AFPWM positively impacts our philanthropic community by connecting and educating people and organizations to practice ethical and effective fundraising.

AFPWM positively impacts our philanthropic community by connecting and educating people and organizations to practice ethical and effective fundraising.

Fundraising Events: The 10-Step Guide to Planning Your Own

posted Monday, August 15, 2016 by Katie Hop

Curious about the steps before we dive in? Here they are, all 10 of them:

Step 1: Decide the type of event that’s right for your nonprofit.
Step 2: Gather together committees, staff, and volunteers.
Step 3: Choose a date, time, and venue for the fundraising event.
Step 4: Secure a sponsor or sponsors for your event.
Step 5: Promote your fundraiser online and offline.
Step 6: Send out formal and informal invitations.
Step 7: Perform prospect research on event attendees.
Step 8: Do a practice run-through on the day of the event.
Step 9: Enjoy the fruits of your hard work!
Step 10: Follow up with and thank your attendees.

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