How to Raise More Money with Less Work (Part 1)

How to Raise More Money with Less Work (Part 1)

Did you know that 80% of funds donated to your organization come from 20% of your donors? This 80/20 rule, called the Pareto Principle, has its roots back in 1906 when an Italian economist, Vilfredo Pareto, found that 80% of property in Italy was owned by 20% of the country’s population. [...]

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Fundraising Events – Engage, Thank and Raise More Money

Fundraising Events – Engage, Thank and Raise More Money

Your big fundraising event is just around the corner. Up to this point you’ve done everything right: Sponsorship sales, ticket sales, décor, catering, logistics and so much more. Now what? Here are 3 things to do during your event to connect with your guests and set the stage for success, now and in the future. [...]

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How to Engage and Manage a Dynamite Volunteer Host Committee

How to Engage and Manage a Dynamite Volunteer Host Committee

If you’re thinking, “managing volunteers is more work than it’s worth,” I hear you. I’ve learned first-hand that leading volunteers takes time, energy and just plain work. But, the rewards can be amazing! When done right, volunteers will become a valuable—and sometimes irreplaceable—asset to your organization. Want to really raise awareness and money for your event? […]

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