Category: Tips

What’s the difference between Andrea and Andrea?

A few months ago, a small change was made at Ministry Sync that has caused a tad bit of chaos: They hired me! 🙂 Now, hiring me and implementing a stronger outreach is good, of course. But, over the months, we started noticing a little bit of confusion. You see, long before I came here,…

maximize the donation

Maximize the Donation

We’ve been keeping track and you all have some amazing supporters!!! Organizations that manage fundraising events using AttendEasy and FundEasy now have the ability to allow supporters to cover their own transaction fees since we’ve switched payment processors. The response has been phenomenal! More for the Mission On average, an astounding 64% of supporters opt to cover…

Are Name Tags Necessary?

It is the week of the event. You have your tables set. You have confirmed with your caterer. You just put the finishing touches on your power point. You just have one task left. Printing name tags. But, is this really necessary?!? In a word, yes! In another word, ABSOLUTELY! Name tags allow for social…

When are email invites ok?

Times they are a changing. Phonebooks used to be thick enough to use as a booster seat. Now, with access to contact info online, they’re small enough to be stuffed into a mailbox (if printed at all). Encyclopedia door-to-door sales used to be a popular profession, yielding big sales. These days, encyclopedias themselves are nearly…

WePay FAQ: Why am I getting stopped by this page?

FAQ: Why am I getting stopped by this page to set up my payment processor? When you create a new FundEasy or pay-to-attend AttendEasy event, you will be prompted to create a WePay account. There isn’t an option to skip past this, but setting up your account is very simple. You can create an account in just a few steps. Most of…

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…