Fundraising Events

Helpful Event Planning Tips

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

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 Create Fundraiser Invites Sponsors Won’t Be Able to Resist!

2019-04-29T00:05:55-04:00June 4th, 2018|

This post features a guest article from our friend Stacey Wonder.  Fundraising events are an increasingly popular way for non-profit organizations and even individuals to raise awareness and of course funding for various different causes. However, these events usually require willing sponsors to contribute donations and other resources in order to be successful. Effective communication, [...]

5 Proven Peer-to-Peer Strategies to Rock Your Fundraiser

2019-04-28T23:59:04-04:00July 25th, 2017|

Are you ready to raise money for your nonprofit, but not sure where to start? Consider peer-to-peer fundraising, a method of social fundraising that turns the traditional donation model on its head. By empowering your existing donor base to enlist their friends, family, and social network to contribute on their behalf, peer-to-peer (P2P) fundraising [...]

[Infographic] Organizing the Perfect Fundraiser

2019-07-22T12:24:09-04:00May 21st, 2017|

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, [...]

How to Convert Event Attendees into Donors: Q & A with Claire Axelrad

2016-12-06T05:50:09-04:00October 19th, 2016|

Today we’re interviewing Claire Axelrad, principal of Clairification. Claire has had 30+ years of in-the-trenches fundraising experience – including lots of events.  She says she has a love/hate relationship with them, the “hate” part being the fact that they can be huge time suck unless you incorporate strategies to convert your event attendees into donors.  [...]

Back to the (Fundraising) Future

2019-05-01T23:21:13-04:00April 25th, 2016|

As one of the founders of Accelevents and the Fall Formal fundraiser in Boston, I have had my fair share of exposure to fundraising. Even though I consider myself to have deep knowledge in certain areas of the fundraising space, I know that there is always room to improve! When focusing on improving your future [...]