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.

Case Study: Increasing Profits with an Online Auction

2020-04-17T11:54:51-04:00April 17th, 2020|

Heading into their 23rd annual Einstein Gala, The Nuclear Museum knew that it was time to join the 21st century and explore a digital auction. The committee was looking for a platform that would allow easy fund transfers, have plenty of resources to help them with the transition, and also be easy for both [...]

8 Virtual Fundraising Ideas That Work

2020-05-20T10:36:32-04:00April 9th, 2020|

Online or virtual fundraising is one of the best ways for non-profit organizations to collect donations and raise money for their chosen cause or charity.  We live in an age where the majority of our work and leisure time is spent online, which means virtual fundraising can make it easier and more convenient for [...]

[Webinar Series] Pivot to Virtual Fundraising

2020-05-25T23:50:06-04:00March 23rd, 2020|

It's no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic has completely shifted how the world works, plays, & interacts. The event hosting & fundraising space has not be exempt from this either, as nonprofit & charitable organizations rely on events to raise the money required for their mission. Prioritizing the safety & health of communities is [...]

How to Write Event Email Invitations that Convert

2020-03-30T19:27:31-04:00March 30th, 2020|

It’s not a secret that email inboxes are crowded spaces. And it’s also no secret that sending event email invitations is an important part of event promotion. In 2019, 293.6 billion emails were sent and received each day, so, as an event planner what can you do to ensure that your email marketing efforts are [...]

[Webinar Series] Introduction to Accelevents’ Fundraising Modules

2020-03-25T15:08:47-04:00March 25th, 2020|

Join Accelevents Co-Founder & CEO, Jon Kazarian, as he gives an overview of the different types of fundraising that can be done on the platform. This webinar will cover: Auctions (Silent & Live) Raffles Fund a Need Text to Give & Online Donations The webinar will be free to attend & interactive, so please [...]

How to Transfer to an Online Auction

2020-04-17T19:08:51-04:00March 13th, 2020|

Amid the current public health landscape and the rise of COVID-19, it is becoming increasingly popular for event hosts to move their fundraisers online. It's not just limited to fundraising events, but live conferences are now shifting to virtual events. Many fundraising events have collected auction and raffle items that have a finite timeline to [...]

Event Planning 101 For Fundraisers

2020-03-11T18:40:45-04:00March 11th, 2020|

Many nonprofits and other charitable organizations host events to increase support and spread the mission of their cause. Fundraising events are a great way to engage donors and raise money, helping different types of organizations take action in their field. Then hopefully, your event guests will turn into consistent supporters. However, successful fundraising events [...]

What to Consider when Planning a Festival

2020-03-26T21:49:03-04:00March 10th, 2020|

Is there anything better than an entire event dedicated to live music? We’ll help you out, the answer is no. When planning a music festival, there are some unique considerations that need to be taken into account. No matter what genre of music or the demographics of your attendees, there are steps you need to [...]

How to Make a Sponsorship Request

2020-02-11T12:13:50-05:00February 11th, 2020|

Sponsorship requests could make or break your event. If you do not know how to properly make a sponsorship request, you may fail to raise the funds you need to move forward! Identifying and securing sponsorship opportunities is an important part of any event or fundraiser and if you understand the best practices involved [...]

7 Habits of Highly Successful Event Planners

2020-01-31T16:58:11-05:00January 31st, 2020|

Successful event planners are not that different from other types of successful people. They have a set of habits and traits that allows them to perform under pressure and just get stuff done! If you’ve ever looked at event managers or planners and wondered, how do they do it or how can I get [...]