice from the pros. To help you do just that, we’ve talked with some of the best event managers in the country and asked them to provide their [...]

How to Streamline Event Check-In

2018-09-26T23:52:31-04:00September 26th, 2018|Event Ticketing, Fundraising Tips|

Anyone who has hosted an event knows the the painstaking process of event check-in all too well. A slow check-in process results in an ever-growing check-in line and unhappy guests. On the other hand, a smooth and and painless check-in process sets the tone for your event. In order to ensure you start your [...]

3 Reasons Why You Should Include Consignment Items in Your Next Silent Auction

2019-03-02T14:37:31-04:00September 4th, 2018|Fundraising Tips, Online Silent Auctions|

Congratulations! You’ve successfully orchestrated a fundraising event, and you and your team are putting the finishing touches on your plans before your event goes live. Your final task in the planning process is to make sure you have amazing silent auction items for your guests to bid on in order to increase your proceeds. [...]

Why You Should Combine Your Ticketing and Fundraising Platform

2019-05-04T17:16:51-04:00June 13th, 2018|Event Ticketing, Fundraising Tips|

Online and mobile technology is here to stay. Better technology and the increased popularity of social media and other online tools have lead to significant increases in efficiency across all aspects of our lives. It’s no surprise that these improvements have also affected the realms of event management and fundraising. Let’s first consider event [...]

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