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18 January

The Top 3 Things to Focus on Before Event Planning

2018-03-01T13:57:21-06:00

Most people when tasked with planning an event, head straight to the decor and logistics of the actual day of the event.  Before hopping in to these items, consider these 3 areas:   1. Getting the right people involved Volunteers are not all created equal and that’s okay.  Just because someone wants to help doesn’t mean it will be a [...]

The Top 3 Things to Focus on Before Event Planning 2018-03-01T13:57:21-06:00
18 January

How to Heat Up Your Live Auction

2018-03-01T13:53:52-06:00

If you host an annual fundraiser for your non-profit or are considering starting one, chances are a live auction is on your agenda. Live auctions are a standard go-to for most non-profit fundraising events. I think that most people associate live auctions with easy, high dollar bids. The problem is, their time and effort in putting together a good live [...]

How to Heat Up Your Live Auction 2018-03-01T13:53:52-06:00
18 January

Are You Setting Goals

2018-03-01T13:50:45-06:00

One of the areas many nonprofit organizations miss when having an event is goal setting.  Whether it be their 20th annual event or their 1st, many organizations “goals” are to just have an event.  But what does that mean?  You can just have an event and ‘hope’ that you come out ahead or you can have an event that exceeds [...]

Are You Setting Goals 2018-03-01T13:50:45-06:00
8 January

The Best, Worst Fundraiser Ever

2018-01-17T21:20:23-06:00

A couple weeks ago I was listening to a podcast and the whole time they listed reasons not to have a fundraising event. I’m sure you can imagine that as an event planner that was nails on a chalkboard to my ears. They didn’t understand the value fundraising events had to offer. Their main reason being, “What if you don’t [...]

The Best, Worst Fundraiser Ever 2018-01-17T21:20:23-06:00
8 January

Spending Money to Save Money (and Sanity) on Your Nonprofit Event

2018-01-17T21:21:19-06:00

We know nonprofits run a pretty tight ship. It is not uncommon to find only one or two payroll employees behind the wheel of a small entity. Some nonprofits can carve out an additional employee with the title, “event and community relations manager.” In either case, the number one response to the suggestion to hire a professional event planner to [...]

Spending Money to Save Money (and Sanity) on Your Nonprofit Event 2018-01-17T21:21:19-06:00

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