What’s the difference between a well-intended flop and a massively successful fundraising event? We’ll give you a hint: it’s not just the cause. Fundraisers are driven by passionate people, but crowds are driven by great events. Just because it’s a fundraiser, doesn’t mean you aren’t selling a product. Luckily, the key to a standout event is simpler than you might think. Just ask yourself these questions, and in answering them, you’ll create a successful fundraiser.
What’s the point of a fundraiser that costs a ton of money to plan and execute? For every dollar you save, that’s more revenue for the noble cause that you’re supporting. With a little creativity and a strong volunteer force, you can entertain event-goers for next to nothing. Take a look at our favorite fundraiser ideas for fabulously frugal planners.
The days of sending kids door-to-door in freezing weather while their parents stand awkwardly in strangers’ driveways are coming to a close. They’re kickball and candy enthusiasts, not canvassers! If you want to make a memorable impact on students while maximizing the success of your fundraising event, you need to put the kids first. Here’s our take on the best fundraising ideas for schools.
When it comes to fundraising, there’s something so fundamentally satisfying about building something from nothing for the good of others. It’s the pursuit of this reward that sometimes drives event planners to refuse help. But it’s okay to accept help when planning your event. In fact, it’s highly recommended, because the help of a strong ticketing platform will bring larger crowds, more ticket sales, and more awareness for your cause. How? Let’s take a look.
Transforming a single idea into a successful fundraiser with great attendance is already a feat to be proud of. Doing so with little to no funding, though, is an epic undertaking. Whether it’s a matter of personal pride or a shoestring budget that has you searching for free fundraising tools and methods, the more you know, the better. Check out our comprehensive list of tips and tricks here.