12-month signature event masterplan

12-month signature event masterplan

It’s time for a new approach to event planning. Tips, timelines, and checklists to help you plan better events, reduce stress, and raise more money… all year round. A joined-up approach, that turns one-off donors into regular supporters. That leaves less money on the table. That lets you actually enjoy what you do. This year-round timeline will get you started.

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Maximizing the ROI of fundraising auctions

Maximizing the ROI of fundraising auctions

Most nonprofits will plan one or two big events in a year, which puts the pressure on to maximize the ROI of fundraising auctions. Organizations need to find a multitude of ways to increase revenue streams to avoid leaving any money on the table. The following are some tips to help development teams create financially successful events and improve existing fundraising auctions.

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How to Manage Your Donor Database

How to Manage Your Donor Database

Charitable giving is on the rise. In 2017, people gave more than $410 billion to nonprofits, a 3% increase from 2016, adjusted for inflation. Although some donations came from organizations and businesses, the majority were from individual donors. Individuals...

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Developing good fundraising habits

Developing good fundraising habits

On Thursday, May 23, 2019, GiveSmart hosted the first ‘Brooklyn Brainstorm’ at our office in New York City. We brought together members of New York’s nonprofit community to discuss ways to engage donors all year long. 

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