Archive for May, 2012

A fundraiser event has to be planned and executed such that you get maximum bang for the buck. Make a budget and then try your best to stick to it. The budget will incorporate all the various allocations –f or venue, promotions, prizes, etc. A fundraising event that has dedicated volunteers working for it has a much greater chance of succeeding and that too with low expenditure. A committed force of volunteers can handle and delegate tasks that would otherwise have to be handed over to paid work persons. Are you reaching out to the right people? It’s important that your marketing efforts be targeted. You can get an idea about the people you should be targeting from your previous interactions and fundraisers. You should compare responses to emails sent and the interest that you are able to generate on online forums and social media sites. A fundraising event that can attract donations irrespective of the physical presence of the donor requires a very good social media strategy. You need to reach out to the people in as large numbers as possible. The success of a fundraiser depends to a large extent on the extent of relationship building that you...