Category: Fundraising Tips

Tools of the Trade: Table Host Packet

Most often, first-time skydivers have an experienced jumper on their back. Yes, this jumping buddy will make sure the shoot deploys at the right time and that the rookie sticks their landing, but many times they also help the jumper to… well… jump. You’re utilizing a powerful tool for your event this year—one that has great…

Are You Overlooking this Important Resource?

One of the easiest things a new event coordinator can overlook that could literally save you hours of work is the tools of a National Organization. Are you a member of an Affiliation or Training organization? If so, before even beginning to plan your next fundraising event, connect with them. See what tools—if any—are available…

Event Types

The ABCs of Event Types

If you run a nonprofit, you host a fundraising walk, right? Well, maybe. Maybe not. Depending on where you are located and how many ministries there are in the area, a traditional event may not work for you. The hours you spend putting into the event should have an impact on your organization and your…

Life Chores (free printable included)

I’m a mom. I make lists. Lists help me stay focused on the task at hand and help me feel more in control. (Though, let’s face it. I’m a mom. The kids are sometimes in control.) While going through some old files, I came across this “list” of Life Chores that I created years ago…

11 Questions to Ask Before Setting Up Your Event in FundEasy

As part of our “Running a Great Event” series, our sales and support staff has worked together to bring you key questions you should ask yourself before setting up your event in order to make the planning process as simple as possible. FundEasy is used to manage all kinds of peer-to-peer fundraising events and campaigns. We…

9 Qs to Ask Before Setting Up Your Event in AttendEasy

  As part of our “Running a Great Event” series, our sales and support staff has worked together to bring you key questions you should ask yourself before setting up your event in order to make the planning process as simple as possible. Online registration is a great tool that has been proven to increase attendance—are you…

Is Event Branding Really Important?

In a word, yes. Consistent marketing increases the professionalism of your event—from the invitation to your online registration, a sharp look can encourage high-end partners to attend your event. When you repeatedly use the same event graphic, people recognize it and understand what they are seeing immediately without the need to seek out further information….

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A Trick to Find Anyone in your Event

Do you know the trick to finding virtually any word on a page? Like a walker name in your column browser, or a particular guest’s name in your all members list? There is a very simple shortcut to help you find any name in AttendEasy, FundEasy, and heck, pretty much any page on your computer!…

Contract Tips to Save Money on Your Event

With a good plan, you are able to know how much your event is going to cost months in advance—down to the dollar. With this plan, you must have a commitment from those charging you. Contracts are these commitments to ensure that your event does not go over budget.  You have the ability to propose…

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Underwriters vs. Matching Gifts

Do you host a banquet, gala, or dinner annually to raise funds for your organization? If you use AttendEasy, the answer to that question is most probably, of course! These events exist to not only raise funds for your organization but to reach new ministry partners as well. A common approach among many organizations is to seek underwriters…