Fundraising

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.

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

2019-01-14T23:05:31-04:00January 14th, 2019|Fundraising|

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

2018-12-26T07:17:54-04:00December 9th, 2018|Fundraising|

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|

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

2018-10-14T17:04:24-04:00October 14th, 2018|Event Promotion, Fundraising|

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|

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 [...]

[Webinar Series] How to Run a Successful Silent Auction

2018-12-04T23:22:51-04:00August 28th, 2018|Fundraising, Webinars|

Silent auctions are a staple for most fundraising events. Not only do they give your supporters a fun and engaging way to donate to your cause, but they help increase your bottom line! In our upcoming September Webinar, we will tell you exactly how you can run your most successful silent auction ever, covering [...]

22 Ways to Promote Your Event

2018-12-04T23:23:13-04:00July 15th, 2018|Event Promotion, Event Ticketing, Fundraising|

You’ve put hours of effort and dedication into creating an exciting and engaging event. With all the pieces in place, you have one major task left...promoting your event in order to ensure early and sustained interest. To help you accomplish this task, we’ve put together a list of 22 ways to promote your event. [...]

Why You Should Combine Your Ticketing and Fundraising Platform

2018-06-13T22:04:15-04:00June 13th, 2018|Event Ticketing, Fundraising|

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 [...]