Webinar: Your Pivot to a Virtual Fundraising Event

You CAN do this. We can help. 

Silver lining: Your brilliant fundraising peers have been hitting targets via virtual events for several years, and your org can too. So what should you do if your organization needs to host a virtual fundraising event instead of a live one? We’ve got data, inspiration, and some best practices to run virtual events so that all of your fundraising dollars don’t go out the window.

We’ll discuss:

  • You’ve canceled or postponed, now what? A checklist for you.
  • What a virtual fundraising event looks like
  • Various online fundraising components
  • BONUS: How to use these tactics to fundraise all year long

Eric Newman
Director of Event Operations


Dianne Kleber
VP of Sales

Maureen Blandford
VP of Marketing

You can find all of the answers to this webinar’s Q+A session here.

Referenced Resources:
Ultimate Silent Auction Study
Corpus Christi “Live Online” Auction (donation appeal 2:34:01, impact of funds 2:09:16)
Checklist: pivoting to a virtual fundraising event
Fundraising Event Expectation Study
Donor Experience Study

Related blogs:
6 Steps for Texting Donors
Essential Steps for a Text-to-Donate Campaign
Checklist: pivoting to a virtual fundraising event

Related Resources:
Creative Campaigns
Webinar: Year-Round Giving
Online silent auction and donation software


Brandon Stec

Brandon Stec is the Director of Marketing at GiveSmart and an Indiana University graduate who's worked across sports and tech over the last decade. Brandon sits on the board for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and works as a youth mentor. He resides in Chicago, loves his dog, Mango, and is a published author.
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