Special Events

Know When to Hold 'Em...

Special events can be a great way to raise money, gain new supporters and get the word out about your organization, but they also require a great deal of staff and/or board time and energy. As with any undertaking, it is important to understand the true cost of that event before jumping in with both feet.

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Preparation Guide for an Effective Event

Let's hold a fundraising event! It sounds so simple, but it's not. Use this guide for planning your event, making it successful and staying sane.

Types of Fundraising

This document defines the various types of fundraising and explores the pros and cons of each type.

Sample Auction Reporting Checklist

Charitable auctions trigger a variety of compliance and reporting requirements. This tool, adapted from a Blue Avocado article can help you keep track of what you need to do.

Special Event Types: Pros and Cons

There are many types of special events that you can hold and each one offers positives and negatives. Use this tool to help you in making your decision about which kind is best for you.

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