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6 resources for a successful fundraising event

Posted July 11, 2018 by Virginia Davidson

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A well-planned fundraising event can boost your organization’s revenue, raise awareness of your mission, and cultivate relationships with supporters. We know it takes a lot to plan and execute a successful event, and we’ve rounded up these resources to offer help as you tackle your to-do list.

Planning and managing your event

Events are expensive and time-consuming, so it’s important to ensure they’re bringing more value to your organization than just revenue. In this post, we explore why your event is worth more than just the money it raises.

When the success of your fundraising event depends on drawing a large number of invitees and their guests, employing some good database strategies can be vital to increasing attendance. Learn the key to maximizing event attendance. If you’re using Little Green Light to manage your event, check out this feature highlight on events to make sure you’re getting the most of out of this feature!


Sponsorships can help your event meet its fundraising goal. Learn five simple tricks to help you stay organized and avoid the stress of last-minute event sponsorship details.

Once you’ve successfully secured sponsorships for your fundraising event, how can you increase the likelihood that your sponsors will continue to support you in the future? We offer a simple plan for before, during, and after your event to help you retain them.

Post-event communications

To get the most out of your event, it’s vital that you have a strategy for post-event communications. We show you how to do that in this post.


Special events can bring in crucial funds for your organization—and they can also add a lot to a fundraiser’s workload. Use these resources to guide you, and your time and effort will be well spent!

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