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Making the Most of Corporate Sponsorships


Sponsorships should be long-term relationships, so it’s important to strategize and ask poignant questions before shouting from the rooftop for sponsors. Get with your team, pool resources and address books, and plan ahead. It’s always a good time to look for sponsors and be specific about what you’d like from them and what you plan …

Maximize Success, Minimize Stress at Your Next Nonprofit Auction


As a fundraiser, you’re continually learning and re-learning how to run a successful silent auction. Just when you think you have it down, trends change, hot new items pop up, donors are seeking something different, technology evolves, and more. So, you adjust.   

Silent auctions are one of the most popular ways nonprofits engage guests and raise money at …

New Year’s Resolutions Fundraisers Can Actually Keep!


How are those New Year’s resolutions coming along? You know. Your vow to eat healthier. Exercise more. Lose weight. Save more money. Learn a new skill.

About 60 percent of us admit we make New Year’s resolutions, but only about 8 percent of us actually achieve them, according to a recent Inc. article.

Well, we’ve got some resolutions you …

4 Hot Trends to Boost Fundraising Event Engagement and Revenue


As you begin to plan your 2019 fundraising events, we’ve got just the thing to get your creative juices flowing! We took a look back at last year to uncover top 2018 fundraising trends that will help you enhance attendees’ experiences and raise more money in the new year and beyond.   
1. Offer Unique and Compelling Auction Items 
It’s important that your auction items include things and experiences that guests can’t …

Top Event Fundraising Ideas of 2018


The landscape of giving is ever-changing with technology and regional trends. In 2018 our event fundraising team ran upwards of 8,000 fundraising events across the U.S. and helped our charity partners raise more than $600 million. With that kind of experience under our collective belt, we look back on the year to see what worked …